Wacom Acquires TouchKO

Wacom Company Ltd., manufacturer of the widely used Wacom Tablet and other digital pen input devices, has acquired Touchscreen Konnection Oasis Inc., also known as TouchKO. The Austin, ... Continue Reading →

Digital-Tutors Releases The Artist’s Guide to MEL

Digitial Tutors, an Autodesk authorized publisher, has announced the release of The Artist’s Guide to MEL. The latest volume in a growing library of interactive training for ... Continue Reading →

Framestore CFC Mo-Caps with Movimento

Noted CG and vfx house Framestore CFC will use REALVIZ Movimento for its jam-packed 2007-2008 production pipeline. REALVIZ Movimento is a state-of-the-art video-based motion capture ... Continue Reading →

Luxology’s modo 301 Says Bonjour

San Francisco-based 3D creation software house Luxology announced today that it will use Bonjour technology from Apple to power its upcoming modo 301 release. Luxology will ship a comprehensive ... Continue Reading →

Anthem Explores with Marco Polo

For RHI Ent.’s new miniseries, Marco Polo, Anthem Visual Effects completed more than 100 visual effects shots to help tell the epic story of one of history’s most famous ... Continue Reading →

New Maya Learning Edition Out

Autodesk has released the latest version of its Maya Personal Learning Edition (PLE) software. Based on Maya Complete 8.5, the release provides free access to Maya 3D animation, modeling ... Continue Reading →

Imageworks Takes Turn at Albuquerque

Vfx and CG animation juggernaut Sony Pictures Imageworks is expanding into Albuquerque, New Mexico in as it gears up to deliver more feature-film animation for Sony Pictures Animation. ... Continue Reading →

Softimage Hatches Alienbrain 8

Avid Technology Inc. today announced the worldwide availability of Alienbrain 8, the latest version of its management system software widely used by animation and game development studios. ... Continue Reading →

ILM Joins Iron Man Team

Lucasfilm Ltd.’s Industrial Light & Magic (ILM) announced today that it has signed on to be the principle visual effects house on Marvel Studios’ Iron Man. Sister ... Continue Reading →

VES Names Top 50 Vfx Flicks

The Visual Effects Society (VES) today unveiled its ‘VES 50: The Most Influential Visual Effects Films of All Time.’ Star Wars was voted No. 1 by members of the organization, ... Continue Reading →