Lightwave Network Rendering made STUPID SIMPLE!

Robbie Robfogel, president and visual effects supervisor for Ocean Visual FX (www.oceanvisualfx.com) in Huntington Beach, Calif., submitted to us this review of epicsoft’s MULE ... Continue Reading →

Digital Domain Sold to Michael Bay & Co.

Academy award-winning visual effects studio Digital Domain has been acquired by South Florida-based Wyndcrest Holdings LLC, a group led by action movie director Michael Bay (Pearl Harbor) ... Continue Reading →

Adobe Takes Flash Professional on the Road

Adobe Systems Inc., which recently acquired the Flash product line from Macromedia, will launch the first roadshow designed to acquaint creative professionals with Macromedia Flash ... Continue Reading →

Toon Boom Gives Animators a Workout

It may not give you six-pack abs or buns of steel, but the Toon Boom Animation Workout Series promises to provide some valuable exercises for those animation muscles. Each title in ... Continue Reading →

Vue 3D Environment Contest Kicks Off

e-on software, a developer of natural 3D environment solutions, has issued a call for entries for its first Vue 3D Environment Competition. The contest offers Vue users a unique opportunity ... Continue Reading →

LucasArts Brings euphoria to Indiana

With our coverage of this year’s Game Developer’s Conference, we brought you word that Naturalmotion had introduced euphoria, a new character animation tool designed for ... Continue Reading →

DAZ Acquires Eovia U.S.

Draper, Utah-based 3D model and software developer DAZ Prods. Inc. today announced that it has acquired Eovia Corp., developer and publisher Carrara and other leading 3D animation, ... Continue Reading →

Massive Software Ready for Primetime

Massive Software’s Academy Award-winning 3D animation system has been used in the Lord of the Rings trilogy and other major blockbusters, and now the software is making it’s ... Continue Reading →

ParticleIllusion is Too Hot Not to Handle

The award-winning particleIllusion software from developer wondertouch was employed by New York-based visual effects house Extreme Digital Prods. to illustrate the effects of global ... Continue Reading →

Autodesk’s Inferno Blazes for Linux

Autodesk Inc. has announced the launch of its Academy Award-winning Discreet Inferno visual effects system for the Linux operating system. Designed to enable digital artists in broadcast ... Continue Reading →