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Delivering Digital Dystopia in 4K

Vfx supe Peter Muyzers details the labor-intensive process of creating the realistic worlds of Elysium for director Neill Blomkamp’s sci-fi thriller. In 2009, South African director ... Continue Reading →
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Toon Hero App Offers Animation for All Ages

Auckland, New Zealand-based developer Trigger Happy has launched its first social storytelling app called Toon Hero, which will allow iPad users of all ages to create their own animated ... Continue Reading →
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Vicon’s Blade Leads to Lower Costs for House of Moves

L.A.-based mo-cap studio House of Moves is reporting lower production costs, thanks to the latest technology advancements in Vicon’s Blade motion capture software, which offer increased ... Continue Reading →
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Rising Sun Pics Has a Blast with ‘Wolverine’

South Australian effects house Rising Sun Pictures was responsible for over 260 visual effects shots for James Mangold’s new Marvel-inspired actioner The Wolverine (Twentieth ... Continue Reading →
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Cartoon Network App Launches on Amazon Tablets

Cartoon Network’s mobile app is now available to download for free from the NOOK Store and the Amazon Appstore for the NOOKHD Tablet and the Kindle Fire. The app offers full episodes, ... Continue Reading →
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‘Totally Spies’ Visit Versailles in New App

Marathon Media (a Zodiak Kids company) and Château de Versailles Spectacles have joined forces to launch a new educational app based on Marathon’s hit toon property: Totally ... Continue Reading →
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Aardman Helps Kids Build Virtual Ships

Acclaimed Bristol studio Aardman Animations is once again donning the mantel of British cultural and historical promoter by adding their special brand of toon genius to a new virtual ... Continue Reading →
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Method and Halon Sign Strategic Alliance Deal

Vfx house Method Studios and pre-vis house Halon Ent. have made a strategic alliance pact. Method will collaborate with Halon to jointly provide previs and vfx services to customers, ... Continue Reading →
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ILM and Sony Picture Imageworks Release Alembic 1.5

Sony Pictures Imageworks (SPI) and Industrial Light & Magic (ILM) have released their jointly developed, open sourse project Alembic 1.5. The new tool facilitates the sharing of ... Continue Reading →
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LightWave Unleashes New NevronMotion Software

LightWave has announced the arrival of NevronMotion, its new motion capture retargeting software for LightWave 11.6 that supports the popular Microsoft Kinect camera. With NevronMotion, ... Continue Reading →