Oscar Reviews Scientific Achievements

The Scientific and Technical Awards Committee of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced the 17 scientific and technical achievements selected for further awards ... Continue Reading →

Luma Illuminates The Covenant

Luma Pictures, the effects studio behind such recent big-screen vfx extravaganzas as Sony’s Underworld: Evolution and The Cave, has unleashed some digital witchcraft on director ... Continue Reading →

Kater Releases Design First for 3D Sketchbook

Geoffrey Kater, author of Design First for 3D Artists, has announced the release of his second book, Design First for 3D Sketchbook. The richly illustrated tome offers hundreds of full-on ... Continue Reading →

Sun Ultra 40 Workstations Get Graphic with NVIDIA

NVIDIA Corp. has announced that an array of NVIDIA Quadro FX graphics solutions are now available in the 64-bit Sun Ultra 40 workstations, which are used in digital content creation, ... Continue Reading →

Luxology’s modo Takes Apple Design Award

Independent technology company Luxology LLC was recognized for its modo 3D modeling and animation package at the 11th Annual Apple Design Awards during Apple’s Worldwide Developer ... Continue Reading →

Zoic BC. Open for Buisness

Award-winning Los Angeles-based visual effects house Zoic Studios has announced the official launch of its Canadian facility, Zoic BC. The new branch has already completed work on the ... Continue Reading →

Toon Boom Pre-Sells Studio V3.5

Toon Boom Animation hopes to lure animators with the promise of greater power and ease as it begins pre-launch sales of Toon Boom Studio V3.5. The upcoming release boasts a more user-friendly ... Continue Reading →

Digital Domain Gets Financial Boost

Academy Award-winning vfx studio Digital Domain has a little extra cash to play around with thanks to a $31 million investment from Falcon Investment Advisors and GunnAllen Financial. ... Continue Reading →

Luxology Debuts modo 202

Speed is the key to modo 202, the newest edition of Luxology’s 3D modeling, painting and rendering software, which is now available for purchase. In addition to boasting a peak ... Continue Reading →

Autodesk Unveils Max 9, Maya 8

Autodesk kicked off SIGGRAPH 2006 in a big way, announcing the latest versions of both 3ds Max and Maya. This is the first time both computer animation software packages have been demonstrated ... Continue Reading →