EA Chicago Taps Softimage for 3D Pipeline

Electronic Arts’ Chicago studio has partnered with Softimage Co., a subsidiary of Avid Technology Inc., to dbuild a 3D game development pipeline built on SOFTIMAGE|XSI software. ... Continue Reading →

Atmosphere Brought to Babylon 5

Visual effects work has begun on Babylon 5: The Lost Tales’Voices in the Dark, a new direct-to-video feature from Warner Home Video and Warner Bros. Television. Work is being ... Continue Reading →

Foundry Brings Heat to NAB

London-based visual effects developer The Foundry is heading to the National Association of Broadcasters’ NAB 2007 in Las Vegas with new products including Furnace 4 for Shake ... Continue Reading →

Entity FX Brings ‘Justice’ to Smallville

In this week’s eagerly anticipated episode of The CW’s Smallville, young Clark Kent gets some super-powered help from other crimefighters that have made appearances on the ... Continue Reading →

Autodesk Introduces Maya 8.5

Autodesk Inc. today announced this it is shipping Autodesk Maya 8.5, the latest version of its market-leading 3D animation, modeling and rendering software. The update promises enhanced ... Continue Reading →

VFX Shown and Told at VES Event

One of the highlights of award season each year is The Visual Effects Society’s Show and Tell event because it offers effects artist a unique opportunity to show voters and members ... Continue Reading →

VES Hosts Show & Tell Saturday

Artists from many of the top visual effects studios will gather at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles on Saturday, Jan. 13, to show off their nominated work at the Visual Effects ... Continue Reading →

VES Nominations in Effect

The Visual Effects Society (VES) has announced the nominees for the 5th Annual VES Awards, a gala event recognizing outstanding visual effects in 21 categories encompassing film, television, ... Continue Reading →

Academy Names Sci-Tech Winners

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced the 15 winners of Scientific and Technical Academy Awards. Recognizing technological advances to the process of making ... Continue Reading →

Boris FX Sees Red for Intel-based Macs

Boris FX, a developer of integrated effects technology for video and film production, has announced the availability of Boris Red version 4.1 for Intel-based Macintosh systems. The ... Continue Reading →