Frantic Films Gels with NVIDIA Gelato

As it gears up for feature film development, visual effects and animation house Frantic Films has entered into an agreement to incorporate the NVIDIA Gelato GPU-accelerated film renderer ... Continue Reading →

NVIDIA Renders Gelato 1.1 Available

NVIDIA Corp. today announced that NVIDIA Gelato 1.1, the latest version of its hardware-accelerated, final-frame renderer, is now available for purchase. Gelato 1.1 features a new version ... Continue Reading →

Sparx Flies to L.A.

Award-winning French animation and digital effects producer, Sparx, today announced that it is expanding in the U.S. market with the opening an office in Los Angeles. The new location ... Continue Reading →

Discreet Ships 3ds max 7

Discreet, a division of Autodesk Inc., announced today it has begun shipping 3ds max 7, the latest version of its professional 3D modeling, animation and rendering software package. ... Continue Reading →

Nokia Drops Shorts in U.K.

In its efforts to encourage the development of film content for mobile devices, Nokia has launched Nokia Shorts 2004, 15-second short film competition. The winner, to be selected by ... Continue Reading →

Toon Boom Releases Opus II

Montreal-based Toon Boom Animation has released Opus II, the latest version of its complete animation solution encompassing integrated workflow, sceneplanning, effects, compositing ... Continue Reading →

Boinx Moves with iStopMotion 1.5

In time for its second anniversary, Boinx iStopMotion software gets an update with version 1.5, featuring support for high-resolution movies and digital still cameras. The new version ... Continue Reading →

BOXX Bundles Softimage|XSI with Desktops

BOXX Technologies has entered an agreement with Avid to offer Softimage|XSI Foundation and Essentials animation software as an optional upgrade for its series of award-winning workstations. ... Continue Reading →

Top FX Wizards on Tap for Digital Studio

iHollywood Forum Inc. today announced the lineup of entertainment industry legends scheduled to speak at The 3rd Annual Digital Studio, a summit and showcase focusing on digital technology ... Continue Reading →

Animation Farm Adds Mo-Cap Barn

Austin, Texas-based toon house The Animation Farm has expanded its offerings with the addition of a motion-capture services group. Headed by Crispin Broadhurst and Brad Clark, the new ... Continue Reading →