MAXON Aids Express Trip to Theaters

Software developer MAXON dropped us a line telling us about the instrumental role its products had in the creation of Warner Bros.’ computer-generated holiday feature, The Polar ... Continue Reading →

VES to Honor Zemeckis

Academy Award-winning director/producer Robert Zemeckis (Forrest Gump, Who Framed Roger Rabbit?) will be honored with a lifetime achievement award when The Visual Effects Society (VES) ... Continue Reading →

DAZ Prods. Offers 3D Anime/Manga Kit

Creating your own manga and anime productions just got easier with the release of Aiko 3.0, a new 3D kit created by DAZ Prods. The company recruited experts from Japan and all over ... Continue Reading →

BOXX Celebrates 3December with Big Rebate

In celebration of 3December, the annual global celebration of 3D computer graphics worldwide, leading workstation company BOXX Technologies is offering an instant rebate of $1,203 throughout ... Continue Reading →

Turbo Squid Opens Mobile Game Developers Forum

Turbo Squid, a leading provider of royalty-free 3D products for download, today launched a new discussion forum for mobile game developers. The Mobile Developer’s Forum, or MDF, ... Continue Reading →

Avid Announces SOFTIMAGE|XSI 4.2

Avid Technology Inc. today announced version 4.2 of SOFTIMAGE|XSI software for professionals working on complex CG productions including games, films, broadcast and postproduction projects. ... Continue Reading →

Mainframe Upgrades Mo-Cap-abilities

Canadian CG house Mainframe Ent. has upgraded its motion capture animation system to a 16-camera Vicon MX 40. The new system replaces technology that was acquired by the company in ... Continue Reading →

Cecropia Opens Orlando Toon Studio

Another independent toon studio has risen from the ashes of Walt Disney Feature Animation, Orlando. Cecropia Inc, an entertainment company dedicated to introducing a new form of interactive ... Continue Reading →

MotionBuilder 6 Available on Maintenance

Alias today announced that its Alias MotionBuilder 6 3D character performance and animation system is now available to customers on maintenance. The company will notify MotionBuilder ... Continue Reading →

BOXX Bows Maya-Equipped Workstations

BOXX Technologies has entered an agreement with Alias to offer Maya Complete and Maya Unlimited 3D modeling, animation, effects and rendering software with its series of award-winning ... Continue Reading →