Inventor Speeds 3D Conversion Process

When it was announced that Superman Returns would be released in IMAX 3D along with its conventional roll-out on June 28, many fans were disappointed to learn that only 20 minutes of ... Continue Reading →

ILM Selling Physical Unit

With the model spacecrafts, miniature sets and hand-painted mattes seen throughout the original Star Wars trilogy replaced by computer-generated imagery for the new films, it was just ... Continue Reading →

Toon Boom Introduces Storyboard

Toon Boom Animation Inc. today announced the release of Toon Boom Storyboard, a storytelling aid for both traditional and paperless animation methods. Developed in conjunction with ... Continue Reading →

Toon Boom Pins Down Pegs

As part of its growth strategy, Toon Boom Animation Inc. has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Pegs’n Co, a privately held developer of 2D bitmap animation technology. ... Continue Reading →

Boinx iStopMotion Jives with Apple Remote

Animation software developer Boinx has announced that the latest release of its stop-motion and time-lapse tool, iStopMotion 1.10, is compatible with the Apple Remote controller that ... Continue Reading →

Luxology Unleashes modo 201

Luxology LLC today announced the immediate availability of modo 201, the latest incarnation of its 3D modeling, painting and rendering software designed to enhance productivity for ... Continue Reading →

Lightwave Network Rendering made STUPID SIMPLE!

Robbie Robfogel, president and visual effects supervisor for Ocean Visual FX ( in Huntington Beach, Calif., submitted to us this review of epicsoft’s MULE ... Continue Reading →

Digital Domain Sold to Michael Bay & Co.

Academy award-winning visual effects studio Digital Domain has been acquired by South Florida-based Wyndcrest Holdings LLC, a group led by action movie director Michael Bay (Pearl Harbor) ... Continue Reading →

Adobe Takes Flash Professional on the Road

Adobe Systems Inc., which recently acquired the Flash product line from Macromedia, will launch the first roadshow designed to acquaint creative professionals with Macromedia Flash ... Continue Reading →

Toon Boom Gives Animators a Workout

It may not give you six-pack abs or buns of steel, but the Toon Boom Animation Workout Series promises to provide some valuable exercises for those animation muscles. Each title in ... Continue Reading →