Alias’ Creative Bridge Spans CAD, Marketing

Alias today introduced Alias Creative Bridge, a services program designed to help senior business managers and marketing professionals use design and engineering data in their efforts ... Continue Reading →

Mr. Wonderful Vfx Opens in New York

Industry veterans David Gioiella and Mark Littman have launched Mr. Wonderful, a New York City-based design and visual effects offshoot of their Northern Lights Post boutique. Under ... Continue Reading →

VES Gets Date for Awards

The Visual Effects Society (VES) announced that the 4th Annual VES Awards presentation will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 15 at 7 p.m. at the Hollywood Palladium. Submissions of projects ... Continue Reading →

Alias Ships MotionBuilder 7

Alias has announced that its MotionBuilder 7 software for character animation is now shipping worldwide. This latest release promises new rigging enhancements, numerous new workflow ... Continue Reading →

EA Puts VICON in Motion

Video game publisher Electronic Arts (EA) has chosen VICON to fulfill its motion-capture needs, purchasing an 86-camera VICON MX 40 system for its new, state of the art studio in Vancouver, ... Continue Reading →

HP to Be a Force at Lucasfilm

Lucasfilm Ltd. has signed a three-year, multi-million dollar technology and marketing agreement with Hewlett Packard (HP). Following the lead of other major digital content creators ... Continue Reading →

Maya 7 Shipping

Following its unveiling at SIGGRAPH a couple of weeks ago, Alias’ Maya 7 3D modeling and animation software is now shipping worldwide. This latest edition of the award-winning ... Continue Reading →

Toon Boom’s Opus Snags Emmy

The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences has honored Toon Boom Animation with a 2005 Primetime Emmy Engineering Award for its traditional animation software solution, USAnimation ... Continue Reading →

SplutterFish Renders Brazil 2.0

SplutterFish LLC debuted the Brazil Rendering SystemVersion 2.0 for Autodesk 3ds max and VIZ at SIGGRAPH last week in Los Angeles and plans to release it to the public this fall. This ... Continue Reading →

U.K. VFX Houses Offer Free Training

Aspiring visual effects artists who live in the U.K. can take advantage of a free, seven-month course being offered by Escape Studios and six major U.K. post houses. Applications are ... Continue Reading →