S4 Studios Forms S4 VFX

Need to remove some gore or nudity from your movie trailer? Six-year-old 3D animation company S4 Studios has your fix with the launch of S4 VFX, a new division dedicated to MPAA fixes ... Continue Reading →

The Foundry Fires Off Furnace 3

The Foundry, a developer of visual effects solutions, has launched Furnace 3 for Shake. Available for Linux and OSX, the release features ten brand new image processing plug-ins designed ... Continue Reading →

Adobe’s New Production Studio Powers Up Workflow

Tech-heads rejoice: San Jose-based Adobe Systems Inc. unveils its brand new extension of its Creative Suite family of products, the Adobe Production Studio, today. Billed as the most ... Continue Reading →

Autodesk Completes Alias Acquisition

Autodesk Inc. has closed its $197 million cash acquisition of Alias, a competing developer of 3D graphics technology. Among other things, the transaction joins under one roof Autodesk’s ... Continue Reading →

BOXX Introduces VFX Workstation

BOXX Technologies today introduced APEXX 4, a top-of-the-line personal workstation specifically engineered to maximize the productivity of visual effects professionals. The true 64-bit ... Continue Reading →

Academy Unveils Sci-Tech Winners

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced the 17 winners of Scientific and Technical Academy Awards, which will be presented during a special black-tie gala at ... Continue Reading →

Autodesk Gives Max Subscribers Pro Booleans

Autodesk’s subscription customers are receiving Pro Booleans, an exclusive new feature extension for 3ds Max8, the company’s leading 3D modeling and animation software. ... Continue Reading →

Wacom Introduces Super New Pen Tablet

Animators, designers and engineers addicted to big screens can start their week on a happy note as Wacom Technology Corp. introduces its Intuos3 12×19 pen tablet today. This new ... Continue Reading →

BOXX, ProMAX Cut Together for Editing

Animation producers and other film, video and broadcast professionals will soon have dedicated editing hardware and software solutions neatly packed together through a new partnership ... Continue Reading →

Autodesk Offers Combustion 4, Cleaner 6.5 for Mac

In its efforts to better support the Macintosh-based digital content creation community, the Autodesk Media & Entertainment division has released Autodesk Combustion 4 for Macintosh ... Continue Reading →