New Book Takes 3D Artists Back to Drawing Board

Geoffrey Kater, an ward-winning director/designer and partner in 3D animation boutique S4 Studios, has released Design First for 3D Artists, a new book that merges the often disparate ... Continue Reading →

Digital Dimension Creates Legend

Digital Dimension Canada, a division of Los Angeles-based vfx and animation house Digital Dimension, is animating a new feature film titled The Legend of Secret Pass. The studio is ... Continue Reading →

Bauhaus Forms New Mirage Development Team

Animation and special effects tool provider Bauhaus Software is expanding its in-house development team for the next version of Bauhaus Mirage, the company’s award-winning 2D ... Continue Reading →

VICON Mints Entertainment Division

Academy Award-winning motion capture technology developer VICON announced that it is opening a dedicated U.S. entertainment division in Los Angeles. The Oxford, U.K.-based company ... Continue Reading →

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 →