Turbo Squid Grows New Hair for 3ds Max

Turbo Squid, the New Orleans-based outfit offering royalty-free 3D assets, today announced a new 3ds Max plug-in for creating hair and fur named Hairtrix. The new tool is the result ... Continue Reading →

Alias SketchBook Pro Now Part of ThinkPad X41 Tablet

Animators will have a new reason to get their hands on the recently released Lenovo x41 ThinkPad Tablet. Toronto-based software powerhouse Alias announced today that its Sketchbook ... Continue Reading →

SIGGRAPH NEWS: NaturalMotion Pumps Out endorphin 2.5

NaturalMotion Ltd. announced the forthcoming release of endorphin 2.5, the newest version of its award-winning character animation software based on Dynamic Motion Synthesis (DMS) technology. ... Continue Reading →

eyeon to Ship Fusion 5 on August 31

Another day, another big SIGGRAPH unveiling, this time from the folks at eyeon Software, who announced that their compositing application, Fusion 5, will be shipping by the end of August. Among ... Continue Reading →

SIGGRAPH NEWS:Lucas Wants “Foot in Anime”

George Lucas expressed a desire to get into anime as he discussed his company’s new focus on TV Monday at SIGGRAPH in Los Angeles. The Star Wars creator delivered the keynote ... Continue Reading →

Massive Jet Takes Off at SIGGRAPH

Massive Software opened the hangar doors for Massive Jet, the latest variation on its Academy Award-winning 3D animation application that employs autonomous agents for the creation ... Continue Reading →

MAXON Debuts Three at SIGGRAPH

MAXON today announced the coming of CINEMA 4D Release 9.5, BodyPaint 3D 2.5 and a new product called MAXON Production Bundle, designed exclusively for studio visual effects. All the ... Continue Reading →

SIGGRAPH NEWS: 7s Up for Alias Maya, MotionBuilder

It’s a big day for Alias as the Toronto-based software powerhouse announces the newest versions of its Maya and Motionbuilder software, just in time for the SIGGRAPH confab in ... Continue Reading →

Autodesk 3ds Max 8 Debuts

Autodesk Inc. today unveiled the latest version of its award-winning 3D modeling, animation and rendering software for video game, film and video production pipelines. The announcement ... Continue Reading →

Avid Unveils SOFTIMAGE|XSI v.5.0

The new software version announcements keep rolling in as Avid Technology pulls up the curtain on SOFTIMAGE|XSI version 5.0, the latest incarnation of its flagship 3D animation package. ... Continue Reading →