Discreet Ships 3ds max 7

Discreet, a division of Autodesk Inc., announced today it has begun shipping 3ds max 7, the latest version of its professional 3D modeling, animation and rendering software package. ... Continue Reading →

Nokia Drops Shorts in U.K.

In its efforts to encourage the development of film content for mobile devices, Nokia has launched Nokia Shorts 2004, 15-second short film competition. The winner, to be selected by ... Continue Reading →

Toon Boom Releases Opus II

Montreal-based Toon Boom Animation has released Opus II, the latest version of its complete animation solution encompassing integrated workflow, sceneplanning, effects, compositing ... Continue Reading →

Boinx Moves with iStopMotion 1.5

In time for its second anniversary, Boinx iStopMotion software gets an update with version 1.5, featuring support for high-resolution movies and digital still cameras. The new version ... Continue Reading →

BOXX Bundles Softimage|XSI with Desktops

BOXX Technologies has entered an agreement with Avid to offer Softimage|XSI Foundation and Essentials animation software as an optional upgrade for its series of award-winning workstations. ... Continue Reading →

Top FX Wizards on Tap for Digital Studio

iHollywood Forum Inc. today announced the lineup of entertainment industry legends scheduled to speak at The 3rd Annual Digital Studio, a summit and showcase focusing on digital technology ... Continue Reading →

Animation Farm Adds Mo-Cap Barn

Austin, Texas-based toon house The Animation Farm has expanded its offerings with the addition of a motion-capture services group. Headed by Crispin Broadhurst and Brad Clark, the new ... Continue Reading →

Avanquest USA Offers Flash for the Little Guy

Avanquest USA, a developer and publisher of small office/home office software, has brought a low-cost, neophyte-friendly animation package to the U.S. marketplace with In-A-Flash. Developed ... Continue Reading →

SIGGRAPH: AMD64 Changes Lucas’ Role in Episode III

AMD announced at SIGGRAPH that its AMD Opteron processor-based servers and workstations are providing the digital backbone for the next and final installment in the Star Wars saga. ... Continue Reading →

Splutterfish Swims with New Partners

This year’s SIGGRAPH confab has been a busy period for Splutterfish, a leading high-end 3D rendering software solutions provider. It recently announced a new strategic partnership ... Continue Reading →