Eden FX Takes Particleillusion to the Final Frontier

There are a lot of particles floating around in space, but here on Earth EFX producers rely on advanced software to create particle effects for sci-fi projects like Paramount Television’s ... Continue Reading →

ComputerCafé Becomes CaféFX

After 10 years in business, ComputerCafé founding partners Jeff Barnes and David Ebner are renaming their feature EFX studio CaféFX (www.cafefx.com) and are creating a ... Continue Reading →

Turbo Squid Offers Free 3ds max Plug-in Upgrades

Online software provider Turbo Squid announced that all Discreet Certified 3ds max plug-ins will be upgradeable to work with 3ds max 6 via an upgrade patch available free of charge. Consumers ... Continue Reading →

Final Effects Complete Ships for After Effects 6.0, Final Cut Pro 4

Media 100 Inc. today announced the immediate availability of a new version of Final Effects Complete for Mac OS X with support for Adobe After Effects 6.0 and Apple Final Cut Pro 4. ... Continue Reading →

Kaydara Ships MOTIONBUILDER 5

Kaydara Inc. is now shipping MOTIONBUILDER 5, the latest version of the company’s real-time 3D character animation software. The package includes a new, innovative story timeline, ... Continue Reading →

Intel Proffers Innovative PC Awards

Alienware Area-51 and HP Media Center have both earned a 2003 Consumer-Desktop Innovative PC Award from Intel Corp. for illustrating industry achievements in technology implementation, ... Continue Reading →

Animationwerks Helps Remember 9/11

Tonight at 9:00 p.m., pay cable network Showtime will premiere DC 9/11 A Time of Crisis, a new original docudrama that chronicles how the government dealt with the terrorist attacks ... Continue Reading →

VES Seeks EFX Awards Submissions

The Visual Effects Society is accepting submissions for the second annual VES awards, scheduled for Feb. 18 at the Hollywood Palladium. The VES will honor EFX artists and technologists ... Continue Reading →

Discreet Ships lustre Worldwide

Discreet, a division of Autodesk Inc., today announced the worldwide shipping of lustre, its software-based digital grading and color correction system for interactive film look creation. ... Continue Reading →

In Post-Modern Post World, Two CG Giants Cooperate

In a post-production world now ruled by low-cost solutions, two formerly high-flying, high-end CG powerhouses and are getting together to boldly go where they never thought they would. ... Continue Reading →