NXN alienbrain VFX 2.0 to Invade SIGGRAPH

NXN Software will be at SIGGRAPH 2003 to introduce NXN alienbrain VFX 2.0, the next version of its asset and production management system for the development of long-form, computer-animated ... Continue Reading →

Stan Winston Goes CG

It’s a sign of the times when Hollywood special effects master Stan Winston, known for his animatronics work on such film franchises as Jurassic Park, The Terminator, Alien and ... Continue Reading →

ComputerCafé Creates Invisible EFX for LXG

For Twentieth Century Fox’s The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, opening in theaters today, the team at Santa Maria, Calif.-based effect house ComputerCafé was charged ... Continue Reading →

Splutterfish Swims With BOXX

BOXX Technologies has entered into a strategic relationship with 3D rendering software solutions provider Splutterfish. BOXX is now offering the Brazil Rendering System with its XXtreme ... Continue Reading →

Wondertouch Boxes ParticleIllusion 3.0

Wondertouch, a newly established software developer specializing in particle effects for the visual effects industry, is now shipping the boxed version of its recently released particleIllusion ... Continue Reading →

Mental Ray DVD for Maya Artists released

High-tech training company Mesmer Inc. has released the learning DVD title Real Maya mental ray for Maya artists and animators. Six months in development, the DVD promises to offer ... Continue Reading →

Pixel Magic Styles F/X For Blonde Sequel

While Industrial Light & Magic’s big effects in Terminator 3 may be wowing sci-fi and action fans at cinemas across the nation, digital trickery of the less noticeable variety ... Continue Reading →

Kaydara Releases MOTIONBUILDER 5

Kaydara Inc. is set to release MOTIONBUILDER 5, the latest version of the company’s real-time 3D character animation software. The next-generation solution features a unique, ... Continue Reading →

Power Solids, Booleans for Rhino 2.0

nPower Software has released Power Solids 1.1 and Power Booleans 1.1 with support for Rhino 2.0 and 3.0. Power Booleans supports polygonal and NURBS Booleans, while Power Solids extends ... Continue Reading →

DvGarage Opens Doors With 3D Toolkit 2.5

For artists and hobbyists looking to get into 3D design and animation, dvGarage may have just the right starter kit. The company has released the 3D Toolkit 2.5, a new 3D training product ... Continue Reading →