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 →

Luxology Launches Modeling System modo at SIGGRAPH

Indie content creation tool company Luxology announced the launch of its new generation 3D modeling system modo at this year’s SIGGRAPH event. modo combines a powerful, real-time ... 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 →

Kaydara, Alias Prep MOTIONBUILDER 6

In the wake of Sunday’s announcement that Alias is in the process of acquiring Kaydara, the two companies have revealed plans to release MOTIONBUILDER 6, the newest version of ... Continue Reading →

Toon Boom Retools Distribution in Asia

As part of its revised distribution strategy in Asia, Toon Boom Animation Inc. has named two new resellers in China and Korea. Dison Computer Graphics & Image Company Ltd. will ... Continue Reading →

SIGGRAPH NEWS: Discreet, DataDirect Networks, SGI Develop Shared Storage Technology

Discreet announced at SIGGRAPH that it is developing a next-generation shared storage solution with DataDirect Networks and longtime partner Silicon Graphics. The high-performance Storage ... Continue Reading →

Mac OS X Version of particleIllusion SE Previewed

Software developer wondertouch today announced at SIGGRAPH the imminent availability of particleIllusion 2.0 SE for the Mac OS X operating system. The company says it is nearing completion ... Continue Reading →

Avid’s Alienbrain Studio 7 Plugs into Maya 6

Avid Technology Inc. today announced the availability of an upgraded plug-in designed to provide smooth integration between the company’s award-winning digital asset management ... Continue Reading →