Alias Offers Maya 6.5 to Platinum Members

Toronto-based software tech company Alias unveiled the latest version of its award-winning Maya software package today. This new offering was created to meet the demands of the most ... Continue Reading →

Pipeline fx Expands Sales Network in Korea

Hawaii—based Pipelinefx announced this week that it has closed a reseller agreement with leading Korean CG software reseller, CG Wave. "Korea seeks to be a digital media ... Continue Reading →

Wacom Introduces Cintiq Pen Display

Wacom Technology Corp. has announced the coming of it’s Cintiq 21UX interactive pen display that allows artists to work with a pen directly on a 21.3" color-accurate LCD. ... Continue Reading →

NaturalMotion’s endorphin 1.6 Rushes to Users

U.K.-based NaturalMotion Ltd. today announced the worldwide release of endorphin 1.6, its award-winning dynamic motion synthesis 3D animation software. Based on AI and dynamics research, ... Continue Reading →

Tim Sarnoff on Spidey’s Oscar Nom

As the nominations for the 77th Annual Academy Awards were announced early this morning, many in Hollywood were waiting with fingers crossed to hear their name or project announced. ... Continue Reading →

VFX Secrets Revealed by VES

A good number of Visual Effects Society (VES) members and guests showed up at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles on Saturday for The Big Reveal, the VES equivalent of the Academy’s ... Continue Reading →

Revealing Weekend for VES

In preparation for the third annual VES Awards in Hollywood, Calif., The Visual Effects Society this weekend will hold a special event to spotlight this year’s nominees. Dubbed ... Continue Reading →

wondertouch Debuts Particle FX Tool for Mac

Particle effects software developer wondertouch has released particleIllusion 2.0 SE for Mac OS X. Available worldwide, the package is touted as an artist-friendly and affordable software ... Continue Reading →

Academy Announces Sci-Tech Winners

In addition to the special Award of Commendation to be bestowed upon blue-screen pioneer Arthur Widmer (, the Academy of Motion ... Continue Reading →

Academy to Honor Blue-screen Pioneer Widmer

Arthur Widmer, who was a significant contributor to the development of the Ultra Violet and bluescreen compositing processes, will receive a special Award of Commendation when the Academy ... Continue Reading →