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‘Your Name.’ Plugin Tool PSOFT Pencil+ 4 Released

Japanese software developer P SOFTHOUSE has released the latest version of its non-photorealistic rendering plugin, PSOFT Pencil+4 for 3ds Max. Used in acclaimed feature films such ... Continue Reading →
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Ecole George Mélies Taps E-on Tools for 3D Environments Boost

Global computer graphics software development leader E-on software announced that leading French 3D animation school Ecole George Mélies has deployed VUE and PlantFactory software ... Continue Reading →
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Adult Swim’s Stars Look Back at 15 Years of Insane, Genre-Bending Comedy Vice reflects with live-action and animated series creatives, including Dan Harmon (Rick and Morty), Seth ... Continue Reading →
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SIGGRAPH: Autodesk Showcases Design Animation Features

Autodesk is on hand at SIGGRAPH to present the latest design animation solutions for Maya 2017 and an update to 3ds Max. Maya 2017 features integrated rendering with Arnold, new motion ... Continue Reading →
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SIGGRAPH: Massive Unleashes AI-Controlled Crowd for 3ds Max

Tuesday at SIGGRAPH, Massive released its eponymous 3D crowd simulation solution for Autodesk’s 3ds Max. Max users can now utilize the Academy Award-winning software to create ... Continue Reading →
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June/July 2016 Tech Review

Autodesk 3ds Max 2017 www.autodesk.com/products/3ds-max Interestingly, Autodesk has split out their releases for the 2017 round of Entertainment and Media software. 3ds Max has already ... Continue Reading →
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Chaos Group’s V-Ray 3.3 for NUKE Brings GPU Speeds and VR Output to Top Compositing Application V-Ray 3.3 for NUKE brings the first node-based VR system, GPU rendering speeds, ... Continue Reading →
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Autodesk Acquires Arnold Developer Solid Angle

Amid the broadcasting tech buzz emanating from the NAB Show in Las Vegas, software giant Autodesk announces it has acquired Solid Angle — the developer behind Arnold, an advanced ... Continue Reading →
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Around the World with an Animation Career

Sometimes the life of an animator isn’t that different than that of a musician. I’ve spent a lot of my 30-year career moving around North America in what I call The Animation ... Continue Reading →
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VR Comes to V-Ray

Chaos Group has announced V-Ray 3.2 for 3ds Max — the latest version is compatible with 3ds Max 2016 and for the first time incorporates virtual-reality rendering capabilities ... Continue Reading →