Italy’s popular computer graphics conference View has announced its 2013...
The Scientific and Technical Awards Committee of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced today that seven scientific and technical achievements have been selected for further awards consideration. The list is made public to allow individuals and companies with similar devices or claims of prior art the opportunity [...]
The organizers of the 22nd edition of the Cinequest Film Festival—an Academy Award qualifying festival for animated shorts—have given a first look at what visitors can expect from this year’s festivities, set to take place February 28 to March 11 in San Jose, California. Highlights will include a screening of [...]
Germany’s Crater Software has released the 2.0 version of its CTP animation software today. Designed to create broadcast and film-quality animation, CTP requires only a standard Windows XP, Windows Vista or Windows 7 computer, a simple scanner and a graphics tablet. The new version offers new English or German user [...]
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences turns its attention to the art of previs, using last year’s Oscar-nominated film Star Trek as a case study. The academy will present Visualize This: Previs in the Making of Star Trek, featuring a panel of crew members from the film, on [...]
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has added five new members to its Science and Technology Council. Accepting the academy’s invitation to join the panel are: • Craig Barron, an Oscar-winning visual effects specialist (The Curious Case of Benjamin Button) and head of Matte World Digital, where he [...]
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will pay tribute to the monsters of the silver screen in a program titled Monsters in the Movies set for Oct. 21. Presented by the Academy’s Science and Technology Council, the event will be hosted by special effects makeup artist and on-set [...]