Just in time for the Memorial weekend, fanboy favorite Bryan Singer announced...
Maxon and Adobe unveil a revolutionary new workflow system between After Effects and Cinema 4D at NAB. There’s always an exciting buzz in the air when two big software companies join forces to provide CG artists with new and improved digital tools for their work. At this year’s NAB Show [...]
Our in-the-know visual effects expert and critic picks his favorite releases of the year (in no particular order!):
VFX software developer The Foundry has launched the new 7.0 version of its Nuke compositor. The new release from the London-based developer is packed with a wide range of features and substantial improvements. Based on feedback the software’s user base, this version is faster and more user-optimized than ever before. [...]
Alembic is getting an upgrade. Lucasfilm and Sony Pictures Imageworks announced improvements and updates to the open-source exchange format at SIGGRAPH 2012 in Los Angeles. The new version 1.1 replaces Alembic 1.0, which the studios released at last year’s SIGGRAPH and quickly became an industry standard for exchanging animated computer [...]
The public release of Alembic 1.0, the open source project developed jointly by Sony Pictures Imageworks and Lucasfilm Ltd., was announced at SIGGRAPH in Vancouver, BC yesterday. Alembic is a computer graphics interchange format focused on efficiently storing and sharing animation and visual effects scenes across multiple software applications. It [...]