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‘Room on the Broom’: A Perfect Halloween Treat!

The team behind the two Gruffalo specials delivers another family gem, the charming CG-animated ... Continue Reading →
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Shotgun Pipeline Kit Released at Siggraph

Shotgun Software today released the Shotgun Pipeline Toolkit at the SIGGRAPH event in Anaheim, CA. The kit provides studios with a set of out-of-the-box pipeline tools tailored for ... Continue Reading →
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SIGGRAPH News Bytes

+ Faceware Technologies, purveyor of markerless 3D facial motion-capture solutions, announced a new realtime product called Faceware Live which can capture a live actor’s facial ... Continue Reading →
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Side Effects Software Introduces Houdini Engine

Toronto’s Side Effects Software has unveiled its Houdini Engine, which allows for deep integration of Houdini technology into a wide variety of Digital Content Creation tools. Now ... Continue Reading →
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Illuminating Shorts

Our reporter zeroes in four toons that represent the rich diversity of talent spotlighted at the Annecy Festival this year. Anyone looking for a panorama of the modern animation scene ... Continue Reading →
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Faceware Technologies Releases Retargeter 4.0

Sherman Oaks, Calif-based Faceware Technologies has unveiled the new Retargeter 4.0, a major upgrade to its award-winning Faceware software. The new software’s key features, which ... Continue Reading →
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A Zany Return to Area 51

Director Cal Brunker stresses strong visuals and iconic imagery in the new, sci-fi comedy movie Escape from Planet Earth. If luck happens when preparation meets opportunity, then director ... Continue Reading →
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Autodesk Announces Details of 3December Festival

Autodesk will kick off 3December, an annual celebration of 3D computer graphics and the artists who create them December 3rd-7th, 2012, with support from HP, AMD and Intel. During this ... Continue Reading →
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Animation Mentor to Offer Lighting Workshop

Online animation and vfx school Animation Mentor has announced the launch of its new workshop designed specifically for animators interested in using light from a filmmaker’s perspective. ... Continue Reading →
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Di-O-Matic releases Voice-O-Matic v2 for Maya

Montreal-based animation software developer Di-O-Matic has released its new Voice-O-Matic v2 (Maya Edition). According to the company, once integrated with Autodesk Maya, Voice-O-Matic ... Continue Reading →