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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 →
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The Bugs Are Back!

Director Shinji Aramaki and exec producer Casper Van Dien take us back to the world of Verhoeven’s classic with the new CG-animated movie Starship Troopers: Invasion. It’s been ... Continue Reading →
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RevUp Render Introduces V-Ray 2.0

Cloud computing technology innovator RevUp Render has announced a new version of its cloud rendering service supporting V-Ray 2.0 rendering software from the Chaos Group. Using this ... Continue Reading →
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Animation Block Party Spotlight: Part 3

Animation Block Party (www.animationblock.com) is the premier animation festival of the East Coast. In this interview series, the founder of ABP, Casey Safron will be introducing Animation ... Continue Reading →