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Italy’s VIEW Confab Offers ‘Tintin’ Sneak Peek

Turin’s VIEW Conference, the Italian digital and computer animation event (Oct. 25-28) has added a special program devoted to the art and technology of Steven Spielberg’s highly ... Continue Reading →
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Italy’s View Conference Unveils Stellar Program

Turin’s leading digital technology confab View Conference (and sister festival ViewFest) have announced the impressive plans for this year’s edition, which takes place Oct. 25-28. Among ... Continue Reading →
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Wacom Debuts Cintiq 24HD

Interactive pen display leader Wacom has revealed its newest must-have tech tool for designers, illustrators, animators and video editors: the Cintiq 24HD. The 24-inch HD (1920 x 1200) ... Continue Reading →
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VES Preps for Production Summit

The Visual Effects Society (VES) has announced it will hold its third annual Production Summit for the entertainment industry on October 1 at the Montage Hotel in Beverly Hills. The ... Continue Reading →
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Disney and Autodesk Sign XGen Agreement

At SIGGRAPH, which is taking place in Vancouver, B.C. this week, Walt Disney Pictures and Autodesk, Inc. (www.autodesk.com, stand 429) announced an agreement to bring the innovative ... Continue Reading →
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June 2011 Tech Reviews

Red Giant’s Trapcode Particular Usually creating particle systems requires a 3D package with an fx geek behind the controls spinning spinners on turbulence, wind, gravity, etc. to ... Continue Reading →
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Autodesk Unveils 2012 Editions of Middleware, Entertainment, Post-production Applications

Software maker Autodesk announced at the Game Developers Conference a number of new application releases, including Autodesk HumanIK 2012, a middleware application for character animation ... Continue Reading →
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Autodesk to Acquire Games Tech Firm Scaleform

Autodesk has announced plans to acquire user interface tools and middleware company Scaleform for $36 million in cash. Scaleform’s technology has been prominently used in the ... Continue Reading →
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Chinese Artist Wins Autodesk Rendering Revolution Contest

An artistic rendering fo the 3ds Max 20th anniversary logo submitted by an artist from China has won Autodesk’s Rendering Revolution Contest. The contest for still-image architectural ... Continue Reading →