Academy Considers 20 Sci-Tech Achievements

The Scientific and Technical Awards Committee of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced today that 20 scientific and technical achievements, involving 11 distinct ... Continue Reading →

Building a Better Godzilla

Effects crew emphasizes the drama in the classic monster ... Continue Reading →

The Foundry Launches Collectives Packages

U.K.-based software developer The Foundry is now offering Creation and Production Collectives — two packages of award-winning applications offering open, future-proof workflows ... Continue Reading →

SIGGRAPH: The Foundry Announces Collabs, Developments

Amid all the buzz-worthy happenings at the SIGGRAPH confab in Anaheim, software developer The Foundry has a number of exciting announcements for animators and visual effects artists. ... Continue Reading →

March 2013 Tech Reviews

The Foundry’s Nuke 7.0 U.K.-based vfx software tool designer The Foundry has certainly carved out a nice niche for itself in the world. After buying out Digital Domain’s internal ... Continue Reading →

Animation Mentor Accepting New VFX Program Applicants

Online animation and visual effects school Animation Mentor is now accepting applications for the inaugural Summer 2013 term of its new VFX Fundamentals program. Students are encouraged ... Continue Reading →

The Top 12 Tech Tools of 2012

Our in-the-know visual effects expert and critic picks his favorite releases of the year (in no particular order!):       Continue Reading →

Rhythm & Hues Adopts MARI as Primary Paint Tool

VFX and animation studio Rhythm & Hues has adopted The Foundry’s MARI software as its primary paint tool. Using MARI will give the studio’s artists freedom to focus on being ... Continue Reading →