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Animation & Rigging Solutions Sweep Academy Tech Awards

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced today that 10 scientific and technical achievements represented by 34 individual award recipients, as well as one organization, ... Continue Reading →
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Top Tech Tools and Trends of 2017

As we count down the days to the beginning of the new year, it’s a good time to look back at some of the top tech tools of 2017. Some are new, and some have evolved or pivoted into ... Continue Reading →
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A Dandelion Hopes for a New Life in Kevin Hudson’s ‘Weeds’

The recent anti-immigrant climate in the U.S. had a deep impact on animation director Kevin Hudson. The director of the new animated short Weeds says he was pulling weeds in his yard ... Continue Reading →
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The Breadwinner: Through the Eyes of a Young Afghan Girl

  Director Nora Twomey discusses the ... Continue Reading →
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SIGGRAPH: Cloud Rendering, Real-Time, MoCap & VR Developments

Conductor Technologies launched its Conductor cloud rendering platform for VFX, VR and animation studios. The first enterprise-grade rendering service of its kind, Conductor is able ... Continue Reading →
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Foundry Launches Nuke and Hiero 11.0

Software developer Foundry has launched the latest major release for its Nuke family of products, with Nuke and Hiero 11.0. The leading high-end compositing tool is back with a slew ... Continue Reading →
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Ecole George Mélies Taps E-on Tools for 3D Environments Boost

Global computer graphics software development leader E-on software announced that leading French 3D animation school Ecole George Mélies has deployed VUE and PlantFactory software ... Continue Reading →
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Framestore Montreal Opens Launchpad PRO

Framestore VFX studio has joined with Campus ADN for a new training initiative in Montreal, Launchpad: PRO. Aimed at helping students develop industry-standard skills, the first courses ... Continue Reading →
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Marza Movie Pipeline Pushes Unity Beyond the Gaming Sphere

With each animated blockbuster release, the boundaries of what is possible in computer graphics is pushed by technical and artistic inches. But behind every moment of on-screen eye ... Continue Reading →
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Animation Vets Launch Cloud-Based Studio Artella

A new global collaboration platform for animated film, videogame and virtual reality content production called Artella has arrived on the scene. Founded by animation veterans Bobby ... Continue Reading →