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Polygon Pictures Launches J. Cube R&D Agency

Tokyo-based digital content studio Polygon Pictures has launched a new computer graphics R&D service and consulting agency called J. Cube Inc.. Heading the shop is Paolo Berto Durante ... Continue Reading →
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The B-Movie Beasts Are Baaaaack!

Emmy-winning animation veterans Bob Schooley and Mark McCorkle spill the beans on their eagerly awaited Nickelodeon show, which is based on DreamWorks’ Monsters vs. Aliens. Nick and ... Continue Reading →
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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 →
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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 →
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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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Shotgun Introduces New Unified Toolset and Prices

Shotgun Software is offering a new new integrated package and price point for its popular production management system. The tool now encompasses production tracking, scheduling, review ... Continue Reading →
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The Foundry Adds Hieroplayer to the Mix

London-based CG and vfx software developer The Foundry has introduced a new vfx review and playback tool to the market called Hieroplayer. The tool allows Nuke users the ability to ... Continue Reading →
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Triggerfish Swims with the Majors

The South African studio ups the ante in 2013 with Zambezia and Khumba, two new CG-animated features that have generated great buzz globally. Last year, when Capetown-based Triggerfish ... Continue Reading →
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The Foundry Introduces Nuke 7.0

VFX software developer The Foundry has launched the new 7.0 version of its Nuke compositor. The new release from the London-based developer is packed with a wide range of features and ... Continue Reading →
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Framestore and Rattling Stick Deliver ‘Skyfall’ Credits

Commemorating the 50th anniversary of the James Bond film franchise, long-time collaborators Daniel Kleinman and Framestore teamed up for the fifth time to deliver the stunning opening-title ... Continue Reading →