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Authentic Mayhem

VFX crews set the ground rules for the firefights, weapons and supervillain antics for Warner Bros.’ most-recent DC Comics adaptation, ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes

Here’s Why Hasbro Just Bought an Animation Studio Fortune dishes the details on the potential opened up by the acquisition of Boulder Media announced yesterday, with Hasbro planning ... Continue Reading →
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Toon Boom Releases Harmony 14

Toon Boom Animation has released Harmony 14, the latest iteration of its popular 2D solution. The new version boasts additional tools for artists and an enhanced 3D workflow to streamline ... Continue Reading →
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A Tentacle Spectacle

Pixar digs deep to make a septopus named Hank — arguably the studio’s ... Continue Reading →
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Nature Goes Digital

ILM uses movement, choreography to make the bear attack in The Revenant as realistic and harrowing as possible.  Industrial Light & ... Continue Reading →
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RenderMan for Houdini Ships with v15

Side Effects Software and Pixar have announced RenderMan for Houdini (RfH), a production-quality plug-in that will serve as a workflow integration bridge between RenderMan and Houdini. ... Continue Reading →
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Key Creatives Talk Iron Maiden’s ‘Speed of Light’

Following its recent release, Iron Maiden’s animated music video for “Speed of Light,” the heavy metal band’s first single in five years, has become a bona fide viral sensation. ... Continue Reading →
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SIGGRAPH: Pixar Presents RenderMan Art & Science Fair

Pixar will present unprecedented insights into the development of RenderMan’s advanced RIS technology at SIGGRAPH 2015 in Los Angeles this month, and to drive home the point the studio ... Continue Reading →
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Pixar Releases RenderMan 20

Pixar Animation Studios has released version 20 of its Oscar-winning RenderMan software, introducing innovative ways to more easily and quickly create cinematic quality imagery. Highlights ... Continue Reading →
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Pixar Releases Free Noncommercial RenderMan

Pixar his released its Academy Award-winning RenderMan software to use for free for noncommercial use. The program can be used for research, education, evaluation, plug-in development ... Continue Reading →