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During his Hobbit press tour appearance in Belgium, Peter Jackson said that plans for a sequel to director Steven Spielberg’s 2011 feature The Adventures of Tintin are still on track. Originally, the plan was to have Jackson film the performance-capture portion of the sequel this past summer after he finished [...]
NewTek’s LightWave 3D Group announced today it is making virtual production available to everyone with LightWave 11.5’s Virtual Studio Tools, which offer real-time performance capture for virtual cameras, character puppeteering, and virtual lighting tools. Demonstrated for the first time at SIGGRAPH last week, actors used five individual Sony Playstation 3 [...]
Autodesk has partnered with Lightstorm Entertainment and Weta Digital to develop the next generation of virtual production technology. The three companies have been working to further expand the virtual production workflows and technologies that were first developed for “Avatar.” Some of the tools and enhancements resulting from the collaboration have [...]
NewTek announced today the creation of the LightWave 3D Group, a division of NewTek, Inc., based in Burbank, Calif. The new division will focus on delivering visualization and 3D products for a range of industries—from architecture, computer-aided design and product development to advertising, game development and feature films. NewTek also [...]
Pixar alum Andrew Stanton’s first live-action feature John Carter delivers a stunning blend of cutting-edge CG visual effects and gritty images that are grounded in the real world. Edgar Rice Burroughs’ Mars novels have long been an inspiration for animators. In 1935, Bob Clampett famously tried to turn A Princess [...]
The organizers of this year’s edition of the Annecy International Animation Festival (June 4-9) have announced that there will be a special focus on Irish animation at the event this year. Among the many shorts and TV highlights are The Depository by Andrew Kavanagh, Butterfly by Glenn Marshall, The Polish [...]
Paramount Home Entertainment has offered us an exclusive new clip from its upcoming release The Adventures of Tintin, which will be out on Blu-ray 3D, Blu-ray and DVD, On Demand and Digital Download on March 13. Winner of the 2012 Golden Globe for Best Animated Feature Film, The Adventures of [...]
David Stainton has resigned from his post as president of Paramount Animation, for personal reasons. Paramount hired Stainton, head of Disney Animation from 2003 to 2006, last October to head its new in-house animation division. Adam Goodman, president of the Paramount Motion Picture Group, said: “We are grateful for the [...]
Paramount Home Ent. will release Steven Spielberg and Peter Jackson’s The Adventures of Tintin on Blu-ray 3D, Blu-ray and DVD, On Demand and Digital Download on March 13. Winner of the 2012 Golden Globe for Best Animated Feature Film, The Adventures of Tintin did great at the box office in [...]
The weekly shower of big awards to Gore Verbinski’s feature Rango continued on Sunday (Feb. 12) when the quirky CG-animated movie received the Best Animated Feature BAFTA Award during a star-studded event at the Royal Opera House in London’s Covent Garden. The film’s competition in this category were Steven Spielberg’s [...]