GenArts Acquires SpeedSix

Leading vfx software firm GenArts, Inc. announced Tuesday its acquisition of SpeedSix Software.

The deal means SpeedSix’s plug-in package Monsters and Raptors, which includes tools for retiming, particle effects, lens distortion matching, fire, and organic fluid backgrounds, will be offered alongside GenArts’ Sapphire software for creating visual effects.

All SpeedSix employees are now GenArts employees and will continue to work out of the company’s U.K. offices.