|Rodeo FX Turns To iPi Motion Capture to Create Key Scene In Summit Entertainment’s “Now You See Me”|
Markerless Motion Capture Solution Rises to the Occasion for Pivotal Sequence Set in Las Vegas MGM Grand Arena
The summer blockbuster “Now You See Me”, which has grossed more than $350 million USD worldwide since Summit Entertainment, a LIONSGATE (NYSE: LGF) company, released the film in the US, features several complex visual effects sequences created by Montreal-based studio Rodeo VFX. But none proved more challenging than a key scene set at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas – aided immeasurably by iPi Soft’s markerless motion capture solution iPi Motion Capture.
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|Academy Award Nominations Celebrate Marriage of Storytelling, Artistry and Technology|
Digital Artists Worldwide Relied on Autodesk Media & Entertainment Software to Create the Best Movies of the Year
Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADSK) Media and Entertainment technology has played a pivotal role in the creation of some of the most iconic and breathtaking movie imagery over the past two decades. From large post-production studios to small boutique houses, talented artists across the globe — from North America and Europe to Asia and Australia/New Zealand — combined digital artistry, Autodesk software and great storytelling to make the most celebrated films of this past year.
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|Evil Eye Pictures Creates 3D VFX Artistry For Cirque Du Soleil Worlds Away|
Presented By James Cameron & Paramount Pictures
Evil Eye Pictures enjoys the magic of Cirque du Soleil as lead visual effects house for the 3D feature spectacular Cirque Du Soleil Worlds Away. The film, written and directed by Andrew Adamson (Shrek, The Chronicles of Narnia) and executive produced by Academy Award winning, visionary filmmaker James Cameron, dazzled audiences in select theaters beginning December 21.
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|SCRATCH Automates 2D and 3D VFX Dailies For "Thor"|
SCRATCH Offers Real-Time Play Back of Any Media in the Same Timeline
ASSIMILATE, the leading provider of powerful post-production tools for digital workflows, today revealed details of how its SCRATCH® end-to-end digital cinema and broadcast imaging tool was used to streamline and automate the 2D and 3D stereo VFX dailies review processes during post production of Marvel Entertainment / Paramount Pictures' blockbuster motion picture "Thor".
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|PACE adds three more Sids for 3D|
Stereo3D pioneer now has seven Quantel systems producing high quality 3D
With demand for 3D production continuing to rise, 3D innovation company PACE in Burbank recently added three more Quantel Sid Stereo3D workstations to its arsenal. This purchase brings the Stereo3D pioneer's complement of Quantel S3D systems to a total of seven.
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|Autodesk Tools Help Destroy the Universe in Roland Emmerich's Movie "2012"|
Hundreds of Visual Effects Artists Use Autodesk Software to Help Create Disaster Movie of Spectacular Proportions
Roland Emmerich films are synonymous with superlative visual effects - "The Day After Tomorrow," "Independence Day" and now "2012." Hundreds of artists created close to 1,500 visual effects shots using digital entertainment creation software from Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADSK) to help create the majority of spectacular effects in "2012."
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|News: Color Symmetry Introduces Consistent Color Handling for Animation, Graphics and VFX|
New Plug-in Suite Debuting at SIGGRAPH 2007 Introduces Consistent, Film-Accurate Color Handling Across Products from 2D and 3D to DI
Duiker Research Corp., a California-based innovator in imaging and color tools for motion pictures, is announcing Color Symmetry, a suite of plug-ins that for the first time allows film "looks" to be easily emulated and previewed within a wide array of animation, graphics and effects packages.
published 6 years ago read more