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Shotgun Software Passes Bishop Fox Security Audit
Shotgun Software has reached an important milestone with the announcement that it recently passed a stringent security test by global secuirty auditing firm Bishop Fox. This marks Shotgun's ongoing investment in ensuring that its software meets the tight security requirements of its customers in film, television and games.
Shotgun Software, developer of cloud-based production tracking, review, and asset management software for film, TV and games (recently acquired by Autodesk), today announced that the Shotgun software application recently passed a full penetration test by global security auditing firm Bishop Fox. This positive assessment is a milestone marking Shotgun's ongoing investment in ensuring that its software meets the stringent requirements of the creative industry and that its clients can trust the confidentiality, integrity and availability of their intellectual property on the Shotgun platform.
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SIGGRAPH 2014 Production Sessions Feature Summer Blockbusters, Oscar Winner
SIGGRAPH 2014 will offer presentations on more than 15 of the biggest current and upcoming studio productions, including “X-Men: Days of Future Past,” “Gravity,” “How to Train Your Dragon 2” and “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.” Production Sessions are hosted as part of the Computer Animation Festival and will be held at the Vancouver Convention Centre, 11-14 August.
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Rainmaker Artists Streamline Project Review With Shotgun
News: Rainmaker Artists Streamline Project Review With ShotgunRainmaker Entertainment has standardized on the Shotgun production management and review system for secure, efficient collaboration with clients and partners. The Vancouver-based entertainment company has a 15+ year history in animation, and is currently expanding its portfolio of feature films with the upcoming (2015) feature "Ratchet & Clank, "based on the popular Sony Computer Entertainment videogame franchise, as well as TV and DVD projects.
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TV Skyline's New-Generation OB Vehicle Uses Crystal Vision Interface
News: TV Skyline's New-Generation OB Vehicle Uses Crystal Vision InterfaceTV Skyline has Chosen Crystal Vision as the Interface Supplier for its New Flagship OB Truck, Ü7 – the Largest and Most Modern Vehicle in the German Service Provider's Fleet.
Based in Mainz and with a fleet of highly equipped OB vans, SNGs, and production vehicles, TV Skyline is a leading service provider for broadcast and multimedia events – providing clients with turnkey solutions for events ranging from the FIFA World Cup to the Wagner festival in Bayreuth. Ü7 was launched in April 2014 and features 22 cameras and three separate control rooms. This new-generation vehicle is targeted at high-end TV production and sports coverage, including the E-Sports event League of Legends All-Star tournament in Paris, and therefore a particular focus was put on the quality of the signal processing and product reliability when selecting the equipment. Based on previous experience and company reputation, TV Skyline selected 51 Crystal Vision boards to provide the up and down conversion, synchronisation, audio embedding and signal distribution.
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Former Frog Design President Doreen Lorenzo Joins The Foundry’s Board
News: Former Frog Design President Doreen Lorenzo Joins The Foundry’s BoardNew Board Member to Help Accelerate The Growth of The Design Business
Leading creative software developer The Foundry has announced the appointment of design industry veteran Doreen Lorenzo to its Board of Directors.
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Cloud Imperium Leverages Shotgun for Production Tracking and Collaboration on MMO Game Production Star Citizen
News: Cloud Imperium Leverages Shotgun for Production Tracking and Collaboration on MMO Game Production Star CitizenShotgun Software announced that independent game studio Cloud Imperium is using Shotgun to manage review and production tracking on "Star Citizen" – a massively multiplayer online game (MMO) currently in development. Established by Chris Roberts, creator of the Wing Commander series, Cloud Imperium raised more than $44M through crowd funding (including Kickstarter) to develop "Star Citizen." The Shotgun web-based production management, asset tracking and review platform enables Cloud Imperium to organize and review hundreds of new game assets daily, while managing communication between a global network of artists.
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SGO Sponsors Creative Week at BAFTA
Showcasing Excellence in Creative Output | 2 – 6 June 2014 - BAFTA, 195 Piccadilly London W1J 9LN
SGO is proud to sponsor Creative Week which takes place at BAFTA from 2 - 6 June, drawing the television, film and advertising worlds together. Creative Week is the perfect environment for visitors to meet SGO and discover even more about Mistika's remarkable 4K capabilities and Mamba FX's node-based compositing, within the context of an experts forum. The high-profile event is produced by Media Business Insight (MBI) - the publishers of Broadcast, Screen International and Shots. The full programme covers enticing topics delivered by top industry players from BSkyB, ONSIGHT, The Look, The Mill, The Framestore, The Farm, MPC, Atlantic Productions, and many others.
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“COSMOS: A SpaceTime Odyssey” VFX Producers Stay In-The-Know with Shotgun
News: “COSMOS: A SpaceTime Odyssey” VFX Producers Stay In-The-Know with ShotgunVisual Effects Veterans Move Production-Side and Bring Shotgun With Them To Manage Massive Shot Volume and Streamline Multi-Vendor Processes
Shotgun Software announced today that Voyager Pictures, the production company behind “COSMOS: A SpaceTime Odyssey,” has been using Shotgun to keep the 13-episode series’ demanding visual effects deliverables on schedule. Shotgun is the film, TV and game development industries’ trusted platform for production management and review, and as talent moves from visual effects facilities into production companies, many are choosing to bring Shotgun along for the ride.
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Shotgun Announces First Pipeline Awards to be Held at SIGGRAPH 2014
Shotgun Software, the creative industry s trusted production pipeline partner, announces the first Shotgun Pipeline Awards, recognizing excellence in pipeline tool development, integration, engineering and usage for creative production. Awards will be presented at SIGGRAPH 2014 in Vancouver, Tuesday August 12, at the Shotgun User Group meeting, and announced publicly on the Shotgun Blog (http://blog.shotgunsoftware.com/)
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Shotgun Client Review Site is Now Available
News: Shotgun Client Review Site is Now AvailableEnables Studios to Share Work with Clients on Desktops or Mobile Devices Securely and Easily
Shotgun Software has released Shotgun 5.3 featuring a new, integrated Shotgun Client Review Site. This toolset enables creative companies to share media with clients or anyone outside the studio securely, with one click, through free, unlimited client accounts, to desktops or mobile devices. All client feedback is automatically tracked and recorded in Shotgun. The Shotgun Client Review Site replaces a time- and labor-intensive process with a single click, for both studios and their clients.
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Cinesite Montréal Welcomes Chloë Grysole As General Manager
News: Cinesite Montréal Welcomes Chloë Grysole As General ManagerWins Contract for X-Men: Days of Future Past, in addition to The Man From U.N.C.L.E.
Cinesite is proud to announce that Chloë Grysole has joined as the General Manager of their newly opened Montréal studio, and with her the start of two major productions.
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Shotgun Integrates Perforce; Unifies Production Management and Source Control for Games Studios
Shotgun/Perforce integration is a free software update to Shotgun’s Pipeline Toolkit for all clients. Built on Shotgun’s open platform, it can be easily modified and customized to meet any team’s requirements.
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Shotgun Software Keeps Blur Projects on Track
News: Shotgun Software Keeps Blur Projects on TrackShotgun Replaces Blur’s Proprietary Production Management Software; Frees Internal Development Resources to Focus on Creative Tools
Shotgun Software announced that Blur Studio has standardized on Shotgun for production management and tracking. Shotgun is the visual effects, game development and animation industry’s trusted platform for production management and review. Blur, known for a diverse roster of work on feature films, commercials and game cinematics and trailers, adopted Shotgun to replace their in-house production management software that was tying up valuable internal development resources.
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Company 3®, London Adds Top Talent Claire McGrane to Lead UK Facility
News: Company 3®, London Adds Top Talent Claire McGrane to Lead UK FacilityAward-winning post house Company 3, a Deluxe Creative Services company, today announced that Claire McGrane is joining the London facility to lead the team. In doing so, she also joins the senior global management team for the Company 3 group.
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The Academy Award Nominations Are Out and the Winner Is.....Digital Artistry
News: The Academy Award Nominations Are Out and the Winner Is.....Digital ArtistryAutodesk Software Plays an Integral Role in the Creation of Great Movies - Including 8 of the 9 Best Picture Nominees
Great movies are defined by great stories and increasingly, great storytelling is being empowered by digital technology. Autodesk Inc. (NASDAQ:ADSK) media and entertainment staff and software played a starring role in the creation of many of this year's Academy Award nominees across many categories and were recognized by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences with two Scientific and Technical Achievement Awards (Sci-Tech Awards).
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Big Game Day: Five Spots (And Teaser) Edited By Award-Winning Cut+Run
News: Big Game Day: Five Spots (And Teaser) Edited By Award-Winning Cut+RunCut+Run is proud to have collaborated with award-winning directors and agencies, editing five Super Bowl spots and one pre-game teaser spot.
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cineSync Used to Complete VFX for Academy Award® Nominee, Gravity
News: cineSync Used to Complete VFX for Academy Award® Nominee, GravityRising Sun Pictures Relied on Review Software to Help Build Oscar® Contender
Cospective’s video review software cineSync played a key role in a globe-spanning VFX pipeline for Alfonso Cuarón’s "Gravity." Charting the lonely quest of an astronaut (Sandra Bullock) to survive after her spaceship is crippled, the film received ten Oscar® nominations, including one for Best Visual Effects.
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Zero Gravity Adventures, Rampaging Dragons Among Effects Grabbing VFX Oscar Nominations
Framestore, Industrial Light & Magic (ILM), Pixomondo and WETA Digital are among the visual effects studios whose artists were recently honored with nominations from the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts & Sciences for the Oscar for Best Visual Effects.
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Imagineer Systems Congratulates Customers on Best Visual Effects Oscar Nominations
mocha customers Framestore, Weta, Digital Domain and more provide groundbreaking visual effects that earned top films the 2013 Academy Award nomination
Imagineer Systems, creators of the Academy Award-winning mocha® Planar Tracking technology, congratulates its mocha customers for their contributions to Oscar®-nominated films in the Best Visual Effects category. Announced yesterday, "Gravity," "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug," "Iron Man 3," "The Lone Ranger" and "Star Trek Into Darkness" each received a nomination for Hollywood’s most sought-after award. Weta Digital, Framestore, MPC, Digital Domain and MPC are among a number of long-time mocha customers responsible for the cutting-edge digital effects used in each film that earned a coveted spot on the list of potentials.
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Tim Webber, Visual Effects Supervisor For “Gravity”! Appears On The Go Creative Show!
News: Tim Webber, Visual Effects Supervisor For “Gravity”! Appears On The Go Creative Show!Tim Webber, visual effects supervisor for blockbusters including "Avatar," "The Dark Knight" and the recent mega-film "Gravity" joins Ben Consoli on the Go Creative Show to discuss the behind the scenes of "Gravity" and shares his experience creating one of the most technically challenging films in cinema’s history.
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The Snapdragon Faster Than A Reindeer? Cut+Run's Jon Grover Helps Spread Holiday Cheer In 'Fast Santa' Spot
News: The Snapdragon Faster Than A Reindeer? Cut+Run's Jon Grover Helps Spread Holiday Cheer In 'Fast Santa' SpotJolly St. Nick has a lot of territory to cover...and fast, so he’s hitched up his famous sleigh to something much quicker than his team of reindeer: the Snapdragon. “Fast Santa” brings holiday cheer at rocket speed thanks to agency Ogilvy & Mather in collaboration with Framestore and Editor Jon Grover from Cut+Run.
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Shotgun Announces New Media Management Tools and an Integrated Client Review Site
News: Shotgun Announces New Media Management Tools and an Integrated Client Review SiteNew studio review tools roll out in back to back releases this December and February.
Shotgun Software revealed the details of its next two releases, 5.2 and 5.3, which significantly expand Shotgun's review and approval tools with a new Media App and an integrated Client Review Site. The Shotgun Media App takes project collaboration to a new level with an artist-friendly studio-wide media library, making it fast and easy for anyone in a project to add media, create playlists, view and annotate images or movies, and share media with anyone on the project, right from any web browser.
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Out Of This World Motion Capture By Vicon For Smash Hit Film Gravity
News: Out Of This World Motion Capture By Vicon For Smash Hit Film GravityFramestore invests in 16 Vicon T40 cameras to enable unbeatable pre-visualisation for space scenes in Hollywood blockbuster, Gravity
Vicon, the motion capture technology specialists for the entertainment, defence, life sciences and engineering industries, announced today that its T-Series motion capture cameras were used on acclaimed 3D science fiction thriller and space blockbuster, "Gravity."
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PipelineFX's Burst License Program Helps SVA Students Avoid Deadline Hell
News: PipelineFX's Burst License Program Helps SVA Students Avoid Deadline HellAbility to Double License Capacity of its Render Farm For Free Lets Largest US Art School Process 70 Student Shorts in Just Six Weeks
When a Hollywood animation studio gears up for a deadline, it does so with a render farm already consisting of hundreds or thousands of active machines. But when New York's School of Visual Arts (SVA) gears up to render its students' graduation shorts, its farm goes from almost complete inactivity to processing 800,000 frames in a period of six weeks.
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2013 Hollywood Post Alliance Award Winners Announced Gala Event Spotlights Leaders and Innovators in Post Production
News: 2013 Hollywood Post Alliance Award Winners Announced Gala Event Spotlights Leaders and Innovators in Post ProductionThe 2013 HPA Awards® took place tonight, celebrating talent and innovation in 12 creative categories as well as in three special honors. The HPA Awards recognize individuals and companies for outstanding contributions made in helping to create features, television programs, spots, and entertainment enjoyed around the world. Presented by the Hollywood Post Alliance® - the professional organization for the post production community - the 8th Annual HPA Awards took place at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles, in front of a sold out audience of industry insiders and luminaries.
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Vision3 Expands 3D Resources with Mistika at its Heart
Mistika is a 3D Vision at Vision3
In a move to further expand their capabilities, Vision3 has invested in a Mistika post production system from SGO to offer clients an advanced 3D post production pipeline for high level cinema productions in London. Vision3 now hosts a state-of-the-art cinema suite with Mistika and their bespoke shot management and workflow system integrated with SGO's technology. This will enable Vision3 to further develop the creative and narrative set-up that is the hallmark of their approach. Vision3 specialises in stereography within numerous fields of expertise such as studio and independent feature films, high-end natural history documentaries, IMAX, unique special events and commercials.
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Cause & [Effect] Adds Jenn Dewey As Executive Producer
News: Cause & [Effect] Adds Jenn Dewey As Executive ProducerNew York-based Cause & [Effect] has added Jenn Dewey as Executive Producer of their growing commercial division. With 15 years of post-production experience, Dewey has developed a fine-tuned expertise for every step in the process: CG, animation, editorial compositing, motion graphics, color correction, visual effects. Joining the team after most recently holding the role of Senior Producer at Method Studios, she has worked on numerous top commercial projects for brands such as Pepsi, HP, ETrade, Verizon, BMW, Nintendo and Twinnings for major agencies such as BBDO NY, Goodby, Silverstein & Partners, Grey, mcgarrybowen, kbs+, Leo Burnett and AMVBBDO.
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A guide to the VFX of Gravity at VIEW Conference with Max Solomon
At the 14th International VIEW Conference Max Solomon, animation supervisor for Framestore, will unveil the making of the latest Warner Bros blockbuster movie: "Gravity." Max Solomon will deliver a talk covering the evolution of "Gravity" from Storyboard to Final, focusing on previz and animation.
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Shotgun Software Announces Shotgun for Game Developers
Proven Shotgun Production Management Platform Now Optimized for Game Studios
Leading pipeline tools developer Shotgun Software today announced that its flagship production management tool, Shotgun, is now optimized for integration into game-specific workflows. Primed to tackle increasing challenges in the game industry, this launch is the result of over a year of collaboration with more than thirty top game studios including Avalanche, Microsoft Game Studios, and EA, and allows studios to seamlessly manage their art department's and remote partner's workflow, increasing studios' creativity, productivity and cost-efficiency. Shotgun is unveiling Shotgun for Game Developers at the XDS (External Development Summit), September 3-5 in Vancouver, Canada, and will be providing an overview of the tools at the Shotgun Presentation, Tuesday September 3, 2013 from 1:00-2:30PM.
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Pixeldust Studios Names Julie Fischer as Senior Visual Effects Producer
News: Pixeldust Studios Names Julie Fischer as Senior Visual Effects ProducerFischer Previously Held Posts with Framestore, Technicolor, Rhythm & Hues and Digital Domain
Pixeldust Studios, an Emmy Award-winning digital animation and visual design company with studios in the Metro D.C. area and New York City, has named Julie Fischer as its new Senior Visual Effects Producer. The announcement was made today by Ricardo Andrade, Founder/Chief Creative Officer, Pixeldust Studios.
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Anomaly And Rock Paper Scissors Go Long For Dick’s Sporting Goods
News:  Anomaly And Rock Paper Scissors Go Long For Dick’s Sporting Goods
@radical.media is Production Company for Spot
Rock Paper Scissors editor Biff Butler hits the turf with Anomaly and @radical.media to deliver a suspenseful :60 spot for Dick’s Sporting Goods. "Every Snap" takes a panoramic view of the gridiron, sweeping across the flurry of excitement in those crucial seconds before the quarterback receives the ball and the line breaks. This marks Rock Paper Scissors’ second effort in the ongoing campaign following last year’s baseball-themed "Every Pitch", both lensed by "Blue Valentine" Director Derek Cianfrance.
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Vicon launches Cara – the new face of film and games production
News: Vicon launches Cara – the new face of film and games production~ The latest addition to Vicon’s digital motion capture suite enables flexible facial tracking for the most efficient high-performance facial animation on the market ~
Motion capture technology innovator, Vicon, today announced the launch of Cara, a pioneering facial motion capture system. The latest addition to the Vicon suite of digital motion capture systems is available to order now.
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Solid Angle's Arnold Used by ILM as its Primary Rendered on "Pacific Rim"
News: Solid Angle's Arnold Used by ILM as its Primary Rendered on "Pacific Rim"Solid Angle has signed a license deal with Industrial Light & Magic (ILM), for its global illumination renderer, Arnold. The announcement was made by Mr. Marcos Fajardo, Founder, Solid Angle, and Mr. John Knoll, Chief Creative Officer, ILM.
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Shotgun Pipeline Toolkit Released at Siggraph 2013
News: Shotgun Pipeline Toolkit Released at Siggraph 2013Pipeline Toolkit Provides Users with Out-of-the-Box Integrations with Photoshop, Maya, Nuke and Houdini, and a Flexible Customization Framework
Shotgun Software today released the Shotgun Pipeline Toolkit (previously code-named "Tank"), providing studios with a set of out-of-the-box pipeline tools tailor-made for visual effects, animation and game development workflows. Fully integrated into the Shotgun production tracking platform, the Pipeline Toolkit allows studios to rapidly connect their artist applications to the important production information and files that artists need to do their work. It is available now to all clients at no extra charge.
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Shotgun Production Management Platform Drives White House Down VFX Pipeline
News: Shotgun Production Management Platform Drives White House Down VFX PipelineUncharted Territory Production Team Collaborates and Manages Ten Visual Effects Vendors Via The Shotgun Platform
The Shotgun production management platform played a pivotal role in helping Uncharted Territory manage the White House Down visual effects pipeline, which was distributed among ten different companies across North America and Europe.
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Shotgun Software Showcases Latest Software Releases at Siggraph 2013
Shotgun 5.1, User Events and More at Anaheim, Calif Conference
Shotgun Software will be showcasing the latest 5.1 release of their popular production management platform at the 2013 Siggraph Conference, July 22-25 at the Anaheim, Calif Convention Center from booth #737. Shotgun Software is the leading pipeline tools developer for the visual effects and animation industry, and with the Shotgun 5.1 release, enables a host of new features including a redesigned user interface, simplified browsing tools and the option to create and edit playlists in Shotgun’s included Screening Room review tool. Demonstrations from Shotgun integration partners Tweak Software, Zync Render, Fabric Engine and Codex will also be available at booth #737 throughout the conference.
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Shotgun Software Helps Illumination Mac Guff Manage Despicable Me 2 Production
News: Shotgun Software Helps Illumination Mac Guff Manage Despicable Me 2 ProductionShotgun Software’s web-based production management platform, Shotgun, kept Paris-based animation studio Illumination Mac Guff on track for the 3D summer family film and last weekend’s box office topper," Despicable Me 2". Flexible and scalable, Shotgun was first installed at the studio in 2007, and has become more deeply integrated into Illumination Mac Guff’s pipeline with each new project.
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Shotgun Ups Matt Daw to CTO; Isaac Reuben Moves Into Chief Strategist Role
News: Shotgun Ups Matt Daw to CTO; Isaac Reuben Moves Into Chief Strategist RoleLeading pipeline tools developer Shotgun Software today announced the promotion of Matt Daw to Chief Technical Officer. One of Shotgun's earliest employees, Daw previously led engineering and development for the company. He succeeds Shotgun Co-founder Isaac Reuben, who is shifting to the position of Chief Strategist to focus on overall company direction and development.
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MPC LA Announces Andy Boyd As Head Of 3D
News: MPC LA Announces Andy Boyd As Head Of 3DMPC LA is proud to announce the addition of Andy Boyd as the studio’s new Head of 3D. A respected VFX supervisor in the commercial and film industries, he brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to MPC, as well as a client base built over his 15 years working around the globe.
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GenArts Releases Sapphire 7 with scheduled debut at NAB 2013
GenArts® Inc., the global leader in specialized visual effects software, today released Sapphire 7. This new release provides users with greater control, increased speed, and an expanding arsenal of effects; empowering users to create higher quality effects in less time.
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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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Shotgun Combines Tracking, Review and Asset Management Products into a Unified Toolset with an Aggressive New Price
News: Shotgun Combines Tracking, Review and Asset Management Products into a Unified Toolset with an Aggressive New PriceShotgun Software, developer of Shotgun, the leading production management system designed for the visual effects, animation and game industries, announced today a new integrated package and price point. Shotgun now encompasses production tracking, scheduling, review and approval and asset management system, helping modern production pipelines run as efficiently as possible. The new Shotgun is priced at $49.00 USD per seat, per month.
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Shotgun Hires Rob Blau as Head of Pipeline Engineering
News: Shotgun Hires Rob Blau as Head of Pipeline EngineeringShotgun Software, a leading pipeline tools developer for the visual effects, games and animation industries, has hired Rob Blau as Head of Pipeline Engineering. Formerly a Pipeline Supervisor at Laika and Dreamworks, Blau brings a wealth of experience to Shotgun to launch its new pipeline team. In this new role, he'll work closely with clients to iterate various workflows and develop innovative new tools and pipelines that encapsulate and perpetuate best industry practices.
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Atomic Fiction Takes Flight with Shotgun Software
News: Atomic Fiction Takes Flight with Shotgun SoftwareVisual effects and animation studio Atomic Fiction was recently nominated for a Visual Effects Society (VES) Award for their work on the crash sequence in Robert Zemeckis’ aviation drama Flight and it was Shotgun Software's Shotgun production management tool that kept the project organized. An agile, mid-size studio, Atomic Fiction strives to equip its artists with the best technology tools and Shotgun has been an integral part of that toolset since the studio launched in 2010.
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Gravity Kicks Off 2013 By Signing Internationally Renowned VFX Supervisor & Compositing Supervisor Alex Lemke, An Award Winner For His Work At Weta Digital On The “Lord Of The Rings” Franchise
News: Gravity Kicks Off 2013 By Signing Internationally Renowned VFX Supervisor & Compositing Supervisor Alex Lemke, An Award Winner For His Work At Weta Digital On The “Lord Of The Rings” FranchiseLemke Becomes Gravity’s Senior VFX Supervisor & Compositing Supervisor, Feature Films & Commercials
Gravity has appointed globally renowned VFX Supervisor Alex Lemke as its new Senior VFX Supervisor/Compositing Supervisor for films and commercials. Gravity’s CEO/Chief Creative Officer Zviah Eldar made the announcement.
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Real-Time Motion Capture has arrived with Vicon Blade 2 Powered by Axiom
News: Real-Time Motion Capture has arrived with Vicon Blade 2 Powered by AxiomBlade 2 Empowers Customers in Film, Animation and Games with Streamlined Motion Capture Production Workflow
Vicon, developer of award-winning motion capture (mocap) products for the entertainment, life science and engineering industries, is pleased to announce the official release of Blade 2, powered by Axiom. This follows a highly successful alpha program, with studios around the globe enthusiastic about the results seen with Blade 2.
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Matt Welker Hired as Head of Client Care at Shotgun Software
News: Matt Welker Hired as Head of Client Care at Shotgun SoftwareShotgun Software, a leading pipeline tools developer for the visual effects, animation and video game industry, announced today that Matt Welker has joined the company as the Head of Client Care. Welker joins Shotgun from Pixar, where he served for three years as the Director of Technical Artists, and has previously worked at animation studio LAIKA, Tippett Studios and Toronto’s CORE Feature Animation.
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Exciting news from VIEW Conference! Oct 15-19 2012, Turin, Italy
VIEW conference director Maria Elena Gutierrez has announced that senior visual effects supervisor Dan Glass of Method Studios will give a world premiere presentation on the feature film “Cloud Atlas”. Directed by Lana and Andy Wachowski and Tom Tykwer, the Warner Bros. release received a 10-minute standing ovation at its Toronto Film Festival premiere. “Cloud Atlas” is scheduled for wide release beginning in late October.
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The Foundry and Luxology Join Forces
News: The Foundry and Luxology Join ForcesCombined group will provide a new avenue for computer graphics production
Leading visual effects software developer, The Foundry, today announced its merger with Luxology. The two companies are a great fit in terms of technology and markets. The combined portfolio will open doors to new ways of working, providing artists and designers with increased creative choice.
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Science.D.Visions Announces Release 2 for 3DEqualizer4 Matchmoving Software
Significant Upgrade to 3DEqualizer4 Features Calculation of Multiple Synchronized Witness Cameras , Improved Lineup Controls, Streamlined User Interface, New Generation Scripts and Python Commands
Science.D.Visions today announced Release 2 (R2) of its matchmoving software, 3DEqualizer4. Winning an Academy Award® in 2002 for Technical Achievement, 3DEqualizer site licenses are installed in four of the world’s top ten Visual Effects (VFX) production houses, including Double Negative, Cinesite, Weta Digital, and the Moving Picture Company (MPC). 3DEqualizer helps visual effects and post-production artists measure, merge and ‘matchmove’ live action film sequences and plates with virtual 3D environments and effects to create a seamless look and realistic completed scenes. 3DEqualizer 4 R2 is currently in BETA, and is expected to ship in 2013.
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Shotgun Announces Tank, A New Approach to Asset Management
Tank Delivers a Foundation and Flexible App Framework for Evolving Pipelines; Adds Integrated Asset Management to the Shotgun Production Tracking Platform
Shotgun Software, the pipeline tools developer for the visual effects and animation industry, today announced a new asset management solution called Tank, designed specifically to support rapid and constant pipeline evolution, while organizing and automating a studio’s file-based workflow. Tank is the third product available from Shotgun Software and is built on top of the Shotgun production tracking platform alongside Revolver, its all-in-one review and approval toolset. Shotgun Software will be demonstrating Tank at the SIGGRAPH Conference (Booth #837) at the Los Angeles Convention Center from August 7-9, 2012, and will host its annual User Group Meeting on Tuesday, August 7 at 2:00PM.
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Vicon to showcase three highly anticipated products at SIGGRAPH 2012
News: Vicon to showcase three highly anticipated products at SIGGRAPH 2012Blade 2, a new Interaction Device and Cara Demos Available at Booth #729
Vicon, developer of motion capture systems for the Entertainment, Engineering and Life Science markets, will be showcasing several new products during the Siggraph conference next week in Los Angeles, Calif. Products include the highly anticipated Blade 2 motion capture processing software and the ‘Mobile Mocap’ concept previewed at Siggraph 2011 dubbed ‘Cara’ and a new Interaction Device for navigating immersive environments.
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Cut+Run Editor Frank Effron Collaborates With Carl Erik Rinsch on New Nissan Campaign
News: Cut+Run Editor Frank Effron Collaborates With Carl Erik Rinsch on New Nissan CampaignTheatrical 3D Version to Premiere With The Amazing Spider-Man
Cut+Run editor Frank Effron’s most recent collaboration with visionary director Carl Erik Rinsch is a VFX intensive Nissan campaign that deftly illustrates the notion of a totally re-imagined car inspired by its DNA. The first of the series, for the Nissan Altima, is airing now; a 3D version of the spot premieres theatrically before The Amazing Spider-Man starting July 3.
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Shotgun and Revolver Streamline Prime Focus’ Global VFX Collaboration on Men In Black 3
News: Shotgun and Revolver Streamline Prime Focus’ Global VFX Collaboration on Men In Black 3Global entertainment services company Prime Focus World provides award-winning visual effects and stereo 3D conversion services to major studios around the world. Its visual effects artists have created breathtaking shots for top films such as Avatar, Tron: Legacy, and the Harry Potter, Twilight and X-Men franchises, and its stereo 3D technicians have converted blockbusters including Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 and Transformers: Dark of the Moon using its proprietary 2D-to-3D process, View-D.
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Shotgun and Tweak Reinvent Review with Revolver
News: Shotgun and Tweak Reinvent Review with RevolverRevolver provides modern digital studios with a powerful new way to review, iterate, and collaborate on work at any time, from any location, on any device.
Shotgun announced it has teamed up with Tweak on a new product called Revolver that provides digital studios with an all-in-one review toolset. Revolver combines production tracking and review, making it easy for teams in any location to view their latest work in context of the cut, browse and compare iterations, annotate on images, write notes, and collaborate on work in real-time.
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14 Academy Award-Nominated Movies: One Thing in Common
Digital Artists Worldwide Used Autodesk Digital Entertainment Creation Software to Create 2011's Most Celebrated Movies
Digital artists devoted days and years behind the scenes to help create the movie magic seen in many of this year's Academy Award-nominated films. In the categories for Best Visual Effects and Best Animated Film (Feature and Short) in particular, many artists relied on the same set of tools -- Digital Entertainment Creation (DEC) software from Autodesk Inc. (NASDAQ: ADSK).
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LAIKA Licenses Shotgun Software For Stop-Motion Animation & VFX Work
Deployed for stop-motion animated feature ParaNorman, Shotgun proves effective in enhancing collaboration within data-heavy stop-motion pipelines
Shotgun Software announced that leading animation studio LAIKA has purchased a site license of Shotgun to manage production and enhance collaboration for stop-motion and VFX work throughout its Portland, Oregon studio. LAIKA implemented the flexible, web-based solution as a central platform for modernizing production management of the data-heavy stop-motion process on its upcoming 3D animated feature ParaNorman, releasing August 17, 2012 from Focus Features.
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Digital Domain Strengthens Feature Film Visual Effects Division with New VP David Lipman
News: Digital Domain Strengthens Feature Film Visual Effects Division with New VP David LipmanFormer DreamWorks Animation and Framestore executive to drive company’s visual effects business
Digital Domain Productions, a subsidiary of Digital Domain Media Group (NYSE: DDMG), has named David Lipman vice president of features visual effects production. The 30-year industry veteran, a former executive at DreamWorks Animation, Framestore and USAnimation, brings expertise in visual effects, animation, production and development to the company. He will be based in Digital Domain's Venice, California studio reporting to Jody Madden, who has been promoted to senior vice president of global studio operations, overseeing production, technology and operations for all of Digital Domain's worldwide studios.
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GenArts Sapphire Edge™ Brings High-End Visual Effects to the Final Cut Pro X Creative Community
Sapphire Edge for Final Cut Pro X Gives Editors A Competitive Edge; Produces More Engaging Video in Less Time Without Compromising Quality
GenArts® Inc., the global leader in specialized visual effects software for the media and advertising industries, today announced the availability of Sapphire Edge for Final Cut Pro X professional video editing application from Apple. Sapphire Edge empowers Final Cut Pro X editors to efficiently apply cutting-edge visual effects in a streamlined editorial experience without compromising the quality of the final result. Sapphire Edge delivers the same professional visual effects as its high-end counterpart Sapphire, and is designed with the busy, modern editor in mind. By extending the modern workflow introduced in Final Cut Pro X, Sapphire Edge visual effects software enables broadcast, film, and online video editors to produce more engaging stories in fewer steps, saving valuable production time and money.
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GenArts Releases Sapphire v6 for Final Cut Pro 7 and OFX Systems
Sapphire v6, the Most Comprehensive Professional Visual Effects Solution, Is Now Available on All Major Editing Platforms
GenArts Inc., the global leader in specialized visual effects (VFX) software, today expanded the newest version of Sapphire to include support for Apple Final Cut Pro 7, The Foundry Nuke, Sony Vegas, and other open effects (OFX) systems.
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Image Systems Names Colorist Adam Hawkey as Strategic Consultant Amid Growing Deployment of Nucoda and Phoenix
News: Image Systems Names Colorist Adam Hawkey as Strategic Consultant Amid Growing Deployment of Nucoda and PhoenixImage Systems has named Adam Hawkey to the company's staff of strategic consultants, as the Nucoda and Phoenix product solutions continue to be the premium choice for color grading, mastering and restoration in the industry. Hawkey is a respected DI colorist and technical expert who has worked in a number of leading facilities.
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Blue Sky Studios Chooses Shotgun for Production Management and Collaboration
Shotgun Software announced today that Academy Award®-winning animation company Blue Sky Studios has chosen the Shotgun web-based production management system. The studio is integrating Shotgun into its pipeline as the central platform for studio-wide collaboration among all of its 400 employees, as well as directors and producers working on productions at Blue Sky.
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Framestore Integrates IKinema into its Motion Capture Pipeline
News: Framestore Integrates IKinema into its Motion Capture PipelineNew Plug-in Enables Users to Create or Retarget Data Inside Maya in Real-time
Bringing a new age of motion capture processing to the industry, IKinema™ LTD announced today that the leading VFX house in London, Framestore, has incorporated IKinema technology into its motion capture production pipeline. Chosen for its powerful, fast and remarkably controllable design, IKinema’s inverse kinematics (IK) solver is now the key motion capture solving and retargeting tool that Framestore uses to create special effects and animation for both its broadcast and VFX projects.
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GenArts and PixelFish Revolutionize Local Business Advertising Through the Targeted Use of Visual Effects
Visual Effects are a Scalable and Cost-Effective Way to Increase Ad Appeal and Purchase Intent
GenArts, Inc., the global leader in visual effects (VFX) software, and PixelFish.com, the leading provider of online video and marketing solutions for local businesses, today announced that GenArts will be the exclusive visual effects solution for PixelFish video advertising.
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GenArts Shows Off Dynamic VFX Solution at IBC 2011
Sapphire Edge and the upcoming Sapphire v6 leverage the powerful GenArts Solution to bring high-quality visual effects to all video creators
GenArts Inc., the global leader in visual effects (VFX) software for the media and advertising industries, will showcase its new visual effects solution designed to help editors and videographers of all levels create more engaging content in less time and under constrained budgets.
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Deluxe Visual Effects Facilities Standardize on Shotgun Software for Production Tracking and Collaboration
Multi-Site License Purchased Across Deluxe's Global Network of Visual Effects Companies Method Studios, Postmodern and Rushes
Shotgun Software, developers of the Shotgun web-based production tracking and collaboration system, announced today that the visual effects units of Deluxe Entertainment Services Group have purchased a multi-site Shotgun license to seamlessly connect its global facilities, which include Method Studios in Los Angeles, Vancouver, New York and London; Postmodern in Sydney, and Rushes in London.
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Pandora Returns to NAB with PSi, PLUTO, and PILOT
An Oasis of New Products in the Nevada Desert
Widely recognized for its industry-leading line of colour grading systems, Pandora International will be introducing three new products at NAB 2011, April 11-14 in Las Vegas. PSi is a hardware upgrade for Spirit Classic and Shadow telecines that gives users 2K and HD scanning capabilities. PLUTO is a display color management system, and PILOT is a controller for telecines, VTRs and image processors. With the new technologies, Pandora is renewing its commitment to providing high-end tools for artists in postproduction and film finishing facilities.
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Mistika proclaims CineForm™ compatibility supporting SI-2K Silicon Imaging Cameras
Codec used in Silicon Imaging SI-2K now supported natively, in real-time, without required conversions. CineForm RAW™ has now joined the long list of formats that Mistika supports.
SGO announces today that the codec used by Silicon Imaging Cameras, such as the SI-2K, is now supported natively in Mistika, without required conversions, and all in real-time. Industry-leading DI and stereo 3D post system, Mistika, has been developed to support the CineForm RAW™ digital intermediate codec, a powerful 12-bit codec that natively encodes the RAW Bayer data from the single-sensor on Silicon Imaging cameras. It then preserves the RAW data at the codec level, until the information is "flattened" for final output. Silicon Imaging SI-2K combines a digital cinema class 2048x1152 resolution camera head, and the power of CineForm RAW™, to deliver a direct-to-disk raw recording platform with unprecedented image quality and shooting flexibility.
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Autodesk Technology Helps Conjure Movie Magic for Academy Award Honorees
Autodesk Celebrates Digital Artists Behind Most-Acclaimed Movies of the Year
The remarkable transformations of cityscapes in "Inception" were achieved with the help of visual effects software from Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADSK), marking the 16th consecutive year that Autodesk Digital Entertainment Creation tools were used on a Best Visual Effects Oscar–winning movie.
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Visual Effects Society Uses Shotgun to Streamline Review Process for 9th Annual VES Awards
Shotgun Software announced today that the Visual Effects Society used the Shotgun web-based production tracking and collaboration system to streamline its review and selection process for the 9th Annual VES Awards.
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Double Negative Adopts Shotgun Software for Production Tracking and Collaboration
Europe's Largest VFX Facility Purchases Site License for Over 800 Digital Artists
Shotgun Software, developers of the Shotgun web-based production tracking and collaboration system, announced that Double Negative has purchased a global Shotgun site license for its facilities in London and Singapore. Double Negative is Europe's largest provider of visual effects for film.
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Tweak Software Releases RV Integration Package for Nuke
News: Tweak Software Releases RV Integration Package for NukeRV’s advanced playback helps artists get more out of The Foundry’s Nuke
Tweak Software, makers of RV, the next generation image and sequence viewer for VFX and animation artists, and The Foundry, the world-leading visual effects software developer, announced today the release of RV/Nuke integration. The new package brings high-performance RV playback to Nuke and enables a seamless workflow that takes advantage of the best features of both Nuke and RV.
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Red Giant's Powerful 3D Particle System Trapcode Particular is Now Available for NUKE
The Foundry, a leading developer of visual effects software whose products have been used to make globally acclaimed movies such as "Avatar", "District 9" and the "Harry Potter" franchise, is pleased to announce that Red Giant Software's Trapcode Particular is now available for its high-end compositor NUKE.
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Rising Sun Pictures Names Kevin Campbell to Lead Growing 3D Team
News: Rising Sun Pictures Names Kevin Campbell to Lead Growing 3D TeamFormer Cinesite supervisor to oversee construction of an expanded 3D pipeline.
Continuing to lure top international talent to South Australia, Rising Sun Pictures has appointed Kevin Campbell to its senior creative team as Head of 3D. Formerly with Cinesite, London, Campbell will manage the growth of RSP’s 3D department as the company proceeds with ambitious plans to add production capacity, extend capabilities and cement its position among the upper echelon of visual effects producers worldwide.
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YoYotta to Introduce YoYo v.3 at IBC
Newest Version of Postproduction Workflow Management System to Debut in Amsterdam
YoYotta will introduce the new version of YoYo – the company’s flagship postproduction workflow management system at IBC 2010 in Amsterdam, Sept. 10-14.
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Image Metrics and Centroid to Offer Comprehensive Animation Solution
Partnership Marks the Launch of Image Metrics' Preferred Partner Program to Provide Clients with a Range of Complementary Animation Services
Image Metrics, Inc. (OTC BB: IMGX), a leading provider of facial animation technology for the entertainment industry, today announced a partnership with Centroid, the United Kingdom's leading motion capture and character animation services company, to provide an integrated animation solution to the film, television and video games industries.
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Shotgun Coming out of Beta at SIGGRAPH 2010 With Over 170 Clients Worldwide
Shotgun Highlights Integration Partners, Launches Open Source Initiative for Developers/Studios, Hosts a Developer User Group and Previews Forthcoming Version 2.1
Shotgun Software will formally release Shotgun at SIGGRAPH 2010; the production tracking and collaboration system has been in private beta for over a year and has already amassed a dedicated client base of over 170 visual effects, video game and post production facilities.
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PipelineFX, Shotgun Software and Tweak Software Announce Global Roadshow to Showcase Integrated Product Line
Three companies announce 8-city worldwide tour
Tweak Software, makers of RV, the next generation image and sequence viewer for VFX and animation artists, PipelineFX, makers of Qube!™ - the leading render farm management software for digital media creation, and Shotgun Software, makers of Shotgun, a customizable web-based project management and collaboration system, announced today an 8-city world tour showcasing their latest integrated products and discussing integrated pipelines with the digital content creation community.
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Peter Marin and Martin Lazaro Join Method Studios
Visual effects facility boosts NY talent roster with VFX supervisor and sr. Flame artist
In a move bolstering the talent pool at its New York facility, visual effects company Method Studios has hired VFX supervisor Peter Marin and senior Flame artist Martin Lazaro, who most recently completed work on the Spike Jonze film "I’m Here.”
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Shotgun and Rising Sun Research Announce Integration of Shotgun Production Tracking System and cineSync Remote Review Software
Artists Can Initiate cineSync Review Sessions Based On Shotgun Playlists, And Automatically Publish Notes And Drawings From cineSync Back Into Shotgun
Shotgun Software and Rising Sun Research (RSR) today announced integration of their workflow solutions catering to visual effects, animation and other digital production studios. Shotgun is a web-based project management and collaboration system and RSR’s cineSync is a remote review and approval tool that enables synchronized viewing and annotation of content across the web. Together, they enable teams collaborating across multiple locations to work more efficiently.
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Cinesite ramps up its compositing department with Nuke investment
Cinesite, one of the world’s leading film visual effects houses, has heavily expanded its compositing department by investing in a site licence of The Foundry’s Nuke compositing software. This allows the facility to host a significant number of additional seats for its visual effects artists.
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The Foundry Launch Nuke 3rd Party Plug-In Partner Programme With GenArts
Leading visual effects software company, The Foundry, today announced the release of Nuke 6.0v4 and the launch of its Nuke plug-in installer.
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Method Studios Hires Dan Glass, Drew Jones and Stephane Ceretti
LA & NY-based visual effects company bolsters feature film offerings; expands into the UK
Visual effects company Method Studios is expanding its feature film VFX offerings with the appointment of three major talents: Dan Glass, Drew Jones and Stephane Ceretti. As senior creative director, Glass will oversee both feature and commercial projects at Method. On the production side, Jones will lead film projects globally as Method’s vice president of feature films.
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Shotgun and Tweak Release Integrated Production Tracking and Playback Tools
Companies Collaborate to Offer Seamless Workflow Between Shotgun and RV
Shotgun Software and Tweak Software today released an integration package for seamless interoperation of their VFX and animation production tools, Shotgun and RV. The combined solutions make it fast and easy for studios to track, organize, play, and review their work.
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MAXON Continues Role as 3D Motion Graphics Leader with Introduction of CINEMA 4D Broadcast Edition
Designed Exclusively for Broadcast Design Professionals, New Product Bundle Delivers the Ultimate 3D Motion Graphics Toolkit.
MAXON Computer, a leading developer of professional 3D modeling, painting, animation and rendering solutions, today introduced CINEMA 4D Broadcast Edition, a comprehensive new bundle of its highly acclaimed 3D software suite.
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Autodesk Software Plays Starring Role in Creation of 'G.I. Joe' Movie
VFX Studios in California, London and Canada Craft Spectacular Effects Using Autodesk Flame, Maya, 3ds Max, Softimage, Mudbox, MotionBuilder and FBX
Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADSK) salutes the hundreds of artists worldwide who collectively created close to 1,500 visual effects shots for this summer's action-packed movie "G.I. Joe: The Rise of the Cobra."
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Science.D.Visions Unveils 3DEqualizer4—New Version of Industry-Standard Match Move Software
Re-Written Calculation Engine Produces 50 to 100 Times Faster Performance when Reconstructing Complex Camera and 3D Match Moves; Adds New Productivity Features and User Interface
Science.D.Visions today announced 3DEqualizer4, the latest version of its match moving software, winner of an Academy Award® in 2002 for Technical Achievement.
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Shotgun and Tweak Announce Strategic Alliance
Companies Collaborate to Offer Seamless Integration of Shotgun Production Tracking System and RV Playback Software
hotgun Software and Tweak Software today announced their intentions to integrate their VFX and animation production tools, Shotgun and RV, for seamless interoperation. The combined solutions make it easy for users to find and play back media they need to review.
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Shotgun Software To Host SIGGRAPH 2009 Event
Pipeline Presentation Will Feature Speakers from Digital Domain and Zoic Studios
Shotgun Software is hosting a user group at SIGGRAPH 2009 featuring guests from Digital Domain and Zoic Studios. Shotgun Software develops Shotgun, a project management and collaboration system for the animation, games and visual effects markets.
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Weta Digital buys Nuke site licence
Leading visual effects software developer, The Foundry, today announced that Weta Digital, New Zealand’s premier multi-award winning VFX studio, has purchased a site licence of Nuke to enhance its in-house pipeline.
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Industrial Light & Magic Purchases Site Licence Of Nuke
Leading visual effects software developer, The Foundry, today announced that Industrial Light & Magic (ILM), Lucasfilm Ltd’s multiple Academy Award-winning visual effects studio, has purchased a site licence of Nuke to complement its in-house pipeline.
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The Foundry Announces Management Buyout Led By Advent Venture Partners
Leading visual effects software developer, The Foundry, whose software products have been used to make many of the past year’s biggest motion pictures, today announced a management buyout for an undisclosed sum led by Advent Venture Partners.
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Oscar Winner for Best Visual Effects 'The Curious Case of Benjamin Button' Shaped with Autodesk Technolog
Autodesk Applauds 81st Annual Academy Award Winners and Nominees
For the 14th consecutive year, every film nominated for the Best Visual Effects Academy Award was shaped with Autodesk, Inc. digital filmmaking tools. Autodesk congratulates Matte World Digital for its Oscar-winning visual effects work on "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button".
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Super Bowl XLIII: Autodesk Technology Key Player in Commercials
Leading advertisers and movie studios relied on technology from Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADSK) to tackle the cutting-edge visual effects and animation integral to delivering their Super Bowl XLIII message.
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MAXON Congratulates Framestore CFC on its Visual Effects Academy Award Nomination for "The Dark Knight"
MAXON’s BodyPaint 3D Texture Painting Application Used to Transform Good-Guy Harvey Dent into Villainous “Two-Face”
MAXON Computer USA, a leading developer of professional 3D modeling, painting, animation and rendering solutions, congratulates UK-based Framestore for being nominated by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for an “Achievement in Visual Effects” Academy Award for its contributions on Warner Bros. blockbuster The Dark Knight.
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NewTek LightWave 3D® Shines in "The Dark Knight" Hong Kong Sequence
NewTek showcasing LightWave 3D use in film, TV, games, print and visualization projects at its SIGGRAPH 2008 booth #159
NewTek Inc., manufacturer of industry-leading 3D animation and video products, today announced LightWave 3D® was used by artist Stuart Penn at Framestore, for key scenes of one of 2008’s biggest box office successes, "The Dark Knight." A highlight of the LightWave®-generated work appears during the movie’s notable Hong Kong sequence.
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Renowned London Colorist Matt Turner Makes The Move to U.S.
Joins Company 3 in Los Angeles
Award-winning colorist Matt Turner, one of the undisputed stars of London's post-production community, has re-located to the U.S. and joined Company 3 in Los Angeles.
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Houdini 9.5 for Mac OS X
FREE Houdini 9.5 public beta available immediately for download from Sidefx.com and continues to support Windows and Linux
Side Effects Software, an industry leader in 3D animation and visual effects software, is pleased to announce the planned release of Houdini 9.5 on July 15, 2008. Houdini 9.5 brings the 3D industry's first node-based workflow to the Mac ensuring that 3D artists can collaborate seamlessly in a multi-platform environment.
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89's Jordan Green Cuts Geico
2008 AICE National Campaign finalist (Geico: Cabbage Patch, Beverly Hillbillies, Flintstones) Jordan Green of bicoastal 89 Edit collaborates with Hungry Man's David Gray for this six spot campaign for leading auto insurance provider, GEICO.
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Smoke & Mirrors Adds To The Magic With New Appointments
Smoke & Mirrors, the creatively-lead high-end post production house, has added to its bag of tricks with new staff appointments that strengthen its visual effects capabilities and post-production management teams.
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