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OTOY Expands OctaneRender™ Integration to NUKE, Houdini, MotionBuilder, Unreal Engine 4, and Digital Molecular Matter Engine
Cloud graphics company, OTOY Inc., today announced expanded support for its acclaimed OctaneRender™ software, giving artists and animators more choice in where and how they work and accelerating content creation by bringing lightning fast true-to-life rendering to four more popular 3D applications. Along with previously announced plugins for Adobe Photoshop and Adobe After Effects, OctaneRender™ plugins are also in development for The Foundry’s NUKE compositing software, Side Effects Software’s Houdini™ 3D animation software, Autodesk’s MotionBuilder® 3D character animation software, and Epic Games’ Unreal Engine 4.
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OptiTrack Takes Over as Animation Market Leader; Customers Break Motion Capture Records
News: OptiTrack Takes Over as Animation Market Leader; Customers Break Motion Capture RecordsNew Customers Include Activision, Microsoft Games Studios, Eidos, Ubisoft, Crytek, DICE, and USC School of Cinematic Arts
With dozens of installations in the last six months, OptiTrack has become the motion capture technology of choice for production character animation. Many of these new adopters had capture requirements that were deemed impossible based on existing technologies, yet with OptiTrack's Prime Series cameras, exceeded expectations even in complex outdoor and large-volume shooting scenarios.
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Method Studios Names Esteemed Visual Effects Supervisor Marc Weigert As President
Appointment Comes as Method Continues Work on High-Profile Projects Including "Guardians of the Galaxy" and "The Maze Runner"
Method Studios, Deluxe's global visual effects company, has named industry professional Marc Weigert as its president.
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Cobham to Feature Nano HDTX and New Receiver Platform with “RefCam” at NAB 2014
Cobham, the RF specialist company backed by more than 40 years’ of experience in transmitting and receiving information in difficult electronic environments, will feature “Nano HDTX”, the world’s smallest wireless HD transmitter, and a new receiver platform at NAB 2014.
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HOAX Films Creates “Experiential” Website for Organ Regeneration Science Pioneer MEBO International
News: HOAX Films Creates “Experiential” Website for Organ Regeneration Science Pioneer MEBO InternationalMEBO Campus site feature a floating city that continues to grow.
Kevin Xu, CEO of MEBO International has come up with a novel way to introduce audience to the achievements of organ regeneration science. Visitors to the California-based company’s campus website find themselves in a computer-generated floating city that’s home to a towering library, a giant rotating sphere and other iconic wonders. Visitors can choose to tour the city on foot or from the seat of a translucent shuttlecraft while a narrator describes “a revolution in science that will change our lives.”
published 7 months ago   read more
Cobham to Feature Nano HD at CABSAT 2014
Stand B6-30, CABSAT, Cobham, the RF specialist company backed by more than 40 years of experience in transmitting and receiving information in difficult electronic environments, will demonstrate “SOLO7 Nano HD”, the world’s smallest wireless HD transmitter, at CABSAT 2014.
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Sony Pictures Digital Productions Applies Finishing Touch to “Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2”
News: Sony Pictures Digital Productions Applies Finishing Touch to “Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2”Sound and DI teams pay a return visit to Swallow Falls and the results are delicious.
Post-production work for Sony Pictures Animation’s "Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2," the much anticipated sequel to the 2009 hit, was completed by Sony Pictures Digital Productions (SPDP) on the Sony Pictures lot in Culver City. SPDP talent oversaw sound editorial, sound mixing, color grading and editorial finishing for the animated movie, working alongside their counterparts from Sony Pictures Imageworks (SPI) and Sony Pictures Animation , who created the film’s final animation. It’s the latest project to utilize an integrated workflow linking production, animation, visual effects and post production operations on the Sony lot. "Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2" released nationwide in 2D and 3D on September 27th.
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Imagination Technologies To Highlight New Advancements In Ray Tracing Graphics And Mobile Tech At SIGGRAPH 2013
Attendees can see demos of brand-new Visualizer features alongside presentations of commercial work created with interactive ray tracing
At SIGGRAPH 2013, Imagination Technologies’ Caustic Professional will showcase new developments in ray-traced graphics through a series of tech talks, customer demonstrations, and sneak previews of Caustic Visualizer for Maya® v1.2 and Caustic Visualizer for 3ds Max® 1.0 at the Imagination Technologies booth, 351.
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Version 1.1 of Miranda iTX Render Service Makes NAB Debut
Miranda Technologies, a Belden Brand, a global provider of integrated solutions for production, playout and delivery systems for television broadcasters and multi-system operators, has announced the debut of Version 1.1 of its iTX Render Service for Adobe® After Effects® CS6 software. The iTX Render Service is a marked departure from traditional methods of graphics creation that now unleashes the full creative power of After Effects CS6 within Miranda’s iTX playout platform workflow.
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Imagination Technologies announces Caustic ray-tracing hardware certification on Lenovo workstations
Imagination Technologies (IMG.L), a leading multimedia, processor, communications and cloud technologies company, announces its Caustic Series2 R2500 and R2100 ray-tracing acceleration boards are now certified on Lenovo’s ThinkStation D30 and S30 workstations.
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Imagination Technologies ships Caustic Series2 R2500 and R2100 ray tracing acceleration boards
Revolutionary affordable add-in boards bring interactive ray-traced graphics into the creative workflow
Imagination Technologies, a leading multimedia technologies company, is now shipping its Caustic Series2 PC boards, the R2500 and R2100, which accelerate PowerVR OpenRL applications including the Caustic Visualizer™ viewport plug-ins for Autodesk® Maya® and 3ds Max® and the Neon viewport in Rhinoceros 5 from Robert McNeel and Associates.
published 2 years ago   read more
2012 National Film Registry Picks in A League of Their Own
NFL Film, “A Christmas Story,” “Uncle Tom’s Cabin” Among Registry Additions
The excitement of national football; the first black star of an American feature-length film; the visionary battle between man and machine; and an award-winning actress born yesterday are part of a kaleidoscope of cinematic moments captured on film and tapped for preservation. The Librarian of Congress James H. Billington today named 25 motion pictures that have been selected for inclusion in the National Film Registry of the Library of Congress. These cinematic treasures represent important cultural, artistic and historic achievements in filmmaking.
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Hula Post Production Travels the Globe to Serve “Life of Pi”
News: Hula Post Production Travels the Globe to Serve “Life of Pi”Supplies editorial to Ang Lee’s 3D production while shooting in India, Taiwan and Canada.
In a project that spanned nearly four years and half the globe, Hula Post Production supplied editorial systems and support for Life of Pi¸ the new 3D film from 20th Century Fox and director Ang Lee. One of the industry’s leading suppliers of editorial systems for film and television production, Hula Post Production set up and maintained editorial operations in Taiwan, India, Canada, New York and Los Angeles.
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Big Logo Advertising, In Partnership With Blue Room Post, Delivers New, Three-Spot Ad Campaign For Top Infiniti Dealership
News: Big Logo Advertising, In Partnership With Blue Room Post, Delivers  New, Three-Spot Ad Campaign For Top Infiniti DealershipBig Logo Advertising has completed a new, three-spot ad campaign for client Infiniti of Scottsdale, AZ, one of the country’s leading Infiniti dealerships. Big Logo conceived, wrote and produced the spots for broadcast and social media uses. Blue Room Post, in partnership, provided all of the post-production services necessary to complete this new campaign.
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Mobile Imagination Extends Reach of the doddle Platform into Canada
News: Mobile Imagination Extends Reach of the doddle Platform into CanadaSeasoned Television and Film Industry Executives, David Plant and Bryan Milne, Drive Efforts to Bring New Efficiencies, Reduced Costs to Canadian Production Industry with doddle Platform
Mobile Imagination LLC today announced it has extended its growing reach of the doddle Platform into Canada with the launch of doddle Canada. Headed by seasoned television and film industry executives with deep roots in the Canadian production industry - David Plant and Bryan Milne - doddle Canada is bringing the Company’s online, collaborative call sheet and planning solutions platform for production planning and logistics management to the Canadian production industry.
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Imagination announces Caustic Visualizer interactive ray traced viewport plug-in for Autodesk® Maya®
New visualization software and true full-frame interactive viewport hardware acceleration technologies showcased at SIGGRAPH 2012
Imagination Technologies, a leading multimedia technologies company, today announces its ground-breaking Caustic Visualizer™ viewport plug-in for Autodesk® Maya® 2013*. Imagination will be demonstrating Caustic Visualizer’s highly interactive full-frame performance on the new PowerVR low-power ray tracing hardware reference platform.
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Ingenuity Engine and Katy Perry are "Wide Awake" for 3D Music Video
News: Ingenuity Engine and Katy Perry are "Wide Awake" for 3D Music VideoVisual Effects Studio Teams with DNA and Panasonic to Create Dream World
Ingenuity Engine - an artist driven and owned visual effects studio - completed extensive work on the 3D music video for "Wide Awake," which was written for the 3D "Katy Perry: Part of Me" film which opened on July 5. The video was directed by Tony T. Datis of production company DNA.
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Miami breaks new ground on stunning new science museum project
News: Miami breaks new ground on stunning new science museum projectVisual Acuity enters new phase of technology consultancy for America’s new ‘building as exhibit’
The ground-breaking ceremony for the new building at the Patricia and Philip Frost Museum of Science has now taken place, giving independent technology consultancy Visual Acuity the chance to start work on the next phase of a project that looks set to capture the imagination of the architectural, technology and audiovisual communities worldwide. Formerly the Miami Science Museum, the new museum is on track to open in 2015.
published 2 years ago   read more
Evolving Artist(ry): One Man, One Tool
News: Evolving Artist(ry): One Man, One ToolAnimator and illustrator Chris O’Riley continues to hone his craft and meet artistic challenges head-on, armed with the latest tools in NewTek’s LightWave 3D
Artist Chris O’Riley can never predict what his next project will be, but he is always certain of one thing: the tool he will use to achieve it. For nearly two decades, he has been tackling various animation and illustration assignments from major news outlets and advertisers, growing and expanding as a digital artist, using NewTek’s LightWave 3D.
published 2 years ago   read more
GoPro Camera Array used in Commercial Campaign
Building on Company’s 3D Synching Technology, GoPro Array Defines New Level of Camera Versatility
GoPro, the world’s leading activity image capture company, today released a new video for international surf brand, Rip Curl, that uses the first ever mobile, waterproof 48 camera array to capture never-before-seen perspectives of two time world champion surfer, Mick Fanning, doing what he does best in the warm waters of the South Pacific.
published 3 years ago   read more
Walt Disney Pictures and Autodesk Sign XGen Technology License Agreement
Companies Collaborate to Bring Innovative Technology for Computer Generated Animation and Visual Effects to Digital Entertainment Creation Artists
At SIGGRAPH 2011, Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADSK) and Walt Disney Pictures announced an agreement to bring an innovative animation and visual effects technology to the Digital Entertainment Creation community. Autodesk obtained a license with a five-year exclusivity period for the XGen Arbitrary Primitive Generator technology (XGen), used most recently by Walt Disney Animation Studios (WDAS) in the hit animated film “Tangled.”
published 3 years ago   read more
Fusion-io Teams Up With NVIDIA, Tweak Software and Thinkbox Software to Accelerate Entertainment Production
Innovative Industry Leaders Unlock Performance to Unleash Creativity in Digital Content Creation Tools Showcased at SIGGRAPH 2011
Fusion-io (NYSE: FIO), a provider of a next-generation shared data decentralization platform, today announced its participation in the SIGGRAPH 2011 international conference on computer graphics and interactive technologies. Fusion-io is collaborating with a number of leading technology companies, including NVIDIA, Thinkbox Software and Tweak Software, to accelerate entertainment production by demonstrating full resolution, real-time digital content creation for many of the industry's most powerful applications.
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CANON U.S.A. and Ron howard select eight winners from 96,362 PHOTO entries for ‘project Imagin8ion’
“Project Imagin8ion,” the First Hollywood Film in History Inspired by a User-Generated Photo Contest, Will Begin Production in September
Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging, has collaborated with one of Hollywood’s most influential directors, Ron Howard, to select the eight winners of the “Project Imagin8ion” contest from 96,362 submissions. Launched on May 22, photographers of all levels were invited to submit their most imaginative photographs based on a series of eight separate movie themes, each one a core tenet of storytelling, to ultimately inspire Ron Howard’s short film.
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FunGoPlay—World’s First Virtual Sports Theme Park—Built with NewTek LightWave™ 10
Innovative gaming company FunGoPlay.com counts on LightWave 10 software to build a groundbreaking 3D gaming experience for children
An estimated one in three children in America today is overweight or obese, according to the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES). To help combat the growing epidemic, FunGoPlay.com has opened the world’s first virtual sports theme park—an innovative online sports world that bridges the gap between online gaming and physical activity among children. FunGoPlay artists relied on NewTek LightWave™ 10 software to create and deliver everything from eye-catching imagery and 3D elements, to customizable assets and interactive environments.
published 3 years ago   read more
Renowned Cinematographer Vilmos Zsigmond, ASC Heads to Cinema India Expo
News: Renowned Cinematographer Vilmos Zsigmond, ASC Heads to Cinema India ExpoAward-Winning DoP will present master classes and keynote June 24th & 25th in Mumbai
In collaboration with the American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) and Kodak, Createasphere will present the venerable, award-winning cinematographer Vilmos Zsigmond, ASC during next week’s Cinema India Expo in Mumbai, India, on June 24 and 25 at the Renaissance Convention Centre.
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7thSense Delta Media Server provides dome content solution for immersive Canon movie
ISE 2011 will be last stop on triumphant ‘Canon Dome’ tour
7thSense, the media serving specialist that supplies content solutions to a variety of markets, are integral in the supply of a domed Audio-Visual theatre that will act as the centre piece of the Canon stand at Integrated Systems Europe 2011 on booth 1F54.
published 4 years ago   read more
FOR-A Stocked With New Production, File-Based Solutions At NAB 2010
FOR-A, a leading manufacturer of video and audio systems for the broadcast and video production industry, will demonstrate an array of new products at the 2010 NAB Show in Las Vegas, Nev., April 12-15 (Booth C5219).
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Genarts And The Foundry Announce Strategic Alliance
Industry Leaders Collaborate to Enhance Nuke Market Growth
GenArts Inc., the premier provider of specialized visual effects software for the film, television and video industries, and The Foundry, the world-leading visual effects software developer, today announced they have entered into a broad strategic alliance.
published 5 years ago   read more
GenArts Announces Next Generation Of Sapphire
Unprecedented Performance and Quality Gains to Reshape Compositing Workflows
GenArts Inc., the premier provider of specialized visual effects software for the film, television and video industries, announced today GenArts Sapphire™ 5. The latest software upgrade is fully GPU-enabled to provide artists a completely interactive user experience at HD resolutions, while accelerating render speeds up to 700 percent.
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Panasonic and Twentieth Century Fox Team For Global Promotion of James Cameron's AVATAR
Panasonic Contributes to Creation of Highly Anticipated Hollywood Release
Panasonic Corporation today announced collaboration with Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation and Lightstorm Entertainment on the global promotion of James Cameron's AVATAR. As the film's exclusive audio visual partner, Panasonic has provided some of its latest AV technology products to help create the eagerly awaited film which will debut in theaters worldwide on December 18 in both 2D and 3D. Through this collaboration, Panasonic will add momentum to its ongoing efforts to promote its industry-leading Full HD 3D technology to consumers.
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FOR-A Brings Array of New Products at NAB 2009
FOR-A's mission since 2005, characterized by its long-standing "Imagination to Creation" theme, has been focused on bringing products and technologies to market in response to specific customer demand. The company's latest offerings will be on display at the 2009 NAB Show in Las Vegas, Nev., April 20-23 (Booth SU3507).
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Reebok Calls on Viewpoint Creative For In-store and Online Infotainment
Five Powerful Point-of-Purchase Segments Educate Consumers About Company’s Technological Advantages
Looking to articulate the state-of-the-art technology that goes into their cross-training and running shoes, sports apparel manufacturer Reebok turned to Viewpoint Creative, the award-winning creative agency specializing in lifestyle and entertainment brands.
published 6 years ago   read more
For-A’s Array Of New Products At IBC 2008 Embrace “Imagination To Creation” Theme
In direct response to customer demand, FOR-A, a leading manufacturer of video and audio systems, is introducing an enhanced line of multi-functional HD products at IBC 2008 that reinforce the company’s theme of “Imagination to Creation.” FOR-A will exhibit in Hall 2, Stand A51/B59 in Amsterdam, the Netherlands from September 12-16, 2008.
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Click 3X Gives Jamie Lidell Another Day
New York-based Click 3X recently helped create an imaginative music video for Another Day, the first single off British soul singer Jamie Lidell's new album Jim.
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News: Autodesk Congratulates Recipients of the 2007 Autodesk Masters Award
Autodesk, Inc. extends its congratulations to all recipients of this year's Autodesk Masters awards.
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The World’s First & Only Stereoscopic 3D Advocacy & Certification Group Launches Affiliate Network
Meant to be Seen, the first and only Stereoscopic 3D (S-3D) Certification and Advocacy group, has launched its first affiliate network.
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News: Adobe Fosters Student Filmmaking at Cannes
Reel Ideas Studio Program to Bring Together Global Filmmaking Community
Adobe Systems Incorporated (Nasdaq:ADBE) today announced that it is teaming with Vancouver Film School and Intel on Reel Ideas Studio, a global program to bring together student and professional filmmakers during the 60th Annual Cannes Film Festival taking place May 16 to 27 in Cannes, France.
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News: Sony Media Software Unveils Blu-Print
Application Provides Streamlined Development for New High-capacity DVD Format
Sony Media Software, a leading provider of professional video and audio editing software applications, has announced the availability of Blu-print™, a complete and cost-effective software solution for use in authoring DVD's in the new Blu-ray™ format.
published 8 years ago   read more
News: Indie Director Noah Kadner's Feature Film Formosa
Formosa's Hollywood Premiere Screening To Take Place at Renaissance Hollywood Hotel, Saturday, October 8, 2005, 8:15 p.m.
Formosa (www.formosamovie.com), the multi-award winning new comedy/drama from first time feature director Noah Kadner, whose filmmaking resume includes visual effects work on big budget films like X-Men and The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, has been selected to kick-off the opening night special event and awards ceremony at the upcoming 2005 FAIF Film Festival (Foundation for the Advancement of Independent Films) in Hollywood, Saturday October 8, 2005.
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News: BOXX Announces Tarari Joins the
Tarari Offers Top Swag – an Encoder Accelerator for Windows Media Valued at More than $13,000
BOXX Technologies, Inc., the leading workstation company offering systems that are as powerful as they are easy to integrate, announces today that Tarari® The Acceleration Company has joined the growing list of partners in the “Ultimate Swag Bag” promotion as top sponsor by contributing a Tarari Encoder Accelerator for Windows Media® valued at more than $13,000 (US). The Ultimate Swag Bag promotion celebrates NAB 2005 by giving back to the digital content and video community with the ultimate swag for digital creativity.
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News: BOXX Offers the Ultimate "Swag Bag" Beginning April 12
Industry-Leading Digital Media Hardware, Software and Publishing Companies Partner with BOXX to Give Back to the Creative Community
BOXX Technologies, the leading workstation company offering systems that are as powerful as they are easy to integrate, announces it has partnered with industry-leaders Adobe, Alias , ATI, CGNetworks, The D.A.V.E. School, Kurv Studios, Luxology, Newtek, NVIDIA, PNY, Softimage, Stash! DVD Magazine, 3Dconnexion, 3D Garage, 3DTotal and 12-Inch Design to create the Ultimate Swag Bag promotion, designed to fuel creativity and amplify digital workflow.
published 9 years ago   read more
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