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Studios Helps “Cosmos” Previsualize the Wonders of Science http://news.creativecow.net/story/877087 http://news.creativecow.net/story/877087 (Culver City, California--September 10, 2014) In a project spanning 9 months, BARABOOM Studios served as previsualization supplier for Cosmos A SpaceTime Odyssey, assisting in the design and execution of numerous complex visuals for the groundbreaking National Geographic Channel series, which recent Wed, 10 Sep 2014 20:37:36 GMT World’s Biggest and Best Dance Events Take Advantage of wysiwyg R33 http://news.creativecow.net/story/876822 http://news.creativecow.net/story/876822 (Toronto, Canada--August 26, 2014) Creating new and breath taking lighting designs, enjoyed by audiences of hundreds of thousands attending the worlds biggest and best dance events including Sensation, Tomorrowland and Tomorrowworld is by no means a small challenge for any lighting design company. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 19:09:55 GMT OptiTrack Takes Over as Animation Market Leader; Customers Break Motion Capture Records http://news.creativecow.net/story/876574 http://news.creativecow.net/story/876574 (Corvallis, Oregon--August 4, 2014) 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, ye Mon, 04 Aug 2014 16:37:12 GMT CAST releases wysiwyg R33 http://news.creativecow.net/story/876216 http://news.creativecow.net/story/876216 (Toronto, Canada--June 27, 2014) CAST Software today released its wysiwyg version R33, the most power packed release with more than 10 new features, giving lighting designers, multimedia and production professionals the ability to create and previsualize amazing new lighting design like never before Fri, 27 Jun 2014 14:06:51 GMT iPi Motion Capture Plays A Starring Role In “Stalingrad” – Russia's Highest-Grossing Film Of All Tim http://news.creativecow.net/story/875529 http://news.creativecow.net/story/875529 (Moscow, Russia--June 25, 2014) The Battle of Stalingrad, among the bloodiest and arguably one of the most strategically decisive battles in all of World War II, has been vividly brought to life in Stalingrad. The now released Russian-produced epic film effectively used iPi Soft iPi Motion Capture m Wed, 25 Jun 2014 18:37:34 GMT wysiwyg Makes Light of Macao’s ‘Rhythm of Life’ Celebration http://news.creativecow.net/story/875870 http://news.creativecow.net/story/875870 (Toronto, Canada--May 30, 2014) The ability of CAST Softwares wysiwyg pre-visualization solution to enable unique creative event ideas while saving time and money has been perfectly showcased by The Rhythm Of Life, a majestically colourful multimedia show held in Macaos ancient city centre. Fri, 30 May 2014 01:25:00 GMT More Realistic Than Ever Before: CAST Releases Beta Version of wysiwyg R33 http://news.creativecow.net/story/875857 http://news.creativecow.net/story/875857 (Toronto, Canada--May 27, 2014) Ahead of its general product release, expected before the end of June, CAST Software announces the distribution of the beta version of wysiwyg R33 design and previsualization software suite the second installment in the graphics upgrade -- with three of its new and s Tue, 27 May 2014 16:35:34 GMT PROOF Visualization House Provides Extensive Previs and Postvis Services for "Captain America: The W http://news.creativecow.net/story/875386 http://news.creativecow.net/story/875386 (Los Angeles, California--April 9, 2014) Proof Inc., one of the film industrys leading visualization houses, provided extensive previs and postvis services to the new Marvel Entertainment motion picture Captain America The Winter Soldier, it was announced today by Proofs Creative DirectorFounder Ron Wed, 09 Apr 2014 17:25:34 GMT BARABOOM! Studios Launches in Culver City http://news.creativecow.net/story/874002 http://news.creativecow.net/story/874002 (Culver City, California--December 19, 2013) BARABOOM Studios, a specialist in previsualization, has opened a full-service production office in Culver City. The launch of the new digs, which features workspace for a small team of artists and an assortment of cutting edge technology, is a prelude to Thu, 19 Dec 2013 18:21:25 GMT Proof London's Creative Director Pawl Fulker Presents Previsualization Session During ParisFX 2013 I http://news.creativecow.net/story/873902 http://news.creativecow.net/story/873902 (Los Angeles, California--December 12, 2013) Proof Londons Creative Director Pawl Fulker presented a previsualization session during last weeks ParisFX international event. Proof is one of the film industrys leading visualization services houses, with locations in Los Angeles, London, Sydney, Austra Thu, 12 Dec 2013 16:41:24 GMT LightWave 11.6 and NevronMotion Final Releases Now Available http://news.creativecow.net/story/873443 http://news.creativecow.net/story/873443 (Burbank, California--November 1, 2013) The LightWave 3D Group, a division of NewTek, Inc., today announced the final release of LightWave 11.6 software for 3D modeling, animation, and rendering is now available worldwide. Also announced today is the final release of the NevronMotion plug-in for Lig Fri, 01 Nov 2013 08:00:00 GMT Graphic Film Company’s Anthony Hoit Talks About iPi Motion Capture At The World Animation & VFX Summ http://news.creativecow.net/story/873255 http://news.creativecow.net/story/873255 (Moscow, Russia--October 18, 2013) iPi Soft, the developers of the markerless motion capture solution iPi Motion Capture, is pleased to announce that Anthony Hoit, Systems Lead at The Graphic Film Company, Los Angeles, CA, will be speaking about the role the software played in film previsualization Fri, 18 Oct 2013 03:55:00 GMT Global Cinematography Institute’s 1st European Session at Camerimage Film Festival 2013 http://news.creativecow.net/story/873091 http://news.creativecow.net/story/873091 (Hollywood, California--October 6, 2013) Global Cinematography Institute announces that on November 14th, the first international session of EXPANDED CINEMATOGRAPHY will be held in Europe at CAMERIMAGE. Sun, 06 Oct 2013 02:55:00 GMT Top Game Developers, Filmmakers Select OptiTrack Motion Capture http://news.creativecow.net/story/872989 http://news.creativecow.net/story/872989 (Corvallis, Oregon--September 24, 2013) Motion capture provider OptiTrack today announced installations of its Prime Series motion capture systems at several top entertainment production studios, including Cloud Imperium, Animatrik Film Design and ChAIR Entertainment. Tue, 24 Sep 2013 21:49:12 GMT Proof Provides Previs, Post Vis, Final Visual Effects and Motion Graphics Services for Universal Pic http://news.creativecow.net/story/872724 http://news.creativecow.net/story/872724 (Los Angeles, California--September 11, 2013) Proof Inc., one of the film industrys leading visualization houses, provided Previsualization and Postvisualization services, as well as final Visual Effects and some Motion Graphics imagery, for Universal Pictures Riddick, it was announced today by Proo Wed, 11 Sep 2013 20:21:35 GMT Method Studios and HALON Entertainment Announce Collaboration http://news.creativecow.net/story/872344 http://news.creativecow.net/story/872344 (Los Angeles, California--August 13, 2013) International visual effects house, Method Studios, a Deluxe Entertainment Services Group company, and previsualization company HALON Entertainment, announced a strategic alliance agreement today. Under the agreement, Method will collaborate with HALON to j Tue, 13 Aug 2013 10:48:44 GMT LightWave 3D Group Unveils LightWave 11.6 http://news.creativecow.net/story/872148 http://news.creativecow.net/story/872148 (Anaheim, California--July 23, 2013) The LightWave 3DGroup, a division of NewTek, Inc., today announced new features in LightWave 11.6, the newest version of its award-winning 3D modeling, animation and rendering software for artists and designers. LightWave 11.6 software offers modeling, rigging, a Tue, 23 Jul 2013 12:28:27 GMT Proof Provides Previs, Postvis and Visual Effects for Universal Pictures' "Fast & Furious 6" http://news.creativecow.net/story/871745 http://news.creativecow.net/story/871745 (Los Angeles, California--June 3, 2013) Proof Inc., one of the film industrys leading visualization houses, has provided Previs services to Universal Pictures Fast amp Furious 6, which was released May 24, 2013, it was announced today. According to Proof Creative DirectorFounder Ron Frankel, Proof p Mon, 03 Jun 2013 18:11:01 GMT Proof Founder & Creative Director Ron Frankel to Speak on the Role of Previs in Filmmaking at Academ http://news.creativecow.net/story/871148 http://news.creativecow.net/story/871148 (Los Angeles, California--April 8, 2013) Ron Frankel, the Founder and Creative Director of Proof Inc., one of the film industrys leading pre-visualization houses, will participate in three high profile industry events in the coming weeks. Mr. Frankel is participating in these events to promote the c Mon, 08 Apr 2013 17:02:49 GMT Ubisoft Chooses EditShare's Collaborative Workflow for Creative Unit Producing Game Demos and Multip http://news.creativecow.net/story/870820 http://news.creativecow.net/story/870820 (Boston, Massachusetts--March 25, 2013) EditShare, the technology leader in shared media storage and end-to-end tapeless workflow solutions, announced today that Ubisoft Montral has selected several EditShare products to streamline the multiplatform promotional workflow for Ubik, the game developers Mon, 25 Mar 2013 16:24:10 GMT Proof Inc., One Of Hollywood’s Leading Pre-Vis Houses, Names Katie Wells As Executive Produce http://news.creativecow.net/story/870702 http://news.creativecow.net/story/870702 (Los Angeles, California--March 7, 2013) Proof Inc., one of the film industrys leading pre-visualization houses, has named Katie Wells its Executive Producer. The announcement was made by Ron Frankel, Proof s founder and Creative Director. Thu, 07 Mar 2013 04:56:28 GMT Oscar limelight shines on Global Cinematography Institute Program of “Expanded Cinematography” http://news.creativecow.net/story/870655 http://news.creativecow.net/story/870655 (Hollywood, California--February 27, 2013) For cinematographers, visual effects artists and to all who are involved primarily in the imaging side of the filmmaking, two award categories are the most important Cinematography and Visual Effects. This years Oscar for achievements in those fields was aw Wed, 27 Feb 2013 02:39:28 GMT Post Asylum Keeps Its Pants On http://news.creativecow.net/story/870581 http://news.creativecow.net/story/870581 (Dallas, Texas--February 7, 2013) Post Asylum is a Dallas, Texas-based facility comprising three high-end, award-winning creative post boutiques PA Editorial Pure Evil Music and Sound Design and PA Motion DesignVFX. Each boutique is dedicated to not only satisfying, but exceeding client needs and ex Thu, 07 Feb 2013 16:14:53 GMT MacVideo Promo Offers StoryBoard Quick at 50% Off, Presents Free Live Webinar http://news.creativecow.net/story/870397 http://news.creativecow.net/story/870397 (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania--January 10, 2013) MacVideo Promo, an e-tailer specializing in money-saving promotions on apps, plug-ins, templates, and training for Mac video enthusiasts, today announced that they are offering PowerProduction Softwares StoryBoard Quick for 175 through February 4, 2013 Thu, 10 Jan 2013 00:09:13 GMT Media & Entertainment Luminaries to Showcase Pioneering Work at NVIDIA GPU Technology Conference http://news.creativecow.net/story/870385 http://news.creativecow.net/story/870385 (Santa Clara, California--January 7, 2013) NVIDIAs annual GPU Technology Conference (GTC), taking place March 18-21 in San Jose, will offer a special track focusing on media and entertainment, bringing together leading feature film and television producers, visual effects artists, post-production pr Mon, 07 Jan 2013 15:30:20 GMT "Expanded Cinematography Continues To Grow" At Global Cinematography Institute http://news.creativecow.net/story/870094 http://news.creativecow.net/story/870094 (Hollywood, California--October 25, 2012) Expanded Cinematography at Global Cinematography Institute continues to grow. Global Cinematography Institute has students fromall over the globe - Brazil, Italy, Finland, Argentina, Mosambique, Australia, UK, Dubai, Mexico, Poland, Russia, Tunisia and USA. Thu, 25 Oct 2012 05:41:45 GMT Persistence Of Vision, Hollywood’s Preeminent Pre-Vis Company, Launches New “Multi-Media Content” Un http://news.creativecow.net/story/869550 http://news.creativecow.net/story/869550 (Hollywood, California--August 27, 2012) Persistence of Vision (POV), Hollywoods preeminent Pre-Vis company, with a history of working on such major motion pictures as the Star Wars Prequels, and entries in the Mission Impossible and X-Men film franchises, has launched a new Multi-Media Content Unit Mon, 27 Aug 2012 18:24:04 GMT Autodesk, Lightstorm Entertainment and Weta Digital Drive Virtual Production Forward http://news.creativecow.net/story/869452 http://news.creativecow.net/story/869452 (Los Angeles, California--August 8, 2012) Autodesk, Inc., (NADSAQ ADSK) has partnered with Lightstorm Entertainment and Weta Digital to develop the next generation of virtual production technology for the motion picture industry. Wed, 08 Aug 2012 17:33:39 GMT Visual Computing Labs Brings ‘Arjun: The Warrior Prince’ to Life Using Autodesk Software http://news.creativecow.net/story/869450 http://news.creativecow.net/story/869450 (San Rafael, California--August 8, 2012) Indian animation and visual effects powerhouse Visual Computing Labs (VCL), a division of Tata Elxsi Ltd., leveraged Digital Entertainment Creation software from Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ ADSK) to produce its second mainstream animated Bollywood film Arjun The Wed, 08 Aug 2012 17:25:26 GMT OptiTrack to Showcase New Camera Series at SIGGRAPH 2012 http://news.creativecow.net/story/869355 http://news.creativecow.net/story/869355 (Corvallis, Oregon--July 30, 2012) At SIGGRAPH 2012, OptiTrack will launch a brand new series of motion capture cameras specifically tailored to large-volume, full-scale productions. Mocap demos will be conducted in booth 610, and will also include a look at the Flex 13, which debuted in March 2012 Mon, 30 Jul 2012 22:51:20 GMT Cut+Run Editor Frank Effron Collaborates With Carl Erik Rinsch on New Nissan Campaign http://news.creativecow.net/story/869185 http://news.creativecow.net/story/869185 (June 29, 2012) CutRun editor Frank Effrons 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 ve Fri, 29 Jun 2012 01:51:30 GMT Iron Claw Scores Emmy Award For NBC Sports "Sunday Night Football" Show Open http://news.creativecow.net/story/868869 http://news.creativecow.net/story/868869 (Los Angeles, California--May 17, 2012) Iron Claw, a full-service production company, is celebrating its recent Emmy win for Outstanding Production DesignArt Direction for the Sunday Night Football open with Faith Hill for NBC Sports. Thu, 17 May 2012 21:21:54 GMT "Red Tails" Delivers Monumental Maneuvers with LightWave http://news.creativecow.net/story/868725 http://news.creativecow.net/story/868725 (April 25, 2012) The first African-American military aviators to serve in the U.S. armed forces endured and overcame adversity, including racial segregation and discrimination, during World War II to fight in defense of freedom. Despite others attempts at denying them their own freedoms, the Tuskege Wed, 25 Apr 2012 19:04:15 GMT “Expanded Cinematography” Continues to Progress! http://news.creativecow.net/story/868479 http://news.creativecow.net/story/868479 (Hollywood, California--April 12, 2012) This upcoming weekend, April 14th - 15th, is the first time students of the Global Cinematography Institute will study, at Universals Virtual Stage 1, the subject which rarely, if ever, is taught in film schools Virtual Cinematography. Distinguished cinematog Thu, 12 Apr 2012 20:41:23 GMT 14 Academy Award-Nominated Movies: One Thing in Common http://news.creativecow.net/story/868199 http://news.creativecow.net/story/868199 (San Rafael, California--February 16, 2012) Digital artists devoted days and years behind the scenes to help create the movie magic seen in many of this years Academy Award-nominated films. In the categories for Best Visual Effects and Best Animated Film (Feature and Short) in particular, many artis Thu, 16 Feb 2012 19:20:26 GMT Digital Domain’s Neil Huxley Directs Epic Show Open for UFC® http://news.creativecow.net/story/868091 http://news.creativecow.net/story/868091 (Los Angeles, California--February 3, 2012) Zuffa, LLC, owner of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) brand, turned to Digital Domain to create a new show open for its legendary matches, set for debut at UFC 143 DIAZ vs. CONDIT live on Pay-Per-View at 10 p.m. ET7 p.m. PT on Saturday, February 4. Fri, 03 Feb 2012 20:05:16 GMT IBC 2011: Autodesk Presents Great Views and Great News http://news.creativecow.net/story/866953 http://news.creativecow.net/story/866953 (San Rafael, California--August 31, 2011) At this years International Broadcasting Convention (IBC) Sept. 9 to 13 in Amsterdam, Autodesk will demonstrate the latest version of Autodesk Smoke for Mac OS X editorial finishing software, along with the latest versions of the companys 3D visual effects s Wed, 31 Aug 2011 17:26:51 GMT The Secret Weapon: How 3D Artist David Ridlen Uses DAZ 3D Tools and Assets to Speed and Strengthen M http://news.creativecow.net/story/866882 http://news.creativecow.net/story/866882 (August 18, 2011) The modeling process is known for taking significant time and money, but as 3D professional David Ridlen has proven time and time again, it doesnt always have to be the case. Thu, 18 Aug 2011 18:24:08 GMT Walt Disney Pictures and Autodesk Sign XGen Technology License Agreement http://news.creativecow.net/story/866834 http://news.creativecow.net/story/866834 (San Rafael, California--August 9, 2011) 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 exclusi Tue, 09 Aug 2011 22:23:44 GMT MAXON CINEMA 4D R12 Honored with Live Design Magazine Projection Product of the Year Award http://news.creativecow.net/story/866375 http://news.creativecow.net/story/866375 (Newbury Park, California--May 4, 2011) MAXON CINEMA 4D R12 3D modeling, painting, animation and rendering software has received the 2010-2011 Live Design Magazine Projection Products of the Year Award for best ContentCreation and Editing software in the projection category. Wed, 04 May 2011 17:15:11 GMT Mothership Moves to New Creative Studio Space http://news.creativecow.net/story/866337 http://news.creativecow.net/story/866337 (Marina Del Rey, California--April 26, 2011) As it expands its talent and capabilities, Digital Domains hybrid production company Mothership has moved into new headquarters in Marina del Rey, California. The spacious new studio space gives Mothership directors and the companys advertising, videogame Tue, 26 Apr 2011 17:31:06 GMT Rob Morgenroth Joins Dynasty FX as Executive Producer/Sr. Biz Dev Director http://news.creativecow.net/story/866008 http://news.creativecow.net/story/866008 (Sherman Oaks, California--April 4, 2011) Dynasty Visual Effects amp Animation LLC has hired VFX veteran Rob Morgenroth as Executive ProducerSenior Director, Business Development. Morgenroth will report to Dynasty CEO Bruce Silverman, and will seek to expand the client base for Dynastys newly-launch Mon, 04 Apr 2011 17:47:33 GMT Autodesk Technology Helps Conjure Movie Magic for Academy Award Honorees http://news.creativecow.net/story/865818 http://news.creativecow.net/story/865818 (San Rafael, California--March 9, 2011) 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 Wed, 09 Mar 2011 19:53:26 GMT Autodesk Maya 2012 Software: New Ways to Explore, Refine and Present Creative Concepts http://news.creativecow.net/story/865743 http://news.creativecow.net/story/865743 (San Rafael, California--March 2, 2011) Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ ADSK) announced that Autodesk Maya 2012 3D modeling, animation, visual effects, rendering and compositing software now contains powerful new toolsets for previsualization and games prototyping, extended simulation capabilities and better Wed, 02 Mar 2011 00:31:55 GMT OptiTrack Insight VCS Receives Innovation in Media Arts Award http://news.creativecow.net/story/865257 http://news.creativecow.net/story/865257 (Corvallis, Oregon--December 13, 2010) Recognized for its outstanding contribution to the film industry, OptiTracks Insight VCS virtual camera system has been selected to receive the Award for Innovation in Media Arts by Oregons Governors Office of Film amp Television. This prestigious award will be Mon, 13 Dec 2010 19:11:13 GMT OptiTrack Insight VCS Virtual Motion Capture System Ships to Customers Worldwide http://news.creativecow.net/story/865236 http://news.creativecow.net/story/865236 (Corvallis, Oregon--December 9, 2010) Previewed to widespread acclaim at SIGGRAPH 2010, OptiTracks Insight VCS virtual camera system is now available to customers worldwide. Offered at a third of the price of competing systems, the Insight VCS is ideal for previsualization and production in game and Thu, 09 Dec 2010 19:06:01 GMT Autodesk Now Shipping Lagoa Multiphysics for Softimage 3D Software http://news.creativecow.net/story/864954 http://news.creativecow.net/story/864954 (San Rafael, California--October 14, 2010) Autodesk announced that it has entered into a license agreement with Lagoa Technologies Inc. for its Lagoa Materials multiphysics simulation technology. Thu, 14 Oct 2010 18:18:51 GMT Hinge Digital Unleashes CG for Nike LunarGlide+ 2 Spot http://news.creativecow.net/story/864849 http://news.creativecow.net/story/864849 (Portland, Oregon--September 27, 2010) Utilizing advanced animation and camera projection techniques, Hinge Digital brings realism and energy to footwear, lighting effects and cityscapes in the newest Nike LunarGlide 2 campaign entitled Dynamic Support Run Unleashed. Mon, 27 Sep 2010 17:17:26 GMT Stereo3D Unlimited Shoots 3d Music Video With Arri's Alexa Cameras http://news.creativecow.net/story/864721 http://news.creativecow.net/story/864721 (Toronto, Canada--September 10, 2010) Toronto-based production company, Stereo3D Unlimited, has just shot and released the stereoscopic 3D music video Shake The Apple by Ariana Gillis on YouTube 3D and Vimeo. Fri, 10 Sep 2010 17:55:05 GMT Tim Dashwood to Unveil New 3D Mastering Technology at IBC 2010 http://news.creativecow.net/story/864641 http://news.creativecow.net/story/864641 (Boston, Massachusetts--September 7, 2010) Canada-based company, Dashwood Cinema Solutions, has been invited by Matrox to demonstrate their cutting-edge stereoscopic 3D solutions on the Matrox stand (7.B29) during the 2010 International Broadcasting Convention (IBC), to be held at the RAI Amsterdam Tue, 07 Sep 2010 17:16:53 GMT