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Zombies Get The motion50

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Studio Delivers Eerie & Vivid Promo Using a Blend of Illustration & Animation Broadcast

Thursday, 8 December 2011 Comments


Insomniac Games Uses Aut

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Autodesk Entertainment Creation Suite Software and Autodesk Scaleform Middleware Help Insomni

Thursday, 8 December 2011 Comments

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Click 3X Teams With CBS

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When CBS Sports wanted to create an exciting new graphic package for the 2011 U.S. Open, they teamed

Wednesday, 7 September 2011 Comments


Stereobank Announces the

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Wednesday, 30 November 2011 Comments

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Entertainment Marketing and Creative Agency BIGSMACK Opens New York City Office; Adds Andrew Kobliska as Head of Marketing & Business Development

BIGSMACK Opens New York City Office; Adds Andrew Kobliska as Head of Marketing/Business DevelopmentDemonstrating their commitment to expansion and greater creative challenges, BIGSMACK, the award-winning full-service creative agency and entertainment marketing company led by Creative Director Andy Hann, announced the addition of Andrew Kobliska as Head of Marketing & Business Development. Additionally the company has opened a New York City office, based in the heart of the Flatiron creative district and re-launched their website, which focuses on the their distinct and diverse work.

Companies Collaborate to Bring Innovative Technology for Computer Generated Animation and Visual Effects to Digital Entertainment Creation Artists

Walt Disney Pictures and Autodesk Sign XGen Technology License AgreementAt SIGGRAPH 2011, Autodesk, Inc. 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.”

“A key challenge in the visual effects industry continues to be the need to constantly evolve creatively while somehow controlling rapidly escalating production costs”

Shotgun Increases Studios' Efficiency with V3.0, Rush & cineSync IntegrationAt SIGGRAPH 2011, Shotgun Software unveils Version 3.0 of the Shotgun production management and collaboration system, with new features that make it faster and easier for visual effects, animation and video game studios to manage productions and collaborate. The company also announced two new integration projects; with the Rush render manager and cineSync's new browser-based review tool cineSync Online. Shotgun is showcasing these new capabilities, along with existing integrations with RV, Deadline and Qube! at its exhibit booth, #963.

Team completes custom development/integration project for Blur Studios

Thinkbox Software Launches Professional Services OfferingAt SIGGRAPH 2011, Thinkbox Software, a top provider of creative solutions for visual artists in entertainment, engineering and design, launched a new Professional Services offering. Thinkbox clients can now tap the company as outsourced R&D to customize Thinkbox software, integrate it into their pipelines and/or develop custom software tools.

Fuel VFX Delivered 120 Shots in Six Sequences For The Latest Marvel Superhero Blockbuster "Captain America: The First Avenger"

Fuel's VFX Supervisor Dave Morley led a team of more than 50 artists and technicians through production, ensuring that the team's work was in line with the vision of director Joe Johnston and VFX Supervisor Christopher Townsend. "This is an effects-heavy film that's set in the 1940s and stars a mythical superhero, but Joe and Chris never wanted the effects to be over-the-top or gratuitous. All the effects do in this movie is help to tell the story, so that's the brief we worked to," said Morley.