CGW Press Center

NAB

Boris, Imagineer Team Up on New VFX Tools
20-Apr-2015
BOSTON – Boris FX and Imagineer Systems previewed the newest versions of flagship products, Boris Continuum Complete and mocha Pro, at NAB, marking the public debut of integrated technology following ...
Blackmagic Provides a Glimpse of Fusion 8
16-Apr-2015
LAS VEGAS, NV — Blackmagic Design is showing an alpha version of Fusion 8 at NAB 2015. The visual effects and motion graphics software, which until now was only available on Windows, will see Mac OS X ...
NAB 2015 Attendance Tips 100,000
15-Apr-2015
LAS VEGAS, NV – The National Association of Broadcasters cites preliminary registered attendance of 103,042 for the 2015 NAB Show, the world's largest annual convention covering filmed entertainment ...
More NAB News

News

Joichi Ito, MIT Media Lab Director, to Keynote SIGGRAPH 2015
21-Apr-2015
CHICAGO – ACM SIGGRAPH has chosen Joichi “Joi” Ito, MIT Media Lab Director, as its keynote speaker for SIGGRAPH 2015, the 42nd International Conference and Exhibition on Computer Graphics and ...
University of Houston Students Finalists in Microsoft Game Design Contest
20-Apr-2015
HOUSTON – For the sixth consecutive year, computer science gaming students from the University of Houston are advancing to the U.S. Microsoft Imagine Cup national finals.
Next Limit Unveils RFcore for Cinema 4D
16-Apr-2015
Next Limit has announced the latest edition to its RealFlow portfolio by unveiling RFcore for Cinema 4D.
More News

In Focus

A Look at 'Black Lake'
15-Apr-2015
LAS VEGAS, NV – Björk's "Black Lake" multimedia experience debuted at New York's Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) recently, with ethereal CG and visual effects created using Autodesk’s Maya 3D animation ...
Seeing Spots
8-Apr-2015
A complex lab where cars auto-assemble, a world where actor Rob Lowe meets Rob Lowe, favorite childhood toys coming to life, hand-to-hand combat scenes with a western Anime-style touch. These are some ...
Worth Noting
8-Apr-2015
“One of the things I’m most proud of is the music in Home, ” says Tim Johnson, who directed the DreamWorks animated feature. “I worked with Rihanna (and Stargate), who wrote eight original songs for ...
More In Focus

Web Exclusives

Robot Courtship
22-Apr-2015
What happens when Star Wars' intrepid R2-D2 attempts to find love in San Francisco? Find out in "Artoo in Love," a new short film from Autodesk Engineer and Designer Evan Atherton.
10 Thought-Provoking 3D Artwork
17-Apr-2015
For those who insist that computer graphics is not art, CGTrader has a 10-piece collection of mind-boggling 3D artwork that digs deep under the skin and tangles viewers’ thoughts to the point where ...
Professor Develops More Efficient Sensor
14-Apr-2015
Classification, that is, recognizing objects, patterns, and motions, plays an important role in many image-processing applications.
More Web Exclusives

Student and School News

University of Houston Students Finalists in Microsoft Game Design Contest
20-Apr-2015
HOUSTON – For the sixth consecutive year, computer science gaming students from the University of Houston are advancing to the U.S. Microsoft Imagine Cup national finals.
iAnimate at Cinesite Internship Announced
16-Apr-2015
MONTREAL – Visual Effects and Animation studio Cinesite has joined forces with leading online training company iAnimate to offer a new animation apprenticeship.
Professor Develops More Efficient Sensor
14-Apr-2015
Classification, that is, recognizing objects, patterns, and motions, plays an important role in many image-processing applications.
More Student News

SIGGRAPH

SIGGRAPH 2014 Wrap-up
22-Aug-2014
This year, the Siggraph conference was back in Vancouver, Canada. It is certainly one of the more beautiful cities in North America. The weather was great, and the conference center was right on the ...
Dell shows new tower & rack workstations
13-Aug-2014
Nvidia ships Visual Computing Appliance
13-Aug-2014
More SIGGRAPH News

GDC

Nurulize Showcases Real-time RISE VR Experience
6-Mar-2015
CULVER CITY, CA – Virtual-reality software developer Nurulize showcased its RISE Oculus DK2 tech demo at GDC 2015 in San Francisco.
Game Connection America Reveals 2015 Development Award Winners
6-Mar-2015
SAN FRANCISCO – Game Connection has unveiled the winners of the 2015 Game Connection Development Awards.
Khronos Makes Trio of Announcements at GDC
6-Mar-2015
Khronos was busy at this year’s GDC, with three major announcements, including Vulkan API, OpenCL 2.1, and SPIR-V.
More GDC News

Kickstarter

Kickstarter Haptic Device Lets Users Immerse Themselves in their Games
5-Feb-2014
HAMILTON, ONTARIO — Haptics makes a triumphant return to PC gaming with Tivitas Interactive's upcoming gaming device, Sinister, which is utilizing Kickstarter for its push into the gaming world.
CrowdIt Participants Compete for Crowdfunding Funds
29-Jan-2014
SPRINGFIELD, MO — CrowdIt (www.crowdit.com), which brings business networking and support services into the crowdfunding experience, has announced new details related to its second launch contest, ...
Oscar-Winning Animator and Distinguished Songwriter Take On Broadway With New Musical ‘THE KISS’
15-Jan-2014
Academy Award-winning animation producer director Will Vinton and multi-platinum songwriter David Pomeranz are teaming up to produce ‘THE KISS,’ an outrageous new musical-comedy slated for an initial ...
More Kickstarters
Most Read