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SIGGRAPH

SIGGRAPH 2016 To Showcase 'Highly Interactive' Art Exhibit
4-May-2016
ANAHEIM, CA — Highly interactive art exhibits from around the world will be a special feature during SIGGRAPH 2016. The annual interdisciplinary educational experience will be held July 24th through ...
Highlights from SIGGRAPH 2015
17-Aug-2015
CHICAGO – SIGGRAPH, the annual interdisciplinary educational experience in the latest computer graphics and interactive techniques, recently returned to Los Angeles, where it celebrated its 42nd ...
Faceware debuts plug-in for Epic Games’ Unreal Engine
12-Aug-2015
SHERMAN OAKS, CA — At the SIGGRAPH show in Los Angeles, Faceware Technologies (www.facewaretech.com), the provider of markerless 3D facial motion capture solutions, launched the Faceware Live plug-in ...
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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 ...
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News

VFX Legend Phil Tippett & HappyGiant Launch Kickstarter For AR Game
4-May-2016
BERKELEY, CA — VFX veteran Phil Tippett & HappyGiant (www.happygiant.com) have launched a Kickstarter campaign for HoloGrid: Monster Battle, a new hybrid board game, CCG, and digital augmented ...
Maxon Updates Cineware For Adobe After Effects CC
3-May-2016
FRIEDRICHSDORF, GERMANY — Maxon (www.maxon.net) has released new features for Cineware for Adobe After Effects CC. Version 3.1 increases functionality and improves workflow. Animated text and shape ...
Daytime Emmy Awards Presented In Los Angeles
2-May-2016
LOS ANGELES — The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) announced the winners of the 43rd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards on Sunday, May 1st, during a grand gala held at the Westin ...
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In Focus

Music Video: Black Stone Cherry's 'In Our Dreams'
5-May-2016
CHICAGO — Director/editor Kyle Cogan and the team at Simian Design (www.simiandesign.tv), here, recently conceived, produced and posted a new music video for the southern heavy metal band Black Stone ...
Snapshot of Add-in Board Market
4-May-2016
The total number of add-in boards sold in 2015 was 50 million compared to 44 million in 2014. Of these, about 5.9 million are enthusiast-level AIBs (add-in boards/discreet graphics cards) shipped in ...
Birth of a Nation
4-May-2016
CULVER CITY, CA — Writer, director, producer and star Nate Parker’s slave drama The Birth of a Nation received lots of attention at the Sundance Film Festival in January and was picked up for ...
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Web Exclusives

3D-Printed Dresses Part of MET Exhibit
5-May-2016
MINNEAPOLIS — Two 3D-printed pieces created using Stratasys Ltd. technology are incorporated into dresses by designer Noa Raviv. The dresses are featured in “Manus x Machina: Fashion in an Age of ...
The Finest Hours
4-May-2016
VANCOUVER — A heroic action-thriller, The Finest Hours is the true story of one of the great small boat rescues in Coast Guard history.
Music Video: All Hail the Yeti - 'Before The Flames'
4-May-2016
LOS ANGELES — Director Brian Cox of Flarelight Films (http://flarelightfilms.com) recently completed work on two music videos for the metal band, All Hail the Yeti. The videos follow a story arc that ...
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Student and School News

Submissions Open For Video Game Scholarships
6-Apr-2016
LOS ANGELES — The AIAS Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences (AIAS), has opened submissions for two of its annual scholarship programs benefiting students ...
Cogswell Students Release New 3D Animatable Rigs
27-Jan-2016
SAN JOSE, CA — Cogswell College (www.cogswell.edu), the educational institution offering a curriculum in digital art, engineering and entrepreneurship, has announced that students within its Digital ...
Houdini Training At Rising Sun Pictures
26-Jan-2016
ADELAIDE, SOUTH AUSTRALIA — Houdini, Side Effects’ 3D animation software, is a principal tool at Rising Sun Pictures and at other visual effects studios worldwide that are engaged in feature film and ...
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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.
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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 ...
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