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In Focus

A Deal with the Devil
7-Apr-2014
Ted Schilowitz made a name for himself – and for the Red Digital Cinema camera company – by thinking outside the box and “leading a rebellion” in the industry. Now he is back, leading the charge ...
GTC 2014 Features New Technology and New Partnerships for Nvidia
7-Apr-2014
Nvidia’s GTC is the conference CUDA built.
Game Developers Conference 2014 Highlights
27-Mar-2014
Looking back over the years at GDC, it occurs to me just how much things have changed, although to many people, I’m sure they may not notice the change at all.
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Web Exclusives

Framestore Makes Robinsons in Zero Gravity
11-Apr-2014
To celebrate the launch of SQUASH’D, Robinsons and creative agency Iris Worldwide challenged Framestore to prove the drink really can be made anywhere by mixing it in zero gravity.
Bl:nd Launches 'The Last Ship'
10-Apr-2014
SANTA MONICA, CA —The Last Ship, a Broadway-bound musical from Sting, receives an elegant launch via a beautiful, hand-crafted commercial from design studio Bl:nd and entertainment marketing agency ...
Technology at the Movies in Spring 2014
4-Apr-2014
LONDON – Codex ( www.codexdigital.com ) recording and workflow technologies were used in the production of a wide range of Hollywood studio and independent motion pictures on release in the coming ...
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News

Academy Announces Important Dates for 87th Oscars
17-Apr-2014
BEVERLY HILLS, CA – The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and the ABC Television Network have announced the dates for the 87th Oscars.
CGW Names Silver Edge 'Best of Show' from NAB 2014
17-Apr-2014
The booths are dismantled, the computers packed away, and the carpets rolled up as another NAB becomes but a memory for attendees of this annual conference and exhibition.
Autodesk Maya LT 2015 to Launch on Steam
14-Apr-2014
Autodesk’s Maya LT 2015 is coming to Steam, Valve's popular entertainment platform.
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Student and School News

Winners of Stratasys 3D Printing Challenge Revealed
11-Apr-2014
MINNEAPOLIS; REHOVOT, ISRAEL – Stratasys Ltd., a global 3D printing and additive manufacturing solutions provider, has announced the winners of its 10 th annual Extreme Redesign 3D Printing Challenge.
Pluralsight Acquires Digital-Tutors
10-Apr-2014
SALT LAKE CITY – Pluralsight, an online training company for technology professionals, has acquired Oklahoma City-based Digital Tutors, an online training resource for creative professionals.
CG Student Awards Open to Entrants
21-Mar-2014
CG Student Awards is accepting entries for the 2014 Autodesk CG Student Awards through to May 15, 2014.
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SIGGRAPH

SIGGRAPH Call for Submissions
29-Jan-2014
Soon, another SIGGRAPH will be upon us. Starting August 10, the 41st annual International Conference and Exhibition on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques will begin at the Vancouver ...
SIGGRAPH Asia 2013 Releases Final Content with a Focus on Business, Filmmaking and Art
15-Nov-2013
Hong Kong once again plays host to one of the most important events for the international computer graphics and interactive techniques community, SIGGRAPH Asia 2013, taking place from November 19-22, ...
SIGGRAPH Asia: Offering the Best of CG
14-Nov-2013
SIGGRAPH Asia will take place in Hong Kong November 19-22 and will bring many of the same topics and programs to Asia as were featured at the US conference and exhibition, only with unique content for ...
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GDC

JMR debuts additions to SilverStor Desktop family at NAB 2013
8-Apr-2013
LAS VEGAS — JMR Electronics, a storage solutions vendor, is debuting its latest additions to its SilverStore Desktop family of products, a complete suite of cloud ready SAS/SATA/SSDRAID solutions, ...
Tech Startup Sandboxr, Aims to be Nation's Largest 3D Printing Service, Launches Kickstarter Campaign to Raise Funds
5-Apr-2013
SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH — Sandboxr has announced plans to acquire enough 3D printers to effectively make it the largest 3D printing service in the US. It has launched a campaign on the crowd-funding site ...
Markerless iPi Motion Capture Available Through Steam Store
1-Apr-2013
MOSCOW — Markerless motion capture iPi Motion Capture, from iPi Soft, is now available in the Valve Steam Store.
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NAB

AMD and Adobe Collaboration Enhances Creative Cloud Workflow
14-Apr-2014
LAS VEGAS, NAB 2014 – AMD’s ongoing collaboration with Adobe has yielded numerous performance optimizations for new creative functions and workflow enhancements that will be available soon to video ...
NAB 2014 By the Numbers
14-Apr-2014
LAS VEGAS, NV – The National Association of Broadcasters released preliminary figures for the 2014 NAB Show, the world's largest electronic media event covering filmed entertainment and the ...
Blackmagic Design Shows Off URSA Camera
14-Apr-2014
NAB 2014, LAS VEGAS – Blackmagic Design has unveiled Blackmagic URSA, a new high-end digital film camera designed to revolutionize workflow on set.
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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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