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In Focus

An Eye for Beauty
26-Sep-2014
Nick Kaloterakis has been pursuing a career in computer graphics ever since his early years of primary school in Greece. He studied photography and design before migrating to Australia. Once in ...
Hercules Goes to Battle
24-Sep-2014
MastersFX Evolves Digital Make-up Effects in 'Fallen Skies'
16-Sep-2014
LOS ANGELES, CA and VANCOUVER, BC – Character effects company MastersFX unveiled its dMFX (Digital Make-Up) Division in conjunction with Season Four of the Amblin Television/TNT series "Falling ...
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Web Exclusives

Haxadrone Flies High with 3D Printing
29-Sep-2014
It’s well known that drones and 3D printing definitely make a good pair. Additive manufacturing technologies allow droning professionals and hobbyists to build their own aircraft. With today’s ...
A Storage Solution 'Promise'
25-Sep-2014
HSINCHU, TAIWAN, and SON, THE NETHERLANDS – One Direction knows music, and PageBoy Films knows video. Both found common ground with a media storage solution.
Creating a Virtual 4D Travel Experience
25-Sep-2014
BETHESDA, MD – In its journey to explore the future of travel, Marriott Hotels is taking an unprecedented leap into virtual reality by teleporting travelers to the beaches of Hawaii and downtown ...
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News

New Company Formed to Develop English Version of Shade3D
30-Sep-2014
TOKYO – Shade3D Co., Ltd. has formed a new company and has bought the sales, development and marketing rights of Shade 3D from longtime owner, e frontier in Japan.
Academy's Tech Council Adds Members
30-Sep-2014
BEVERLY HILLS, CA – John Bailey, Gale Anne Hurd, John Knoll and Michael Tronick have accepted invitations to join the Science and Technology Council of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, ...
Making Do With More at SMPTE Symposium 2014
30-Sep-2014
Registration for the SMPTE 2014 Symposium, hosted by the Hollywood Post Alliance (HPA) is open. Attendees will explore the impact of enriched pictures and sound for filmmakers and content creators.
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Student and School News

iAnimate.net Holds Elite Games Animation Workshop
26-Aug-2014
LOS ANGELES – iAnimate.net will be holding the Elite Games Animation Workshop 3, an interactive 14-week program directly pairing students with top working animators at the most recognizable game ...
Students Use Mocap to Present Robot Love
7-Aug-2014
ENSCHEDE, NETHERLANDS – How do you catch robot love on film? The answer for Chapman College’s Dodge College of Film and Media Arts students was “Some Like It Bot,” a short film that depicts the clumsy ...
Cogswell Student Presents Mobile App Game at SIGGRAPH
4-Aug-2014
SUNNYVALE, CA – A student from Cogswell College’s Game Studio will present a newly produced, school-developed mobile app game during the 2014 SIGGRAPH Conference’s “Appy Hour” showcase in Vancouver.
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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
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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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