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Vicon Shows Off Vantage, Tech at SIGGRAPH
OXFORD, UK – SIGGRAPH 2015 (booth #729 ) – Vicon will showcase its new intelligent flagship camera platform, Vicon Vantage, for the first time in the US at SIGGRAPH 2015.
PipelineFX to Preview Qube 6.8
LOS ANGELES – SIGGRAPH 2015 (Booth #801) – PipelineFX will give a sneak preview of Qube! 6.8 and its brand new UI. The Qube! UI includes two highly requested features: a new submission interface and a ...
Lightworks Details Plans at SIGGRAPH
LOS ANGELES – SIGGRAPH 2015 (Booth #923) –Lightworks will be showcasing its 3D visualization technology, including the Iray+ for 3ds Max plug-in.


Boris, Imagineer Team Up on New VFX Tools
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
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
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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Technicolor Bolsters Animation and Games Division
BANGALORE, INDIA and HOLLYWOOD, CALIFORNIA – Technicolor has expanded its Animation and Games division with the appointment of Sean Mullen as Creative Director and David Kern as Games Technical ...
Chaos Group Releases V-Ray 3.1 for Maya
SOFIA, BULGARIA – Chaos Group is offering V-Ray 3.1 for Maya, which contains over 100 new and modified features, including Maya 2016 compatibility, numerous V-Ray RT GPU enhancements and two VR ...
The STUDIO Founder/Creative Director Receives Special Award
NEW YORK, NY – Recently, Mary Nittolo from the STUDIO was honored with ASIFA-East’s first-ever Women In Animation award, given at the 46 Annual ASIFA-East Animation Festival Awards Ceremony.
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In Focus

Poldark: Creating a Period Drama in a Modern Age
Period drama has always been popular, but in recent years it has experienced an explosion in demand. Arguably it was the high production values and top-notch writing of Downton Abbey that paved the ...
Immersive Fun
CORVALLIS, OR – Visitors at DreamHack Summer 2015 June 13-16 in Jönkoping, Sweden had the opportunity to go head-to-head with potato chip-eating vampires in an interactive 3D game developed and ...
The Year of Pluto
BETHESDA, MARYLAND – Pixeldust Studios, a digital animation and broadcast design studio, has created and produced many state-of-the-art animations featured within a new NASA documentary film titled ...
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Web Exclusives

Producing a 3D 'Carbon Copy' to Demo a Technology
When Carbon 3D announced its groundbreaking 3D printing process, CLIP, at a Vancouver TED talk, the company needed to create an artistic depiction of how the printer works. This is when Fusion CIS ...
CG Technologies Add Pop to BECA Music Video
NYC-based studio Edit has put its creative imprimatur on the new music video “Bayonet” from “electropop songstress” BECA.
DigitalFilm Tree Uses DaVinci Resolve to Remotely Grade 'Mistresses'
FREMONT –DigitalFilm Tree used Blackmagic Design’s DaVinci Resolve for color correction for ABC’s hit show “Mistresses.”
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Student and School News

CHICAGO — SIGGRAPH 2015, will debut a new program this August. The 2015 VR VILLAGE will feature real-time immersion in the latest virtual and augmented realities, including Nomadic Virtual Reality ...
Animal Logic Creates Innovative 3D Concept Reel for 360-degree Arena
SYDNEY – Established as one of the world’s leading animation and visual FX studios, Animal Logic was the perfect partner to push the boundaries of digital storytelling to new limits with the creation ...
In the Game
While the BYU Center for Animation is accustomed to being in the national spotlight, it’s usually for student-made animated shorts, not for award-winning video games.
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Nurulize Showcases Real-time RISE VR Experience
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
SAN FRANCISCO – Game Connection has unveiled the winners of the 2015 Game Connection Development Awards.
Khronos Makes Trio of Announcements at GDC
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 Haptic Device Lets Users Immerse Themselves in their Games
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
SPRINGFIELD, MO — CrowdIt (, 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’
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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