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Archive Jan 2007
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Fox re-organizes, and promotes Hutch Parker to supervise the Animation Unit, in place of former Fox Animation president Chris Meledandri, who left to establish an animation division at Universal.
DreamWorks ends its film-making partnership with Aardman.
An interview with Keytoon Animation Studio about their birth, growth and their newest short.
31 Jan, 2007
31 Jan, 2007
31 Jan, 2007
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Adobe announces the pricing and availability information of Lightroom.
Corel announces the industry's first graphics suite certified for Windows Vista.
DreamWorks Animation is reportedly planning to add one-year to the production of its films, and each year, release one new movie and one sequel.
30 Jan, 2007
30 Jan, 2007
29 Jan, 2007
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Comet Digital has released an update for cMuscleSystem and cSmartBlend for Maya 8.5.
Autumn in Turnin is VRay Elite new making of by Andrea Polato.
3.0 of the free Paint.Net has been released.
29 Jan, 2007
29 Jan, 2007
28 Jan, 2007
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A new giant touchscreen computing interface from Jeff Han and and Phil Davidson, who last year demonstrated a similar technology.
News.com goes inside ILM's data center, and puts together a series of videos and interviews that go behind the magic of ILM.
Google opens up a competition to modelling your campus in 3D using Google SketchUp, and geo-referencing them in Google Earth.
28 Jan, 2007
27 Jan, 2007
27 Jan, 2007
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FrameFixer, a program that analyses a sequence of images and repairs any damaged or missing frames, created by Double Negative CG Supervisor Andrew Chapman.
Digital-Tutors releases new Body Mechanics and Character Animation training for Maya: pushing objects and pulling objects.
Modelling a phone using Nurbs is the latest video tutorial for NPower Software.
26 Jan, 2007
26 Jan, 2007
25 Jan, 2007
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Gnomon release 2 new training DVD's. Pipelines for Video Game Animation Character Animation Techniques with Scott Easley and Introduction to Sculpting Fluid Dynamics Real Flow Techniques with Wayne England.


An interview with Michael Hegner, independant animation director, who recently directed the indie CG feature ''The Ugly Duckling and Me!''.
Di-O-Matic releases versions of their plugins compatible with 3ds max 9. Registered users can get the upgrade for free.
25 Jan, 2007
24 Jan, 2007
24 Jan, 2007
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NextLimit releases RealFlow4 plug-ins for XSI versions 5.11 and 6.0 for Windows and Linux
Nominees for the 79th Oscars: Cars, Happy Feet and Monster House for Animated. Pirates, Poseidon and Superman for Vfx. And Cars grabs another nomination for Original Song.
Softimage releases Python 64: extensions to run Python on the Windows 64bit operating system.
24 Jan, 2007
23 Jan, 2007
23 Jan, 2007
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Darla K. Anderson takes home a Producers Guild Award for ''Cars''.
Sony Pictures Imageworks revamps their logo.
Variety reports on the possible next Pixar film, ''Wall E'', rumored to be directed by Andrew Stanton, director of Finding Nemo, and co-director of Toy Story 2.
22 Jan, 2007
22 Jan, 2007
21 Jan, 2007
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The Making of a Garden of Lights, by Bernardo Arroyo.
SunFlow, an an open source rendering system for photo-realistic image synthesis.
Modeling a sports car, the Nissan 350-Z, a tutorial.
20 Jan, 2007
19 Jan, 2007
19 Jan, 2007
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Nuke, the high-end compositing application, gets a 4.6 release.
CGArena have posted up a handy tutorial about the efficient use of a Vray Camera in the Dark Room.
2007 Adobe Design Achievement Awards: Call for Entry.
18 Jan, 2007
18 Jan, 2007
17 Jan, 2007
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Cars wins a Golden Globe for Best Animated Film, beating Happy Feet and Monster House to the finish line.
Touring the (free) image editing program The Gimp (Direct Link to PDF).
An interview with Cameron Hood and Kyle Jefferson of DreamWorks Animation about their work on DreamWorks' short, First Flight.
16 Jan, 2007
16 Jan, 2007
16 Jan, 2007
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Autodesk releases Maya 8.5.
Hey!Watch, an online platform for encoding videos. Upload, Encode to any of many formats, Download.
Sundance will be premiering half of the short films being screened at this month's Sundance Film Festival on Apple's iTunes store.
16 Jan, 2007
15 Jan, 2007
14 Jan, 2007
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SGI and Microsoft join forces to expand high-performance computing.
CNN writes on the escalation between Peter Jackson and New Line, and that it is unlikely we will ever see a Jackson-helmed ''Hobbit'' film.
An interview with Digital Supervisor with Brett Feeney on the production process of ''Happy Feet'', animating penguins, travelling to Antarctica and the future of animated films at Animal Logic.
14 Jan, 2007
13 Jan, 2007
13 Jan, 2007
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Behind the scenes of the visual effects of Children of Men, a recently released, critically very well received, science fiction film.
Google Earth 4 has been released, offering support for textured models, layered 3D buildings, joystick controllers, and more.
Two Cornell researchers have designed an open source 3D printer that costs just $2,400. Watch a video showing the printer.
12 Jan, 2007
11 Jan, 2007
11 Jan, 2007
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Arthur and the Invisibles has been disqualified from Oscar nomination, bringing the short list to 15 films, and thus only 3 (not 5) will be nominated this year.
Alienware launches most powerful Area-51 laptop: Core 2 Duo, nVidia SLI, Blu-ray and dual hard drives at 200GB each.
The 123d.com website have just released their Residential Buildings kit.
10 Jan, 2007
10 Jan, 2007
10 Jan, 2007
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Apple announces the iPhone, what Steve Jobs describes as a revolutionary new product, and it certainly looks as such: widescreen, touch, motion sensitive, and more.
NPower Software have posted up a new 3ds Power NURBS Camera Modelling tutorials.
The Visual Effects Society announced nominees for the 5th Annual VES Awards.
09 Jan, 2007
09 Jan, 2007
09 Jan, 2007
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Asus unveiled an external product which allows you to connect a PCI Express graphics card to laptops for better graphics performance.
Vray Elite have added a handy guide to Motion Blur and Depth of Field for V-Rayto their site.
Microsoft and HP unveils a new product, Windows Home Server, which offers centralized network storage and backup of files, videos, and audio.
09 Jan, 2007
09 Jan, 2007
08 Jan, 2007
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Lucasfilm announced that production on Indiana Jones 4 is to start on July, 2007.
The Making of Elizabeth Tudor, a digital painting by Italian artist Vivien Hulbert.
Google joins effort to digitally film the entire universe.
08 Jan, 2007
08 Jan, 2007
07 Jan, 2007
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GPU-Tech launches a free full Edition of RTSquare 1.3, its renderer plug-in for 3DS Max and VIZ.
Voice123, an online database dedicated to helping casting directors find the voices they need for various voiceover work.
A tutorial on how to texture this satanic character using a combination of hand painting, clever use of stock images and Photoshop trickery.
07 Jan, 2007
06 Jan, 2007
06 Jan, 2007
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Premiere is returning back to the Mac, with Encore DVD and Soundbooth, announces Adobe.
With a ''Simpsons'' movie, ''Shrek 3'' and ''Ratatouille'' on the way, MTV suggests that Animation may rule in 2007, and takes a look at the most anticipated animated films of '07.
VFXWorld takes a behind the scenes of how Peerless Camera provided seamless vfx for 007's first assignment in Casino Royale.
05 Jan, 2007
05 Jan, 2007
05 Jan, 2007
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The Producers Guild of America has announced its nominees for its annual awards with five contenders for the best ''Animated Theatrical Motion Picture''.
Robert A. Iger, Disney's CEO, plans to introduce a makeover of Disney.com that has taken more than a year to redesign.
A review of ATI's next GPU, the R600, set to compete against nVidia's GeForce 8800GTX.
04 Jan, 2007
04 Jan, 2007
03 Jan, 2007
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Popular Mechanics selects their top 10 visual effects scenes in movie history.
Curse of the Golden Flower: a look into the visual effects of the latest film from the director of The House of the Flying Daggers and Hero.
NPower Software have posted up a streaming set of tutorials for making this cool car design.
03 Jan, 2007
02 Jan, 2007
02 Jan, 2007
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Pixar is under SEC (Securities & Exchange Commission) investigation, for company may have backdated stock options prior to Disney purchase.
20 Things Animated to Look Forward to in ?07, a compilation by Animation Magazine.
01 Jan, 2007
01 Jan, 2007