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Archive Mar 2007
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Avid profiles the work of SEGA on Virtua Fighter 5, in which it used XSI to create the next generation title.
Architect claims to have solved the ''secret'' of The Great Pyramid using real-time 3D (article contains link to 3D demonstration
DreamWorks Animation pays CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg $1 in 2006.
31 Mar, 2007
31 Mar, 2007
31 Mar, 2007
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Quickstart videos of finalRender Stage-1 Release 2.0 from Cebas.
Hollywood is apparently so filled up with the idea of 3D movies, to the point that some say all movies should be 3D projected, and reports of Indy 4 being 3D too.
Adobe has announced a public preview of Adobe Acrobat 3D version 8.
31 Mar, 2007
30 Mar, 2007
29 Mar, 2007
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finalRender Stage-1 Release 2.0 for 3ds Max.
Dell announced it will start offering Linux pre-installed on its consumer desktops and laptops.
3dm3.com have posted 'Making of The Artist himself' a tutorial overview by fox3d.
29 Mar, 2007
29 Mar, 2007
29 Mar, 2007
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ComingSoon reports on a special preview held by Sony for ''Surf's Up,'' their second animated film after ''Open Season.''
Chris Sanders, Lilo & Stitch Director, goes to DreamWorks to direct ''Crood Awakening'' after 20 years at Disney and a dispute with Lasseter over American Dog.
Microsoft officially announces the Xbox 360 Elite, with bigger hard drive and HDMI support.
28 Mar, 2007
28 Mar, 2007
28 Mar, 2007
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Stunning! A video tour of Photoshop CS3 Extended, the version of Photoshop with 3D compositing, texture editing, animation, non-destructive filters, and more.
The Making of The Revenge of Snowman, a tutorial by Alex Cervantes.
An indepth preview of Adobe CS3 with a look at many of its applications including Photoshop, InDesign, Flash, Soundbooth, Illustrator and After Effects.
27 Mar, 2007
27 Mar, 2007
27 Mar, 2007
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Adobe CS3 pricing leaked by Amazon.
Malaysia to set up animation centre to help young graduates participate in the animation industry.
Digit Online reviews Poser 7.
26 Mar, 2007
26 Mar, 2007
26 Mar, 2007
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The Making Of Fire Escape, by Daarken.
James Cameron talks to BusinessWeek on how movies will be transformed by motion-tracking and 3D technology.
iClone 2, 3D character animation suite for machinima, video games and simulation.
26 Mar, 2007
25 Mar, 2007
25 Mar, 2007
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Production is moving steadily in the feature adaptation of Shane Acker's animated short ''9'', with an all-star cast selected to voice the main characters.
The o-meon writes about Digital 3D, and how it is starting to be the new ''hotness'' of animated films.
Di-O-Matic announces Lipsync MX v2.5
24 Mar, 2007
24 Mar, 2007
24 Mar, 2007
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A tutorial on using caustics with Mental Ray.
A 3D synthesis software that creates 3D faces from 2D images. Tom Hanks, Audrey Hepburn and the Mona Lisa reconstructed from one image each! Take a look.
Tip by Shawn Anderson.
Luxology starts offering training material for modo, with an initial 10 videos on creating an athletic shoe - at a price though.
24 Mar, 2007
23 Mar, 2007
23 Mar, 2007
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Cheetah3D 4.0 has been released today.
Digital-Tutors announce the availability of 'Maya Modeling Techniques: Interiors' - providing over five hours of project-based training and a unique approach to learning.
Newtek profiles the use of Lightwave in the production of ''300''.
23 Mar, 2007
23 Mar, 2007
22 Mar, 2007
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The Secret of Pixar Storytelling: an overview of an all-day seminar at the Screenwriting Expo 5.
Lumonix upgrade Skin FX, their 3ds Max based modifier, to version 2.0.
A tutorial on deforming a head model in Zbrush, by Jason Welsh.
22 Mar, 2007
22 Mar, 2007
22 Mar, 2007
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Stan Lee Media sued Marvel for $5 billion, claiming it co-owns Marvel?s characters, including Spider-Man and X-Men
Zalman launches 3D monitors at 19- and 22-inch sizes.
Redviewer, a plug-in for 3ds Max / VIZ that extends the basic viewport capabilities by using the 3D graphic board. Tip by Brian Hayes.
20 Mar, 2007
20 Mar, 2007
20 Mar, 2007
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Luxology announce the release of modo 203.
''Even though Final Cut Pro was not the main editing software used for 300 it was preferred over Avid. Shake was also the main program used for the 2D effects and Quicktime HD was the choice for creating the HD movie previews.''
An interesting article that looks into the reviewing process of videogames, and why most reviews are inflated and give redicuosuly high scores, even for the games that get thumbs down or equivalent.
16 Mar, 2007
16 Mar, 2007
16 Mar, 2007
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e-on software have just released their 3 remaining products from the Vue 6 line: Vue 6 Easel, Esprit and Pro Studio.
BOXX Technologies are the Wizards Behind the Curtain in this Year's Stellar Crop of Movies with Visual Effects. Read more with this direct link to the press release.
AtomFilms and LucasFilms launched today the 2007 Star Wars Fan Movie Challenge.
16 Mar, 2007
16 Mar, 2007
15 Mar, 2007
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Realsoft Graphics has released a Mac OS X compatible product version of its modeling, rendering and animation software tool Realsoft 3D v5.
BOXX Technologies Offers New NVIDIA Quadro FX 4600 and Quadro FX 5600 on High-Performance Workstations. Read here for more information.
DreamWorks is developing the first 3D film (3D from outset, not as a post-production effect as Chicken Little and others were made). The film, ''Monsters vs. Aliens'' is set for a 2009 release.
15 Mar, 2007
15 Mar, 2007
14 Mar, 2007
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Making of Arcadia, by Benjamin Letigeb from Italy.
Asus Computer released versions of their GeForce 7600 and Radeon X1600 cards with HDMI outputs on them; the first graphics cards to hit the market that can output HDMI natively.
Luxology announced the immediate availability of modo 203.
14 Mar, 2007
13 Mar, 2007
13 Mar, 2007
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An interview of Joseph Kasparian, Textures & Lighting Lead on 300.
Maxon announces Cinema 4D Engineering Edition.
Microsoft formally launched HD Photo; better quality and smaller size than JPEG, and either lossy or lossless. Microsoft also released a free plugin that adds support to the format to Photoshop (both Windows and Mac versions).
13 Mar, 2007
10 Mar, 2007
09 Mar, 2007
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Famed journalist Robert X. Cringely brings out a rumor that Apple will be adding hardware encoding and decoding of H.264 videos to all its Macs sometime this year.
The BBC is reporting that an investor takeover is in progress at Take 2 Interactive, creators of the controversial Grand Theft Auto series.
Adobe announces Photoshop CS3 Extended, which can be used to create 3D graphics, add graphics to multiple frames of video or film, stitch images together into videos, and measure and analyze images.
09 Mar, 2007
09 Mar, 2007
08 Mar, 2007
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A tutorial from 3DWorld on creating cartoon-style animation.
PipelineFX, makers of Qube!, the render farm management software, today announced the release of Qube! version 5.1.
BOXX starts offering the new Nvidia Quadro FX 4600 & Quadro FX 5600 on their high-performance line of workstations.
08 Mar, 2007
08 Mar, 2007
07 Mar, 2007
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Microsoft unveiled the pricing of the Live! on Windows Vista.
Peter Jackson is repotedly working on episodic Halo content.
Pixologic Announces The Next Step Z3. For more information please follow the link.
07 Mar, 2007
07 Mar, 2007
07 Mar, 2007
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Nvidia announced three new additions to its Quadro line of professional graphics cards.
o-meon reports on the latest in the CGI Tinkerbill from Disney, which Lasseter has been suffering from shutdowns and postponements.
NaturalMotion Ships morpheme Animation Engine and Tool Chain
06 Mar, 2007
06 Mar, 2007
05 Mar, 2007
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The Game Developers Conference kicks off today.
European animators are challenging the feel-good, fluffy-edged creations of Hollywood, reports the Times Online.
First ever High Definition South Park episode to premiere for free on Xbox Live Marketplace.
05 Mar, 2007
04 Mar, 2007
04 Mar, 2007
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A tutorial on creating explosions using Maya Expressions.
ZBrush 3 for Windows will be released on May 15th, with the upgrade to version 3 will be free of charge to all registered users.
Version 2.0 of the Brazil Rendering System is now available. Tip by Andy Molyneaux.
03 Mar, 2007
02 Mar, 2007
02 Mar, 2007
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Adobe is working on a free, web-based, online version of Photoshop, and will make it available in 6 months.
Next Limit releases Maxwell Render for Rhino 4.
Digital-Tutors release ''mental ray Nodes in Maya'', a guide to learning the intricacies and capabilities of mental ray.
01 Mar, 2007
01 Mar, 2007
01 Mar, 2007