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Archive May 2007
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A video interview with George Lucas, in which he discusses technology, art, and animation.
Japanese broadcaster NHK has come up with what they call Super Hi-Vision, and it puts HD to shame with an insane resolution of 7680x4320.
The Power Integration Tour demonstrates how you can enjoy increased speed and efficiency in your production pipeline by combining the power of Adobe?s Production Suite and MAXON?s CINEMA 4D. Running in major US cities throughout July and August.
31 May, 2007
31 May, 2007
31 May, 2007
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Microsoft announces a new multi-touch technology called Surface, that allows you to control a ''table-top'' using your fingers movements and gestures, and the table also interacts with your devices like mobile phones and cameras. Video demonstration here.
An interview with director Catherine Owens on the creation of U2 3D, the first live-action film to be shot, edited and distributed entirely in 3D.
Google launches StreetView, a service addition to Maps that gives 360 degree view at the street level at some locations.
30 May, 2007
30 May, 2007
30 May, 2007
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Creating ''A New World'', a tutorial by Henry Pashkov.
Microsoft adds 3D Maps to its Live Search Maps service for New York City and six other U.S. cities along with Ottawa, Canada and Northampton, England.
nPower Software Announces Pro-E to 3ds Max Power Translators Beta program. The nPower team is looking for Max users who have Pro-E data models and assemblies that are looking to test the most advanced translation solution for Autodesk?s 3ds Max application
29 May, 2007
29 May, 2007
29 May, 2007
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Eight behind the scenes videos of the visual effects created by Sony ImageWorks for Spider-Man 3.
LucasFilms has released over 250 scenes/musical selections from the Star Wars trilogy and asks you to tell your own story of Star Wars.
The SIGGRAPH 2007 Computer Animation Festival received a record number of submissions this year, and the jury's selection included for the first time two student films.
28 May, 2007
27 May, 2007
26 May, 2007
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The minds behind Pixar's new animated-adventure talk about the challenges in bringing CG food to the big screen.
Variety reports 20th Century Fox has acquired the rights to The Sims, and plans to bring it to the big screen.
cebas interviews Andy Murdock on his use of finalRender in Lots of Robots.
26 May, 2007
25 May, 2007
25 May, 2007
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The Making of Corak The Hunter, by Philip Herman.
Demo of Maxwell Render 1.5 is now available.
Freelancer's Manifesto: a collection of advices and guidelines that may be informative for young artists planning on starting a freelancer career, written by art freelancer Anselm.
25 May, 2007
25 May, 2007
24 May, 2007
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Creative Director of N-RENDER Jer?nimo Vald?s describes the making of ActionCity, a 3D, Flash-based website, created for Rexona!
''Behind the Scenes'' with Digital-Tutors and HDRI-Studio on the ''Automotive Modeling Techniques'' Maya training.
XGI Technology is still in business, but what has happened to them? An article that looks into the state of the company that once was thought would pose a serious competition to nVidia and ATI.
23 May, 2007
23 May, 2007
23 May, 2007
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Steven Spielberg and Peter Jackson have joined forces to create a series of films based on the adventures of the comic book character TinTin, that would utilize Performance Capture.
A review that looks into the graphics performance in Intel's latest embedded graphics offering, and compares it to nVidia and ATI's cards.
Autodesk announced that it has passed the one million mark for users of its 3D model-based design solutions.
21 May, 2007
21 May, 2007
21 May, 2007
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?VISUAL FUTURIST: The Art & Life of Syd Mead,? takes you where no other film has been before. Check out this link for more details.
More information on the 30-minute Shrek Christmas special, titled Shrek the Halls.
Blizzard has announced StarCraft 2 is their next game at their Worldwide Invitational event in Seoul, Korea.
21 May, 2007
20 May, 2007
19 May, 2007
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Painting a Dock from the Concept Art, a tutorial by Scott Robertson.
Disney China announced it will release a Chinese-language movie, ''The Magic Gourd,'' this summer -- its first co-production with the state-run China Film Group.
Ubuntu Studio 7.04 has been released, a feature-packed operating system with pre-installed creative tasks applications, whether it be Audio, Graphics or Video.
19 May, 2007
19 May, 2007
18 May, 2007
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AMD disclosed a few details regarding their upcoming mobile platform technologies, codenamed ''Griffin'' and ''Puma''.
Softimage is now shipping Alienbrain 8, the asset management for artists software.
The Gnomon Workshop have announced the release of a new addition to their sculpting series:
Sculpting the Femme Fatale with John Brown.

18 May, 2007
18 May, 2007
18 May, 2007
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An interview with Thomas Kang, co-creator of Face Robot.
ZBrush 3 - 'The Next Step' is now officially available. Nice trailer here to wet your appetite.
E-on Software Releases Vue 6 Personal Learning Edition - free fully functional version of Vue 6 Infinite/xStream for students.
17 May, 2007
17 May, 2007
17 May, 2007
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Wacom Japan releases a new tablet model titled the ''Bamboo''.
The Visual Effects Society has selected the ''50 Most Influential Visual Effects Films of All Time''.
A preview of AMD/ATI's next generation graphics cards, with the Radeon HD 2900XT.
16 May, 2007
15 May, 2007
15 May, 2007
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Blender 2.44 has been released, with support for subsurface scattering.
Pixologic announces the pre-registration for ZBrush 3 is now open.
Tutorials of the beautiful artistry of Ziv Qual.
14 May, 2007
14 May, 2007
13 May, 2007
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3DM3 interviews CG artists Peter Sanitra.
Autodesk releases Service Pack 2 for 3ds max 9.
Making of Anemone in Realflow, by Jalo from Argentina.
13 May, 2007
12 May, 2007
12 May, 2007
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Maya Personal Learning Edition 8.5 is now up for free download!
Calligari announces Truespace 7.5.
BusinessWeek reports on Disney's new Shorts devision, and how it is, under Iger, is getting talents a chance to shine.
12 May, 2007
12 May, 2007
11 May, 2007
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The Times talks with executives from Imagemetrics, whose new facial mapping software ''could change the way movies are made.'' Tip by Moritz Reichelt
Cryptic Animation Rig, a professional video game animation rig developed by Cryptic Studios.
HardOCP sets out to investigate how Vista compares to XP in 3D gaming performance in an article titled ''XP vs. Vista - A Tale of Framerates.
11 May, 2007
11 May, 2007
10 May, 2007
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nVidia introduces for laptops the GeForce 8M Series, the new line of NVIDIA Quadro NVS and GeForce 7 Series Motherboard GPU.
Take a look at this effects shot of a group of Pirates form the second sequel to Pirates of the Caribbean.
The Making of ''Beanpod Blooming'', by Chinese student Wang Xiaoyu.
09 May, 2007
09 May, 2007
09 May, 2007
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According to Michael Bay, a Transformers sequel is already in the works.
A tutorial on the fundamentals of keyframe animation using Toy-tastic characters.
According to the Holywood Reporter, Mike Mitchell of ''Sky High'' is to direct Shrek 4.
09 May, 2007
08 May, 2007
08 May, 2007
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The Gnomon Workshop welcomes internationally recognized 3D artist Cetin Tuker, who provides their digital DVD library with his knowledge of 3ds Max techniques using Glue3D.
The New York Times writes on the current and future state of 3D printers, from a consumer perspective.
After making more than $350 million worldwide in the first weekend, Sony announced that the Spider-Man series will go ''On and On...''.
08 May, 2007
07 May, 2007
07 May, 2007
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Digital-Tutors releases Automotive Modeling Training for Maya.
ComingSoon reports on the future of Shrek: the Puss in Boots spinoff and the third sequel.
aniMOTION, a European animation festival, calls for entries.
07 May, 2007
06 May, 2007
06 May, 2007
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The state of open source 3D modeling.
Google Earth Extension from Autodesk that allows you to publish 3D models directly into Google Earth.
Notebook with 3D LCD panels to reportedly arrive in 2007 or 2008.
06 May, 2007
05 May, 2007
05 May, 2007
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ComingSoon.net interviews ''Robot Chicken'' co-head writer Douglas Goldstein about the ''Star Wars'' special.
DreamWorks announces higher than expected Q1 2007 profits.
AECBytes reviews Photoshop CS3 Extended.
04 May, 2007
03 May, 2007
03 May, 2007
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Vfx supervisor John E. Sullivan talks about working on the fly with several vendors to help convey a fresh futuristic look in Next.
ToonBoom releases Studio Express v3.5.
02 May, 2007
01 May, 2007