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Archive Apr 2007
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Brad Bird hints on that a live-action film may soon come out from Pixar.
IGN looks into the resurgence in 3D, and the future of cinema.
A team of researchers has proposed a way to make a holographic video system that works with consumer computer hardware.
30 Apr, 2007
30 Apr, 2007
30 Apr, 2007
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A shootout between the 8-core Mac Pro versus the4-core Mac Pro.
Roll Your Own Creative Suite: ZDNet UK lists alternatives to Photoshop, Illustrator, Acrobat, Dreamweaver, Flash, Soundbooth, InDesgin and After Effects.
The Making of ''Beanpod Blooming'', by Chinese student Wang Xiaoyu.
29 Apr, 2007
29 Apr, 2007
29 Apr, 2007
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Movieweb reports on their visit to the set of Ratatouille.
Newtek releases Lightwave v9.2, a free update to Lightwave v9 owners.
VFXWorld reviews modo 203.
28 Apr, 2007
27 Apr, 2007
27 Apr, 2007
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An interview with John Kearney, 28 year old English artist.
Design Studio Press have ust released their 2007 Catalog.
ADAPT 2007!! Digital 04 Studios is thrilled to announce the return of their ground breaking conference in Montreal geared towards the digital art industry. Click the image for the press release or visit the official site here
27 Apr, 2007
26 Apr, 2007
26 Apr, 2007
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ArsTechnica reviews Adobe Photoshop CS3.
A look into the creatures of ''Narnia'', by Makeup Effects and Creature Designer Howard Berger.
Music band ''Modest Mouse'' wants a video for their new single Missed The Boat, and Apple has arranged a contest for just that.
25 Apr, 2007
25 Apr, 2007
24 Apr, 2007
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Illuminate Labs makes Turtle 4 available for download as a Release Candidate.
DailyTech benchmarks ATI's newest Radeon, the HD 2900 XT, and found it to outperform nVidia's Geforce 8800 GTS.
NVIDIA announced a new version of the NVIDIA Quadro Plex visual computing system.
24 Apr, 2007
24 Apr, 2007
24 Apr, 2007
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NASA announces the first ever 3D images of the Sun.
Part 1 of a tutorial on using 3D Layers in Photoshop CS3 Extended.
Newtek announces Renditions, a product that provides photorealistic 3D render output using Adobe Photoshop CS3 Extended.
23 Apr, 2007
23 Apr, 2007
23 Apr, 2007
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VFXWorld checks out LightWave 9.2 and says the powerful new features mark the rebirth of an industry favorite.
Fox and DreamWorks fight over a 2009 release date for the release of each's first 3-D film.
Digital is proving to be problematic. Variety reports on how the industry is lacking the methods to store and archive digital footage!
22 Apr, 2007
22 Apr, 2007
21 Apr, 2007
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Get inside your pictures: convert 2D images to 3D using the online service fotowoosh.
Mid-May was announced as a release date for the next version of Maxwell Renderer, 1.5.
Years old 2D sprites get a makeover to HD.
21 Apr, 2007
20 Apr, 2007
20 Apr, 2007
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! The world's most famous dysfunctional family, The Simpsons, are celebrating 20 years on TV.
Making of the Marcus Son, by artist Benoit Patterlini.
Nvidia introduced the Geforce 8600 and 8500 graphics cards.
19 Apr, 2007
19 Apr, 2007
18 Apr, 2007
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3DM published a Making of The Sunflower Fountain by Tjerk Otten.
Download free demo of After Effects CS3 and Premiere Pro CS3.
Maxon introduces Cinema 4D R10 Architecture Edition.
18 Apr, 2007
17 Apr, 2007
16 Apr, 2007
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First impressions of Final Cut Studio 2, courtesy of Gizmodo.
Michael Bay is set to direct Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time.
Apple announces Final Cut Studio 2, and a new product called Final Cut Server. Final Cut Studio 2 to include updates to all its software like Final Cut Pro 6, Motion 3, and a new application, Color.
16 Apr, 2007
16 Apr, 2007
15 Apr, 2007
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An interview with artist Andr? Holzmeister.
An explanation of Disney Digital 3-D, Disney's 3D technology for digitally projected animated films, which was used to project Chicken Little and Meet the Robinsons.
An interview with Marco Menco, creatures CG artist.
15 Apr, 2007
14 Apr, 2007
14 Apr, 2007
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A tutorial on realistic lighting with LDRI images.
Next Limit announces an updated version of the Maxwell Render plug-in for Google's SketchUp 6, for Windows and OSX.
XSIBase interviews 4-time Oscar winner, Stan Winston.
14 Apr, 2007
13 Apr, 2007
13 Apr, 2007
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Boris FX announces Boris Blue version 2.0.
Studica and ASUS partner to launch joint competition.
BusinessWeek looks into the recent interest of media titans like Michael Eisner in the Internet as a platform for producing and distributing new video shows.
13 Apr, 2007
13 Apr, 2007
12 Apr, 2007
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An interview with Director Kevin Munroe on The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.
cebas has release finalShaders 2.0 for 3ds Max 9.
e-frontier announces integration between Poser and Adobe Photoshop CS3 Extended, and has already released a tutorial.
12 Apr, 2007
12 Apr, 2007
11 Apr, 2007
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Ars Technica reviews Fab@Home, a 3D-objects printer under $2500.
Creating smoke effect in Adobe Photoshop, a tutorial by Fabio Sasso.
A video tutorial on creating an old map effect in Photoshop.
11 Apr, 2007
11 Apr, 2007
10 Apr, 2007
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The Mill starts a series of video podcasts that offer an insight in to the making of some of the visual effects ads produced at the Mill.
Joblo visits the set of Shrek the Third.
Digital-Tutors release new training products for creating environments with Maya, rendering interiors in mental ray, and digital sculpting with Mudbox.
10 Apr, 2007
10 Apr, 2007
09 Apr, 2007
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Nicktoons Network Animation Festival; Call for Entries.
The Making of Hotrod, by Tottarie.
Greek researchers produced 3D maps that ''use force fields to represent walls and roads so the visually impaired can better understand the layout of buildings and cities.''
08 Apr, 2007
08 Apr, 2007
08 Apr, 2007
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A tutorial on making a splash using Realflow.
Rhythm + Hues has reportedly started working on the visual effects of the sequel to The Hulk.
An interesting article that takes a behind the scenes look of Rodriguez/Tarantino's Grindhouse.
06 Apr, 2007
06 Apr, 2007
06 Apr, 2007
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PSD2Mat, a free MaxScript that connects PhotoShop to 3ds max and converts layered PSD Files into a Scanline or VRay-Material.
Online 3D training school Studio Bee run courses giving students the opportunities to tackle real world projects with an ultimate aim of getting them started in the industry.
Version 3.0 of PolyBoost, a max modelling plug-in, has now been released! Click to see a big list of very useful features.
05 Apr, 2007
05 Apr, 2007
05 Apr, 2007
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Apple releases a monstrous 8-core Mac Pro.
Essential Classic Designer Furniture model kit is the lastest release from The123d.com.
Interview with Previsualization pioneer and founder of Pixel Liberation Front, Colin Green.
04 Apr, 2007
04 Apr, 2007
04 Apr, 2007
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cebas announces finalToon update for 3ds Max 9, free for all customers who bought finalToon in the past 2 months.
One of Tim Burton's earliest animated shorts, ''Vincent,'' will be converted to a stereoscopic 3-D form.
Sony Pictures today announces a three-year, first-look deal with Aardman.
04 Apr, 2007
03 Apr, 2007
03 Apr, 2007
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Autodesk announces VIZ 2008.
RTSquare, a GPU-based rendering plug-in previously for Max and Viz is now available for Maya.
Autodesk 3ds Max 9 Service Pack 1
02 Apr, 2007
02 Apr, 2007
01 Apr, 2007
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A set visit for Shrek the Third.
'Meet the Robinsons' Disney film has dazzling 3-D effects, but only a 2-D story, and has made an average review score of 66% at Rotten Tomatoes.
01 Apr, 2007
01 Apr, 2007