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Archive Aug 2007
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The Making Of Veggie Pirates, by Gaurav Mohan.
Pixar releases RenderMan Pro Server 13.5.
Read all the latest information from the Adapt 2007 conference as they announce the complete program for the upcoming 2007 event.
31 Aug, 2007
31 Aug, 2007
31 Aug, 2007
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An audio interview with Academy Award-winning sound designer Gary Rydstrom, who directed Pixar's latest short, Lifted.
ComingSoon writes on the secrecy surrounding the production of James Cameron's Avatar, and how it is ''going to change the way we watch film.''
An interview with freelance 3d Artist Kris Rivel about being a freelancer in the New York, and the balance between work and life.
30 Aug, 2007
30 Aug, 2007
29 Aug, 2007
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Barbara Robertson writes on how the 800 vfx shots of Stardusts were created, on a relatively low budget.
EA ships 4 games for the Mac, the first time it publishes games for the Mac platform.
South Park creators ink a $75 million deal, that will include extending the South Park universe through the Internet, mobile phones, and video games.
29 Aug, 2007
29 Aug, 2007
28 Aug, 2007
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iZ3D starts selling 3D 22-inch widescreen monitors for $999.00.
The Wachowski Brothers have big plans for Speed Racer: all of the film's frames will be entirely in focus, just like good old cartoons.
Acer is to acquire Gateway for $710 millions.
28 Aug, 2007
27 Aug, 2007
27 Aug, 2007
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Stephen Sommers of The Mummy and Van Helsing to direct a ''G.I. Joe'' live-action film.
Vancouver Film School is organizing in 2008 a Game Design Expo.
Electric Rain released Swift 3D version 5. Thanks for the tip Andrew Truman.
26 Aug, 2007
25 Aug, 2007
25 Aug, 2007
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Yahoo! reports on the increasing use of creativity in movie's end credits, and picks Pixar's Ratatouille among the examples.
IESB reports that the upcoming Justice League film will be animated using motion capture, and George Miller of Happy Feet is set to direct.
A review of the almost baseline, almost cheapest, Apple Mac Pro.
24 Aug, 2007
24 Aug, 2007
23 Aug, 2007
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Alienware introduces 4x BluRay drives with its Area-51 7500 desktops.
Corel? Painter X Joins the //ADAPT 2007 Conference as the Official Sponsor of the //ADAPT Art Expo. Read more in the latest press release.
''Rendering Yellow Ferrari'', a tutorial by Emre Goren.
23 Aug, 2007
23 Aug, 2007
22 Aug, 2007
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''Art of Keying'', an article that looks into the history of keying, from before computers till now.
A tutorial on making a Dragon Walk by Baiculescu Ovidiu from Italy.
Feature video demonstrations of 3ds Max 2008.
22 Aug, 2007
21 Aug, 2007
20 Aug, 2007
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Autodesk puts online feature video demonstrations of Maya 2008.
Newtek has released version 9.3 of Lightwave.
Di-O-Matic have posted up a promo video for themselves on their website. It showcase who they are, what they do and also shows some of the major clients they have worked with.
20 Aug, 2007
20 Aug, 2007
20 Aug, 2007
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Nevercenter releases Silo 2.0.
NVIDIA announces the S4 model of the Quadro Plex Visual Computing System.
IGN.com have just posted up a really positive video review for soon to be release XBOX 360 and PC game, Bioshock.
19 Aug, 2007
19 Aug, 2007
17 Aug, 2007
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Softimage, together with Microsoft and Valve Software, is proud to bring you SOFTIMAGE|XSI Mod Tool?a FREE 3D modeling and animation package.
Download the course notes detailing the Making of Surfs Up taken from Siggraph. Truly inspirational stuff!
Take a look at this illustrative rendering featurette from Valve on there latest game, Team Fortress 2.
16 Aug, 2007
16 Aug, 2007
16 Aug, 2007
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Over at IGN.com, they have posted a set report interview with Howard Baker and Dean Wright on the visual and creature effects of Prince Caspian.
Mobilemodeler.com have published a rather cool interview with CG artist Alexander Sushkov on the making of his tractor image.
FinalRender Stage-2 Service Pack 3 now available for Maya and Cinema 4D
15 Aug, 2007
13 Aug, 2007
09 Aug, 2007
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E-on Software, makers of Vue, today introduced Release 6.5 of Vue Infinite and Vue xStream for 3DS Max, Cinema4D, LightWave, Maya and XSI.
3Dconnexion announces a public beta release of plug-ins that allow its line of 3D mice to support Blender.
Pixologic today announce ZBrush 3.1. Update. Available to download now.
09 Aug, 2007
08 Aug, 2007
08 Aug, 2007
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Autodesk unveil Autodesk Maya 2008 at Siggraph. Check out the new features here.
Autodesk unveil 3ds max 2008.
Softimage unveil SOFTIMAGE|XSI 6.5 and SOFTIMAGE|FACE ROBOT 1.8 at Siggraph. Head over to their site for a look at some of the new features.
07 Aug, 2007
07 Aug, 2007
06 Aug, 2007
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Autodesk today announce that they are in the process of aquiring Skymatter - creators of Mudbox - 3D Brush-based Modeling Software.
The entire back catalogue of Pixar shorts are finally coming to BluRay and DVD this October. Loaded with extras including animation tests and behind the scenes footage, it should be worth the wait!
Shrek 4 is reportedly slated for a 2010 release.
06 Aug, 2007
05 Aug, 2007
04 Aug, 2007
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Autodesk launches Toxik 2008 for feature film visual effects.
A tutorial on the making of a Z4, by Mohamed Abuyhia.
SIGGRAPH is coming up on August 5th, and here are preview videos that take introduce what there is to be this year.
04 Aug, 2007
04 Aug, 2007
04 Aug, 2007
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nPower at Siggraph 07 - read their announcement here!
Latest from the Adapt 2007 conference
02 Aug, 2007
01 Aug, 2007