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Archive Jul 2011
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I.E. Effects discusses their stereo conversion work on the Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 film.
NewTek has released LightWave 10.1, with new stereoscopic features and interactive production workflow.
Novedge have an upcoming free 3ds Max Webinar on August the 3rd, which includes a 400$ discount for 3ds Max for attendees.
30 Jul, 2011
28 Jul, 2011
28 Jul, 2011
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Go behind the scenes with id Software and see how they designed the enemies for Rage.
Next Limit has the solution to your fluid and dynamics simulation requirements, with the release of RealFlow 2012.
Trevor Hogg has posted a production focus on the visual effects in Marvel's latest superhero film Captain America.
28 Jul, 2011
27 Jul, 2011
27 Jul, 2011
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Eat 3D presents Thinking Particles Part 2 - Intermediate Concepts, a new tutorial DVD by Hristo Velev.
Steven Spielberg, Peter Jackson and Andy Serkis discuss the upcoming Tintin and the Secret of the Unicorn animated film.
CGSociety has posted a production focus for the superhero film Green Lantern.
26 Jul, 2011
26 Jul, 2011
26 Jul, 2011
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Add a new layer of configurability to 3ds Max with Max Hotbox, a script by Andreas Meissner.
Get an in-depth look into the mind of Jon Favreau in this article on his direction of Cowboys & Aliens.
Enjoy a new innovative way of modeling with Smooth Edges, a useful new script for 3ds Max.
26 Jul, 2011
25 Jul, 2011
25 Jul, 2011
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A second hotfix is now available for 3ds Max 2012.
Peter Jackson has posted yet another insightful production diary for his upcoming The Hobbit films.
Legend3D have been chosen as the primary conversion partner on Transformers: Dark of the Moon.
24 Jul, 2011
23 Jul, 2011
22 Jul, 2011
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Cinesite has created more VFX work for the latest Harry Potter film, such as taking care of Voldermort's face.
The Khronos Group have announced a contest: show the power of Collada by creating a compelling piece of 3D content and win 500$.
Visual effects house Framestore discusses ending the Harry Potter film series with a splash.
22 Jul, 2011
20 Jul, 2011
20 Jul, 2011
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visualhouse have released the first in a series of articles that focuses on design illustration in architecture today.
Evermotion have released Archmodels vol. 100, a collection of high detail autumn and winter trees.
Watch this emotional featurette about how it all ends for the cast and crew after a decade of work on the Harry Potter movie series.
20 Jul, 2011
19 Jul, 2011
19 Jul, 2011
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Read about how Sony Pictures Imageworks handled the animal heavy visual effects for Zookeeper.
Chris Evans, known for his new role as Captain America, has a very open and candid interview with Ain't It Cool News.
CGSociety have a cool game production focus on Portal 2, one of the best reviewed games of all time.
19 Jul, 2011
19 Jul, 2011
19 Jul, 2011
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Make your opinion matter with your vote in 3D World's CG Awards 2011.
The creators of Deus Ex: Human Revolution continue the developer diaries for the game with a focus on combat.
At TideArt you can read an interview with FXhome, the creators of the new video editing software, HitFilm. (Thanks for posting, dendory)
18 Jul, 2011
18 Jul, 2011
16 Jul, 2011
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Find out how Pixar collaborated with Avalanche Software on the development of the Cars 2 video game.
Lightbox Interactive have released a lengthy development diary regarding the universe and story of their new game, Starhawk.
Now that the animation is in theaters, get a first look at behind the scenes information on Winnie the Pooh.
16 Jul, 2011
16 Jul, 2011
16 Jul, 2011
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visualhouse, a leading architectural company, have released their second book showcasing two years of outstanding work.
Mihail Popov has posted a cool 50 minut video tutorial on making metal nails in VRay.
Cebas has released Service Pack 4 for finalRender 3.5 and finalRender 3.5 SE.
14 Jul, 2011
14 Jul, 2011
13 Jul, 2011
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Trevor Hogg brings his lengthy George Lucas profile series to an end with part six.
You are invited to join John Lasseter, the chief creative director at Pixar, for an entire day of his life.
NOX Renderer, a free rendering software based on unbiased methods, has entered open beta.
13 Jul, 2011
13 Jul, 2011
12 Jul, 2011
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E-on Software have now made Carbon Scatter available for Maya and Cinema 4D.
E-on Software have released LumenRT 1.2, their real-time 3D product for the visualization of architectural projects.
See outtakes and learn about Valve's creative process in this behind the scenes article for their Meet the Medic short.
12 Jul, 2011
12 Jul, 2011
12 Jul, 2011
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Thorsten Hartmann has posted a very useful tutorial on different techniques to achieve motion blur by using Mental Ray in 3ds Max.
Senior visual effects supervisor Joe Letteri talks about handling the visual effects of the Rise of the Planet of the Apes film.
Shoran Software have updated their render farm manager, RenderPal V2, to version 2.5.5.
11 Jul, 2011
11 Jul, 2011
11 Jul, 2011
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The developers of Deus Ex: Human Revolution are sharing a new developer diary focusing on the game's cities and environment.
Peter Jackson has posted a second production diary video for his upcoming The Hobbit films.
Get a first look at Element 3D, the new After Effects particle plug-in from Video Copilot.
11 Jul, 2011
10 Jul, 2011
10 Jul, 2011
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Visual effects studio Digital Domain discusses the work they did for Transformers: Dark of the Moon.
3DTotal will be joining other judges in the CG industry for E-on Software's latest challenge, the 3D Environment Competition 2011.
Get a first glimpse at the challenges ILM faced posed by the stereo approach and the new robots in Transformers: Dark of the Moon.
09 Jul, 2011
08 Jul, 2011
08 Jul, 2011
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Look forward to news regarding the Mass Effect feature film at this year's Comic-Con in San Diego.
Get an in-depth look at the making of the debut CG trailer for Tomb Raider.
Video Copilot is having a 30% discount this summer on their products.
07 Jul, 2011
07 Jul, 2011
07 Jul, 2011
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Trevor Hogg continues his profile of George Lucas with part five of six.
Get an in depth look into the history of the loudest and most explosive director in Hollywood, Michael Bay.
Evermotion has released Archmodels vol. 99, a collection of 80 modern lamps ready for use.
06 Jul, 2011
06 Jul, 2011
05 Jul, 2011
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10ravens have released a new collection of basemeshes, this time focusing on fantastic creatures, such as centaurs or draenei.
Valve is planning to release the full Source SDK for free.
FXhome has released HitFilm, a new compositing software with a host of cool features.
04 Jul, 2011
04 Jul, 2011
04 Jul, 2011
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Go behind the scenes of the Plot Device short film and see how it was put together under a very limited budget and timescale.
RenderStream is offering 10% off all of their computer graphics hardware solutions through the end of July.
See the evolution of the Chimera in this development blog video from Resistance 3 developer Insomniac Games.
03 Jul, 2011
01 Jul, 2011
01 Jul, 2011
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Director Jon Favreau has put together a multi part interview with Harrison Ford.
Trevor Hogg has posted the fourth part of his profile on legendary filmmaker George Lucas.
01 Jul, 2011
01 Jul, 2011