Trailering The Tale of the Princess Kaguya


Watch the trailer for The Tale of the Princess Kaguya from Studio Ghibli co-founder/director Isao Takahata. The Oscar contender from GKids opens Oct. 17 in an English-language version and makes its North American premiere at TIFF. Princess Kaguya  is a

Full Line of Nuke 9 Coming This Fall


The Foundry will release version 9 of Nuke, Nukex, and Nuke Studio this fall. Nuke  users will be able to access open betas of all three applications in the coming weeks. At the top of the new range, Nuke Studio provides artists with a powerful node-based VFX,

Massive 7.0 to Ship in September


Massive 7.0 (expected to ship in September)  offers more efficient character animation with Massive for Maya, big improvements in rendering, animation and user interface, Arnold support, 4x rendering speed up, V-Ray displacements and hair, and more flexible

Trailering The Tale of the Princess Kaguya

Posted on by Bill Desowitz in Animation, Festivals, Movies, Oscar, Tech, Trailers | Leave a comment

Watch the trailer for The Tale of the Princess Kaguya from Studio Ghibli co-founder/director Isao Takahata. The Oscar contender from GKids opens Oct. 17 in an English-language version and makes its North American premiere at TIFF.

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Full Line of Nuke 9 Coming This Fall

Posted on by Bill Desowitz in 3-D, Animation, Below the Line, Tech, VFX, Virtual Production | Leave a comment

The Foundry will release version 9 of Nuke, Nukex, and Nuke Studio this fall. Nuke  users will be able to access open betas of all three applications in the coming weeks. Read more

Massive 7.0 to Ship in September

Posted on by Bill Desowitz in Animation, Below the Line, Movies, Tech, VFX, Virtual Production | Leave a comment

Massive 7.0 (expected to ship in September)  offers more efficient character animation with Massive for Maya, big improvements in rendering, animation and user interface, Arnold support, 4x rendering speed up, V-Ray displacements and hair, and more flexible IK. Read more

How to Train Your Dragon 2 Soars Past $500 Million

Posted on by Bill Desowitz in 3-D, Animation, Clips, Tech, VFX, Virtual Production | Leave a comment

DreamWorks’ Oscar contending How to Train Your Dragon 2 has become the highest-grossing animated feature of the year, topping $500 million globally on  the heels of its $5.6 million opening in China. Read more

NVIDIA Untethers Virtual Camera at SIGGRAPH

Posted on by Bill Desowitz in 3-D, Animation, Below the Line, Cinematography, Events, Movies, previs, Tech, VFX, Virtual Production | Leave a comment

NVIDIA demo’d virtual camera technology at SIGGRAPH in Vancouver that allows a filmmaker, tablet in hand, to walk through a live-action set and record actors as they perform, while simultaneously seeing fluid updates of computer-generated elements within the shot. Read more

21 Considered for Academy Sci-Tech Achievement

Posted on by Bill Desowitz in 3-D, Animation, Below the Line, Events, Movies, Oscar, stop-motion, Tech, VFX, Virtual Production | Leave a comment

Tech from Digital Domain, DreamWorks Animation, ILM, Laika, Sony Pictures Imageworks, and Weta Digital is in the running for Academy Sci-Tech achievement. Read more

Immersed in Blu-Ray: Criterion, Disney, WB, Twilight

Posted on by Bill Desowitz in Below the Line, Blu-ray, Cinematography, Clips, Home Entertainment, Movies, Music, Production Design, Tech, Trailers, VFX | Leave a comment

There’s plenty of movie watching on Blu-ray this summer from our good friends at Criterion, Disney, Warner Bros., and Twilight Time. Read more

Proof Performs Previs for Guardians of the Galaxy

Posted on by Bill Desowitz in 3-D, Animation, Below the Line, Movies, previs, Tech, Trailers, VFX, Virtual Production | Leave a comment

Proof provided previs and postvis services on Disney/Marvel’s smash hit, Guardians of the Galaxy, choreographing and blocking the full CG action. Read more

NVIDIA Ships Visual Computing Appliance

Posted on by Bill Desowitz in Below the Line, Movies, Tech, VFX, Videogames, Virtual Production | Leave a comment

NVIDIA’s Visual Computing Appliance (VCA) is now available, dramatically accelerating ray tracing and enabling users to interact with computer models of such high visual fidelity that it can eliminate the need for 3D physical prototypes. Read more

Story of Frozen TV Special to Air Sept. 2

Posted on by Bill Desowitz in 3-D, Animation, Below the Line, Blu-ray, Home Entertainment, Movies, Oscar, previs, Production Design, Tech, TV, VFX, Virtual Production | Leave a comment

The Story of Frozen: Making a Disney Animated Classic, an original TV special that ventures behind-the-scenes of the Oscar-winning, top grossing animated movie of all time ($1.2 billion), will air Sept. 2 on ABC (8:00 -9:00 p.m., ET). The project is a collaboration between Lincoln Square Prods. and Walt Disney Animation Studios. The program will culminate with a sneak peek of Disney’s upcoming Big Hero 6 (Nov. 7) by directors Don Hall and Chris Williams. Read more

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