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Boris FX Acquires Imagineer Systems

Boris FX,has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Imagineer Systems Ltd., the UK-based developer of the exclusive Planar Tracking™ and masking tools. Imagineer’s flagship product, mocha Pro™ plays a leading role in countless major Hollywood films. In 2013 the team behind mocha was honored by the Academy of Motion Pictures with a Science and Engineering […]

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Krita releases beta of Krita 2.9

The Krita team has released the first public beta of Krita 2.9, the latest release of the open-source paint package, adding a new Liquify tool, a new colour selector, and a lot of workflow improvements. Krita has been steadily adapting itself to a professional user base in recent releases, adding support for OpenColorIO and the […]

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The Foundry launches MODO indie & MARI indie on Steam

Creating stunning games on a tight budget can be a real challenge for freelance game artists. The Foundry, today launched MODO indie and MARI indie. The offerings, available exclusively on Steam, bring affordable versions of The Foundry’s award winning 3D modeling, sculpting, animation (MODO), and painting (MARI) tools to these artists. “With MODO indie and […]

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ftrack launches version 3

ftrack, a project management solution for the creative, visual effects and animation industries has released V3 of its industry-leading cloud based platform. ftrack V3 enhances its intuitive workflow capabilities while improving and augmenting its tools for multi-location/remote team working. In addition, ftrack is now more affordable and more accessible than ever. V3 introduces a brand […]

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Pixar Releases RenderMan 19

Pixar Animation Studios today announced the long-anticipated commercial release of RenderMan’s RIS rendering architecture, introducing advanced methods for physically-based photorealism. Representing a major leap forward in the development of feature film rendering, RenderMan’s new progressive renderer supports multiple types of light transport including a state of the art uni-directional path tracer supplied with source code […]

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The Foundry acquires Made With Mischief

The Foundry, provider of award-winning creative software used globally by leading artists and designers, expanded its market reach while simultaneously bolstering the strength of its technology by acquiring Made With Mischief. Its flagship product, Mischief, a pen-based sketching application for Mac and Windows, blends sophisticated underlying technology with an elegant, clean interface. This makes it […]

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Blackmagic Relaunches (eyeon) Fusion

Following the purchase of eyeon Software by Blackmagic a few months back they have now released Fusion 7 in both a FREE and $995 version. The main difference between Fusion 7 ‘Free’ and Fusion 7 ‘Studio’ are: Includes Generation studio wide management software for assigning tasks, tracking assets, and versioning shots. Includes Avid Connect plug-in […]

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Chaos Group release V-Ray 3.0 for Maya

Built to meet the creative demands of CG artists and modern production pipelines, V-Ray 3.0 for Maya is a full suite of physically-based lighting, shading and rendering tools tightly integrated into Autodesk Maya. V-Ray 3.0 for Maya focuses on artist productivity and delivers a powerful new set of features and improvements to speed up lighting, […]

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The Foundry release Nuke 9 Studio

eading creative software developer, The Foundry, today unveiled NUKE 9, the biggest ever shake up of its NUKE technology, including the brand new addition of NUKE STUDIO. The offering brings powerful node-based VFX, Editorial and Finishing into a new single studio application, as well as provides core upgrades to the advanced compositing workflows of NUKE […]

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