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NAB 2014 News – Generation 4K

Visual effects and post-production solutions developer, eyeon Software Inc., announced today the release of eyeon Generation 4K; eyeon’s new playback and production solution for 4K HFR up to 120 FPS Stereoscopic. Incorporating full 7.1 high-definition audio as well as the ability to drive Cinema projectors, such as the Christie Cinema and Mirage series, Generation 4K […]

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NAB 2014 News – DaVinci Resolve 11

Blackmagic Design today announced DaVinci Resolve 11, a major upgrade with over 100 new editing and color grading features. This new update includes major improvements in online editing plus context sensitive trimming, onset file cloning, photographer style color grading tools and an amazing new collaborative workflow that allows multiple users to work simultaneously on the […]

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Academy Color Predictor Launches on iTunes

The Academy Color Predictor, the first app created for the general public by the Science and Technology Council of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, is now available on iTunes. The free app for iPad iOS 7 will be highlighted at the 2014 NAB Show in Las Vegas this week. Created by the […]

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Complete list of what's new in Maya 2015

Autodesk have announced the release of Maya 2015 – More details here… New features include: What’s New in General Manipulator plane handles Custom axis for the Rotate Tool Multi-Touch support Walk Tool Improved connection filters in the Hypergraph Improvements in the Node Editor Viewport 2.0 becomes the default viewport renderer Alembic and GPU caching updates […]

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Pixar announces RenderMan for Katana

Pixar has announced RenderMan for Katana, a free Linux plugin that provides a fully integrated bridge between RenderMan Pro Server and The Foundry’s Katana. The plugin makes it possible to use RenderMan shaders and new features of RenderMan Pro Server 18 like path tracing and geometric area lights inside Katana. PRESS RELEASE (Excerpts) Pixar Animation […]

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Krita 2.8.0 Released

Today, the Krita team releases Krita 2.8. Krita 2.8 is a big milestone release, since this is the first release that is ready for end-users on Windows. Krita, originally developed at Sony Pictures Imageworks, has also many new features, hundreds of bug fixes, performance improvements, usability fixes and look-and-feel improvements. Krita 2.8 highlights: Windows version […]

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Softimage to be discontinued

Softimage final release announcement “We regret to inform you that the upcoming 2015 release will be the last one for Softimage® software. This final version is expected to ship on or around April 14, 2014. Autodesk will continue to offer product support until April 30, 2016. We will also provide Softimage support services (including Hot […]

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'Gravity' wins the Oscar for VFX

Winners for the 86th Academy Awards: Visual Effects Gravity Tim Webber, Chris Lawrence, David Shirk and Neil Corbould Animated Feature Film Frozen Chris Buck, Jennifer Lee and Peter Del Vecho Cinematography Gravity Emmanuel Lubezki Film Editing Gravity Alfonso Cuarón and Mark Sanger Production Design The Great Gatsby Catherine Martin; Set Decoration: Beverley Dunn Directing Gravity […]

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The Foundry Release Nuke 8.0v3

The Foundry have released version 8.0v3 of Nuke. This version contains no new features or Feature Enhancements however there have been a number of bug fixes. Bug Fixes BUG ID 37798 – Windows only: Nuke 8.0v2 broke NDK compatibility with 8.0 by changing the access specifier of getPlaneFromChannel(Channel chan) from public to protected. BUG ID […]

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The Foundry Release Nuke 8.0v2

The Foundry have released version 8.0v2 of Nuke. This version contains no new features however there have been a number of enhancements and bug fixes. Feature Enhancements Read: The reset control in the ARRIRAW reader has been re-labelled load settings from metadata. EXR 2.0: Nuke’s Write node now includes a Truncate channel names control for […]

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