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Dreams of Dali: A Virtual Reality Trip into Salvador Dali Paintings

Jan 29, 2016 at 01:03 am by -gToon

At the 2015 Siggraph conference, I had the pleasure of attending a special session of Jon Peddie's famous press luncheon. The theme of the luncheon was "Getting Virtual" an.... Read More

Laika Releases Trailer for "Kubo and the Two Strings"

Jan 28, 2016 at 08:19 pm by -gToon

Laika, the wonderful animation studio that released Boxtrolls and Coraline, have a trailer out for their newest stop-motion animated film, Kubo and the Two Strings. With an i.... Read More

Introducing Adobe Portfolio: Beautifully Simple Creative Portfolio Websites

Jan 27, 2016 at 10:47 pm by -gToon

From the Jan 25, 2016, Adobe blog written by Sara Rapp: Adobe Portfolio, a tool to build your own personalized website in minutes, available to Creative Cloud subscribers tod.... Read More

Valentine's Day Contest :: Now Open on

Jan 26, 2016 at 11:34 am by -gToon

Love is in the air as we make our way to one of the most anticipated holidays of the year : Valentine's Day. It's filled with hearts, love, roses and couples embracing. Render.... Read More

Brief Chat With Graphic Designer Landon Matney

Jan 25, 2016 at 03:13 pm by -gToon

22-year-old Landon Matney graduated from Nossi College of Art in Nashville. I decided to chat with him because, well, I wanted to others in the same field to feel inspired by.... Read More

Visual Effects Society Announces Nominees for the 14th Annual VES Awards

Jan 24, 2016 at 12:10 pm by -gToon

From the VES press release: The Visual Effects Society (VES), the industry's professional global honorary society, announced the nominees for the 14th Annual VES Awards, th.... Read More

Paolo Ciccone- author of Reality and founder of Pret-a-3D- chats with Renderosity Magazine

Jan 21, 2016 at 03:49 pm by -gToon

Have you been interested in Reality 4.2.1, but haven't had a chance to learn more about it? Well, you're in luck because I chatted with the founder, Paolo Ciccone about Realit.... Read More

A Chat with Embroiderer, Danielle Clough

Jan 21, 2016 at 03:15 pm by -gToon

Danielle Clough, a bubbly and cheery 27-year-old, is an embroiderer. Now, I could be wrong with saying this, but I don't see too many of them around much. I mean, I'm from the.... Read More

Anomaly Live - A Live Poser Tutorial Event

Jan 20, 2016 at 08:14 pm by -gToon

Brian Haberlin, the amazing artist and comics creator, is holding a very special live tutorial on Jan 30th from 1-3pm PST online (or in person. See address below). The event w.... Read More

Chat With Tyler Earles, Graphic Designer

Jan 19, 2016 at 02:48 pm by -gToon

My goal was to interview art/graphic design students who just graduated from various universities. I wanted to see where they landed and how they were doing in their career. S.... Read More

Top 4 Anticipated Animated Movies of 2016

Jan 19, 2016 at 01:51 pm by -gToon

When it comes to animated movies, most of us are fanatics! We love our Disney movies and usually wait for them to debut in theaters. Maybe it's because while watching a Disney.... Read More

Getting to know: Greg De Stefano, Media / Integrated Media Photographer

Jan 19, 2016 at 12:14 pm by -gToon

I'm always on the look-out for artists! I strive to find the ones just starting out in the industry so maybe they will inspire others beginning their career to follow in their.... Read More

Toon Boom Animation Releases Storyboard Pro 5

Jan 18, 2016 at 09:06 pm by -gToon

From the Toon Boom Press blog of January 18, 2016 --By Caitlin Troughton MONTREAL, Jan. 18, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) - Toon Boom Animation Inc. announced today the release of.... Read More

Kung Fu Panda 3 Is Debuting In Theaters on January 29

Jan 18, 2016 at 11:57 am by -gToon

Kung Fu Panda 3 is debuting on January 29th! According to Dreamworks, "When Po's long-lost panda father suddenly reappears, the reunited duo travels to a secret panda paradise.... Read More

MAXON Webinar: Basic Fluids Simulation Workflow with Cinema 4D & RealFlow

Jan 15, 2016 at 11:53 pm by -gToon

Save the Date: Jan. 28, 2016, 4:30 PM (CET) In the past, advanced fluids simulations were reserved for large film productions because of their immense cost, high-end softw.... Read More

Howler 10 is Now Shipping

Jan 15, 2016 at 10:26 pm by -gToon

Howler, the digital paint and vfx animation software version 10 has just been released. Howler, developed by Dan Ritchie and released initially in 1997, Howler is similar t.... Read More

Red Giant Films Presents: "Go Bag"

Jan 14, 2016 at 08:45 pm by -gToon

From the Zazil Media Group Press Release: Portland, OR - January 12, 2016 - Red Giant Films today released "Go Bag," a brand new short film written and directed by award-winn.... Read More

Autodesk Releases Free High Quality Assets - Exclusive Q&A

Jan 13, 2016 at 10:47 pm by -gToon

Autodesk is making headlines with the release of free a 3D game cinematic project associated with their internally developed game, Hyperspace Madness. Autodesk is releasing a.... Read More

Superpowers is Now Free and Open Source

Jan 10, 2016 at 12:48 am by -gToon

From, we learn that this new game making platform has gone completely open-source and is now free. "Superpowers is an HTML5 development environment for.... Read More

A Winning Formula: Cake Studios' new graphics package for the Pac-12's wrap-up show

Jan 08, 2016 at 11:15 pm by -gToon

The resounding success of ESPN and similar networks has shown that fans have an almost insatiable thirst for coverage of sports. That's where an athletic conference such as.... Read More

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