Wednesday @ Siggraph

Jul 27, 2016 at 11:40 pm by -gToon

Autodesk It was a pleasure to start the day with Marc Hamaker at the Autodesk booth. Of course, the big news is Autodesk's Maya 2017 with improvements in workflow with.... Read More

Making Sense of the Monster that is Your External Runtime

Jul 27, 2016 at 07:36 pm by -gToon

The beauty of the Poser is you can add external Runtime folders to organize your content. That's also its curse. Poser is, when it comes to The Runtime, a paradox. Like most.... Read More

The Broken Stems Release "Three Eyed Bird"

Jul 27, 2016 at 07:16 pm by -gToon

A San Diego band-- The Broken Stems-- recently made it into the top ten of the iHeart Radio Rising Star Competition. They combine Blues, Rock & Soul together in a rather d.... Read More

Maxon Announces Cinema 4D R18

Jul 27, 2016 at 12:02 am by -gToon

[Source: Maxon.net] We are proud to announce the new Cinema 4D Release 18 (R18), with powerful and easily accessible tools that are tailored to the needs of creative pr.... Read More

Tuesday @ Siggraph

Jul 26, 2016 at 11:39 pm by -gToon

Allegorithmic My first meeting of the day was with Sebastien, the founder and CEO of Allegorithmic. Allegorithmic revolutionized texture creation with the development of Subs.... Read More

SIGGRAPH 2016 Brings New Autodesk Design Animation to Customers: Maya 2017, Arnold and 3ds Max 2017

Jul 26, 2016 at 06:56 pm by -gToon

San Francisco, CA (July 26, 2016) -- At the SIGGRAPH conference in Anaheim, CA, Autodesk is showcasing the latest design animation solutions for Maya 2017 and an update to 3ds.... Read More

Thinkbox Software Announces Sequoia 1.1

Jul 26, 2016 at 11:42 am by -gToon

Los Angeles, CA (July 25, 2016) - Thinkbox Software today announced Sequoia 1.1, a new version of the standalone point cloud meshing application that nearly doubles the softwa.... Read More

Thinkbox Software Expands Third-Party Metered Licensing at SIGGRAPH 2016; Previews Deadline 8.1 and New Features of Frost, Krakatoa and Stoke

Jul 26, 2016 at 11:35 am by -gToon

Los Angeles, CA (July 25, 2016) - Thinkbox Software today announced the availability of on-demand, per-minute licensing for four additional third-party applications via Thinkb.... Read More

Monday @ Siggraph

Jul 26, 2016 at 12:15 am by -gToon

Monday started out awkwardly when I realized I had left my Siggraph badge back at the BnB right after I had paid for a days parking. But everything evened out after a good cup.... Read More

Sunday @ Siggraph

Jul 25, 2016 at 12:26 am by -gToon

The first day of Siggraph is always a Sunday. Traditionally, it's a bit slower paced than the rest of the conference. A way for people to get registered and oriented to the co.... Read More

The Foundry's Nuke 10: A Review

Jul 23, 2016 at 10:30 pm by nemirc

Recently, The Foundry released Nuke 10, the latest version of their visual effects and node-based compositing application. Nuke is aimed to those working in visual effects for.... Read More

Covering Siggraph 2016: Facebook Live-stream and More!

Jul 22, 2016 at 10:50 pm by -gToon

Siggraph 2016 will start this Sunday, July 24, at the Anaheim convention center. I will be attending as the press representative for Renderosity and Renderosity Magazine. Thi.... Read More

A Conversation with SIGGRAPH 2016 Conference Chair Mona Kasra

Jul 21, 2016 at 09:31 pm by -gToon

We're less than one week from the SIGGRAPH 2016 conference. Get ready for all the inspiration ahead and read on to find out some things you may not know about this year's ga.... Read More

Microworld - Le petit prince? by Trilusion

Jul 21, 2016 at 02:00 pm by -gToon

Microworld - Le petit prince? by Trilusion Readers of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry's brilliant novel, The Little Prince, will recognize Trilusion's re-creation of the little plan.... Read More

iPi Soft Announces New Automation Add-On Software Tool

Jul 21, 2016 at 01:16 pm by -gToon

MOSCOW, RUSSIA - iPi Soft, LLC, developers of the iPi Motion Capture line of markerless motion capture technology, today announced the availability of iPi Automation Add-On..... Read More

Review of Final Draft 9 for Mac

Jul 20, 2016 at 11:43 pm by mhaase75

Admittedly, I started using Final Draft 9 on a whim. I've never written an actual screenplay before, but as a novelist and storyteller, I was curious about the process. Final.... Read More

Nozon and Chaos Group Partnership Makes Volumetric VR Possible Without a Game Engine

Jul 20, 2016 at 08:45 pm by -gToon

BRUSSELS, Belgium and SOFIA, Bulgaria - July 20, 2016 - Today, Nozon and Chaos Group announced a technology partnership that enables artists to create pre-rendered, volumetric.... Read More

Make That Prop Your Own - Creating a Custom Texture

Jul 19, 2016 at 04:04 pm by mhaase75

I love old typewriters. I wrote my first novel on an old beater my parents bought at a garage sale. The typewriter worked. The novel didn't but that's an entirely different st.... Read More

Chaos Group Announces Blockbuster Lineup for V-Ray Days at SIGGRAPH 2016

Jul 19, 2016 at 12:00 pm by -gToon

SOFIA, Bulgaria- July 19, 2016 - Today, Chaos Group announced its fourth annual V-Ray Days at SIGGRAPH 2016. This popular presentation series gives artists an in-depth look at.... Read More

The Foundry Bring the Future of VR and VFX to SIGGRAPH 2016

Jul 19, 2016 at 11:49 am by -gToon

LONDON, UK - July 19, 2016 - Today, The Foundry announced its schedule for SIGGRAPH 2016, which is focused on showcasing how its technology and research projects are helping t.... Read More

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