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  • 15 Nov 2010

    Omnilab Media, Oktobor set up CG animation studio

    Auckland – Omnilab Media and Oktobor, its award winning visual effects, animation and digital creative convergence studio, officially opened their new Auckland-based computer generated (CG) animation studio – Oktobor Animation, which it has created and launched in conjunction with...... Read More

  • 15 Nov 2010

    Nightmares come to life with SADiE’s help

    Cambridge, England – Audio post production facility Studio 5/5 has been employing its SADiE digital audio location recorders and workstations to complete the sound design for a number of new theme park rides and attractions. Headed by Jean-Jacques Quinet,...... Read More

  • 25 Oct 2010

    Boris FX launches Boris Continuum Complete 7 for Sony Vegas Pro 10

    Marlborough Massachusetts – Boris FX, the leading developer of integrated effects technology for video and film, has released the Boris Continuum Complete 7 for Sony Vegas Pro (BCC 7 for Vegas Pro). Based on the Open Effects Assocation (OFX)...... Read More

  • 25 Oct 2010

    Broadcast Pix unveils Fluent Rapid CG to streamline graphics creation

    Billerica, Massachusetts – Broadcast Pix recently announced the release of Fluent Rapid CG, a new option for its Granite and Slate integrated production systems, which streamlines the creation of data-intensive CG graphics. Rapid CG automatically integrates databases, RSS feeds,...... Read More

  • 04 Oct 2010

    Nucoda Film Master flies with 3D ‘Legend of the Guardians’

    London – Digital Vision’s Nucoda Film Master system has been used to grade and master the new 3D animated feature from Warner Bros Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga’Hoole by Australian animation and visual effects studio Animal...... Read More

  • 18 Aug 2010

    David Hofflich leaves Asylum for Oktobor

    Auckland – Award-winning visual effects, animation and digital creative convergence studio Oktobor announced that former Asylum Visual Effects LA EP David Hofflich has joined their team as executive producer and head of TVCs. Hofflich’s appointment is seen as a...... Read More

  • 21 May 2010

    Reliance MediaWorks begins training small army of artists for 3D surge

    Cannes, France – Reliance MediaWorks, part of the Reliance ADA group, is training more than 2,700 artists to meet the rise in demand for 3D films following the huge success of James Cameron’s “Avatar” and other films, Reuters reports....... Read More

  • 12 May 2010

    Digital Magic looks to DVS’ Clipster for processing Shanghai Expo footages

    Hanover, Germany – DI specialist Digital Magic recently announced it expanded its 4K DI pipeline by integrating a second DVS Clipster into their workflow. Digital Magic is implementing Clipster as a DCI mastering station for processing footage in real-time...... Read More

  • 01 Apr 2010

    Telco TV to drive video server markets

    After a slow start, telco TV is now growing quickly as it is in the rest of the industrialised world. As the latecomer to the television distribution game, telco TV has the advantage of employing the most current technology...... Read More

  • 26 Feb 2010

    I.E. Effects delivers next-generation immersive entertainment stereoscopic 3D for OCT Shanghai’s Happy Valley

    California – I.E. Effects delivered 3D reality for ‘Traveling in the Storm’, an immersive entertainment experience developed by Falcon’s Treehouse for OCT Shanghai’s Happy Valley. In this innovative ride, participants assume the role of storm chasers. Traveling in an...... Read More

  • 01 Jan 2010

    Avatar graphic dimensions come alive

    James Cameron’s stereoscopic 3D feature film Avatar had numerous stereographic and Holotable displays, animated graphics, immersive environments and other visual effects created by Prime Focus. A team of approximately 90 was spread across Prime Focus’ Los Angeles, Vancouver and...... Read More

  • 01 Jan 2010

    SIGGRAPH Asia 2009 digital media experience

    Yokohama, Japan – SIGGRAPH Asia 2009, the region’s largest display of the latest in computer graphics, interactive techniques, and digital media and content, attracted 6,500 visitors from more than 50 countries. More than 500 artists, academics, and industry experts...... Read More

  • 01 Jan 2010

    Australian film takes top honours at apsa 2009

    Australian film Samson & Delilah won the Best Feature Film award at the third annual Asia Pacific Screen Awards (APSA). Produced by Kath Shelper and written and directed by Warwick Thornton, Samson & Delilah previously won the Camera d’Or...... Read More

  • 01 Jan 2010

    3D – the continuing evolution of HDTV

    There is no doubt that stereoscopic 3D is the next step that many in the movie industry and manufacturers of consumer electronics alike see as the evolution to delivering quality content to the home theatre market. Just how close...... Read More

  • 01 Jan 2010

    Opening Pandora’s Box breakthrough technology in the making of Avatar

    James Cameron’s Avatar achieves several milestones in filmmaking technology. Cameron wrote his first treatment for the movie in 1995 with the intention of pushing the boundaries of what was possible with cinematic digital effects. In his view, making Avatar...... Read More

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