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  • 06 Jul 2009

    Weta Digital purchases site licence of Nuke

    London – Leading visual effects software developer, The Foundry announced that Weta Digital, New Zealand’s premier multi-award winning VFX studio, has purchased a site licence of Nuke to enhance its in-house pipeline. Weta Digital’s talents have also been employed...... Read More

  • 01 Jul 2009

    nuke 3D Stereo TOuch down

    The Skinny During the Super Bowl XLIII, TV viewers were treated to an innovative commercial for Pepsi Co’s SoBe energy drink in 3D stereo. This was the first-ever stereoscopic 3D TV advertising to air at the Super Bowl. The...... Read More

  • 01 Jul 2009

    wiser home control automation Product Demo

    The Skinny The brief seemed simple: create an interactive sales tool featuring live action, CGI environments and flash. Oh, and could we please have a complex level of AI (artificial intelligence) in the backend in order to allow users...... Read More

  • 01 Jul 2009

    ‘Best Job’ Campaign taps storage solutions

    The recent Cannes Lion winning campaign for the ‘Best Job in the World’ competition, organised and sponsored by Tourism Queensland, owed some measure of its considerable success to backend support for its production. The Inner Sanctum Media (ISM) based...... Read More

  • 01 Jul 2009

    Direct-to-disk workflow for 3D production

    Filmmakers looking to make strides in the world of stereoscopic 3D filmmaking could do well to explore powerful and affordable solutions teaming up Canon acquisition cameras with Wafian’s stereoscopic recorder for 3D production – the HR-2-DS recorder. The Canon-Wafian...... Read More

  • 01 Jul 2009

    China READIES digital production base

    The newly opened China Film Group Digital Film Production Base is proving to be a boon for China film makers with its full range of production and post-production services... Read More

  • 01 Jul 2009

    Thailand master plan to boost film shooting

    Thailand’s national committee on film production recently approved a 2009-2011 master plan to promote Thailand as the hub for shooting and post-production. Culture Permanent Secretary Veera Rojpojanarat said the plan aimed to generate Thailand Baht THB 32 billion (US$0.94...... Read More

  • 01 Jul 2009

    Samsung Super Hero fights phone theft

    The Skinny This campaign is a joint effort of Samsung Mobile (CDMA division) and Tata Indicom, one of the leading CDMA service providers in India. The focus of the spot addresses a prevalent crime issue in the sub-continent, the...... Read More

  • 01 Jul 2009

    Experience Europe with DW-TV Asia plus

    The Skinny In order to communicate the claim “Experience Europe with DW-TV Asia plus”, Deutsche Welle produced four TV spots for the Asian audience by featuring four different professionals, representing four different fields and countries. The four talents are;...... Read More

  • 01 Jul 2009

    Superior human trumps robots

    The Skinny The objective of the campaign is to communicate that Berocca with its unique combination of essential nutrients is important for optimum mental and physical performance. The target market are males aged 30 and above who want to...... Read More

  • 04 Jun 2009

    Double Negative opens studio in Singapore

    Singapore – Leading visual effects studios Double Negative opened a studio at the Fusionopolis media complex in Singapore. The company is sourcing local talent who will have the opportunity to work on visual effects for major feature films. Recently,...... Read More

  • 01 May 2009

    HP PLAYS role in 3D Monsters vs. Aliens

    Hewlett-Packard and DreamWorks Animation SKG worked closely to create the 3D movie Monsters vs. Aliens. Monsters vs. Aliens is the first full-length production from the team in 3D. DreamWorks’ 3D movies depend heavily on workstation technology from HP, said...... Read More

  • 01 May 2009

    NEW Flare and VFX systems Launched

    At the recent National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) show in Las Vegas, Autodesk, Inc., unveiled the 2010 releases of Autodesk Flame and Autodesk Inferno software for visual effects systems, and the launch of the new Flame and Inferno creative...... Read More

  • 26 Mar 2009

    The Foundry to preview Nuke 6 at NAB 2009

    London – Leading VFX software developer, The Foundry, will treat visitors to its booth at NAB 2009 to a series of behind-the-scenes looks at how its acclaimed compositing software, Nuke, was used to great effect on blockbuster films such...... Read More

  • 03 Mar 2009

    Rhythm & Hues expands to Malaysia

    Los Angeles-based award winning visual effects studio, Rhythm and Hues Studio, will set up a high-tech studio in Malaysia. With more than 100 feature films to its credit such as Babe, The Hulk, The Golden Compass, The Chronicles of...... Read More

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