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  • 01 Jan 2009

    Foley key to good

    What is it about the sound in many student or amateur films that makes them sound so … well … amateur? Even if the fidelity or clarity is good, there is often something hollow or thin about the sound...... Read More

  • 01 Jan 2009

    UWE creativity flows with Blackmagic Design

    The University of the West of England (UWE) is a modern, growing university in the thriving city of Bristol – one of the top three media production centres in Britain and one of Britain’s largest and most popular universities...... Read More

  • 01 Jan 2009

    Setting up a scan once workflow

    TIGERTIGER POST is a new post house in the centre of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. It was set up in October 2008 by Sunita Petrus and Al Isaac. Their target market is DI for television commercials and movies. Having spent...... Read More

  • 01 Jan 2009

    Taiwan’s Xanthus wins Superpitch HD

    This is the second successive year that a Taiwanese entry has come out tops in the Asia TV Forum’s annual pitching contest Superpitch. Last year, ODD Incredible won the pitching contest with their animated concept Splash Nash. Although Xanthus...... Read More

  • 17 Dec 2008

    v3 imaging technology adds depth to images

    Vienna – Vision III Imaging, Inc., announced that its v3 Optical Systems, is now available on The v3 Optical Systems with parallax scanning technology, enhances standard 35mm film, broadcast video, HD and computer generated images with vivid impressions...... Read More

  • 15 Dec 2008

    Side Effects Software Inc. opens Asia-Pacific HQ

    Singapore – Canada’s Side Effects Software Inc., a world leader in the development of advanced 3D animation and special effects software, opened its Asia-Pacific headquarters in Singapore. Side Effects Software leads the field of procedural animation with its award-winning...... Read More

  • 08 Dec 2008

    Inaugural SIGGRAPH Asia sees significant participation from regional talents

    The inaugural SIGGRAPH Asia takes off this week with nine main programmes, mirroring the successful format that SIGGRAPH in North America has offered to interactive and digital media practitioners worldwide annually. The programmes consist of • Art Gallery: showcasing...... Read More

  • 01 Nov 2008

    SIGGRAPH Asia brings VFX major Craig Halperin to SE Asia

    The team at SIGGRAPH Asia organised a series of seminars in Southeast Asia with animation and VFX technology guru Craig “Xray” Halperin. Halperin gave a procedural perspective on FX in live action and feature animation. Craig began the event...... Read More

  • 01 Nov 2008

    Making a Splashing Impact

    The Skinny Using experience gained from previous water simulation projects MFX proudly adds the new Olympus 1050sw “Splash” TVC to their showreel. Working closely with director Brad Hogarth from Passion Pictures, the “Splash” commercial showcases complex realistic 3D liquid...... Read More

  • 01 Nov 2008

    india connects

    Some of the top Bollywood production houses connected with Hollywood at the American Film Market (AFM) 2008 in Santa Monica, California which saw an unprecedented level of participation from Indian content providers. According to the US India Business Alliance...... Read More

  • 01 Nov 2008

    Digital 3D – the wave of the future

    One of the most talked about topics in the world of digital cinema industry is stereoscopic 3D also known as 3D Digital, the new technology available in 3D format. “The old 3D film was shot in analogue form but...... Read More

  • 01 Nov 2008

    Technicolor provides gear for 3D festival

    Thomson’s Technicolor Digital Cinema (TDC) business will provide the necessary digital cinema infrastructure and technical and content management expertise for the upcoming 3DX: 3D Film & Entertainment Technology Festival (3DX), the first-ever festival of its kind dedicated to stereoscopic...... Read More

  • 01 Nov 2008

    SIGGRAPH Asia speakers industry FOCUS

    The featured speakers at the first-ever ACM SIGGRAPH Conference and Exhibition on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques in Asia will provide a fascinating insight into the industry. Rob Cook, vice president, advanced technology, of Pixar Animation Studios will give...... Read More

  • 28 Oct 2008

    Fifteen projects selected to boost Singapore’s interactive digital media sector

    Singapore – Fifteen new projects on the concept of ‘Co-Space’ have been awarded funding by the multi-agency Interactive Digital Media Research and Development Programme Office (IDMPO) hosted by the Media Development Authority. Collectively, these projects will achieve for Singapore...... Read More

  • 30 Sep 2008

    Visual Effects Society announces launch of Australian Section

    Sydney, Australia – The Visual Effects Society (VES) has welcomed Australia on board as an official Section to the society that represents more than 1700 visual effects and computer graphics professionals internationally. Australia joins San Francisco, London and Vancouver...... Read More

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