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Greyscalegorilla Tactile released—Virtual Materials
Greyscalegorilla releases Tactile, a growing virtual materials library of beautiful and realistic 3D materials. It offers five stunning collections, entitled Clay Fine, Clay Rough, Clay Sculpting, Clay Doh, and Unfinished Wood.
SIG: Early Impressions—And yes, Apple was at SIGGRAPH
Architosh is at SIGGRAPH. These are early impressions from the first day of the largest computer graphics show for professionals and students in the world.
SideFX’s New Houdini 16—What’s Hot In This 3D Software Package
SideFX’s Houdini 16 has massive new updates in features and capabilities. Architosh takes a look at some of the bigger ones in procedural oceans technology and its all new shader builder module.
3D News: The Future Group Demos First Mixed Reality (MR) Based on Unreal Engine
Hyper-Realistic Feature Film-Quality Sets and Effects Integrating People and Objects In Real-Time,
New Patent-Pending Software With Origins In “The Matrix Trilogy” and more…
SIGGRAPH 2016: Computer Graphics Show Round-Up
At this year’s slightly smaller SIGGRAPH show in Anaheim, the focus continued to be on VR (virtual reality) this year, in addition to a new focus on real-time rendering, cloud and other interactive areas such as AR (augmented reality) and of course gaming.
Maxon announces update to Cineware for Adobe After Effects CC
Maxon announces new Cineware 3.0 for Adobe After Effects CC, latest update features greater performance, time slider sync and a lot more.
Webinar News: MAXON hosts Fluids Simulation with Cinema 4D and RealFlow
Maxon is hosting a free webinar on fluid simulation work inside of Cinema 4D with RealFlow.
ToolTalk: Foundry’s MARI 3 now shipping—features key improvements for 3D Paint System
MARI 3 from The Foundry has recently started shipping after being introduced back at SIGGRAPH in the summer. The innovative and easy-to-use 3D painting software runs on Mac OS X, Windows and Linux systems and solves problems for large assets that Adobe Photoshop can’t handle.
Faceware Live Develops New Plug In for Unreal Engine 4
Faceware unveils new plugin for Epic Games’ Unreal Engine 4, a gaming engine development platform for with increasingly wide industry applicability, from film, TV, military simulation and more…all beyond and including games!
Digital-Tutors’ offers New VFX Training ‘Daydreamer’ Production Pipeline’ series
Make a complete Sci-fi Short from scratch with the expert tutorials that explain production techniques used on Live-Action/CG Short, taking artists through the complete process needed to animate a sci-fi short.
The Foundry discontinues Keylight for Final Cut Pro
September is the last month that The Foundry will be selling and supporting key plugins for Apple’s Final Cut Pro and Adobe After Effects. The news is a blow to the FCP community who have remained with FCP 7 and 6.
Blackmagic’s Fusion 8 coming to the Mac: visual effects and motion software
Long desired Blackmagic Design’s Fusion is finally coming to the Mac platform in Fusion 8 and Fusion 8 Studio—public beta now open
Media 100 Launches Free Educational Licensing Program
Boris FX and MacVideo Promo today announce a limited-time program that provides free, perpetual Media 100 site licenses to qualified educational institutions.
Mac 3D News: Maxon Participating at After Effects World
Maxon Computer of Germany will be in attendance at After Effects World Conference, a new conference centered on innovators in the areas of VFX and motion graphics pros
Autodesk Desktop Subscription for Smoke 2015 Now Available
Autodesk Smoke 2015 is now available by Desktop Subscription with various levels of pricing over time…
NAB: Autodesk releases Smoke 2015 and optimized for new Mac Pro
Autodesk adds powerful effects controls, integration with Apple’s Final Cut Pro X and hardware optimization for the new Mac Pro in the latest Smoke 2015
NAB: Autodesk shows new Smoke professional Mac video editing software
Autodesk continues to make headway in the video and compositing market, especially with its professional video editing software for Mac, Autodesk Smoke
Foundry’s merger with Luxology offers 3D synergies
The merger between Luxology and The Foundry offers complimentary synergies….
Autodesk Smoke 2012 for Mac OS now shipping
Autodesk announces Smoke 2012 for Mac at NAB 2011
Tidbits: Nvidia, Dosch and COFES News
Mac CAD and 3D News: We have tidbits on Nvidia and the Oscars, a new Dosch product on freight ships and COFES news
Tidbits: Graphisoft, LightWorks, & Escape Studios news
Mac CAD and 3D News: Graphisoft’s Webinars, LightWorks 7.9 Service Pack 1 released, & New Course from Escape Studios.