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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.

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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…

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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!

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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.

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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.

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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

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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.

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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

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Autodesk Desktop Subscription for Smoke 2015 Now Available

Autodesk Smoke 2015 is now available by Desktop Subscription with various levels of pricing over time…

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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

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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

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