Seeking to ramp up cloud-computing services for entertainment production, Shotgun Software has agreed to be acquired by software giant Autodesk. Shotgun makes popular production-management software…
With the announcement of Technicolor’s plans to consolidate and expand its Montreal post-production and visual effects operations, Technicolor Digital Productions president Tim Sarnoff spoke to…
Software giant Autodesk is shifting to pay-as-you-go “rental” licenses for much of its most popular software for visual effects, animation and content creation. The new plans permit customers to buy…
After spinning its wheels for years trying to cram intelligence into TVs and set-tops, Google has landed on a far smarter approach to cracking into the living room with Chromecast: a simple, low-cost…
The Visual Effects Society’s 2013 white paper on the state of the global visual effects industry paints an image of a sector under siege that must heal its internal problems if it’s to survive the…
There could be a lot of “Mad Men” fans grumbling on the West Coast come Sunday. Time Warner Cable subscribers in Los Angeles accustomed to watching new episodes of the AMC series in high definition…
When Hollywood takes film projects north of the border, the most frequent stop is Vancouver.
To: Hollywood and the Motion Picture Academy Re: Oscar’s insults to visual effects I see that you didn’t take my advice about playing up vfx on the Oscars. Ratings are up anyway. Congrats! But before…
"Avatar" and its dazzling effects have come and gone, but the three companies that developed the virtual production tools for that film are pushing them to the next level.
Autodesk revealed a redesigned edition of Smoke, its widely used, all-in-one video editing and visual effects tool for the Mac, at NAB on Sunday.