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…
Before it became the most admired brand in showbiz, even before “Toy Story,” Pixar’s first commercial triumph was a software app: Renderman. In the years since, Renderman has remained one of the…
Fans of Netflix’s heavily hyped return of “Arrested Development” early Sunday were baffled by text watermarks, supposedly for video piracy software, in flashback scenes — a joke that misfired for…
The power of suggestion is about to be deployed to combat film piracy. Verance Corp., a developer of anti-piracy technology, introduced Cinavia Level 3, a new piece of software on Wednesday that…
In what the Writers Guild of America is calling the worst thing to happen to its members since Starbucks banned screenwriters from all of its locations worldwide, the soon-to-be released latest…
Warner Bros. has acquired feature film rights to Joshua Davis' recent Wired Magazine article "John McAfee's Last Stand" and tapped the "Crazy Stupid Love" team of John Requa and Glenn Ficarra to…
Digital cinema aggregator Cinedigm has tapped Dan Sherlock as prexy of Cinedigm Software, a division of the company that provides digital software systems to exhibitors and distributors.
Autodesk unveiled a new store for 2013 releases of its 3ds Max software products that allows users to search, customize and buy clips and characters without leaving the software itself. 3ds Max…
MediaMorph, a New York-based developer of entertainment-tracking software, has closed a $2 million round of financing and secured representation by United Talent Agency.
Organizing a production just keeps getting more complicated.
Once upon a time, screenwriting was a labor-intensive vocation. And that labor was hardly confined to the age-old challenges of storytelling.