Author Archives: Bryant Frazer

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100 Ways to Attack the Groin

Nothing too serious going on right here, as martial-arts master Ken Poe (Matt Page) of web series Enter the Dojo demonstrates 100 ways to go for the cheap shot. The YouTube comedy series is produced in Albuquerque, New Mexico, by RiffRaff … more »

RealFlow 2014 Releases

For immediate release: 6th August 2014   Next Limit is delighted to announce its latest releases:    RealFlow 2014 Patch    This latest version of RealFlow (v8.1.1.0179) is now available for all customers with RealFlow 2014 licenses to download. Updates … more »

Pixar Animation Studios Releases Tractor 2.0

EMERYVILLE, CA – (August 11th, 2014) Pixar Animation Studios today announced that Tractor 2.0, its next generation distributed processing software, will be released in the first week of September 2014. Tractor 2.0 significantly expands the successful Tractor 1.x render farm … more »

Ftrack Previews Version 3 at SIGGRAPH

Ftrack has brought an early version 3.0 of its VFX and animation project management platform to SIGGRAPH. The company has its eye on collaborative workflow, and is previewing deeper pipeline integration and more interoperability with Thinkbox Deadline, Imagineer Mocha and … more »

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Autodesk Unveils Shotgun Review for iPhone, Shotgun Desktop, Mari Support

Autodesk this morning announced two upgrades to Max and Maya as well as a slate of new features for Shotgun, which the company acquired in June. At a press briefing, Shotgun Software co-founder and CEO Don Parker said he saw … more »

Dell Refreshes Precision Desktop and Rack-Mounted Workstations

At SIGGRAPH today, Dell refreshed its workstation line-up, promising more choice in CPUs and memory configurations for greater flexibility than in previous generations. Included in today's announcement is a bit of a name change. Dell is re-classifying all of its … more »

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PipelineFX Releases Qube 6.6 at SIGGRAPH

PipelineFX has released Qube 6.6, a new version of its render-farm management software with a new Smart Share feature for handling simultaneous jobs and Flight Checks designed to detect roadblocks in the pipeline before a job is sent to render. … more »

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Nvidia Announces Five New Quadro Cards at SIGGRAPH

Nvidia announced the newest generation of Quadro GPUs this morning at SIGGRAPH in Vancouver, BC, adding five new cards to the line-up. The Quadro K6000, which debuted at SIGGRAPH last year, remains at the top of the heap, boasting 2,880 … more »

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Inside Gone Girl‘s 6K Review and Editorial Pipeline

Billed as the first feature film shot entirely at 6K resolution, David Fincher's Gone Girl is also the first studio feature edited entirely in Adobe Premiere Pro CC, by two-time Oscar-winner Kirk Baxter, ACE. Needless to say, Adobe is giddy … more »

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Storm Chasing on Saturn

What do weather junkies watch when they've got their fill of Twister, Into the Storm and Discovery's Storm Chasers? Maybe this short video from The New York Times considering a huge, hexagonal hurricane four times the size of the earth at Saturn's … more »