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Autodesk May Be Next to Offer Rental Model

Autodesk will detail in October an "evolution" of its business model that includes more options to rent its software, rather than buying it, CEO Carl Bass said in an earnings conference call yesterday. Bass promised an array of new rental … more »


Academy Releases Shortlist of 14 Sci-Tech Oscar Candidates

Technologists take note — the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has released a list of 14 achievements that will be considered for the next round of awards from its Scientific and Technical Awards Committee. The list of nerdy, … more »

Jim Jannard Says He’s Done As Public Face of Red

Red Digital Cinema founder Jim Jannard stepped out of the spotlight today with the kind of public flourish you'd expect — he posted what he said was one last message in the "Recon" section of the RedUser forum dedicated to … more »

Clotiaux Named President of Digital Domain’s Feature Film Division

Digital Domain 3.0 promoted Terry Clotiaux to president of its feature film production division, reporting to new CEO Daniel Seah. Also promoted is Rich Flier, who becomes president of DD3's advertising and games division. Clotiaux is a 25-year VFX veteran … more »


Digital Domain 3.0 Reveals New Owner, Names New CEO

The Digital Domain story entered a new chapter over the weekend as Hong Kong-based Sun Innovation took over as majority owner of the U.S. VFX studio. Sun spent just over $50 million to buy the 70 percent stake in the … more »

Katana and RenderMan Team Up in The Foundry/Pixar Deal

The Foundry's Katana will include RenderMan as a standard feature under the terms of a new strategic collaboration with Pixar Animation Studios. Karana customers will receive one RenderMan Pro Server license as a standard part of their first 10 Katana … more »

Computer Graphics Market Set for Steady Growth

Mobile technologies are likely to lead new growth in the computer graphics market, which is on track to grow at an annual rate of about 5.3% over the next few years, according to a new report from Jon Peddie Research … more »


Assimilate Offers Annual Subscriptions to Scratch and Scratch Lab

After announcing new "direct rental" options for Scratch and Scratch Lab late last year, Assimilate has dramatically expanded its licensing options, offering enterprise users an annual all-you-can-eat fee for unlimited use. Rentals of Scratch and Scratch Lab are still available … more »


Some Girl(s) Bows on Big Screen and Small

Directed by Daisy von Scherler Mayer and shot by director of photography Rachel Morrison, Some Girl(s) premiered in theaters on June 28 but simultaneously became Vimeo's first exclusive full-length narrative feature to stream on its three-month-old Vimeo-on-Demand service. The film, written … more »


Digital Arts Brings State-of-the-Art 4K Post to New York

With the rise in so much content being shot in 4K and with 4K Ultra HD television sets rapidly coming down in price, the need for full 4K post services has never been greater. Axel Ericson, founder and creative director of … more »