Category Archives: VFX/Animation

1114 articles found

Vertus Fluid Mask 3 and DxO Labs DxO Optics Pro or DxO FilmPack Products Bundled

Vertus, the graphics and imaging software division of Heligon, a technology business specializing in image data interpretation, in partnership with DxO Labs, producers of solutions which guarantee excellence in digital imaging, today announced the immediate availability of three new bundled software packages. more »

Click-thru Tutorial: Toon Boom StoryBoard Pro

Watch this tutorial to see how to use Toon Boom's StoryBoard Pro for advanced storyboarding. more »

Toon Boom Studio 4 Is Released

Emmy Award-winning Toon Boom Animation Inc. today announced the release of Toon Boom Studio 4. With each release, Toon Boom Studio is injected with new advanced features that help users make the most of their talents and their time. Studio 4 increases your ability to create a wider range of animation styles easily, all within a more user friendly interface. more »

REVIEW: Matrox DualHead2Go

Matrox has been doing a lot of "out-of-the-box" thinking in the past few years. The company has three families of external graphics devices- the high-end Exito line, essentially an external remote more »

Click-thru tutorial: Frantic Films Awake

This tutorial shows a variety of tools within FRantic Films' Awake plug-in package for eyeon Fusion, including the lens distortion, digital film noise and workflow enhancements for stereoscopic imaging. more »

Click-thru tutorial: Frantic Films Flood Surf

This tutorial shows how to use Frantic Films' Flood:Surf to create realistic ocean surfaces. more »

A Hand-Drawn Look in 3D for Steelers’ Safety

Director Cisma of BlackList transforms Pittsburgh Steelers' star safety Troy Polamalu into a dark, fearsome animated character, inflicting punishment on his opponents in the new spot"The Line", creating the hand-drawn charcoal look in CG and animating difficult task of animating the violence of football. more »

Digital Juice Releases All Particles Matching Set of Animations and Graphics

Digital Juice announced today it is releasing a matching set of its popular royalty-free Jump Backs™ animated backgrounds and Juice Drops layered Photoshop graphics titled "All Particles". more »

Budget-Conscious VFX for Stardust

The effects in Stardust might not push the state of the art, but clever techniques made it possible to create an 800-shot well-designed fantasy film that holds its own, even with a less-than-magical budget. more »

Xrez Pushes Gigapixel Power to the Max

here some people see a digital still camera, Eric Hanson sees the building block for an insanely detailed panorama that, with the right kind of VFX knowhow, can be turned into a compelling backdrop or a 3D scene background for visual effects artists. more »