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GoPro Is Developing Its Own Drones, VR Camera Rigs

GoPro—the company that dominated the market for tiny action cams by figuring out how to make them nearly ubiquitous—is getting ready to sell its own drones. The news, which was confirmed yesterday by GoPro CEO Nick Woodman at Re/Code's Code … more »

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Scanline VFX Relocates Data Centers to Internap in Los Angeles

Scanline VFX has opted to sign on with data-center operator Internap, which will manage the powerful render farms that handle Scanline's data-intensive renders and simulations at a colocated facility in Los Angeles. Scanline had previously operated its own data centers in four different … more »

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Autodesk Adds 95,000 Subscriptions in Q1 As Transition Continues

Autodesk offered a progress report on its transition to a subscription-driven business model today, announcing the addition of 95,000 subscriptions in the fiscal quarter ending April 30, 2015. Approximately half of those subscriptions are new subscription types, the company said—desktop subscriptions, … more »

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Nimble Collective’s Rex Grignon on Bringing Animators Together

With an eye toward revolutionizing the global animation content market, Nimble Collective has stepped out of the shadows and onto center stage. Supported by $1 million in seed funding, the Collective aims to become the world’s largest online animated community, … more »

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Christie Outfits Cannes for 4K Digital Presentations

Digital screenings will dominate at this year's Cannes Film Festival, with projector manufacturer Christie supplying 31 Solaria-series digital projectors to the festival. And for the first time this year, Christie said, one of the festival's open-air screenings at the Cinema de … more »

Studio Suite Xi Adds High-Speed Transfer and Video-Delivery Service Options

The latest update to AlterMedia's Studio Suite Xi will integrate the production-management software with the Aspera and FileCatalyst file-transfer technologies, as well as enable direct delivery to Facebook, YouTube and Wistia platforms. To enable the new features, users will use the "API Setup" screen … more »

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Autodesk, Microsoft Hook Up on 3D Printing and VR Initiatives

In a development that Autodesk said would simplify the 3D-printing process, the company announced that its Spark 3D printing software will be embedded in Microsoft Windows 10. The Spark APIs will be made available for free to Windows developers, and Autodesk is … more »

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Report: Adobe May Buy The Foundry

It could be Adobe Nuke CC one day soon, if a report that appeared Saturday in the London business press pans out. According to The Telegraph, Adobe is preparing to offer as much as £200 million ($304 million) to purchase The … more »

Autodesk Announces 2016 Versions of Maya, 3ds Max and Flame

At NAB, Autodesk announced 2016 versions of Maya, 3ds Max, and Flame. Notable features in the new version of Flame include look development tools and a more connected desktop workflow. Lightbox, which Autodesk describes as an interactive GPU shader tookit … more »

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The 6.5K Alexa 65’s Early Adopters Include Yimou, Stone and Iñárritu

ARRI arrived in Las Vegas to make an impressive case for the Alexa 65, the 6.5K large-sensor camera it first announced last September. The Alexa 65, available exclusively through ARRI Rental, may be a niche item, but it's coming out of … more »