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High-End Plug-Ins Hit the Desktop

For visual effects artists, a software plug-in - a small piece of code that adds new, often spectacular, capabilities to your editing or compositing application - can be the trick that pushes a show up to a Spinal Tap 11. more »

Luxology Releases modo 103 Update

Luxology, LLC, the creators of modo, a leading subdivision surface and polygonal 3D modeling platform, today announced the release of its free modo 103 service update. more »

Ikegami Editcam now compatible with Apple FCP

Editcam, Ikegami's proven performance solution for tapeless ENG and EFP, will soon have file compatibility and direct file transfer into Apple Final Cut Pro systems via Telestream's new professional Flip4Mac digital media import component. more »

Extreme Reality puts your studio on Autopilot

Extreme Reality (Austin, TX) wants to run your studio. The company's new CineGrid is a customized hardware/software solution including a grid of Xserve cluster nodes and RAID arrays which is built out using OS X, Linux, UNIX, or Windows GridXpanders. more »

Houdini 8 ships

Side Effects Software (Santa Monica, CA) shipped Houdini 8, with features including new dynamics architecture, light linking, interactive photorealistic rendering, and character animation enhancements. more »

Director Andrew Young Demos HDV-to-35mm Workflow

The Tribeca Film Center in lower Manhattan recently played host to a rare HDV-to-filmout demonstration screening showing 720p/30 footage shot on JVC's latest ProHD camera that had been conformed to 720p/23.98 during the editing process, up-rezed to 1080p and mastered to a film print. more »

Harris Acquires Leitch

Harris Corporation and Leitch Technology Corporation announced today that Harris has completed its previously announced acquisition of Leitch following approval by Leitch shareholders and Court approval of the transaction. more »

Wondertouch particleIllusion 3.0 half price for Combustion Users

Wondertouch announced a special limited-time upgrade promotion that allows registered owners of the Autodesk Combustion 3 or Combustion 4 desktop software programs to receive more than 50% off more »

Sony And QuVIS Team To Deliver 4k D-Cinema Projection System

Here at ShowEast this week, Sony Electronics and QuVIS are announcing the availability of QuVIS' Cinema Server, which has been developed by QuVIS to work with Sony's SXRD (Silicon X-tal Reflective Display) 4K digital cinema projector. more »

Color Decisions: The CRT vs. Laser Smackdown

The CRT vs. Laser Smackdown - First, the history. In the early 1990s, Kodak created its Lightning recorder, using a laser directed at a spinning mirror to record film frame-by-frame. more »