Kmel Robotics helped design a film for Lexus in which tiny aircraft
gracefully roam Vancouver by night, remotely controlled with OptiTrack
motion capture cameras and Motive software.
Cutting Edge has created three new TVCs for Mortein, updating and
re-rigging the characters, including Louie the fly, and creating a lively
new sense of ‘being there’ for viewers.
Studio Fizbin in Germany has found success with their first
big game title ‘The Inner World’, built and animated in Toon
Boom Harmony ready for their game programmers.
KANDOR Graphics in Spain invested in SGO Mistika to colour grade and
finish its first 3D animated children's feature film, 'Justin and the Knights
of Valour' in 2D and stereo 3D.
A research project by Mozilla and Emily Carr University developed interactive
visualizations for Firefox Lightbeam, an Add-on enabling users to watch online
data tracking in real time.
Motion graphics artist David Lewandowski directed and created
animations and visual FX using MAXON CINEMA 4D for Flying
Lotus music video ‘Tiny Tortures’.
To handle extreme fluctuations in render farm demand from student
projects, the SVA adopted scalable PipelineFX Qube render management,
with Education Burst Licensing.
Finalists and winners of the 2013 Australian Effects and Animation
Festival were announced and celebrated on 21 August at an exciting,
enjoyable, well attended event in Sydney.
The VIEW 2013 digital media conference is now underway in Italy
with workshops, screenings and demonstrations by industry artists,
for animators, FX artists and game developers.
MPC created animations and effects for their photoreal Shetland
pony who moonwalks and dances his way through Fleetwood
Mac’s song ‘Everywhere’ for two TV and cinema ads.
The Umbrella Factory is an interesting animated short film just recently entered
in the 2014 Australian Effects & Animation Festival, created in an original
Against live action Canadian scenery, Framestore created an
army defending a castle on a mountaintop and a heroic flying
Qualcomm Snapdragon processor chip.
Faceware Technologies’ upgrades to its markerless 3D facial motion
capture tools help automate facial mocap, leaving more time for
refining and making performances more subtle.
Method Studio’s creature team created a CG Troll for DirecTV,
sculpted and textured in detail, and brought to life with a
combination of keyframe and motion capture animation.
Superlux designs and produces animations for projects spanning broadcast,
digital signage and corporate using their own technique combining 2D and
3D elements with motion graphics.
We are happy to announce the Finalists in the Games Cinematics,
Student, Short Film ands Music Video categories.
Poetica studio in NYC created a vivid spec piece full of light and
motion for NikeiD, using two Softimage simulations and looks
designed in several different renderers.
LevelS3D in France completed the post for stereo 3D animated short
‘Mr Hublot’, winner of the Grand Prix S3D award at the 2013 Dimension 3
Festival in Paris on their SGO Mistika.
ToyTalk, founded by two former Pixar animators, creates entertaining
characters and conversation. Its first project is ‘The Winston Show’
iPad app, an interactive talk show.
This year’s AEAF Feature Film VFX finalist line-up is extremely
strong and exciting, encompassing highly competitive work
from local and international teams.