Axis Animation in Scotland worked with client Ninja Theory to create over 12 minutes
of stylish, absorbing animation for the premium downloadable content, or DLC,
addition to the game ‘Enslaved: Odyssey to the West’ published by NAMCO Bandai Games.
Olivier Pinol is a founder, lighting Technical Director and teacher at Dwarf Labs in Montpellier,
France. His company has just taken their latest animated project, ‘Maelynn & the Puzzle
Gates’ to the 2011 Annecy International Animated Film Festival and Market.
Following discussions on quality control, content certification and licensing rights, competing
stock 3D sites TurboSquid, FallingPixel.com and Exchange3D.com have decided to work
together to improve and expand the 3D model industry.
The Bakery 3D computer graphics software company will bring new, free professional lighting
tools to the MIFA show in Annecy, France 8 -10 June 2011, for compositing, playing and
displaying image sequences.
Noise Industries has released a new still-image animation plug-in, Photo Montage, with over
100 animated presets, 20 transition styles, re-ordering and re-timing options and built-in
motion blurring effects.
Tweak Software’s new RV-SDI with dual link SDI output with embedded audio is available to accommodate the growing need for stereo 3D output and review requirements in screening
rooms and theatres.
Cutting Edge broadcast and VFX facility got involved in the Earth Hour appeal with a TVC starring a
swarm of Bogong moths, and is revelling in their Bronze Award win at AdFest 2011.
The DAZ Studio 4 beta is now released and includes the Genesis series of figures, shape and
morph blending, multiple UV layouts and the new TriAx weight-map joint system.
Syfy recently challenged PLAY editorial and design studio in Hollywood to put a new spin on
this year’s on-air promotion of the 16th Annual ‘Twilight Zone Marathon'.
Becoming an animator starts with creating characters and creatures that tell stories. The three animators here, a student and two working animators at different stages in their careers, talk about influences, trends and their lives as artists in an exciting and competitive industry.
Max McMullin as Head of 3D and Scotty Wilcox as lead Animation Director have joined Engine
design and production facility in Sydney.
The Bakery 3D CG software company showed Bakery Relight, their animation and vfx
lighting and rendering software, at FMX 2011 from 3 to 6 May in Stuttgart, Germany. This
application is in use now at a number of interesting facilities.
Luxology has a new library of over 200 2D and 3D presets, images and assemblies made to simplify
the design and visualization of open and closed packaging containers in modo.
an(i)ma is a stand-alone application with motion-editing tools and content to help architects
and designers to quickly create complex 3D character animations for visualization and
The dedicated car team at Eden Games in France recently modelled, painted and rendered
realistic vehicles for the sequel to Test Drive Unlimited, Massively Open Online Racing Game,
with Luxology modo.
Halo Pictures has created eight interactive animated films using a single line, and developed
eight different styles to execute the campaign, part of an initiative on teenage bullying funded
by the Australian Federal Government.
Smith Micro recently launched Poser Debut as an entry point for learning to create
3D still art and animations, and as a means to create scenes and add, pose and
animate 3D characters.