Modus FX has appointed Anne Le Bouyonnec as VP production, bringing over 25
years of artistic and organizational experience in CG, games and visual effects.
Animal Logic has announced that the company has finalised a deal to buy the business
assets of Sydney studio FUEL VFX.
Photorealistic 3D interior environments created in modo lent a cool modern style to a
high fashion shoot, extending shots in the lookbook of a ‘Project Runway’ contestant.
Fuel VFX in Sydney, a top Australian visual effects studio, has gone into administration
after 12 years of operation in Sydney.
The Foundry has merged with Luxology, each aiming to develop new pipelines,
workflows and products, and tap into new artist communities.
New Imagineer mocha users can access a free streaming video series, ‘Fundamentals
of mocha’ created at Curious Turtle to introduce mocha's tools, interface and workflow.
IBC Imagineer Systems has formed agreements with Quantel, Assimilate and FXhome
to license or support Planar Tracking from mocha in their new products.
Karen Heston describes her introduction into a career as a Flame artist, and
the advantages her skills give her in client sessions, among her colleagues and
IBC The Foundry NUKE 7.0 focusses on increasing performance and adding
support for Alembic and OpenEXR 2.0 Deep Data.
Authority FX in Canada started building their plugins, sold separately instead of as a suite,
as an internal project to fill gaps in their compositing pipeline
IBC The Pixel Farm PFDepth is an integrated application for total scene reconstruction,
2D-to-3D conversion and depth map creation, available now.
At SIGGRAPH, Imagination Technologies introduced the Caustic Visualizer interactive
viewport plug-in for Autodesk Maya 2013, ready for CPU desktops.
IBC eyeon Connection 1.5 is updated to help editors on multi-camera projects
keep their VFX fluid. Generation AM soon releases with playback and review
tools for work teams.
Lead Lighter Drew Wood Davies at Iloura in Mebourne talks about working on the
lighting pipeline for some of the facility’s recent feature film projects.
IBC Autodesk Flame Premium 2013 is focussed on enhancing the integration between
effects, audio, editorial, conform and grading.
Rob O'Neill, ANZ Creative Finishing Specialist, leads a live webinar to show functions that
set Smoke apart with true 3D for effects, compositing and stereoscopic projects.
Method Studios in Sydney and Melbourne helped SBS promote their documentaries
with a series of three engaging promos to waken viewers' curiosity.
Knoll Light Factory 3 is a major update to Red Giant’s 3D lens flare system, with a new
library of presets and automated Behaviours with After Effects 3D integration.