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Day 2 at AEAF Brings Explosions, Armies and Aliens

Day 2 at AEAF Brings Explosions, Armies and Aliens Dennis Jones, RSP Day 2 of AEAF's Speaker Program started with one of the most knowledgeable motion graphics artists working today, specializing in Cinema 4D and After Effects, followed by a series of five…
August 18, 2016
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AEAF 2016 Awards Winners Announced

AEAF Awards Winners Announced Rotor Studios earned three awards - in Web Viral, Education & Infographics and Commercials VFX. The AEAF Awards went off with a bang last night, 17 August. The Finalists and Winners Showreel was looking better than ever, the…
August 03, 2016
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PipelineFX Powers Medical Animation Team’s Cinema 4D Render Pipeline

PipelineFX Powers Medical Animation Team’s Cinema 4D Render Pipeline As one of the largest employers of graduate medical artists and writers in the world, Nucleus Medical Media produces illustrations, animations and interactive multimedia for clients ranging…
August 01, 2016
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Animation Adriene Hurst

Faceware’s Interactive Division to Focus on Live-to-Virtual Interactions

Faceware’s Interactive Division to Focus on Live-to-Virtual Interactions A new division called FACEWARE INTERACTIVE at 3D facial motion capture developer, Faceware Technologies, is to focus on the development of software and hardware for use in the creation…
July 13, 2016
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Animation Adriene Hurst

Psyop’s David Chontos Brings CG Singers to the Stage

Psyop’s David Chontos Brings CG Singers to the Stage CG Supervisor David Chontos from Psyop in Los Angeles has entered an unusual and original project into the AEAF Awards. In his photoreal, animated CG short film titled 'Sisters', set to music by singer…
July 05, 2016
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Animation Adriene Hurst

Animatrik Sees the World through the Eyes of ‘Warcraft’

Animatrik Sees the World through the Eyes of ‘Warcraft’ The worlds of orcs and humans clash in ‘Warcraft’, the recent movie based on Blizzard’s video game, one of the best-known massively multiplayer online role-playing games. Apart from the huge, intensely…
June 23, 2016
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Animation Adriene Hurst

AEAF Awards Attract Top TV Series VFX & Animation

AEAF Awards Attract Top TV Series VFX & Animation The TV Series category this year is one of the strongest seen so far at the AEAF Awards. Historical and modern drama, kids’ animated series and live action sci-fi/fantasy top the list. As a contrast to…
June 23, 2016
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AEAF Awards Shines with Brilliant Commercials

AEAF Awards Shines with Brilliant Commercials Here are just a few of the entries into the Commercials Animation and Commercials VFX categories at AEAF Awards and a sample of the great work on display now at the Online Gallery. Become inspired by the artists…
June 01, 2016
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Michael Eames joins Framestore as Global Director of Animation

Framestore appoints animator Michael Eames as Global Director of Animation (Film). Michael originally started up the Framestore Animation team and specialises in VFX animation.
May 30, 2016
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Xsens MVN Studio Gains Mobile and Full Wi-Fi Connection

A new update to Xsens’ data analysis MVN Studio software helps make motion capture more mobile, by using the software on an ordinary Wi-Fi network with a mobile device for control.
May 23, 2016
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Animation Adriene Hurst

VFX Supervisor Simon Maddison Brings VR Perspective to AEAF

VFX Supervisor Simon Maddison talks about some of the changes and challenges he’s experienced in his 20 year VFX career, and gets ready to present his latest VR project at AEAF.
May 19, 2016
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Animation Director Stefan Wernik to Present at AEAF

Stefan Wernik of The Magnificent Itch will talk on the importance of working on locally produced animated TV series and feature films for Australia’s animation industry.
May 06, 2016
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Cinesite Gears Up for an Animated Future in Montréal

As their first animated feature ‘Charming’ approaches its release, Eamonn Butler at Cinesite reveals strategies and teams behind their ambitious animation production plans in Montréal.

Transistor Studios’ New EP Nicola Finn Crosses Advertising Boundaries

Apr 11, 2016 2593
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Transistor Studios’ new EP Nicola Finn, co-founder of Strange Beast and Passion Pictures’…

Performance Lab Speeds Human Motion Research with OptiTrack

Apr 02, 2016 2048
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For the precise measurements needed in its biomechanical research, SMU’s lab uses…

Spencer Cook Begins Work on ‘Beauty and the Beast’ at Framestore

Mar 23, 2016 2245
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Framestore has hired animator Spencer Cook to join their team as animation supervisor on…

Animator Tom Munday Travels a Cold Hearted Land

Mar 18, 2016 4493
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Tom Munday talks about the 2D/3D approach used in his animation created for new music…

Faceware Updates Analyzer & Retargeter, Adds Free Learning Edition

Mar 09, 2016 1775
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At GDC 2016 Faceware is showing upgrades to its 3D facial capture software including…

Tracey Taylor at The Pulse to Speak on VR/360 Production at AEAF

Feb 25, 2016 1027
AEAF Awards expands its scope to launch an expert Speaker Program on VFX, animation and…

PDI/DreamWorks Animation Review System Earns Sci & Tech Award

Feb 18, 2016 1523
PDI/DreamWorks Animation Media Review System, designed by Richard Chuang and Rahul…

Axis Animation & Flaunt Move to Long Form TV and Film

Feb 12, 2016 2567
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The Axis group in the UK well known for its animated narrative content created for games…

Adobe Animate CC Upgrades Creativity, Publishing & CC Integrations

Feb 11, 2016 2212
Adobe Animate CC 2015.1, replacing Flash Professional CC, integrates Creative Cloud…

Cinesite Set to Open New Animation Studio in Montréal

Feb 11, 2016 1603
Cinesite is investing in a new animation studio in Montréal, intending to launch nine…

Xsens Visualizes Sports Science with Motion Capture

Feb 01, 2016 1894
Inertial motion capture systems like Xsens MVN Biomech accurately record althlete’s…

Toon Boom Storyboard Pro 5 Updates Pre-Production for CG & Live Action

Jan 26, 2016 2468
Toon Boom Storyboard Pro 5 updates the preparation of pre-production pipelines for CG,…