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Modo 11.1 Gains Bridge to Unreal Engine 4 and New UV Workflow

Modo 11.1 has improved Alembic streaming and an Unreal Bridge so artists can work directly between Modo and Unreal Engine 4. UV creation tools also give users more dynamic control.
July 19, 2017
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VFX Editor

Meet Google Cloud Platform at AEAF 2017

Meet Google Cloud Platform at AEAF 2017 Image: Cutting Edge Come and meet Google on 16 August at AEAF, where you can ask them directly about the Google Cloud Platform resources for rendering and how to make it work for projects. They will give a short…
July 19, 2017
Saddington Baynes Muay Thai4
VFX Adriene Hurst

Saddington Baynes Captures Full-Body 3D Simulations in a Fiery Fight

Saddington Baynes Captures Full-Body 3D Simulations in a Fiery Fight Saddington Baynes in London has frozen a smouldering hot moment in a Muay Thai battle using full-body 3D photo scans they created with body-scanning specialists FBFX plus their internal R&D…
July 17, 2017
Zeppelin dior
VFX Editor

AEAF Sets Sights on a Perfect Day of Speakers and Awards

AEAF Sets Sights on a Perfect Day of Speakers and Awards As AEAF approaches on 16 August, NOW is the time to BOOK TICKETS. The Speaker Line-up is in place for a perfect day, and the judges are hard at work on hundreds of beautiful entries. You will be…
July 14, 2017
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VFX Editor

AEAF’s 360/VR Category Diverges into Two New Categories

AEAF’s 360/VR Category Diverges into Two New Categories AEAF Awards has now split its 360/VR category into two distinct categories – 360 and VR Experience. This division reflects the two distinct types of production required, and the different results for…
July 09, 2017
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VFX Editor

PipelineFX Qube! 6.10 Supports Cloud Rendering and Automation

PipelineFX Qube! 6.10 Supports Cloud Rendering and Automation PipelineFX Qube! 6.10 now has new functions for visual effects studios that need to render, report and automate in the cloud and on-premise. This update to Qube! render farm management software,…
July 06, 2017
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VFX Administrator

Anders Langlands from Weta Digital Set to Speak at AEAF

Anders Langlands is VFX Supervisor at Weta Digital. He will be speaking at AEAF on 16 August about his work on ‘War for the Planet of the Apes’.
July 06, 2017
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VFX Administrator

Union’s New Roster of VFX Supervisors Broadens Capacity and Scope

Union’s New Roster of VFX Supervisors Broadens Capacity and Scope Union’s expanded supervision team now includes Mark Michaels, James Etherington-Sparks and James Roberts (L – R, front row). Union visual effects facility has recently hired three new VFX…
July 04, 2017
Weta valerian thousand planets
VFX Adriene Hurst

AEAF Awards Feature Film Entries Break Records

AEAF Awards Feature Film Entries Break Records By the official close of entries on 30 June, AEAF Awards 2017 has received an unprecedented number of entries in the Feature Film VFX category from some of the world’s top visual effects and animation teams. All…
June 28, 2017
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VFX Editor

Foundry and J Cube Improve 3D Interchange in Katana & Maya Pipelines

Foundry and J Cube Improve 3D Interchange in Katana & Maya Pipelines Foundry has formed an exclusive agreement with software R&D company J Cube to supply Multiverse Studio software as an application customized for Katana and Autodesk Maya. Multiverse Studio…
June 27, 2017
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VFX Editor

V-Ray 3.6 for 3ds Max Now Supports GPU+CPU Hybrid Rendering

V-Ray 3.6 for 3ds Max Now Supports GPU+CPU Hybrid Rendering V-Ray 3.6 for 3ds Max gives users the option to use hybrid rendering, a new approach that adds CPU support to the software’s NVIDIA CUDA-powered GPU renderer. Artists will be able to render a scene…
June 27, 2017
Substance source webm
VFX Editor

Substance Painter Adds UI Access to Source Textures and New Content

Substance Painter Adds UI Access to Source Textures and New Content Substance Source is now more accessible to texture artists using Substance Painter, which makes workflows involving both applications easier to set up. Source has been directly integrated…
June 20, 2017
Milk bgf Fantasticbeasts
VFX Editor

Milk Secures £2m Funding toward Feature Film VFX R&D

Milk Secures £2m Funding toward Feature Film VFX R&D Milk Visual Effects, an independent, Oscar winning VFX company, has secured investment from the Business Growth Fund (BGF) to expand its business, particularly into the feature film market. BGF has invested…
June 14, 2017
Juice bmw
VFX Editor

AEAF Awards Looks Ahead as New Entries Fly In

AEAF Awards Looks Ahead as New Entries Fly In ENTRIES CLOSING DATE – Final NewsThe FINAL deadline for submissions to the AEAF Awards is on 30 June - no further extensions. Please fill in your entry form right away - you can supply your video file later. As…
June 10, 2017
ILM CAPOGRECO kong
VFX Editor

Jeff Capogreco Talks about Creatures, Lights and ILM

Jeff Capogreco Talks about Creatures, Lights and ILM VFX Supervisor Jeff Capogreco works at ILM Singapore and is coming to speak at AEAF in Sydney, 15-16 August. He’ll be showing some of the work he has supervised since joining ILM in 2014 – ‘Transformers:…
June 02, 2017
Sheldon stopsack pirates
VFX Editor

MPC’s Sheldon Stopsack to Talk at AEAF on ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’

MPC’s Sheldon Stopsack to Talk at AEAF on ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ VFX Supervisor Sheldon Stopstack from MPC will be coming to speak at AEAF in Sydney, taking place 15-16 August 2017. His talk will focus on his recent work leading MPC’s London VFX team on…
June 01, 2017
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VFX Editor

Autodesk’s Maya, 3ds Max and Arnold 5.0 Gain Interactivity, Smarter Workflows

Autodesk Maya, 3ds Max and Arnold 5.0 Gain Interactivity, Smarter Workflows As well as launching the Flame 2018 Update 1 recently [see the news here], Autodesk has made significant changes to its main 3D software packages including Maya, 3ds Max and Solid…
May 19, 2017
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VFX Editor

VFX Industry Opposes Conservative Efforts to Double Non-EU Skills Charge

VFX Industry Opposes Conservative Efforts to Double Non-EU Skills Charge Employers in the UK’s visual effects industry have voiced their opposition to the proposal in the Conservative Party’s manifesto to double the Immigration Skills Charge over the course…
May 18, 2017
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VFX Editor

Projects at AEAF Awards Show Digital Innovation

Projects at AEAF Awards Show Digital Innovation See the new projects entered into AEAF 2017 from Ireland, Australia and the USA, and become inspired to enter work from your own team. It's time to beat the entries deadline of 31 May. Do not hesitate to enter…
May 18, 2017
Sequence Star Wars Commander
VFX Editor

The Sequence Group Set to Speak at AEAF

The Sequence Group Set to Speak at AEAF Two artists are coming to speak at AEAF in August from award-winning creative studio The Sequence Group, based in Vancouver. In business for the last 11 years, the group specializes in design, animation and visual…
May 17, 2017
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VFX Editor

Axis Animation Transforms ‘Dawn of War III’ Cinematic with Fusion Studio

Axis Animation Transforms ‘Dawn of War III’ Cinematic with Fusion Studio Axis Animation has completed work on the game cinematic and cutscenes for ‘Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War III’, the new real time strategy game developed and published by Relic…
May 15, 2017
Mirari sky
VFX Editor

Enter Now – AEAF Awards Deadline is Almost Here

The deadline for entering AEAF Awards is fast approaching. Don’t miss out. Enter now before 31 May
May 08, 2017
Autodesk flame 2018d
VFX Editor

Flame 2018 Update 1 Improves Batch Paint & Conform Workflow

Flame 2018 Update 1 Improves Batch Paint & Conform Workflow Autodesk’s Flame 2018 Update 1 includes a new scene detection algorithm, 16-bit floating point depth support, Batch Paint improvements to edits and a conform workflow connecting artists to editorial.…
April 30, 2017
Embassy vfx cathay
VFX Editor

AEAF’s New Entries Inspire with Character Animation & Digital Environments

The newest entries to AEAF 2017 include photoreal modelling and animation from The Embassy VFX, an excellent student entry, and Season 5 of TV series ‘Ripper Street’ from Screen Scene. AEAF’s New Entries Inspire with Character Animation & Digital Environments…
April 19, 2017
Weta planet apes
VFX Editor

Weta Digital Joins AEAF Speaker Program

Weta Digital Joins AEAF Speaker Program Weta Digital will give behind the scenes accounts of their latest major projects at AEAF. The Academy Award winning studio is one of the world’s best known visual effects companies, recognised for their…