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DI4D’s New Head-Mounted Camera Captures Natural Facial Motion

The new DI4D Head-Mounted Camera is optimised for high-fidelity 4D facial performance capture. 4D is DI4D’s stereo photogrammetry system that captures an actor’s facial performance with two cameras on a proprietary DI4D head-mounted camera (HMC) rig. DI4D’s…
April 24, 2021
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Xsens MotionCloud Opens the Door to Remote Mocap Production

Xsens MotionCloud platform is a new service that connects the Xsens user-base with cloud computing, opening up rapid cloud-based processing and automatic Xsens MVN reporting. It also gives Xsens’ tools a more affordable price model, giving a wider range of…
April 07, 2021
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Passion Pictures and FableFX Illuminate Entries at AEAF

It’s time to enter your team’s greatest new work from the past year. AEAF Awards has more than 20 categories for digital work of all genres, 2D and 3D animation, visual effects for movies TV and commercials, motion graphics, VR, AR and more. See the Entry…
April 05, 2021
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iPi Soft Develops Real-Time Integration for iPi Mocap and Unreal Engine

By Sean Young iPi Soft has upgraded their markerless iPi Motion Capture system to support the Unreal Engine development tools for real time content creation. The updates include a new plug-in that allows real-time motion tracking, motion transfer to 3D…
March 30, 2021
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12field Animation and Digistor Design Remote 2D Production Pipeline

12field Animation in Melbourne specialises in creating long form 2D character animation, including children’s TV series such as ‘Little J & Big Cuz’ for NITV and the ABC, and ‘The Strange Chores’ for the ABC. Early last year, as work got underway on these two…
March 20, 2021
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DI4D PURE4D Captures Precise Facial Performances for Game Engines

DI4D, a specialist in performance-driven facial animation services, has launched a new service called PURE4D, a precise pipeline for digital double facial animation. PURE4D combines their existing DI4D PRO service and head-mounted camera (HMC) service with…
March 16, 2021
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Bento Box Entertainment to Partner with Princess Pictures in Australia

Bob’s Burgers © Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation Animation studio Bento Box Entertainment, owned by Fox Entertainment, and Australian television and film production company Princess Pictures are partnering to form Princess Bento Studio, a new animation…
March 12, 2021
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Arcturus and DOCOMO Telecom Bring Volumetric Video to 5G Mobile

Arcturus is the developer behind the post-production platform HoloSuite, software tools for creating, editing and distributing volumetric video of digital humans. The company’s founders are artists and developers devoted to storytelling innovation, and come…
March 01, 2021
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DNEG to Help Develop ‘The Great Gatsby’ into an Animated Film

By Sean Young Oscar-winning filmmaker, writer and illustrator William Joyce has joined forces with novelist, screenwriter and illustrator Brian Selznick and animation studio DNEG Feature Animation to develop an entirely new adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s…
February 15, 2021
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Animal Logic and Warner Bros. Partner on New Musical ‘Toto’

Animal Logic has confirmed that the feature musical adaptation of ‘Toto: The Dog-Gone Amazing Story of the Wizard of Oz’ will be the next project produced at their animation studio in Vancouver. The family film will attract audiences of all ages and Toto will…
February 05, 2021
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Animal Logic Entertainment Announces Screenplay Competition Winner

Animal Logic Entertainment (ALE) is pleased to announce the winner and two runner-up finalists of their inaugural Screenplay Competition specialised in family entertainment. From over a hundred entries across Australia, it was the imaginative storytelling of…
January 09, 2021
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Digital Domain Ages David Beckham in Campaign Against Malaria

By Sean Young ‘Malaria Must Die, So Millions Can Live’ is a global campaign from the charity Malaria No More UK, supported by a number of organisations and celebrities who have joined the fight against malaria and want to encourage strong political action to…
December 28, 2020
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KeenTools Adds FACS Blendshapes and New Topology for Facial Animators

FaceBuilder's new low-poly resolution KeenTools FaceBuilder now has built-in FACS blendshapes for head animation, and Live Link Face app support for importing recorded facial expressions. The topology is corrected for symmetry and has three different…

Axis Studios Flexes its Pipeline on the AWS Cloud

Oct 30, 2020 6096
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Animation and visual effects company Axis Studios creates commissioned and original…

Narina Sokolova Sets the Stage for Animated Storytellers

Oct 20, 2020 4215
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Narina Sokolova is a background painter, creating the worlds for animated series and…

ftrack Unreal Engine and Unity Plugins Track Real-time Projects Natively

Oct 18, 2020 5013
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ftrack plug-in for Unreal Engine - importing assets into ftrack. ftrack has released…

Digital Domain Teaches Digital Characters How to be More Human

Oct 12, 2020 4562
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In September, Digital Domain announced that Masquerade 2.0, the next version of its…

Vicon and Rokoko Develop Smarter, Simpler Systems for VR Experiences

Oct 01, 2020 4285
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Software developers at Vicon and Rokoko are making it simpler to turn real performances…

ReDefine Montreal Appoints Corey Smith as Creative Supervisor

Sep 14, 2020 4902
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'Meet the Robinsons' ReDefine animation and visual effects services company has appointed…

Cinema 4D Tunes Up Character Animation Tools, Integrates Magic Bullet

Sep 10, 2020 8733
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Maxon updated Cinema 4D’s animation and UV workflows, extended character animation tools…

Weta Digital Launches ‘Weta Animated’ to Produce Original Content

Jun 20, 2020 4257
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Weta Digital Launches ‘Weta Animated’ to Produce Original Content Weta Digital will begin…

Cinesite’s Management Team Grows with Three Animation and VFX Hires

Jun 15, 2020 3686
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Cinesite’s Management Team Grows with Three Animation and VFX Hires Cinesite announced…

Riot Games and Pixotope Go Live to Augment LPL Pro League Finals

May 25, 2020 5594
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Riot Games and Pixotope Go Live to Augment LPL Pro League Finals Riot Games wanted to add…

Illustrators Bridging 3D Animation and Medical Science

May 18, 2020 5106
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Illustrators Bridging 3D Animation and Medical Science Veronica Falconieri Hays is a…

Faceware Studio Matches Animation to Live Performance in Real Time

May 12, 2020 3369
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Faceware Studio Matches Animation to Live Performance in Real Time Faceware Studio is a…

AEAF Shows Off Beautiful Work for TV, Film, Digital – and Beyond

May 07, 2020 3620
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AEAF Shows Off Beautiful Work for TV, Film, Digital – and Beyond Some terrific new…

MPC Gets Ready for a More Animated, More CG Future

Apr 18, 2020 3718
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MPC Gets Ready for a More Animated, More CG Future MPC's focus on animated CG creatures…

AXYZ anima v4 Introduces 4D People and Crowds to Visualisations

Apr 03, 2020 4382
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AXYZ anima v4 Introduces 4D People and Crowds to Visualisations anima is a stand alone…

Motion Design and Animation Come to Life at AEAF Awards

Mar 19, 2020 1817
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Motion Design and Animation Come to Life at AEAF Awards AEAF Awards now has some…

Moves by MAXON Brings Facial and Body Motion Capture to Cinema 4D

Mar 09, 2020 5617
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Moves by MAXON Brings Facial and Body Motion Capture to Cinema 4D Moves by Maxon is a new…

Jellyfish Welcomes Senior VFX Artists Nicolas Hernandez and Kevin Hoppe

Feb 17, 2020 2545
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Jellyfish Welcomes Senior VFX Artists Nicolas Hernandez and Kevin Hoppe VFX and animation…

AEAF Awards Attracts Top Spots and Creative Animations

Feb 10, 2020 1605
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AEAF Awards Attracts Top Spots and Creative Animations Juice - G2A.com Take a look at…

DNEG Welcomes David Prescott to Lead Feature Animation in LA

Jan 27, 2020 1521
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DNEG Welcomes David Prescott to Lead Feature Animation in LA DNEG has announced the…

Reviewing the MSI WS65 for Motion Capture and RTX Graphics

Jan 13, 2020 2021
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Reviewing the MSI WS65 for Motion Capture and RTX Graphics Sina Azad, TD and Motion…

Xsens DOT Tracks, Visualises and Analyses Motion for Developers

Jan 12, 2020 1477
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Xsens DOT Tracks, Visualises and Analyses Motion for Developers Xsens DOT is a new…

Fusion Studio Powers FX for 3D Animation 'Latte & The Magic Waterstone'

Dec 23, 2019 1695
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Fusion Studio Powers FX for 3D Animation 'Latte & The Magic Waterstone' ‘Latte & The…

Tau Films and Ziva Dynamics on Building Creatures from the Inside Out

Dec 12, 2019 2295
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Tau Films and Ziva Dynamics on Building Creatures from the Inside Out The new…

Foundry Flix 6.2 Integrates Storyboard Pro for Pre-Production Teams

Dec 02, 2019 1763
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Version 6.2 of Foundry Flix, story development software for teams involved in VFX,…

Animator Bill Schultz joins ReDefine as Executive Producer of Animation

Oct 11, 2019 2601
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Animator Bill Schultz joins ReDefine as Executive Producer of Animation ReDefine, the new…

Ziva Dynamics Controls Precise Animations for Cartoons and Digidoubles

Oct 03, 2019 2247
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Ziva Dynamics Controls Precise Animations for Cartoons and Digidoubles The developers at…

Xsens MVN Captures Motion for Remote Users, Adds Global Navigation

Sep 07, 2019 1772
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Xsens MVN Captures Motion for Remote Users, Adds Global Navigation Xsens inertial based…

Vicon Shōgun 1.3 Brings Real-Time Body Tracking Down to the Fingertips

Aug 03, 2019 2140
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Vicon Shōgun 1.3 Brings Real-Time Body Tracking Down to the Fingertips Vicon’s upcoming…

Cinema 4D R21 Speeds Workflows and Animation, Launches Subscriptions

Jul 31, 2019 4684
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Cinema 4D R21 Speeds Workflows and Animation, Launches Subscriptions Cinema 4D with…

AEAF Awards Finalists Announced

Jul 31, 2019 1782
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AEAF Awards Finalists Announced Congratulations! Below is a list of the finalist entries…

Golaem 7 Develops New Procedural Character Layout Tool and Link to Unreal

Jul 29, 2019 2043
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Golaem 7 Develops New Procedural Character Layout Tool and Link to Unreal Golaem crowd…

Jellyfish Pictures Virtualises Animation Hardware with all-IP Studio in Sheffield

May 31, 2019 1956
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Jellyfish Pictures Virtualises Animation Hardware with all-IP Studio in Sheffield VFX and…

DNEG Welcomes Andrew Gordon as Head of Character Animation

May 29, 2019 1765
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DNEG Welcomes Andrew Gordon as Head of Character Animation DNEG has appointed Andrew…

e.d. films Helps Artists Create 3D Scenes from Photoshop Files

May 29, 2019 2194
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e.d. films Helps Artists Create 3D Scenes from Photoshop Files e.d. films released PSD to…

Ziva VFX 1.6 Automates Creature-to-Mesh Anatomy Transfers

Apr 16, 2019 2459
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Ziva VFX 1.6 Automates Creature-to-Mesh Anatomy Transfers Ziva VFX 1.6 Anatomt Transfer…

Faceware Enhances Speed, Accuracy, Prices for Mocap Users Everywhere

Apr 13, 2019 3078
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Faceware Enhances Speed, Accuracy, Prices for Mocap Users Everywhere Faceware…

VFX Supervisor Josh Simmonds to Speak on ‘Aquaman’ at AEAF

Mar 27, 2019 2673
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VFX Supervisor Josh Simmonds to Speak on ‘Aquaman’ at AEAF In 20 years of animation and…

DI4D’s Head Mounted Camera System Captures True Facial Performance

Mar 20, 2019 3070
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DI4D’s Head Mounted Camera System Captures True Facial Performance Facial performance…

Weta Digital and 2n Design Dazzle PHAROS Festival with Interactive Graphics

Mar 19, 2019 2598
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Weta Digital and 2n Design Dazzle PHAROS Festival with Interactive Graphics Attendees at…

AEAF Awards Attract Creativity in AR, VR and Animation

Mar 13, 2019 1971
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AEAF Awards Attract Creativity in AR, VR and Animation Here are some of the new entries…

Deakin Motion.Lab Goes Face to Face with Real-time Virtual Production

Feb 23, 2019 2479
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Deakin Motion.Lab Goes Face to Face with Real-time Virtual Production Deakin Motion.Lab,…

AEAF Announces First Speaker Sessions for 2019

Feb 12, 2019 2142
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AEAF Announces First Speaker Sessions for 2019 AEAF is happy to welcome speakers to the…

Per-Anders Edwards to Recieve Sci-Tech Award for Cinema 4D’s MoGraph

Jan 29, 2019 2811
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Per-Anders Edwards to Receive Sci-Tech Award for Cinema 4D’s MoGraph Cinems 4D's MoGraph…

Elara Captures Clients’ Visions with Cospective’s Interactive Reviews

Jan 23, 2019 2499
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Elara Captures Clients’ Visions with Cospective’s Interactive Reviews Elara Systems…

Maya 2019 Speeds Playback and Look Development for Animators

Jan 15, 2019 4593
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Maya 2019 Speeds Playback and Look Development for Animators Cached playback only…

Ziva VFX 1.5 Makes Secondary Creature FX Fast and Lively

Dec 24, 2018 3402
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Ziva VFX 1.5 Makes Secondary Creature FX Fast and Lively Ziva VFX 1.5 character creation…

Method Studios Dance Up a Storm for Japan's DoCLASSE

Nov 25, 2018 3921
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Method Studios Dance Up a Storm for Japan's DoCLASSE Fashion retailer DoCLASSE in Tokyo…

Xsens MVN 2019 Captures Mutiple-level Motion and Gait Analysis

Nov 23, 2018 3537
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Xsens MVN 2019 Captures Mutiple-level Motion and Gait Analysis Xsens' new MVN 2019 update…

Toon Boom Harmony 16 Tunes Up Pipeline Integration and Efficiency

Nov 14, 2018 4547
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Toon Boom Harmony 16 Tunes Up Pipeline Integration and Efficiency Toon Boom's animation…

StarTrackerVFX Visualises Composites with Dual-Render Workflow

Oct 22, 2018 4810
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StarTrackerVFX Visualises Composites with Dual-Render Workflow In this image from a demo…

Faceware's Shepherd Syncs Facial and Body Motion Capture

Oct 15, 2018 2705
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Faceware's Shepherd Syncs Facial and Body Motion Capture Faceware Technologies will soon…

Vicon Origin Puts Live VR Avatars into VR Worlds in Real Time

Aug 17, 2018 2905
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Vicon Origin Puts Live VR Avatars into VR Worlds in Real Time At SIGGRAPH 2018, the new…

Cinema 4D R20 Builds on Node-Based Materials and Volume Modelling

Aug 02, 2018 8385
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Cinema 4D R20 Builds on Node-Based Materials and Volume Modelling MAXON's Cinema 4D…

Win Free Tickets to AEAF

Jul 25, 2018 2859
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Win Free Tickets to AEAF Adimex is giving away 5 tickets to AEAF, which includes the…

Gentleman Scholar Animates the 2018 World Cup with Style

Jul 24, 2018 2311
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Gentleman Scholar Animates the 2018 World Cup with Style In honour of the 2018 World Cup,…

23lunes Creates the Doll Who Changed the Game

Jul 14, 2018 2490
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23lunes Creates the Doll Who Changed the Game Jordi Garcia from 23lunes talks about their…

Passion Pictures Brings Sophie Woods and Kate Goodwin to AEAF

Jul 09, 2018 2359
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Passion Pictures Brings Sophie Woods and Kate Goodwin to AEAF Kate Goodwin Two producers…

AEAF Awards Attracts Commercial Projects that Move

Jul 03, 2018 3081
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AEAF Awards Attracts Commercial Projects that Move As the entry period for the 2018 AEAF…

e.d. films Delivers a Legendary Bear with a Unity to Maya Pipeline

Jun 20, 2018 3289
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e.d. films Delivers a Legendary Bear with a Unity to Maya Pipeline e.d. films debuted the…