Epic Games Announces MetaHuman

—— A sneak peek at MetaHuman Creator: high-fidelity digital humans made easy Creating truly convincing digital humans is hard. It takes a huge amount of time, effort, and skill, not to mention costly equipment and staff. There have been some great examples running in Unreal Engine over the past few years, from fictional characters like Senua and Siren, to digital copies of Andy Serkis and Mike Seymour. Companies […]

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TV, film, ad production removed from travel exemptions list

—— The government has today removed advertising production, television production and high-end television production and film from its list of jobs that qualify for exemptions from travel restrictions. Before today, key on- and off-screen talent was exempt from self isolating upon arrival as long as individuals stayed within a bubble. Now, cast and production talent will not be able to […]

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Autodesk Netfabb Joins Fusion 360 Family, Better Uniting Additive Manufacturing and Design

—— We are excited to announce that we are bringing more design, engineering and manufacturing capabilities to our Netfabb community this year by adding the Netfabb tools to the Autodesk Fusion 360 family of solutions. Netfabb subscribers will continue to have access to their Netfabb products but will now also receive the added benefit of Fusion 360 and all its […]

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Sunsetting Blender Network in 2021

On March 31st 2021, Blender Network will terminate its operations. All ongoing memberships will be cancelled and have their last payment refunded. The Blender Foundation Certified Trainer program (BFCT), which was already on hold, will also stop. The blendernetwork.org domain (and all URLs) will redirect to blender.org. No data will be preserved on the blendernetwork.org server, which will be discontinued. Originally […]

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48th Annual Annie Awards Now Open for Submissions

——   BURBANK, CA – ASIFA-Hollywood announced its ‘Call for Entries’ today for the 48th Annual Annie Awards. For submission rules and information, please visit submissions.annieawards.org.  The deadline to submit projects is Monday, February 1, 2021 at 5 p.m. PST. Honoring excellence in the field of animation, the 48th Annual Annie Awards will be presented in 10 Production categories (Best Feature, Best […]

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Hollywood North: Animation and VFX are opening up to change under COVID-19 and social movements

—— Hollywood North: Animation and VFX are opening up to change under COVID-19 and social movements “A diverse talent group generally brings a broader range of ideas and approaches to solving problems; when we’re challenged to seek to understand each other it makes us better as a team.” — Cinesite Vancouver Studio GM Tara Kemes Humaira Kaban, sitting, is an […]

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Nvidia Omniverse Open Beta Now Available

  Or add a new Job here >   Cloud-based platform accelerates collaboration in real-time through connected virtual worlds that provide photorealistic rendering. Nvidia Omniverse is an open, cloud-native platform that easily accelerates design workflows and collaborate in real-time allowing creators, engineers, and researchers to collaborate in virtual worlds that are all connected. The platform enhances efficiency, productivity, and flexibility, as […]

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