WORKING REMOTELY: HOME RULES FOR THE VFX INDUSTRY

—— By TREVOR HOGG A weekly remote meeting being held by SideFX. (Image courtesy of SideFX) Working remotely is part of the regular routine for the visual effects industry; however, with the global lockdown caused by the coronavirus pandemic, the sheer number of individuals requiring offsite access has been unprecedented. Initially, impeding the remote solution were studio concerns about security, […]

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New Character Creator 3

——   Character Creator 3 is a full character creation solution for designers to easily create, import and customize stylized or realistic looking character assets for use with iClone, Maya, Blender, Unreal Engine 4, Unity or any other 3D tools. It connects industry leading pipelines into one system for 3D character generation, animation, rendering, and interactive design. character creator – […]

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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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MR. X Delivers Otherworldly VFX for Ridley Scott’s ‘Raised by Wolves’

Visual effects house’s Toronto and Bangalore studio’s tackle the Necromancer and its scream as they produce 476 shots on the hit HBO Max sci-fi thriller. By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, October 21, 2020 at 3:04pm In 3D, CG, Digital Media, People, Post-production, Technology, Television, Visual Effects | Headline News, VFXWorld | Geographic Region: All MR. X delivered 476 VFX shots on Ridley Scott’s hit HBO Max sci-fi thriller, ‘Raised by Wolves.’ Sci-fi thriller Raised by Wolves, HBO […]

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Powerful Visual Effect tool for 3ds Max: tyFlow

New Powerful Visual Effect tool for 3ds Max: tyFlow     tyFlow is an unofficial replacement for 3ds Max’s Particle Flow. It is not merely an upgrade to Particle Flow — rather, it was created from scratch with a design philosophy focused on squeezing as much speed and power out of modern multi-core systems as possible. Its layout, UI and workflow are very similar to Particle Flow’s, […]

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Digital Domain Opens Montreal Studio

Digital Domain Opens Montreal Studio 130 artists now working at the company’s ninth location, bringing their employee total to over 1,500 worldwide. By AWN Staff Editor | Wednesday, February 26, 2020 at 3:44pm In 3D, Business, CG, Event, Films, Jobs & Recruiting, People, Visual Effects | Headline News, VFXWorld | Geographic Region: North America MONTRÉAL – Digital Domain, the Academy […]

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UE4 Real-time Hair Advances

One of the most complex problems in real-time games, virtual production, and in particular digital humans, is simulating hair that moves and looks realistic. In December, Epic released v4.24 of UE4, and for artists working to create more believable characters, creatures, and digital humans, it offered the first look at Epic’s new strand-based hair and fur system. The system enables […]

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