IBC The Foundry NUKE 7.0 focusses on increasing performance and adding
support for Alembic and OpenEXR 2.0 Deep Data.
IBC The Pixel Farm PFDepth is an integrated application for total scene reconstruction,
2D-to-3D conversion and depth map creation, available now.
IBC eyeon Connection 1.5 is updated to help editors on multi-camera projects
keep their VFX fluid. Generation AM soon releases with playback and review
tools for work teams.
Lead Lighter Drew Wood Davies at Iloura in Mebourne talks about working on the
lighting pipeline for some of the facility’s recent feature film projects.
IBC Autodesk Flame Premium 2013 is focussed on enhancing the integration between
effects, audio, editorial, conform and grading.
Rob O'Neill, ANZ Creative Finishing Specialist, leads a live webinar to show functions that
set Smoke apart with true 3D for effects, compositing and stereoscopic projects.
Method Studios in Sydney and Melbourne helped SBS promote their documentaries
with a series of three engaging promos to waken viewers' curiosity.
Knoll Light Factory 3 is a major update to Red Giant’s 3D lens flare system, with a new
library of presets and automated Behaviours with After Effects 3D integration.
Fuel VFX in Sydney, a top Australian visual effects studio, has gone into administration
after 12 years of operation in Sydney.
NVIDIA has tested the new Maximus enabled workstations at a52 visual effects studio
in LA, where artists work with Autodesk Smoke and Flame on NVIDIA Quadro GPUs.
New Imagineer mocha users can access a free streaming video series, ‘Fundamentals
of mocha’ created at Curious Turtle to introduce mocha's tools, interface and workflow.
CRASH+SUES colourist Sue Lakso got a jump-start on the grade ahead of the edit in the
company’s new colour suite with a rugged outdoors spot for Polaris Industries.
Karen Heston describes her introduction into a career as a Flame artist, and
the advantages her skills give her in client sessions, among her colleagues and
Mr. X Inc visual effects company and VFX producer/supervisor Eric J. Robertson have
joined to launch a New York City branch called Mr. X Gotham.
Authority FX in Canada started building their plugins, sold separately instead of as a suite,
as an internal project to fill gaps in their compositing pipeline
SIGGRAPH LightWave 11.5 updates include a new rigging system with modular
rig presets, predator flocking, soft-body dynamics, interchange support for
After Effects and ZBrush.
At SIGGRAPH, Imagination Technologies introduced the Caustic Visualizer interactive
viewport plug-in for Autodesk Maya 2013, ready for CPU desktops.
Brickyard VFX handled the colourful, expressive visual effects for the recent film, ‘Ruby
Sparks’, often relying on colour grading and subtle, layered compositing.