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SIGGRAPH 2017 Emerging Technologies: VR, Holograms & More

August 2017
SIGGRAPH 2017 Emerging Technologies: VR, Holograms & More

Every year at SIGGRAPH, the annual conference on computer graphics, artists, developers, and engineers gather from around the globe to show off the cutting edge in entertainment technology–and this year was no exception. Out of the 179 exhibitors, these 5 stood out from the rest of the pack to deliver amazing products that push... »

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Blur Studio Bolsters Technology and Creative Capabilities With New Talent

October 2016
Blur Studio Bolsters Technology and Creative Capabilities With New Talent

Award-winning animation, visual effects and design company Blur Studio has expanded with key new hires Eric Maurer, character effects supervisor and Oded Raz, asset supervisor. Maurer and Raz will bolster Blur’s leadership team, increase the studio’s capacity for larger projects, and foster the development of new technology as the company gears up for the next... »

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Posted in Community, Crafts, News, Visual FX, Who's Where? |

Vicon Debuts New Vantage Cameras and Control App at SIGGRAPH 2015

August 2015

AT SIGGRAPH this week, Vicon announced the debut of Vantage, its new flagship camera line, alongside the Control mobile app. The company also announced a series of updates to Cara, Vicon's facial motion capture system for film and games production. »

Posted in Animation, Gear, News, Visual FX |

Cine Gear Expo Returns to Paramount Studios, June 4-7

May 2015
Cine Gear Expo Returns to Paramount Studios, June 4-7

Cine Gear Expo will return to Paramount Studios in Los Angeles, June 4-7. For 20 years, the Cine Gear Exhibition and Seminar Series has brought together artists and technicians to share the latest tools and techniques of the film industry in a casual atmosphere. »

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Cogswell College to Host SIGGRAPH 2014’s Computer Animation Festival

September 2014
Cogswell College to Host SIGGRAPH 2014’s Computer Animation Festival

Sunnyvale, Calif.-based Cogswell College has partnered with Silicon Valley ACM SIGGRAPH to present the U.S. premiere of the SIGGRAPH 2014 Computer Animation Festival on Sept. 10 at the school’s Dragon’s Den Theater. The two-hour showcase will present dozens of the best computer animated films culled from around the world. Only the top 30 pieces... »

Posted in Animation, Events, Film, News, Visual FX |

Acclaimed Filmmakers Headline Kodak Panels at Cine Gear

May 2013

Kodak will host two discussions with acclaimed cinematographers at this year’s Cine Gear Expo on the Paramount Lot in Los Angeles. At 5:15 p.m., May 31, Kodak will sit down with cinematographer Giles Nuttgens, BSC for a conversation in the Paramount Theater. At 11:45 a.m. June 1, the “Sundance in Summer” panel will feature... »

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