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2011-08-08 21:11:00

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Aug. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Pictures Imageworks, the Academy Award® winning visual effects and digital character animation unit of Sony Pictures Digital Productions, features an exciting slate of upcoming projects at SIGGRAPH 2011, the 38th International Conference on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques. These include the films THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN, MEN IN BLACK 3, Sony Pictures Animation's HOTEL TRANSYLVANIA, and OZ THE...

2011-07-14 05:00:00

ROSEMONT, Ill., July 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- VHT Inc., a leading provider of technology and services for marketing real estate online, today announced it has acquired Dwellicious, the leading social bookmarking site for real estate buyers, from W&R Studios. Dwellicious is being integrated into the VHT ImageWorks online marketing platform to provide brokerage clients with a valuable tool for communicating with home buyers. Under the agreement, VHT has acquired the Dwellicious...

2010-08-11 07:00:00

SEATTLE, Aug. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Isilon® (Nasdaq: ISLN) today announced that Sony Imageworks, the Academy Award®-winning visual effects (VFX) company behind "Alice in Wonderland" and the "Spider-Man" trilogy, has deployed Isilon scale-out storage to help power its leading-edge post-production pipeline. Using Isilon's X-Series, Imageworks has consolidated a wide range of file-based applications onto a single file system, simplifying data...

2010-07-28 12:00:00

CULVER CITY, Calif., July 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Pictures Imageworks, the award-winning visual effects and digital character animation unit of Sony Pictures Digital Productions and an industry leader in open source development, announced the release of OpenColorIO (OCIO), its sixth production-proven open source software to be introduced since launching its open source initiative in July 2009. The new release can be found online at http://opensource.imageworks.com. A Birds of a Feather...

2010-07-27 14:16:00

LOS ANGELES, July 27 /PRNewswire/ -- At the ACM SIGGRAPH conference today visual effects houses Industrial Light & Magic (ILM) and Sony Pictures Imageworks announced a co-developed open source project titled Alembic. At its core, Alembic is a computer graphics interchange format focused on efficiently storing and sharing animation and visual effects scenes across multiple software applications. It was designed to handle massive animation data sets often required in high-end visual...

2009-11-02 08:05:00

CULVER CITY, Calif., Nov. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Pictures Imageworks, the award-winning visual effects and animation company known for the innovative digital production tools it provides to its artists and filmmakers, and The Foundry, a leading developer of visual effects (VFX) software, are embarking on a reciprocal technology sharing relationship to mutually advance the state of the art in visual effects and digital production. In this unique collaboration, The Foundry acquires access...

2009-07-31 13:59:00

CULVER CITY, Calif., July 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Pictures Imageworks, the Academy Award(R) winning visual effects and digital character animation unit of Sony Pictures Digital Productions, will feature its latest artistic and technical achievements at SIGGRAPH 2009, the 36th International Conference on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques. Imageworks' participation includes presentations on the making of Sony Pictures Animation's upcoming feature film, CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF...

2009-07-30 13:34:00

CULVER CITY, Calif., July 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Pictures Imageworks, the award-winning visual effects and digital character animation unit of Sony Pictures Digital Productions, is launching an open source development program, it was announced today by Imageworks' chief technology officer, Rob Bredow. Five technologies will be released initially: OSL, a programmable shading language for rendering Field3d, a voxel data storage library Maya Reticule, a Maya Plug-in for camera masking...

2009-02-26 08:00:00

Responsible for Operations, Strategy and Planning CULVER CITY, Calif., Feb. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Randy Lake has been named executive vice president and general manager of Sony Pictures Imageworks, the award winning visual effects and animation production studio it was announced today by Bob Osher, president of Sony Pictures Digital Productions. Lake, who has worked with Sony Pictures Digital Productions since 2006 in a business strategy and development role, moves into Imageworks to manage...


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