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2011-04-04 09:45:00

MONTREAL, April 4 /PRNewswire/ - Toon Boom Animation Inc. today announced the new Harmony solution which will be demonstrated during MIPTV 2011, at the Toon Boom booth C1.05. With this most advanced Harmony solution, Toon Boom is calling on all studios to get on board. Draw the Line Between Flash and a True Animation Pipeline Harmony delivers capabilities that simply did not exist before. Starting with MagicBrush, the ability to draw with pencil lines supporting textures, then on to...

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2010-01-25 14:00:00

Computer scientists at the University of Bath have developed a new way of making life-like animations of trees using video footage of the real thing. This technique could be used by animators and computer games designers to automatically generate realistic trees that move in a natural way. Most computer games and animations have a static background, or use a large team of animators to painstakingly draw each tree individually. Dr Peter Hall and Chris Li, of the University's Department of...

2009-08-03 09:27:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Creating professional-quality 3D animation can result in immense production time and cost for game developers. Mixamo Inc. offers a groundbreaking alternative to traditional animation methods with its launch of the first online animation service that allows users to create and customize high-quality 3D character animations in seconds rather than days. "Our vision is to simplify 3D character animation into a process that is easy and affordable enough...

2009-03-04 13:36:00

Growth Attributed to an Increase in 3D Animation in Television LOS ANGELES, March 4 /PRNewswire/ -- W!LDBRAIN, the award-winning entertainment company that develops and produces television, motion pictures, commercial content and licensed merchandise, is expanding W!LDBRAIN Animation Studios, the animation powerhouse based in San Francisco, to include a satellite studio in Los Angeles, it was announced today by Marge Dean, General Manager, W!LDBRAIN Animation Studios. With W!LDBRAIN's...

2008-09-19 12:00:22

Plastic Wax today revealed their collaboration with leading developer Relic to produce the first Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II trailer, which recently debuted. The trailer can be seen now at www.dawnofwar2.com. "It was our mission to make sure gamers' first impressions of Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II was flawless," said Owen Hurley, Director of Animations and Cinematics with Relic. "To give fans a taste of where Relic's latest masterpiece is going, both in terms of action and...

2008-09-05 12:00:24

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Sept. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Strengthening its commitment to growing their roster of top creative talent, W!LDBRAIN, the award-winning entertainment company that develops and produces television, motion pictures, commercial content and licensed merchandise, has inked an overall exclusive deal with animation veteran Danny Antonucci, creator of Ed, Edd n Eddy, one of the highest-rated and longest running original cartoons on Cartoon Network. Under the exclusive pact,...

2008-08-11 09:01:01

SAN JOSE, Calif., Aug. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Reallusion, Inc., a pioneer in developing accessible 3D software designed to deliver animation for all, today announced the launch of iClone 3.0, the latest release of their popular and critically acclaimed animated filmmaking software, which promises to transform any PC into a robust 3D real-time filmmaking studio. With the battle cry of "Play-to-Create," Reallusion is set to enable a new army of filmmakers with the announcement of their freeware...

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2005-11-18 04:50:00

By Sheigh Crabtree LOS ANGELES -- Ten cartoons are on the eligibility list for best animated feature film in this year's Academy Awards race, and stop-motion animation is represented for the first time since the category was created in 2001. In fact, two stop-motion films -- Aardman Animation's "Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit" and Warner Bros. Pictures' "Tim Burton's Corpse Bride" -- are in the running for an Oscar nomination. Many of the animated features reflect the...


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