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April 29, 2012, 5:16 pm
Just in time for our New York User Group presentation, Max Underground published a raving review of Krakatoa MX 2, giving it an Excellent 5 out of 5 stars rating and the Editor's Choice badge!
April 22, 2016, 4:57 am
Thinkbox Software's founder and fearless leader Chris Bond was named one of eight Executives on the StudioDaily 50 list and received his award at NAB 2016 in Las Vegas, NV. The StudioDaily 50 is populated by executives and producers who make great work happen; directors, cinematographers and editors who push the creative envelope; and scientists, engineers, inventors and other innovators who keep pushing the state of the creative arts.
April 7, 2016, 4:27 pm
Following in the steps of the awesome Deadline Feature Blog which has been going strong in the last few months, we are happy to announce a Krakatoa MX Feature Blog. It will attempt to highlight useful features related to a single task that are otherwise burried in multiple locations in the Online Documentation, and hopefully speed up or simplify your workflows. In the first blog post in the series, we are shining a light at the File List of the PRT Loader to illuminate the many ways it can ...
October 30, 2015, 12:37 pm
Please join RFX, The Foundry, Thinkbox Software, Chaos Group, and Toon Boom on Thursday, November 5th 2015 for An Evening of VFX Production Pipeline Tools at RFX in Hollywood. Experts from each company will be showing pipeline interoperability for NUKE, Deadline, V-Ray and Storyboard Pro, as well as new features, and VR/AR workflows. Thinkbox Software's Thomas Phariss and James Coulter will discuss new features in Deadline, along with future plans and pipeline for NUKE. Come early & ...
September 30, 2015, 12:18 pm
Thinkbox Software is proud to announce the release of Deadline 7.2! Deadline 7.2 is the latest version of Thinkbox Software's scalable high-volume compute management solution, and includes many helpful new features and bug fixes. New features include new Quick Draft options to create movies from rendered images or perform file conversions without having to create template scripts. Integration with NIM Labs’ NIM pipeline management tool enables the creation of NIM renders, and automates...
September 11, 2015, 12:33 pm
Amazon AWS and Thinkbox Software will hold a joint webinar on Thursday, September 17, 2015 from 10:30 AM PDT to 11:30 AM PDT. Visual effects rendering has traditionally been a time consuming, resource intensive process. As a result, content producers are moving rendering workloads to the AWS cloud to take advantage of the scalable, on-demand compute resources that can accelerate their rendering workloads. By attending this webinar, you will learn how to create a scalable rendering i...
July 31, 2015, 8:02 pm
Recently, a some of our customers have embarked on inspiring journeys to push the boundaries of Deadline monitoring, and we felt like sharing their enterprises with the larger universe outside of our Support Forums. Troy Wuelfing: Troy has modeled and 3D printed a Star Trek warp core. Powered by a Raspberry Pi controlling an array of LED lights, it can pull data from Deadline via its web service and could be placed in the corner of the room to visually represent the load of the queue at th...
July 14, 2015, 5:18 pm
Los Angeles, CA (July 14, 2015) – Thinkbox Software today released Deadline Cloud Wizard for Google Cloud Platform. The new Deadline feature condenses the configuration of Google Cloud Platform-based render farms that run the scalable, cross-platform high-volume compute management solution into a one-time automated task completed in under 30 minutes. "Thanks to its strength and flexibility, Deadline is already deeply integrated into countless workflows across industries. Deadline Clo...
June 2, 2015, 12:31 pm
The following 3ds Max plugins have been updated to support 3ds Max 2016: Krakatoa MX 2.4.0 Released on June 2, 2015 New 2.4 license needed! See Change Log. Stoke MX 2.0.18 Released on April 23, 2015. No new license needed. See Change Log. XMesh MX 1.3.3 Released on April 23, 2015. No new license needed. See Change Log. Frost MX 1.4.3 Released on April 30, 2015. No new license needed. See Change Log. Deadline 184.108.40.206 Release...
May 7, 2015, 4:59 am
3DTotal has published an interview with Thinkbox Software's Founder, President and CEO Chris Bond. In it, Chris discusses the present and future of network rendering and computing using the company's flagship product, DEADLINE. You can read it here.
April 28, 2015, 8:35 pm
In a Shotgun Blog post from March 27th 2015, Don Parker discusses the results of a recent non-scientific poll. He asked Shotgun customers about their future plans and current issues regarding Rendering on the Cloud. The whole blog article is very enlighting if you are interested in Cloud Rendering, or in the effect of liquid stimuli on poll participation. But one of the results made us naturally quite happy - nearly 30% of all 125 studios who participated in the poll use Deadline! Ch...
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Gordon sits down to talk with Al Mooney about all the major updates to Adobe Premiere Pro at this years Nabshow.
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