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April 21, 2017, 4:46 am
A CG character is a tall order for television, no matter what the context is. Sure, Game of Thrones has a budget for dragons and White Walkers. Still, it’s safe to say that 3D animation was one of the last things Starz had on its mind when it began airing Survivor’s Remorse, the LeBron James-produced series about […]
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April 20, 2017, 5:46 am
Adobe updated its Creative Suite applications today with a workflow built around the new Essential Graphics panel in After Effects and Premiere Pro. In After Effects, the Essential Graphics panel allows users to put the most important elements of a composition in one place, where they will be easier to update. Using a new Motion […] The post Adobe Adds New Essential Graphics Workflow to After Effects and Premiere appeared first on Studio Daily.
April 19, 2017, 4:53 pm
Adobe updated its Creative Suite applications today with a workflow built around the new Essential Graphics panel in After Effects and Premiere Pro. In After Effects, the Essential Graphics panel allows users to put the most important elements of a composition in one place, where they will be easier to update. Using a new Motion […] The post Adobe Adds New Essential Graphics Worflow to After Effects and Premiere appeared first on Studio Daily.
April 18, 2017, 7:29 pm
Last September, when the 20th Century Fox sci-fi thriller Morgan premiered, artificial intelligence (AI) took center stage for the first time not as a plot point but a tool. The film studio revealed that it had used IBM’s Watson — a supercomputer endowed with AI capabilities — to make the movie’s trailer. IBM research scientists “taught” Watson […] The post Artificial Intelligence Comes to Hollywood appeared first on Studio Daily.
April 17, 2017, 6:00 pm
EditShare announced the XStream EFS 200 and XStream EFS 300, new storage products based on the EditShare File System (EFS) scale-out storage platform. Essentially, EditShare CEO Andy Liebman told StudioDaily, the new EFS models are replacing the company’s entry-level XStream ST and XStream HT — though those products won’t be eliminated outright in case customers […] The post EditShare Upgrades Entry-Level and Mid-Range Systems to EFS Platform appeared first on Studio Daily.
April 12, 2017, 4:39 pm
The Oscar-winning planar-tracking technology developed by Imagineer Systems has made Mocha Pro a workhorse for tracking and compositing tasks, including image-stabilization and object removal. The software’s utility has only grown along with the capabilities of standard desktop computing hardware. When stereo 3D conversions became a new, labor-intensive factor in blockbuster film releases, Mocha was optimized […] The post Q&A: Imagineer Systems’ Ross Shain on Mocha VR and the Evolutio...
April 10, 2017, 5:52 pm
Frame.io rolled out its first major update since its official launch in March 2015, adding a raft of refinements that include the ability for clients to do review and approval without logging into the system. All in all, there are more than 100 new features and improvements in today’s release, the company said, with an emphasis […] The post Frame.io Upgrades Review and Collaboration Toolset to v2.0 appeared first on Studio Daily.
April 7, 2017, 6:04 am
SGO will make its Linux-only Mistika finishing system more accessible this year with the introduction of less-expensive new Mac OS and Windows versions tailored to specific post-production tasks and disciplines. First up is Mistika VR, featuring powerful technology for real-time stitching of 360-degree images. “We are slicing parts of the product into specific new products that […] The post SGO in Growth Mode: New Mistika Products on the Way for Mac and PC appeared first on Studio Daily.
April 4, 2017, 9:19 am
Broadcast Pix production switchers are getting NewBlueFX Titler Live built in, the companies said. Forthcoming models of Broadcast Pix switchers will include Titler Live’s CG engine, including “hundreds” of styles and templates for lower-thirds, bugs, and other on-screen graphics. Graphics will be editable through the switcher itself, with file names appearing on the unit’s PixButtons […] The post Broadcast Pix Switchers to Integrate NewBlueFX Titler Live CG Engine appeared first ...
March 31, 2017, 4:10 pm
In a stunning scene in Kong: Skull Island, a giant lizard-like creature attacks Kong. The two battle furiously. Kong is exhausted. And then Samuel L. Jackson fires napalm bombs and the environment bursts into flame. Kong is on fire. He can’t breathe. He collapses. We don’t know if he’s alive or dead. Industrial Light & Magic […] The post ILM’s Stephen King on Kong: Skull Island and an Animator’s Evolution appeared first on Studio Daily.
March 29, 2017, 4:22 pm
Since it is an essential requirement for every computer, the file system has been taken for granted for a long time. There are more than 85 different choices for local file systems (at least that was the case last time I counted), including HFS(P), APFS, FAT32, NTFS, EXT4, XFS, and Btrfs to name just a […] The post Spoiled for Choice: What’s the Best SAN File System for Sharing Media? appeared first on Studio Daily.
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