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Autodesk: new AI tools accelerate workflows in Flame Family 2020.1

Autodesk: new AI tools accelerate workflows in Flame Family 2020.1

The Flame Family 2020.1 update provides artists with more unique tools, with the use of AI for image segmentation, and easier access for Flame Python scripting capabilities.  A trial…

2019: The year of affordable 3D

2019: The year of affordable 3D

With the announcement of Maya Indie and the release of user-friendly Blender 2.8, the democratization of high-end 3D animation has finally arrived. Back in the nineties, an…

Bifrost for Maya: creating VFX quickly

Bifrost for Maya: creating VFX quickly

Showcased at SIGGRAPH 2019, Bifrost for Maya makes it possible for 3D artists and technical directors to create serious effects in Maya quickly and easily using a new visual programming…

SIGGRAPH 2019: 10 new NVIDIA RTX Studio laptops for video editing

SIGGRAPH 2019: 10 new NVIDIA RTX Studio laptops for video editing

New laptops from Dell, HP, Lenovo and BOXX deliver NVIDIA’s real-time ray tracing, advanced AI and ultra-high-resolution video editing to the world’s 40 million creatives…

NVIDIA conferences and courses: the future of filmmaking at SIGGRAPH 2019

NVIDIA conferences and courses: the future of filmmaking at SIGGRAPH 2019

From photo-realistic digital humans created in real-time to the digital techniques used in Disney’s “The Lion King”, the series of NVIDIA conferences at SIGGRAPH 2019 gives us…

Learn Maya in 30 minutes, for free

Learn Maya in 30 minutes, for free

With the market squeezing editors more and more to become generalists, 3D animation skills are becoming highly valued. But learning Autodesk’s Maya—the industry standard 3D package—has been…

NVIDIA RTX and game-changing workflows invade NAB 2019

NVIDIA RTX and game-changing workflows invade NAB 2019

From virtual sets and on-air graphics to 8K video editing, NVIDIA will be at NAB 2019 powering demos for over 85 partners on the show floor. Where is a…

Flame 2020: machine learning used to modify objects in moving footage

Flame 2020: machine learning used to modify objects in moving footage

With a series of new features tied to machine learning, Flame 2020 offers artists significant creative flexibility and performance boosts. The new version can be discovered at NAB 2019. Everywhere…

Autodesk released 3ds Max 2020, its improved content creation toolset

Autodesk released 3ds Max 2020, its improved content creation toolset

With faster playback speeds and increased flexibility, 3ds Max 2020 is a much improved content creation and design viz toolset for modeling, rendering, and animation. Autodesk has now released 3ds…

Arnold 5.3 wit Arnold GPU gives artists the freedom to render in GPU or CPU

Arnold 5.3 wit Arnold GPU gives artists the freedom to render in GPU or CPU

The new version of Autodesk’s Arnold introduces Arnold GPU in public beta, giving artists the chance to switch between rendering on the CPU and GPU with a single click…

Autodesk releases Maya 2019

Autodesk releases Maya 2019

Faster animation playback, higher quality 3D previews  and performance improvements are some of the features highlighted by Autodesk on the announcement of Maya 2019 availability. Featuring significant updates to help…

Editing 6K RED RAW video on a MAX-Q laptop with GeForce RTX 2080

Editing 6K RED RAW video on a MAX-Q laptop with GeForce RTX 2080

The new MAX-Q laptops debuting at CES 2019 are the key to maximum performance in the thinnest-possible designs. Editing on the move is the promise of the new…

AJA unveils Io IP with Thunderbolt 3

AJA unveils Io IP with Thunderbolt 3

The new portable Io IP device simplifies the transfer of SMPTE standard HD video over 10 GigE IP networks, with high-quality local monitoring over 3G-SDI and HDMI 2…

Autodesk updates Flame 2018 family

Autodesk updates Flame 2018 family

Flame, Flare, Flame Assist and Lustre have new tricks now, thanks to update 3 released by Autodesk. The new update to  the Flame 2018 family empowers creative professionals to explore…

Maya 2017: More mograph, less mental ray

Maya 2017: More mograph, less mental ray

Autodesk has announced a major update to its flagship 3D digital content creation package. If you’re not using Maya, its newly found motion graphics legs may give you reason…