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Motion Graphics/VFX


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Autodesk, Smoke on the Mac: Maurice Patel & Marc Hamaker

Autodesk, Smoke on the Mac

Autodesk Smoke is billed as a comprehensive creative editorial system, offering visual effects capabilities. Smoke features a powerful 64-bit architecture and industry-leading tools for conforming, editing, audio, paint, tracking, character generation, graphic design, and visual effects creation in the Action 3D compositing environment, as well as Master Keyer and Colour Warper technologies.

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Motion Graphics/VFX News

D&AD Awards 2012: Yellow Pencil winners announced

The D&AD has announced the winners of its coveted Yellow Pencils for 2012. Check out our showcase of the winning work below.

The D&AD has announced the winners of its coveted Yellow Pencils for 2012. Check out our showcase of the winning work below.

Digital Domain creates holographic Tupac to perform with Dre and Snoop at Coachella Festival

Dr Dre and Snoop Dogg were joined onstage by a CG hologram of Tupac Shakur created by Hollywood VFX firm Digital Domain.

Dr Dre and Snoop Dogg were joined onstage by a CG hologram of Tupac Shakur created by Hollywood VFX firm Digital Domain.



Blackmagic Design Releases HyperDeck Shuttle 2

The new HyperDeck Shuttle 2 now records Avid DNxHD files to SSD for 5 times longer recording!

The new HyperDeck Shuttle 2 now records Avid DNxHD files to SSD for 5 times longer recording!

Adobe confirms Creative Suite 6 (CS6) will ship in first half of 2012

Upgrades open to CS3 and CS4 owners too

Adobe recants statement saying only CS5 and CS5.5 owners will get discounted upgrades, opening it to CS3 and CS4 owners too.

Adobe will offer CS6 at special price for CS3 and CS4 owners

Creative Suite 5 won't be necessary for CS6 upgrade, Adobe says

Adobe will offer a direct upgrade path to Creative Suite 6 to customers who own CS3 or CS4 after all, it has announced.

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