Monthly Archives: July 2006

PC Industry Big Shift – AMD to buy ATI

Is AMD eyeing ATI for an acquisition? That was widely discussed rumor on Wall Street since this May. Industry analyst Apjit Walia of RBC Capital Markets predicted a merger or acquisition in

Light in general, and computer animation

Quality light is one of the preconditions for capturing a three-dimensional reality, be it in film, photography, or computer animation. The last area would be covered later, let us have some general

Autodesk results may be far better than expected

Autodesk Inc. may outpace expectations with its upcoming quarterly results on stronger than expected sales of its software aimed at specific industry segments, as well as on upgrades to the latest version

Jolie Takes “Kung Fu Panda” Role

DreamWorks Animation announced that Academy Award®-winning actress Angelina Jolie will join Jack Black, Jackie Chan, Lucy Liu, Dustin Hoffman and Ian McShane in the cast of the computer-animated comedy Kung Fu Panda.

Maya cloth – Gnomon Workshop releases new DVD

HOLLYWOOD – The Gnomon Workshop releases its first Maya Cloth DVD. The need for realistic clothing and fabric has become commonplace in today’s effects films and feature animation. Cloth 101: Fundamentals covers