Monthly Archives: July 2007

Nvidia leads, while AMD loses and Intel is flat

Jon Peddie Research (JPR), the research and consulting firm for graphics and multimedia, announced estimated graphics shipments and supplier market share for the second calendar quarter of 2007. The results for the


The Spanish animation industry is now ranked fourth in Europe. The production cost advantages of local Spanish firms has given the industry a competitive edge. Increasingly, Spanish animation companies are working with


The first Danish animated full-length feature film, Fyrtøjet (The Magic Tinderbox) was released in 1946, and the next full-length feature film Samson og Sally (Samson & Sally) was released in 1984. Danish

Strata Releases 3D[in] Plug-ins Photoshop CS3

Strata, the company adding the power of 3D to the designer’s toolset, released today three new plug-ins for Adobe Photoshop CS3: Strata Design 3D[in], Strata Foto 3D[in], and Strata Live 3D[in]. These


The French animation industry has garnered international recognition and now ranks first in Europe and is among the top tier in the world. The animated film, Kirikou et la sorcière (Kirikou and


The Italian animation industry has witnessed steady growth over the past few years, and this continues today. Thanks to the support of the government through state broadcaster RAI. This support includes flexible


The first fully animated feature film made in Sweden was called Agatan Sax och Byköpings gastabud (Agaton Sax and the Bykoebing Village Festival) and was released in 1976. Most of Sweden’s animated


The German animation industry has seen rapid growth in the last decade, with successful, locally developed feature films such as Werner – Volles Raaaa!, Kleines Arschloch, Pippi Longstocking and The Little Polar

The Book: ‘Motion Graphics and Effects in Final Cut Studio 2’

Peachpit has released Apple Pro Training Series: Motion Graphics and Effects in Final Cut Studio 2. This US$49.49 book focuses on just the parts of Final Cut Studio that editors and designers

New graphics chip powers 3D mobile gaming

Toshiba Corporation announced a dedicated 3D graphics LSI that will add previously unseen levels of realism and excitement to games played on mobile phones. The new LSI, “TC35711XBG”, can render 100 mega-polygons