• Sneak Peek: Substance Painter - Dynamic Material Layering

    Apr 25, 2016 Allegorithmic Substance Pack, Allegorithmic Substance Painter

    Allegorithmic has revealed one of the new features in development for Substance Painter: Dynamic Material Layering.  It allows you to accurately preview the final in-game result and still utilize all the tools within painter.

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  • New: MAXON Cinema 4D Studio R17 - Short Term Licenses are Now Available

    Mar 09, 2016 MAXON CINEMA 4D Studio, Maxon CINEMA 4D Studio R17 - Short-Term License

    This new service is designed to meet the challenges of production environments and is offered as a supplement to the existing line-up of perpetual licenses.

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  • New: The Pixel Lab Prodecural Material Pack for C4D is Now Available

    Mar 08, 2016 The Pixel Lab Material Pack, The Pixel Lab Mega Pack, The Pixel Lab Procedural Material Pack for Cinema 4D

    This pack comes with over 340 Cinema 4D materials to help you speed up your workflow and focus on being creative!

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  • New: RE:Vision Effects RE:Map v3 is now available

    Mar 08, 2016 RE:Vision Effects RE:Map for After Effects, RE:Vision Effects RE:Map for OFX

    The release of RE:Map v3 adds GPU acceleration to the ultimate kit of mapping and distortion tools within Adobe After Effects, The Foundry’s Nuke, Blackmagic Design Fusion Studio, and Natron.

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  • Midweek Motivation: Oscars 2016 -The Making of Bear Story - Best Animated Short Film

    Mar 02, 2016

    Bear Story was up for an Academy Award for best animated short film.  See the Making of here.

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  • Tutorial:  AE: Creating 3D topographic maps

    Mar 01, 2016 Adobe After Effects CC for Teams & Businesses

    Mikey Borup shows us how to create 3d topographical maps in Adobe After Effects.

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  • New: The Pixel Lab Graphs & Charts Pack for Cinema 4D

    Feb 16, 2016 MAXON CINEMA 4D Broadcast, MAXON CINEMA 4D Prime, MAXON CINEMA 4D Studio

    The Pixel Lab Graphs & Charts Pack contains over 45 customizable C4D infographic rigs.

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  • Tutorial: MochaBlend C4D Basics #2: Creating 3D motion from a non-perspective mocha track

    Feb 16, 2016 Good Spirit Graphics MochaBlend for C4D, Imagineer Systems mocha Pro, MAXON CINEMA 4D Broadcast

    In this tutorial, you’ll learn about creating 3D motion from a non-perspective track in mocha. We’ll be using MochaBlend C4D’s 2.5D solver to create the 3D motion. You’ll learn how to analyze the motion in your shot so you can both track it properly in mocha, and choose the correct solver in MochaBlend C4D.

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  • Midweek Motivation: The Prodigy Promo 12.04 - Red Glass

    Jan 27, 2016 MAXON CINEMA 4D Broadcast, MAXON CINEMA 4D Prime, MAXON CINEMA 4D Studio

    Check out this beautifully animated promo for The Prodigy concert by Red Glass.  It even has a “Making of” at the end.

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  • Midweek Motivation: Branded Dreams - The Future of Advertising by Studio Smack

    Jan 20, 2016

    This is downright scary, but beautifully done.  Studio Smack attempted to answer the question, “What would happen if advertisers could enter our dreams?”

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  • Trapcode Horizon

    Jan 19, 2016

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  • News: Los Angeles MODO User Group meeting

    Jan 18, 2016 The Foundry MODO Extended Bundle

    The Los Angeles MODO User Group is having it’s first meeting on 2016, on Wednesday, January 27.

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  • Midweek Motivations: Alesso - Sweet Escape ft. Sirena

    Jan 13, 2016

    Crosswalk signals and street signs come to life, fall in love, and have a dance party around Los Angeles.

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  • Midweek Motivation: Tencent Games Iron Knight Game CG Opening

    Dec 30, 2015

    Take a short break from the daily grind and check out this cool 3D animation by [ a _ a ] Amused Art for Tencent Games’ Iron Knight Game.

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  • Sale: Next Limit RealFlow Spanish Winter Promo - Ends Tomorrow!

    Dec 14, 2015 Next Limit RealFlow 2015 Standard License

    This is your last chance for anyone owning a 3D package to get big discounts on RealFlow.  But hurry, this sale ends tomorrow, December 15th.

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  • In Depth: The Ultimate Guide to Building a Great Demo Reel

    Dec 10, 2015 Boris Continuum Unit: Image Restoration, Red Giant Instant 4K

    Is your New Year’s Resolution to get a new job or to bring in new freelance work? A new demo reel can help. Promoting yourself with a reel has changed a bit since I began in this business over 20 (gasp!) years ago. The internet and short attention spans have changed the climate. What are employers looking for in a reel? I was on a panel at a college last month where we talked about what makes a demo reel great and what makes it… well, not so great. I also asked around to some industry peers for their opinions. This is what my research has concluded.

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  • New: The Foundry MARI 3.0 is Here!

    Dec 02, 2015 The Foundry MARI

    MARI 3 delivers new avenues for pipeline integration and productivity-enhancing workflows that help 3D paint artists iterate faster, manage complexity better and produce higher quality results.

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  • Tutorial: How to Stick Objects onto a Conveyer Belt in Cinema 4D

    Dec 01, 2015 MAXON CINEMA 4D Studio

    EJ Hassenfratz shows us how he made the ‘sushi-go-round’ conveyer belt in Cinema 4D.

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  • Tutorial: Lighting Systems with Octane Render for CINEMA 4D

    Dec 01, 2015 MAXON CINEMA 4D Studio

    Learn how to light your C4D scene using the lighting systems in Octane Render.  And don’t miss MAXON’s Santa Sidegrade Sale!

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  • Sale: End of Year Savings on Vray for C4D

    Dec 01, 2015 Vray for C4D

    Don’t miss this Special Year End Offer and save almost $150 on Vray for C4D

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