Cartoon Network integrates ‘Mighty Magiswords’ with MagiMobile app
12:10 pm PDT 11/07/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

Have you ever had an app that was controlled by a TV show where you had to solve quests from the show through the app to win big and cross levels? MagiMobile is a new mobile application based on Cartoon Network India’s latest show – Mighty Magiswords, launched in May 2017. It’s an app that connects Mighty Magiswords’ multi-story world across platforms – a TV series of 11-minute episodes, 15-second interactive cartoons on Cartoon Network Anything, YouTube content and much more. Mighty Magiswords follows … Read More

Vodafone India launches EVA Face Mobile for physically challenged
2:40 pm PDT 07/07/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

In a bid to aid the physically challenged, Vodafone Spain Foundation has developed an amazing app called EVA Face Mobile which lets people with disabilities use smartphones with their facial movements. The application is now available to the Indian masses as well. Vodafone India has launched the application on Vodafone’s social hub and the response has been very encouraging. As per the Census 2011, 2.8 crore people in India come under the ‘disabled’ category, which is roughly 2.21% percent of … Read More

Canvera revolutionises photo printing by launching Yougraphy range for smartphone users
12:00 pm PDT 07/07/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

As smartphones became equipped with high-end cameras, clicking pictures turned into a norm for its users. Be it at a party, a wedding or a vacation, the trend of taking selfies and quirky, cool photos has been whole-heartedly adopted by people of all age groups. But has the thought of turning these photos into prints that you can stick up your wall, ever crossed your mind? If it has, then get ready to turn your long standing desire into a … Read More

The Art of Post Production draws Hyderabad’s creative professionals
9:00 pm PDT 20/06/2017 By Swati Panda

Hyderabad: The second edition of ‘the Art of Post Production’ was held at  Taj Banjara, Hyderabad on 19 June 2017. Organised by  AnimationXpress in association with Adobe and BenQ, it was attended by several working professionals from the industry including video editors, artists and graphic designers in large numbers.Additionally, it was attended by Telangana joint director (promotion), Information  Technology & Communications department Syed Shawket Hussain Madani. The theme of the event was on how to overcome the various challenges in … Read More

Sony Pictures VR launches ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’ experience
5:30 pm PDT 20/06/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

Sony Pictures Virtual Reality announced Spider-Man: Homecoming VR, a new multi-platform promotional VR experience based on Columbia Pictures’ Spider-Man: Homecoming, one of the most highly anticipated movies of the summer, which will be out on 7 July. Guided by the helpful artificial intelligence unit built into the new Spider-Man suit, Spider-Man: Homecoming VR offers players the chance to suit up as Spider-Man, hone their web-shooting skills and sling high above New York City in pursuit of the Vulture. The VR experience will be available for free … Read More

Nickelodeon’s mocap initiative with ‘Gattu Battu’ music video
11:00 am PDT 14/06/2017 By Anshita Bhatt

Nickelodeon’s original animated series Gattu Battu just released last month and the network has now come up with a dance music video for children, which has been created using the motion capture technology. Viacom 18 used mocap first time for a song of its TV series based animated feature Motu Patlu King of Kings. And now for the first time, it is being used for a TV series. “We have always gone a step ahead, whether in the creation of … Read More

Shotgun 7.2 version comes with tools that transform integration and streamline review process
2:00 pm PDT 01/06/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

Shotgun Software released Shotgun 7.2, the latest version of its cloud-based review and production tracking software. Strengthening Shotgun’s commitment to simplifying workflows and helping studios of all sizes collaborate, this latest update transforms integrations with content creation tools and streamlines the review process. Studios can now take advantage of out-of-the-box integrations with content creation tools to accelerate artist workflows. Updates to RV also make reviewing media from the cloud seamless and includes SDI functionality as standard. The release also builds … Read More

VFS opens Canada’s largest motion capture studio in Vancouver
11:30 am PDT 27/05/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

A new motion capture studio – which is apparently the largest commercial facility – has been built in Canada. Vancouver Film School (VFS) and Mimic Performance Capture have jointly invested to build this new facility in Gastown neighbourhood’s Vancouver Film School which has been leased from the City of Vancouver. The studio will capture both motion and performance, a technology that is increasingly being used in movies set in fantastical worlds or other planets (think The Hobbit, Guardians of the Galaxy, … Read More

Talks on VR’s capabilities descend over ‘OTTv Summit Mumbai’
1:00 pm PDT 19/05/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

The OTTv Summit Mumbai which was held on 18 Mat, 2017 at Taj Lands End was a brief event with players from the industry making up the list of attendees along with the young enthusiasts. The panels provided some insights on how the television and digital industry works, its current state and made some projections as well. They asserted that Television and OTT services will run side by side and one will not obliterate the other, to which there was a … Read More

Technicolor invests in Baselight X to meet increasing demands for HDR finishing
5:30 pm PDT 15/05/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

Technicolor, the world leader in production and post-production services, has extended its colour grading capabilities in Hollywood with FilmLight’s Baselight X system – the latest and most powerful implementation of the Baselight colour grading and finishing system. HDR colour grading services are available at Technicolor’s post-production facilities globally, but its Hollywood center represents a major film and television production market. The expansion in Baselight grading in this location reflects the increasing demand from the local industry to deliver an uncompromised … Read More

Autodesk teams up with Microsoft azure to offer scalable cloud rendering
10:30 am PDT 11/05/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

Autodesk announced that it is joining forces with Microsoft Azure to offer customers a new scalable cloud rendering solution with the Microsoft Azure Batch Rendering Platform. Built on the proven Azure Batch platform, this new rendering solution allows Autodesk users to submit their jobs for on-demand rendering directly through Maya, 3ds Max and Arnold, with pay-per-use billing and custom scalability. “We know that the scalability and ease of use offered by cloud rendering is important to our customers across industries, … Read More

Unity to showcase it’s content creating prowess at its Mumbai Roadshow event on 9 May
9:00 pm PDT 08/05/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

Unity has been steadily making its way to become the primal name in things technical. Unity has already made it’s name in one of the budding sectors of content creation, that is virtual reality as around 80 per cent of all VR content is created through Unity. Now focusing the Indian market, Unity plans to start off showcasing its possibilities with a roadshow in association with AnimationXpress tomorrow, that is 9 May. Titled ‘Unity Roadshow for Films, Cinematics and VR … Read More