Pixar Animation Studios’ RenderMan 22.5 version is set to accelerate workflow across the ecosytem
6:00 pm PDT 10/05/2019 By AnimationXpress Team

 Pixar recently released RenderMan version 22.5, that packs a completely rewritten RenderMan for Houdini plugin along with important new features and performance gains. Pixar’s brand new RenderMan for Houdini plugin has been completely rewritten to support the latest interactive workflows in RenderMan 22. RenderMan’s greatly improved integration with Houdini includes interactive modelling, shading, and lighting. It’s also set for geometry ranging from curves, points, volumes, meshes and packed primitives. It’s interactive editing of lights and cameras and manipulation of light … Read More

Oppo introduces new phone before PUBG Mobile MENA Championship 2019
4:00 pm PDT 03/05/2019 By AnimationXpress Team

Oppo a smartphone brand has announced its sponsorship of the Playerunknown’s Battlegrounds Mobile (PUBG) championship in the Middle East and North Africa, for the upcoming PUBG Mobile x Oppo MENA Challenger Cup, which will see the region’s best players battle it out to reach the finale match, held from 29 to 30 May 2019. Players from across the GCC, Morocco and Egypt are preparing for the semi-final elimination rounds that will take place from 12 to 23 May. Fans of … Read More

VR film series ‘Mr. Buddha’ is setting a long journey in the film industry
11:30 am PDT 29/04/2019 By AnimationXpress Team

HTC VIVE, in collaboration with Taipei Golden Horse Film Festival executive committee, produced VR film series 5×1, of Mr. Buddha directed by Lee Chung was selected for 2019 Tribeca Immersive Cinema 360 category. HTC VIVE Originals’ president Liu Szu-Ming announced at Tribeca Film Festival premiere that HTC VIVE Orignals’ VR film would be heading to Cannes Film Festival on its next stop. HTC VIVE   is committed to creating self-produced content and developing original IPs. Last year, in collaboration with Taipei Golden Horse … Read More

ASUS launches new TUF gaming laptops for savvy gamers and enthusiasts
5:00 pm PDT 24/04/2019 By AnimationXpress Team

ASUS has announced TUF gaming FX505 and FX705, a pair of laptops that bring together the latest AMD Ryzen processor and NVIDIA GeForce GTX GPUs on an up to 120Hz IPS-level NanoEdge display, delivering immersive, high-performance gaming at an affordable price. The laptops are tested and certified to meet military-grade MIL-STD-810G standards, ensuring the toughness and durability needed to withstand the knocks and bumps of everyday work and play. For years, savvy gamers and enthusiasts have combined AMD processors with GeForce GPUs to create … Read More

Kingston joins InDeed for earth edition awareness campaign on World Earth Day
12:00 pm PDT 22/04/2019 By AnimationXpress Team

Kingston, a memory storage products and technology solutions company, has joined hands with InDeed to create a unique social awareness campaign called #EarthEditionDrives. This campaign imagines Earth as a USB Flash Drive, where Kingston aims to subtly draw attention towards the condition of our planet. The campaign revolves around Kingston’s 64GB Limited Earth Edition USB Drive, which represents Earth. Select members from the industry were given a chance to try these USBs to experience it. The question most of them … Read More

STARZPLAY continues global expansion with its entry in Spain on Orange TV
6:00 pm PDT 04/04/2019 By AnimationXpress Team

Starz, a Lionsgate company has announced the continued expansion of the STARZPLAY premium streaming service with its entry into Spain on Orange TV beginning 28 March. The STARZPLAY premium streaming service will give Orange customers that are also subscribers of Orange TV the opportunity to watch STARZ series all in one place, with future STARZ Originals airing exclusively on STARZPLAY day-and-date with the US, including the debut season of Now Apocalypse from iconic indie-filmmaker Gregg Araki.  The latest subscription video on demand … Read More

VES India presents ‘The Making of’ some of the magical work in VFX powered by AMD Radeon Pro
1:00 pm PDT 28/03/2019 By AnimationXpress Team

VES Society in collaboration with AMD is putting together a conference titled THE MAKING OF at the Fun Republic Cinema on 30th March Activated by AnimationXpress, THE MAKING OF  is a one of a kind event that is set to enlighten the attendees with the technological nuances and processes that went behind some of the best imagery created on celluloid across the world. The event will bring under one roof, top industry veterans, artists and VFX technicians of the most … Read More

CorelDRAW unveils new Graphics Suite 2019 for Windows and Mac
9:00 am PDT 15/03/2019 By AnimationXpress Team

It’s an exciting day for the graphics community!  CorelDRAW is thrilled to announce the new CorelDRAW Graphics Suite 2019 is here for Windows and Mac! Whether your customers are designing signage, logos, web graphics, or print projects, CorelDRAW delivers capabilities that unleash creative potential – all on their platform of choice. CorelDRAW Graphics Suite 2019 for Windows An exciting collection of new features to create jaw-dropping vector designs with more precision and creative freedom than ever before. NEW! CorelDRAW Graphics Suite 2019 … Read More

Dark Slope brings beautiful surreal world with VR in upcoming projects
5:30 pm PDT 13/03/2019 By AnimationXpress Team

Dark Slope, a Toronto-based virtual and augmented reality (VR and AR) developer, is bringing the beautifully surreal world of its debut VR experience Scarygirl Mission Maybee to Zero Latency’s arena-scale, free-roam virtual reality venues around the globe. As one of the first experiences to release on Zero Latency’s second-generation VR platform being developed in tandem with technology giants Microsoft, HP, and Intel, Scarygirl Mission Maybee will showcase the future of location-based entertainment (LBE) with its infectiously entertaining characters, fantastical environments … Read More

What did foreign delegates think about enTTech?
3:00 pm PDT 07/03/2019 By AnimationXpress Team

enTTech has been consistently helping in forging, catalysing and facilitating a connectivity platform for international delegates and market players, allowing them to form constructive associations and partnerships across the world. AnimationXpress spoke to some of the international delegates to know their thoughts and views on the initiatives by enTTech.       “enTTech is surprisingly huge and it is a really big opportunity. I am really loving it as it has opened even more doors of new opportunities and possibilities than last year. I have … Read More

Audeze partners with Echo Fox to enhance gaming audio experience in esports
12:00 pm PDT 05/03/2019 By AnimationXpress Team

Audeze, the manufacturer of planar magnetic headphones, has announced the official partnership with esports organization and media company, Echo Fox. With a commitment to innovation and best-in-class audio solutions, Audeze will equip Echo Fox teams with Mobius, the critically acclaimed immersive cinematic gaming headphone that features Audeze planar magnetic drivers and Waves Nx 3D audio technologies. Echo Fox is home to some of the top esports players in the world across multiple titles, including League of Legends, Super Smash Bros … Read More

25th edition of CABSAT to act as a center for next-gen on-screen entertainment revolution
4:00 pm PDT 27/02/2019 By AnimationXpress Team

CABSAT  the special event for the broadcast, satellite, digital media and filmed entertainment industries for the Middle East and North Africa – is entering its twenty-fifth edition with a fresh, newly evolved format that will bring the full content creation, production, post-production satellite, OTT video, esports, digital media and entertainment ecosystem to centre stage. Taking place at the Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC), 12 to 14 March, CABSAT 2019 will unite the media industry’s creative experts and most sought-after tech suppliers to … Read More