Weta Digital and SideFX Bringing Houdini to the Cloud


Weta Digital, one of the world’s premiere visual effects studios, together with its partner SideFX, has just announced a new software service combining Weta’s proprietary tools with SideFX’s award-winning Houdini application. The WetaH partnership will allow artists to take advantage of the deep integration between Houdini and Weta Digital’s award-winning technology. SideFX is a global

Amarillo College Begins Enrollment for Innovative New VFX Program


Amarillo College (AC) has just announced it has opened fall semester enrollment for its newly launched VFX program, part of the college’s latest expansion to provide expert instruction in growing industries that show tremendous career potential for students. The flexible program delivers online instruction taught by industry professionals and mentors who guide students throughout

Technicolor Merges Animation Services Under Mikros Animation Brand


Technicolor is merging operations of its three CG animation companies - Technicolor Animation Productions, Technicolor Animation, and Mikros Animation – under the Mikros Animation brand. Regarding the announcement, Andrea Miloro, President of Mikros Animation, said, “By unifying our animation brands, we are forging a closer network of studios and talent-sharing knowledge, technology, processes and

Technicolor Unveils New Division with The Mill, MPC, Mikros Animation, and Mr. X


Technicolor has just announced the launch of Technicolor Creative Studios, the company’s new flagship division that will focus on entertainment, experiential and advertising industries, and includes The Mill, MPC (Film, Episodic & Advertising), Mikros Animation and Mr. X.. Each business will retain their own identity and market position. The newly organized division will be