Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Maxwell Render V3.1 Early Build Available Free

The Maxwell Render V3.1 early build is now available now for testing! Full
release will be within the next few weeks. This update is free for V3
customers.

Read entire post:
http://blog.motionmedia.com/maxwell-render-v3-1-early-build-available-free/

V-Ray 3.0 for 3ds Max Service Pack 1 Now Available

A free update to V-Ray 3.0 for 3ds Max Service Pack 1 is now available for
download. Now is the perfect time to upgrade to 3.0.

Read entire post:
http://blog.motionmedia.com/v-ray-3-0-3ds-max-service-pack-1-now-available/

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

40% Off Red Giant Sale! One Day Only

Red Giant is back with its annual 40%-off blowout sale, on Tuesday, December
9th. Every Red Giant product sold at Motion Media will be on sale - full
licenses, upgrades and academic products (already 50% off) - absolutely every
plugin, suite, license and upgrade will be on sale!!

Read entire post:
http://blog.motionmedia.com/40-off-red-giant-sale-one-day/

Monday, December 8, 2014

WEBINAR: Learn about Autodesk's upcoming upgrade policy changes

We have been getting a lot of questions about the upcoming changes with Autodesk
subscription plans, and the new upgrade policies. A lot of customers have
questions regarding their unique situation so we wanted to provide you with all
of the information you'll need to keep informed on the upcoming changes. If you
have Autodesk software, these changes will affect you so please try and attend
so you don't miss anything.

Read entire post:
http://blog.motionmedia.com/webinar-learn-autodesks-upcoming-upgrade-policy-changes/

Friday, November 21, 2014

Qube! Brings Performance to Arch-Viz

As computer graphics have grown in prominence, rendering has become a
double-edged sword for architectural designers. For firms like John McAslan +
Partners conquering the time-intensive side of the process has lead them to
solutions like PipelineFX's Qube!, a professional render farm manager that has
brought efficiency and speed back to their real desire: captivating visuals that
will win them business.

Read entire post:
http://blog.motionmedia.com/qube-brings-performance-arch-viz/

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Nuke 9 Now Available

NUKE 9 and NUKE STUDIO are now available!
NUKE 9 brings fantastic performance and feature improvements across the board,
but most significantly introduces a brand new addition - NUKE STUDIO.

NUKE STUDIO combines everything you love about HIERO and NUKEX with a whole lot
more to create a powerful node-based VFX, editorial and finishing studio
designed to [...]

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http://blog.motionmedia.com/nuke-9-now-available/

Monday, November 17, 2014

3DxWare 10 from 3DConnexion

Designed from scratch, 3DxWare 10 isn't just a new driver, it's a whole new
experience. Customize and optimize your 3Dconnexion 3D mouse for peak
performance. Easily tailor settings and buttons to your application and needs.
Take advantage of exciting new features. Design, create and navigate in brave
new ways.

Read entire post:
http://blog.motionmedia.com/3dxware-10-3dconnexion/

Autodesk Retiring Subscription Center

On March 13, 2015, Autodesk will be retiring Subscription Center and directing
you to the newly enhanced Autodesk Account, a personalized and easy-to-use
portal.

Read entire post:
http://blog.motionmedia.com/autodesk-retiring-subscription-center/

Thursday, November 13, 2014

The Foundry Acquires Mischief

The Foundry have acquired Made with Mischief, a company founded by Sarah
Frisken.

Read entire post:
http://blog.motionmedia.com/made-with-mischief/

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Carbon Scatter 2015

E-On Software has released Carbon Scatter 2015 - With super-fast population
algorithms (create over 1 million instances per second!), Carbon Scatter 2015
adds compatibility with animated PlantFactory vegetation, new paint brushes (add
instances, jitter, raise, repel, attract, lean...), convert to native instances
for rendering without Carbon Scatter (and with any renderer), native support for
V-Ray 3 and GPU rendering (Octane, V-Ray RT, etc.), easy specimen replacement
and a lot more!

Read entire post:
http://blog.motionmedia.com/carbon-scatter-2015/

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Upcoming Event - Maya 2015 Up Close & Personal

Come see Autodesk Maya product specialist Marcel DeJong show off some of the
latest and greatest features of Maya 2015. Marcel really knows his stuff and
this is the perfect place to learn more about Maya and ask those burning
questions you've always wanted answered.

Read entire post:
http://blog.motionmedia.com/upcoming-event-maya-2015-close-personal/

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Videocopilot Element 3D V2 Revealed - Coming November

VideoCopilot just released a video with the new features in the upcoming release
of Element 3D V2.

Read entire post:
http://blog.motionmedia.com/videocopilot-element-3d-v2-revealed-coming-november/

Autodesk Meet the Experts Webinar

Check out this free webinar from Autodesk - In this webinar you will get an
exclusive look behind the scenes at the different areas of film making and how
everything comes together to make a finished film.

Read entire post:
http://blog.motionmedia.com/autodesk-meet-experts-webinar/

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Passion Turns to PipelineFX Qube! for Big Ad Campaigns

When you're responsible for Nike's visual message to World Cup fans, the
pressure is intense. Not ready in time? Then Nike just missed their shot. For
Passion, rising to the occasion meant using PipelineFX Qube!. Their reward was
the award-worthy hit "The Last Game" – another in a string of successes
managed by the no.1 render farm manager for VFX.

Read entire post:
http://blog.motionmedia.com/passion-turns-pipelinefx-qube-big-ad-campaigns/

Friday, October 3, 2014

Genarts Sapphire 8 Coming in December

Genarts Sapphire 8 is coming soon, check out the new teaser for the amazing new
release.

Read entire post:
http://blog.motionmedia.com/genarts-sapphire-8-coming-december/

The Foundry Nuke 9 Live Webinar

Join us for a Nuke 9 Live Webinar. The Foundry NUKE 9, including NUKE STUDIO and
major updates to NUKE and NUKEX, is the result of two years and countless man
hours of development reworking NUKE from its very core to build a faster, more
powerful, broader range of unique tools to help you get the job done.

Read entire post:
http://blog.motionmedia.com/foundry-nuke-9-live-webinar/

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Hiero & HieroPlayer 1.9 Released

The Foundry has just announced that HIERO and HIEROPAYER 1.9 are now available!
This includes, dramatic playback performance improvements which make HIERO and
HIEROPLAYER's maximum frame rate performance up to 3X faster, coupled with A/V
playback sync and SDI out improvements, client attend sessions are now easier
than ever!

Read entire post:
http://blog.motionmedia.com/hiero-hieroplayer-1-9-released/

Thursday, September 25, 2014

V-Ray 2.0 for Sketchup Service Pack 2 Released

V-Ray 2.0 for SketchUp Service Pack 2 will be available for download at the
Chaos Group Downloads page tomorrow. This is a free update for all current V-Ray
2.0 for SketchUp customers. We encourage you to get this free update to create
even smoother and faster V-Ray workflows.

Read entire post:
http://blog.motionmedia.com/v-ray-2-0-sketchup-service-pack-2-released/

V-Ray 2.0 for Rhino Service Pack 1 Released

V-Ray 2.0 for Rhino Service Pack 1 are now available for download at the Chaos
Group Downloads page. This is a free update for all current V-Ray 2.0 for Rhino
customers. We encourage you to get this update and create smoother and faster
V-Ray workflows.

Read entire post:
http://blog.motionmedia.com/v-ray-2-0-rhino-service-pack-1-released/

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

G-Drive ev Promo - 2TB FREE!

G-Drive ev Promo - Buy 1 G-DOCK ev™ with Thunderbolt™ storage system, that
includes 2 G-DRIVE® ev drives, and get 2 additional G-DRIVE® ev drives FREE!

Read entire post:
http://blog.motionmedia.com/g-drive-ev-promo-2tb-free/

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

What's New in Cinema 4D R16 Webinar - Wed. Sep 24

Get a general overview of CINEMA 4D R16's powerful new 3D animation, rendering,
modeling and texturing tools. New features include built-in motion tracking,
multi-layer reflections, PolyPen,and a host of new workflow enhancements
enabling you to achieve far more with less effort.

Read entire post:
http://blog.motionmedia.com/whats-new-cinema-4d-r16-webinar-wed-sep-24/

Cinema 4D & RealFlow Fluid Dimension Challenge

Over $5000 worth of prizes available in the Cinema 4D & Realflow Fluid Dimension
Challenge - Next Limit and Maxon team up to provide Cinema 4D users with an
exciting opportunity to try their hand at 3D and fluid simulation!

Read entire post:
http://blog.motionmedia.com/cinema-4d-realflow-fluid-dimension-challenge/

Friday, September 12, 2014

Blackmagic Design acquires eyeon Software, Inc.

Blackmagic Design today announced its acquisition of eyeon Software, Inc., a
leading developer of high end digital compositing, visual effects and motion
graphics software for the feature film, commercial, television and broadcast
industries. eyeon, headquartered in Toronto, Canada, is now a wholly owned
subsidiary of Blackmagic Design.

Read entire post:
http://blog.motionmedia.com/blackmagic-design-acquires-eyeon-software-inc/

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Boris Continuum Complete 9 & Red 5.5 Now Available for DaVinci Resolve 11

For the first-time ever, Boris FX now supports DaVinci Resolve 11 (and Resolve
Lite) for Boris Continuum Complete (BCC) and Boris RED 5.5 (the successor to
Avid FX). You can now create 2D and 3D resolution independant title sequences,
add special effects, fix barrel distortion and more. Check out the demo video
and see for yourself just how well it works.

Read entire post:
http://blog.motionmedia.com/boris-continuum-complete-9-red-5-5-now-available-davinci-resolve-11/

2014 3D World CG Awards

Motion Media is excited that some of our most popular brands and products have
won awards in this year's CG Awards. We believe in helping our customer realize
their goals in the simplest and most efficient way within their pipeline, and
recommending new products that we believe can help is our passion. Check out
these 3 award winners and contact us for more information.

Read entire post:
http://blog.motionmedia.com/2014-3d-world-cg-awards/

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Nuke 9 Beta is Now Available

The Foundry has announced that the wait is over and they are happy to say that
the NUKE STUDIO, NUKEX and NUKE 9 open betas are here!

Read entire post:
http://blog.motionmedia.com/nuke-9-beta-now-available/

Monday, August 18, 2014

Autodesk Exchange Apps Hackathon

Announcing the Autodesk® Exchange Apps Hackathon – and an opportunity to
receive up to US$100 per app published and win one of eight iPad minis! This
event is for any publisher who would like to reach Autodesk customers to gain
exposure and sales for their apps. Autodesk Exchange Apps provides a centralized
storefront for Autodesk customers to find apps that enhance their productivity
using their Autodesk products.

Read entire post:
http://blog.motionmedia.com/autodesk-exchange-apps-hackathon/

Friday, August 15, 2014

Zbrush 4R7 Has Been Announced

Pixologic is proud to announce ZBrush 4R7, which will be the final release in
the ZBrush 4 series. They also announced a KeyShot for ZBrush bridge that
connects Zbrush with Keyshot for even better rendering.

Read entire post:
http://blog.motionmedia.com/zbrush-4r7-announced/

Thursday, August 14, 2014

New Bluefish444 Software Update - 5.12.0

The Bluefish444 development team has been hard at work rolling in new features
and format support to the latest Bluefish444 Windows installer 5.12.0. This is a
major update and is free to download from the Bluefish444 home page.

Read entire post:
http://blog.motionmedia.com/new-bluefish444-software-updates/

V-Ray Comes to The Foundry’s MODO, NUKE and KATANA

V-Ray Comes to The Foundry's MODO, NUKE and KATANA
V-Ray is now available for a number of The Foundry's key products. V-Ray for
MODO, V-Ray for NUKE and V-Ray for KATANA will be unveiled for the first time at
SIGGRAPH 2014 and can be seen in action at our booth (#501).



V-Ray | MODO – Provides flexibility and [...]

Read entire post:
http://blog.motionmedia.com/v-ray-comes-foundrys-modo-nuke-katana/

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Maxwell Render Client Reel

The folks at Nextlimit Technologies have released the latest Maxwell Render reel
with some really amazing looking work. I would highly recommend giving it a look
and considering Maxwell as your renderer of choice.

Read entire post:
http://blog.motionmedia.com/maxwell-render-client-reel/

Thursday, August 7, 2014

Wednesday, August 6, 2014

Review of The Autodesk Entertainment Creation Suite Ultimate 2015

Brad Clark and the Animation World Network recently did an honest, in depth
review of the Autodesk Entertainment Creation Suite Ultimate 2015. The review
gives you a good insight into the improvements in the software as well as any
shortcomings. Give it a read and let us know if you agree in the comments.

Read entire post:
http://blog.motionmedia.com/review-autodesk-entertainment-creation-suite-ultimate-2015/

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Cinema 4D R16 New Features

Maxon Announces Cinema 4D R16! Cinema 4D Release 16 was developed with all
aspects of the application in mind and features were integrated or enhanced that
simplify workflow and make working with CINEMA 4D even more efficient and
effective. With Cinema 4D Release 16 you'll enjoy that optimized workflow
throughout the application.

Read entire post:
http://blog.motionmedia.com/cinema-4d-r16-new-features/

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Matrox MicroQuad Software Update

Matrox MicroQuad
The Matrox MicroQuadUtils version 1.2 is now available. This release allows
MicroQuad to preserve customized labels after a power cycle. Note: New units
coming out of production will have this firmware installed. Existing customers
who wish to upgrade their units will need to download the MicroQuadUtils
software package. This will install a firmware updater as well [...]

Read entire post:
http://blog.motionmedia.com/matrox-microquad-software-update/

Clarisse iFX 2.0 Coming at Siggraph

Isotropix, a privately held software company developing high-end innovative
graphics software solutions, announced today Clarisse iFX 2.0 the next iteration
of its nextgen 2D/3D rendering tool which will be unveiled at Siggraph 2014.
Clarisse iFX 2.0 introduces big improvements to the rendering engine, powerful
file referencing and many work flow enhancements.

Read entire post:
http://blog.motionmedia.com/clarisse-ifx-2-0-coming-siggraph/

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Andersson Technologies SynthEyes voice control with Synthia

Andersson Technologies LLC's latest SynthEyes 3-D tracking application version
1407 includes a revolutionary new productivity tool, Synthia voice control.

Read entire post:
http://blog.motionmedia.com/syntheyes-voice-control-with-synthia/

Flash Sale - 50% off Allegorithmic Substance Database

24 Hour Sale!! Allegorithmic added brand new PBR content to the Substance
Database and to celebrate, we are putting it on a -50% flash sale for the next
24 hours! It now contains 800 high quality (including 100 PBR) directly useable
in tools, Unity, UE4, 3DS Max, Maya, modo 701 (and soon 801), Toolbag 2 and
Fuse.

Read entire post:
http://blog.motionmedia.com/flash-sale-50-allegorithmic-substance-database/

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Sneak Peek: Colorway from The Foundry

The Foundry is just giving us a sneak peek at their newest software COLORWAY! We
don't know very much, but they're having a free live event online to reveal more
about it. Read the full post to see what they had to say.

Read entire post:
http://blog.motionmedia.com/sneak-peek-colorway-foundry/

Free Stuff This Week

Check out these freebies from around the web including After Effects Presets,
Premiere Pro Light Leaks and Film Burns, Cinema 4D grunge effects and much
more.

Read entire post:
http://blog.motionmedia.com/free-stuff-week/

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Free 4th of July Fireworks Presets

Boris FX's Paul Ezzy helps you celebrate Independence Day with eight presets
based on BCC Particle Emitter 3D for Adobe AE, Adobe PP, Avid, and Sony Vegas
Pro users who have BCC 9 (and BCC 8).

Read entire post:
http://blog.motionmedia.com/free-4th-july-fireworks-presets/

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Nvidia GPU Acceleration Comes to Illustrator

NVIDIA now enables graphic artists to seamlessly interact with vector art at any
resolution, and to smoothly pan and zoom significantly faster. With this new
feature powered by NVIDIA GPUs, Illustrator CC can now accelerate the entire
canvas by up to 10x faster than with CPU alone.

Read entire post:
http://blog.motionmedia.com/nvidia-gpu-acceleration-comes-illustrator/

CameraTracker 48 Hour Sale!

For 48 hours, from July 1st through July 2nd, you will be able to purchase The
Foundry CAMERATRACKER (floating or node-locked license) for a huge 40% savings
off the retail price. Order yours today!

Read entire post:
http://blog.motionmedia.com/cameratracker-48-hour-sale/

Monday, June 30, 2014

Webinar: The Realflow 2014 to Cinema 4D Pipeline

Join Motion Media and NextLimit as we show you the all new RealFlow 2014 and how
it integrates with Cinema 4D. Learn about the RealFlow 2014 Renderkit (RFRK) and
the Connectivity Plugins (CP).

Read entire post:
http://blog.motionmedia.com/webinar-realflow-2014-cinema-4d-pipeline/

Friday, June 20, 2014

Mocha Pro 50% off This Weekend Only - Summer Sale!

This weekend only, we're kicking of the summer with a Mocha Pro 3 Day Sale!
Starting June 20 - June 22 (ends at midnight)you can purchase select Mocha
products at 50% off!. Plus, you'll get a free upgrade to Mocha Pro 4 with every
purchase, so don't wait, get yours today.

Read entire post:
http://blog.motionmedia.com/mocha-pro-50-weekend-summer-sale/

Monday, June 16, 2014

RealFlow 2014 Available Now

RealFlow 2014 from Nextlimit Technologies is now available for download.
Nextlimit announced today that the highly anticipated release of RealFlow 2014
would be available to purchase as of today. For more information visit RealFlow
2014 or give us a call at (888) 542-8941.

Read entire post:
http://blog.motionmedia.com/realflow-2014-available-now/

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Maxwell Render in VFX & Animation

Who's using Maxwell Render in VFX and Animation you ask? More and more companies
everyday. Check out the videos below showcasing how companies are integrating
Maxwell Render into their projects.

Read entire post:
http://blog.motionmedia.com/maxwell-render-vfx-animation/

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Quixel SUITE Open Beta!

The Quixel team has released the open beta for the NEW DDO, NDO and 3DO SUITE.
Open beta runs till September 8, and can be used on commercial projects.
Customers who already have DDO and NDO will receive the SUITE when released for
FREE.

Read entire post:
http://blog.motionmedia.com/quixel-suite/

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

V-Ray 3.0 Now Supports 3ds Max 2015

A new update for V-Ray 3.0 for 3ds Max is now available for download. In
addition to support for 3ds Max 2015, Chaos Group has added a new
VrayPointParticleMtl material. This is a free update for current V-Ray 3.0 for
3ds Max users.

Read entire post:
http://blog.motionmedia.com/v-ray-3-0-now-supports-3ds-max-2015/

Thursday, May 22, 2014

Update: Chaos Group V-Ray 2.4 for Maya Now Available

A new update to V-Ray 2.4 for Maya is now available for download. With this
update, V-Ray 2.4 for Maya supports Maya 2015.

Read entire post:
http://blog.motionmedia.com/update-chaos-group-v-ray-2-4-maya-now-available/

Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Maxwell Render V3 for SketchUp 2014 Released

NEW updated Maxwell V3 plugins for SketchUp just released…now with added
support for SketchUp 2014

Read entire post:
http://blog.motionmedia.com/maxwell-render-v3-sketchup-2014-released/

Phoenix FD 2.0 for 3ds Max SP2 Now Available

Chaos Group has released Phoenix FD 2.0 for 3ds Max SP2, and it is now available
for download for all current users.

Read entire post:
http://blog.motionmedia.com/phoenix-fd-2-0-3ds-max-sp2-now-available/

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Updates: 3DS Max 2015 Service Pack 1

Autodesk 3ds Max 2015 Service Pack 1 and 3ds Max Design 2015 Service Pack 1 +
Security fix Now Available for Download!

Read entire post:
http://blog.motionmedia.com/updates-3ds-max-2015-service-pack-1/

Thursday, May 1, 2014

Motion Media wins ProVar Reseller of the Year

Motion Media is very proud to announce that we have received the ProVar reseller
of the year award from 3DConnexion, check out the press release below:

Read entire post:
http://blog.motionmedia.com/motion-media-wins-provar-reseller-year/

Friday, April 25, 2014

Modo 801 is Here!

MODO 801 is now available! Limited time promotions available on new and upgrades
purchases of Modo 801.

Read entire post:
http://blog.motionmedia.com/modo-801/

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Autodesk Maya 2015 Now Available!

Autodesk has also released Maya 2015!
Customers with subscription can download Maya 2015 from the Autodesk
Subscription Center.

Read entire post:
http://blog.motionmedia.com/autodesk-maya-2015-now-available/

Autodesk 3ds Max 2015 Available Now!

Autodesk has now released 3DS Max 2015!
Customers with subscription can download 3ds Max 2015 from the Autodesk
Subscription Center.

Read entire post:
http://blog.motionmedia.com/autodesk-3ds-max-2015-available-now/

Monday, April 14, 2014

Krakatoa for Cinema 4D is here

Thinkbox Software today launched Krakatoa C4D, the first version of its
high-volume particle renderer for MAXON CINEMA 4D, which is compatible with R14
and R15 running on OSX and Windows operating systems. Also available for
Autodesk®Maya® and Autodesk® 3ds Max®, Krakatoa provides a powerful pipeline
for quickly acquiring, caching, transforming, modifying, shading and rendering
billions of particles.

Read entire post:
http://blog.motionmedia.com/krakatoa-cinema-4d/

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

The Foundry Announces Nuke Studio

NUKE STUDIO is a brand new tool from The Foundry that extends the NUKE product
family and draws on its existing powerful compositing, conforming and shot
management technology, as well as adding a host of new features and
functionality.

Read entire post:
http://blog.motionmedia.com/foundry-announces-nuke-studio/

Monday, April 7, 2014

CION: Aja's all new 4K Camera

Aja announced their entry into the camera market yesterday with the brand
spankin new CION. The retro looking camera is quite beautiful with wood and
suede accents against a black metal body. The camera does 4K, UHD, 2K and HD
with its APS-C Sensor as well as RAW via the (awesome) built in thunderbolt
port. The camera has all the bells and whistles you would expect from an Alexa,
but for only $8,995. The official press release will be later this morning, but
here are some pics from the twitter users who broke the story.

Read entire post:
http://blog.motionmedia.com/cion-ajas-new-4k-camera/

Thursday, April 3, 2014

FurryBall 4.7 Beta now open

AAA Studio has announced that FurryBall 4.7 for 3ds Max and Maya both standalone
and network is now available to download in beta. All you have to do is register
on the FurryBall forum for access to the download.

Read entire post:
http://blog.motionmedia.com/furryball-4-7-beta-now-open/

Thursday, March 20, 2014

V-Ray 3.0 for Maya Beta Now Open

The V-Ray 3.0 for Maya Beta program is now open! This major release is just
around the corner and Chaos Group would like your input to help make it the best
update yet.

Read entire post:
http://blog.motionmedia.com/v-ray-3-0-maya-beta-now-open/

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Autodesk 3ds Max 2015

3ds Max 2015 is the perfect tool to get stuff done, and enjoy the process! 3ds
Max 2015 delivers greater performance, better workflows, new modeling
capabilities and a WYSIWYG experience. The new version makes it easier to tackle
demanding entertainment projects and deadlines.

Read entire post:
http://blog.motionmedia.com/autodesk-3ds-max-2015/

Autodesk Maya 2015

Maya 2015 delivers on so many levels. From the small changes that make your
everyday workflow smoother, to the new and exciting tools that will introduce
you to a new way of working. Maya 2015 helps make dealing with complexity,
simple.

Read entire post:
http://blog.motionmedia.com/autodesk-maya-2015/

V-Ray 2.0 for SketchUp, Service Pack 1 Now Available

V-Ray 2.0 for SketchUp, Service Pack 1 is now available for download at the
Chaos Group Downloads page. This is a free update for all current V-Ray 2.0 for
SketchUp customers. With this update, V-Ray now supports SketchUp 2014.

Read entire post:
http://blog.motionmedia.com/v-ray-2-0-sketchup-service-pack-1-now-available/

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Featured Customer: Barrow Neurological Institute & Autodesk Maya

Motion Media customer Barrow Neurological Institute uses Autodesk Maya to
produce stereo 3D animations and illustrations for medical educational content.
They chose Maya because of its speed and node-based architecture. Check out some
of their work.

Read entire post:
http://blog.motionmedia.com/featured-customer-barrow-neurological-institute-autodesk-maya/

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Come See the All New Deadline 6.1 Webinar

Come see Thinkbox Software's biggest "minor" update in company history. With
over 750 updates this Webinar will show you why you should be running Deadline
6.1 and Draft 1.1.

Read entire post:
http://blog.motionmedia.com/come-see-new-deadline-6-1-webinar/

Your Autodesk Softimage Questions Answered

Autodesk Softimage 2015 is the last version. You may or may not have heard, but
Autodesk is releasing it's last version of Softimage next month, and will only
continue to support current customers through April of 2016. After that,
Softimage is no more.

Read entire post:
http://blog.motionmedia.com/autodesk-softimage-questions-answered/

Realflow 2014 Sneak Peek Videos

Realflow 2014 Sneak Peek videos. Check out these awesome new features in
Realflow 2014, which is coming soon

Read entire post:
http://blog.motionmedia.com/realflow-2014-sneak-peek-videos/

VFX Making of - Orphan Black with Intelligent Creatures

Eyeon Software hosted this webinar featuring the visual effects creation for
Orphan Black. Presented by Intelligent Creatures utilizing eyeon Software
products including: Fusion, Generation and Dimension.

Read entire post:
http://blog.motionmedia.com/vfx-making-orphan-black-intelligent-creatures/

Tuesday, March 4, 2014

New Batman: Arkham Knight Game Announce Trailer

The Batman: Arkham Knight trailer was released today announcing the new video
game. Check it out and let us know what you think...

Read entire post:
http://blog.motionmedia.com/new-batman-arkham-knight-game-announce-trailer/

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Great Rythm & Hues Doc - Life After Pi

LIfe After Pi - Came across this today online, it was released just a few days
ago on YouTube, good insight into Rythm & Hues and the Life of Pi/Bankruptcy
happenings. Take a look if you have some time, it's well worth it.

Read entire post:
http://blog.motionmedia.com/great-rythm-hues-doc-life-after-pi/

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Upgrade to The Foundry Creation COLLECTIVE from MODO or MARI

The Creation COLLECTIVE offers digital 3D visualization, modeling, animation,
painting, playback, and integration in a single license.
Customers with any license of MODO commercial or Mari can upgrade to the
Creation Collective at a discounted cost.

Read entire post:
http://blog.motionmedia.com/upgrade-foundry-creation-collective/

THE FOUNDRY COLLECTIVES

The Foundry COLLECTIVE is a streamlined content creation package, designed to to
give artists and designers exactly what they need, without the extra baggage.

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http://blog.motionmedia.com/foundry-collectives/

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Free Subscription on Select Autodesk Upgrades

As of February 1, 2015, upgrades from previous releases will only be available
on Subscription. Get free Subscription for a year with select upgrades until
April 25, 2014

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http://blog.motionmedia.com/free-subscription-select-autodesk-upgrades/

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Lightwave 11.6 Valentines Day Sale

Can you feel the love? Motion Media is offering Lightwave 11.6 at only $895 from
now until Feb. 14, 2014. That's a savings of $600 off the normal MSRP, how can
you not be head over heels for that deal?

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http://blog.motionmedia.com/lightwave-11-6-valentines-day-sale/

The All New Autodesk 360

Autodesk now introduces the next generation of Autodesk 360: A project-based
collaboration tool that brings together all the people, data, activities and
tools in a project into a single, centralized environment.

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http://blog.motionmedia.com/new-autodesk-360/

Monday, January 27, 2014

MeshFusion: Live, interactive boolean modeling now available for MODO 701

The Foundry has announced the launch of MeshFusion, a radical new modeling
plug-in for MODO 701, which is set to revolutionize the way that designers
model.

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http://blog.motionmedia.com/meshfusion/

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

DJI Phantom now at Motion Media

This could be the coolest thing we sell right now, and if you shoot anything
with your GoPro, you're going to want one of these. At only $479, you can't get
any better arial footage anywhere. Check out these videos below for some reviews
and some crazy footage. Be sure and click read more for a whole bunch more.

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http://blog.motionmedia.com/dji-phantom-now-motion-media/

Friday, January 17, 2014

Nice VFX Breakdown of a Mitsubishi Spot

Art Director and Motion designer artist Gabriel Gemenez presents a breakdown
from the latest Mitsubishi commercial made by Studio Nitro

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http://blog.motionmedia.com/nice-vfx-breakdown-mitsubishi-spot/

Thursday, January 16, 2014

More Behind the VFX of Star Trek: Into Darkness - Pixomondo Style

Yesterday we posted a VFX breakdown released by ILM from the upcoming film Star
Trek: Into Darkness. Well today it's Pixomondo's turn. Check out the work they
did on over 325 shots for the film.

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http://blog.motionmedia.com/behind-vfx-star-trek-darkness-pixomondo-style/

New in Photoshop CC - 3D Printing in 1 Click

Adobe Photoshop CC has new updates avaialable today, along with Illustrator CC
and a few others. But one of the coolest things released today is the ability to
do 1-click 3D Printing.

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http://blog.motionmedia.com/new-photoshop-cc-3d-printing-1-click/

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Webinar - Stay Creative with Maxwell Render V3

Join Motion Media and Mihai from Next Limit in this free webinar showcasing
Maxwell Render V3 specifically for VFX & Animation. See the stunning renders
that you can create with ease in Maya, 3ds Max, Softimage, Cinema 4D, Lightwave
and many more. January 16, 11am.

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http://blog.motionmedia.com/webinar-stay-creative-maxwell-render-v3/

Tuesday, January 7, 2014

Autodesk Rebates Ending Soon

Save up to $1,000 on all the Autodesk tools you need to create, capture,
connect, and showcase your designs with maximum impact – while also
streamlining your industry-specific workflows – with Autodesk 3D design and
creation suites. These all-in-one packages include expanded toolsets, unique
interoperability and a consistent user experience—for building design, product
design, entertainment creation, and more.

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http://blog.motionmedia.com/autodesk-rebates-ending-soon/