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Michelle Willard

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Former reporter. Recovering archaeologist. Political nerd.


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Mar 08, 2018

SchelleFire

The Art and Science of LAIKA

Aug 07, 2017 at 12:02 pm by SchelleFire

With the recent success of Kubo and the Two Strings, Laika studios has set the stop-motion film bar very, very high. This wonderful short "behind the scenes" look at Laika s.... Read More

Meet one of the first vendors on Renderosity

Aug 07, 2017 at 09:02 am by SchelleFire

Diane Griffith, a.k.a., DTHUREGRIF, joined Renderosity during the Wild West of the Internet back in March 1999. In the late '90s social media was bulletin board services and c.... Read More

MdotStrange School Preview: Cinematic Production in Unity

Aug 06, 2017 at 10:02 am by SchelleFire

The Strange School is an ongoing selection of tutorials and course on animation, 3D film production and cut scene creation all of which are either free or very cheap. Create.... Read More

Animal Logic Open Sources USDMaya Plugin

Aug 06, 2017 at 08:02 am by SchelleFire

SIGGRAPH 2017 -- LOS ANGELES, CA -- Animal Logic has announced the open source release of its USDMaya plugin AL_USDMaya. The plugin enables powerful and efficient authoring.... Read More

OMEGA - A Stop Motion Animated Short by Eva Franz and Andy Goralczyk

Aug 05, 2017 at 01:02 pm by SchelleFire

OMEGA - A Stop Motion Animated Short from omegastopmotion on Vimeo. The end of evolution awaits in a wasteland dominated by bizarre trash formations, dust and rock. From th.... Read More

Introducing Trapcode Suite 14

Aug 05, 2017 at 11:02 am by SchelleFire

Red Giant announced Trapcode Suite 14, a major update to our industry standard tools for creating Motion Graphics and Visual Effects in Adobe After Effects. Trapcode Su.... Read More

Renderosity announces Sixus1 Mentoring Program Series

Aug 05, 2017 at 10:02 am by SchelleFire

Are you a 3D hobbyist, a fan of 3D art interested in learning how to make your own or just want to expand your skill set? The Sixus1 Mentoring Program Series is an answer to t.... Read More

NVIDIA unleashes the future of live 360 storytelling

Aug 05, 2017 at 08:02 am by SchelleFire

To bring more immersive VR to more people, NVIDIA is releasing the VRWorks 360 Video SDK to enable production houses to live stream high-quality, 360-degree, stereo video to t.... Read More

Thursday at SIGGRAPH: News from Smith Micro, Mettle, Dell & more

Aug 04, 2017 at 09:56 am by SchelleFire

More news from SIGGRAPH 2017 includes announcements from Boris, BOXX, Chaos Group, Cebas, Dell, Mettle, Puget Systems, Smith Micro and SpeedTree. Boris FX showcases new plug.... Read More

Now Available - Lumberyard Beta 1.10

Aug 04, 2017 at 09:02 am by SchelleFire

Today, we're excited to announce the availability of Lumberyard Beta 1.10, our biggest release to date with over 546 improvements, fixes, and features. You can download it her.... Read More

Renderosity's Deacon215 started 3D modeling with game mods

Aug 04, 2017 at 09:02 am by SchelleFire

Like many other dedicated gamers, Deacon215's introduction to 3D design grew out of his desire to create mods for computer games. "My old mods are still active on Nexusmods..... Read More

Add an external high-end desktop Quadro GPU to your laptop!

Aug 03, 2017 at 08:36 pm by SchelleFire

Connect an external high-end desktop Quadro GPU to your Thunderboltâ„¢ 3-equipped laptop and harness the power of ISV-certified, high-performance professional graphics to dr.... Read More

Thursday at SIGGRAPH: More news from Red Giant, Luxion, Massive

Aug 03, 2017 at 03:09 pm by SchelleFire

More announcements from leading companies were made at SIGGRAPH 2017 on Thursday. Here are the highlights. Luxion announces KeyShot 7 Luxion announced the release of KeyShot 7.... Read More

Thursday at SIGGRAPH: Unity debuts new artist tools, innovations

Aug 03, 2017 at 02:38 pm by SchelleFire

Unity Technologies, the creator of the world's most popular creation engine that reaches nearly 3 billion devices worldwide, announced Thursday that it will give attendees at.... Read More

Tuesday at SIGGRAPH: News from Terragen, Allegorithmic, Clarisse & OptiTrack

Aug 02, 2017 at 11:02 am by SchelleFire

It seems like everyone saves their updates and new releases for SIGGRAPH and this year is no different. The announcements are coming so fast and furious news slips past. Here.... Read More

NVIDIA's TITAN Xp enables new levels of performance

Aug 02, 2017 at 10:47 am by SchelleFire

TITAN Xp is the most powerful GPU you can put in your PC, and now we're enabling even better performance with our latest TITAN drivers. We built TITAN Xp for people who design.... Read More

Tuesday at SIGGRAPH: Can you beat a robot in dominoes?

Aug 02, 2017 at 10:07 am by SchelleFire

Computers can beat humans at chess. They can categorize images with superhuman accuracy. Now we're showing how to create machines smart enough to safely interact with us in ou.... Read More

Artist, vendor EllerslieArt channels Felini's surrealism in her art

Aug 02, 2017 at 09:02 am by SchelleFire

After looking at Renderosity vendor EllerslieArt's digital creations, it's not surprising to learn she hails from the same hometown as legendary filmmaker Federico Fellini. Li.... Read More

Tuesday at SIGGRAPH: Autodesk highlights storytelling, collaboration tools

Aug 01, 2017 at 01:58 pm by SchelleFire

Leading up to SIGGRAPH 2017, Autodesk released a series of updates for its media and entertainment tools, including Autodesk Media & Entertainment Collection, Autodesk May.... Read More

Tuesday at SIGGRAPH: Unreal Engine real-time workflow

Aug 01, 2017 at 11:37 am by SchelleFire

At SIGGRAPH 2017, Epic Games revealed Tuesday advancements in real-time CG production workflows, the company said in a press release. New developments included a technology pr.... Read More