Thursday, March 30th, 2017

March 2016 – As a precursor to the first Silicon Valley Comic Con, Keith Arem held a screening of his first film “Phoenix Incident” which he wrote and directed. The “found footage” style science fiction thriller, focuses on a story that is based on the actual reported UFO sightings. The actual incident took place on [...]

David Sanger from New Deal Studio stated that the best creature art coming from the studios today are a hybrid between physical and digital technologies. “Now with puppets and CGI, the sky is the limit.” New Deal Studio located in Sylmar, in Southern California started in 1995 by Matthew Gratzner, Ian Hutner and Shannon Blake [...]

 April 12, 2011 – Las Vegas, NV – Autodesk debuted thier 2012 Creative Finishing Software products at the NAB show this year. Based on optimized workflow and productivity improvements, the tools were introduced on multiple platforms. The software that was featured at the show included Flame Premium 2012, Flare, Smoke 2012, Maya Entertainment Creation Suite [...]

 September 16, 2010, EDA Tech Forum Santa Clara, CA, Academy Award winning producer Jon Landau talked about “Creating a New World: The Innovations Behind 3-D in the Making of Avatar and What Lies Ahead”. People have been saying for a long time that there is nothing new in movies. And yet, the basic principle of [...]