|Steven Tiffen, Jeff Cohen and Michael Fecik Honored with Scientific and Technical Academy Award® of Commendation|
Recognized for efforts in developing infrared-reducing dye-based filters for digital cameras, the honorees received the Academy’s Special Plaque during the Scientific and Technical Awards presentation
Steven Tiffen, Jeff Cohen and Michael Fecik of The Tiffen Company, a leading manufacturer of award-winning imaging accessories, were honored with the Scientific and Technical Academy Award of Commendation during the Academy’s Scientific and Technical Awards presentation on February 7.
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|LightWave 2015 Get the Love Crossgrade Launches|
For a limited time, add the powerful, easy-to-use modeling, rendering and animation tools in LightWave 3D to any creative pipeline at an exclusive price
The LightWave 3D® Group, a division of NewTek, Inc., is offering a $695 crossgrade price for a full license of LightWave 2015 software to current owners of all other 2D and 3D software programs for only $695, a savings of $300 over the current $995 (USD) retail price of LightWave. The $695 crossgrade offer is set to end February 20, 2015. Details of the offer are available at www.lightwave3d.com/crossgrade_promo.
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|The New Powershot Sx410 Is And Powershot Elph 350 Hs Cameras With Upgraded Features Help Users Enhance Their Photographic Abilities|
The PowerShot SX410 IS Digital Camera Features a Compact Body with an Impressive 40x Optical Zoom
Lens, while the Stylish PowerShot ELPH 350 HS Offers a 20.2 Megapixel CMOS Sensor,
Built-in Wi-Fi and NFC Capabilities
Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, today announced the new PowerShot SX410 IS and PowerShot ELPH 350 HS[i] compact digital cameras. Weighing just .4 ounces more and measuring only .2 inches longer than its predecessor, the PowerShot SX410 IS camera boasts an upgraded 40x optical zoom range , making it a convenient choice for users who want to combine portability and telephoto reach into one powerful digital camera. The PowerShot ELPH 350 HS is a high performance stylish compact digital camera with a 12x optical zoom lens (equivalent to 25-300mm) and an impressive 20.2 megapixel[ii] CMOS sensor, with built-in Wi-Fi® and Near Field Communications (NFC) capabilities.
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|ATG Danmon completes file-base ingest, transcoding and QC system for Arqiva|
ATG Danmon, one of Europe's most experienced broadcast systems integrators and file-based product sales businesses, announces the completion of a tape and file-based ingest, transcoding and quality-control solution providing file preparation for global television and radio transmission service-provider Arqiva. The system has been fully integrated into Arqiva's playout facility at Chalfont, Buckinghamshire.
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|NEWS: Visual Effects Society Announces Nominees for 13th Annual VES Awards|
Dawn of the Planet of the Apes Leads the Feature Film Nominations; Big Hero 6 and The
Boxtrolls are Top Animated Film Contenders; Game of Thrones Leads the Broadcast
Today, the Visual Effects Society (VES), the industry’s professional global honorary society, announced the nominees for the 13th Annual VES Awards, the prestigious yearly celebration that recognizes outstanding visual effects artistry and innovation in film, animation, television, commercials and video games and the VFX supervisors, VFX producers and hands-on-the-keys artists who bring this work to life. Nominees were selected by VES members via events hosted by its nine sections - Australia, Bay Area, London, Los Angeles, Montreal, New York, New Zealand, Toronto and Vancouver. The VES Awards will be held on February 4th at the Beverly Hilton Hotel.
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|Territory Editor Dave Crosslin Shows His Quirky Sides For 5-hour ENERGY's Off-Beat Campaign|
Director Nicolas Hill & Lucky Airlines, The LA + Detroit-Based Production Company, Brings Home The Spots’ Over-The-Top Comedic Energy
Territory editor Dave Crosslin’s talent and wry sense of humor were tapped for 5-hour ENERGY’s off-kilter campaign for the popular energy shot, directed by Nicolas Hill. Lucky Airlines, the Los Angeles and Detroit-based production company, also collaborated on the concepts for the spots, which are a departure from the tone of the company’s previous campaigns – bringing an over-the-top style and comedic energy to the popular brand.
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Adobe Edge Animate/The Missing Manual Software/Book Review
Increasingly, web developers are being asked to create sites that are viewable on tablets and mobile devices, as well as desktops and laptops running Windows, OS X or Linux. One of the challenges in creating a site like that is animation. Flash, for many years the preferred cross-platform animation solution, is no longer supported on many tablets and mobile devices. Michael looks for - and finds - answers within Adobe's Edge Animate.
Review, Editorial by Michael Hurwicz on 01/16/2013
HTML5 (CreateJS): Interactivity and Debugging
Tutorial, Video Tutorial by Michael Hurwicz on 05/29/2012
Tutorial, Video Tutorial by Michael Hurwicz on 05/25/2012
HTML5 (CreateJS) for Adobe Flash Professional CS6
Tutorial, Video Tutorial by Michael Hurwicz on 05/17/2012
Building an Interactive Whiteboard in Flash: Part Two
In part two of this series, Justin Junda walks you through the necessary steps to connect the graphical elements from part one, with Actionscript 3.0 using the Flash drawing API in order to bring this whiteboard to life.
Tutorial, Video Tutorial by Justin Junda on 04/27/2011
Building an Interactive Whiteboard in Flash: Part One
In this tutorial, Justin Junda takes you through the step by step process on how to build and interactive whiteboard. These whiteboard are often seen in drawing applications, scratch pads, and educational sites. This is part one of a two part series. Part one takes you through setting up all the graphical elements within the stage. Then part two shows a user how to connect the graphics to Actionscript using flashes drawing API to make this whiteboard truly interactive.
Tutorial, Video Tutorial by Justin Junda on 04/25/2011
Inverse Kinematics - Springs
Springs are a new feature for Inverse Kinematics in Flash CS5. In this video tutorial, Creative COW leader Michael Hurwicz shows you a simple technique for implementing springs, as well as several other "tricks and traps" to make your work with Inverse Kinematics in Flash easier, more flexible and more powerful.
Tutorial, Video Tutorial by Michael Hurwicz on 10/28/2010
Inverse Kinematics - Control Points
Fine-tune your Inverse Kinematics animations in Flash CS5 by working with control points. In this Adobe Flash video tutorial, Creative COW leader Michael Hurwicz shows you how to associate bones with control points, how to move, add and delete control points, and how to adjust control point handles.
Tutorial, Video Tutorial by Michael Hurwicz on 10/25/2010
Inverse Kinematics allows you to create structures of bones and joints and use them to animate characters in Flash. Fun and easy! Creative COW leader Michael Hurwicz shows you how in this video tutorial, step by step. Learn some basic ActionScript, too!
Tutorial, Video Tutorial by Michael Hurwicz on 10/19/2010