Adobe acquires all SkyBox technology from 360°/VR software developer Mettle, aiming to integrate VR editing & effects into Creative Cloud by end of the year
MPC’s 1100 VFX shots for the fifth Pirates of the Caribbean movie include epic ship battles, a motley crew of ghost sailors, CG islands and ghost sharks
Adobe Stock receives a triple boost, with ‘aesthetic’ search capability, Powerpoint plug-in and new collections including editorial images from Reuters
People often ask if investing in VR will make money. A new nonprofit initiative asks instead how immersive media can be used to effect social change.
Struggling designers! Submit unhelpful comments from your creative leaders to win a Hovering Art Director action figure in this Adobe Stock competition
Chicago’s 150 Media Stream experiential sculpture by McCann Systems, Digital Kitchen & Leviathan is a beautiful, technologically impressive digital canvas
Revolutionising graphic design when released on the Mac, Adobe Illustrator is thirty this year
A massive real time data art installation by The Mill draws upon analysis of music, social media and news by IBM’s Watson supercomputer
A campaign by McCann London for the Doctors of the World charity sees vintage biblical nativity scenes starkly juxtaposed with PA photographs of conflict zones across the Middle East
Lightricks has launched Facetune 2.0, bringing 3D facial modelling technology to bear on the task of cleaning up cellphone selfies
Trunk has created an animated film for the song Pretty Polly, from Lodestar, the first album in 38 years from folk singer Shirley Collins
One Of Us has created a team a swarm of face-hugging CG bees for a character in Tim Burton’s Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children
MPC Film has created more than 200 vfx shots for Independence Day: Resurgence, including the action-packed opening sequence on the Moon.
Adobe has updated its Creative Cloud tools and services, covering Photoshop and application upgrades, performance enhancements, and stock expansion
sigur rós is running a 24-hour ‘slow tv’ event live on Iceland’s RÚV2 and YouTube, set to a constantly evolving Bronze soundtrack based on new song óveður