Wonder League Robotics Competition for Ages 6-11

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Wonder Workshop has started their first Wonder League Robotics Competition and the Minions are all over it! Teams from around the USA and their Dash and Dot robots are ready for action. The grand prize winners will get an all-expense paid STEM Field Trip to California. This trip will allow the winners to meet with top professionals in engineering, game … Read More

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Anime Studio 11: The Latest in 2D Animation

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Smith Micro has upped its game with the release of Anime Studio 11. Used by professionals, hobbyists and students alike, this software offers users an intuitive and affordable feature set. An interface you can easily understand, a visual content library and tools such as a bone rigging system, Smart Bones™, frame-by-frame animation, bitmap to vector conversion – all of this … Read More

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Cinema 4D R16 from Maxon Shines at IBC 2014

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This September marks the release of Maxon’s CINEMA 4D R16, the company’s latest 3D modeling, painting, animation and rendering solution software. The release is said to address the changing workflow of creative professionals working in broadcast, film, visualization and other interactive media. This new software suite comes just in time for the annual International Broadcasting Convention (IBC), which will be … Read More

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Improving Animation with Bone-Rigging & Smith Micro

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Are you a 2D Artist and thought there has to be a better way to make an animation than drawing 30 frames individually so that your characters can complete one action?  Well the folks over at Smith Micro thought the same when they added bone-rigging to their powerful animation solution Anime Studio Pro. Bone-Rigging and Animation Bone-rigging was pioneered in … Read More

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Animation Contest from Nickelodeon

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Get Your Animation Seen! As part of their Animated Shorts Program, Nickelodeon is searching for creative minds to showcase their original animations. Nickelodeon has set three main criteria; the animated shorts must be comedic, character driven and have kid appeal! As most often with cartoons, there should be a funny lead character and a couple supporting characters. Storylines must be … Read More

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CrazyTalk 7 New Features

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What’s new in Reallusion’s CrazyTalk 7  -Voice driven animation for one! CrazyTalk has always been a great tool to take images of faces both real and animated and bring them to life with a voice recording. Now the voice recording drives the animation. This new feature is called auto motion technology which allows your own voice to drive the intensity … Read More

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