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Autodesk Issues Call for AU 2020 Proposals
As Autodesk's annual AU conference pivots to a virtual format this year, the company is calling on customers around the world to help it make a digital splash. Autodesk has announced an open call for proposals spanning talks, instructional demos, panels, roundtables, hands-on labs, product briefings…
Autodesk Releases 3ds Max 2021.1
Autodesk has released 3ds Max 2021.1, introducing new texture baking advancements, increased capabilities for physically based rendering (PBR) workflows, and viewport and modeling tool enhancements.
Autodesk Launches 3ds Max 2021
Autodesk has launched 3ds Max 2021, featuring fully scriptable baking experience, simpler install process, viewport and rendering improvements, and integrated Python 3 support, among other enhancements.
Autodesk Releases Maya 2020
Autodesk has released Maya 2020, featuring new improvements that empower animators, modelers, riggers, and technical artists to work faster and more efficiently throughout the production pipeline.
Autodesk Releases Bifrost for Maya
Autodesk has today released Bifrost for Maya. Bifrost makes it possible for 3D artists and technical directors to create serious effects in Maya quickly and easily using a new visual programming environment.
Autodesk and MakerBot Launch Fusion 360 Design Challenge
MakerBot and Autodesk have launched a design challenge that asks entrants to create a wearable that keeps someone safe while commuting; a desktop notification device; or an office desk organizer for compact workspaces.
Autodesk SketchBook 4.0 for iOS Arrives in the App Store
Autodesk has today released a new update for its digital painting and drawing app on the App Store.
Autodesk Showcases Latest Flame Family & 3D Animation Software at NAB 2017
At NAB 2017, Autodesk is showcasing the newest versions of its solutions for media and entertainment, including Autodesk Flame Family 2018 update 1 for VFX; the Arnold 5.0 renderer; Maya 2017 update 3 for 3D animation; performance updates for Shotgun production tracking and review software; and 3ds Max…
Printone: Interactive Resonance Simulation for Free-form Print-wind Instrument Design
Autodesk Research and Dartmouth College have collaborated on a new research project to design and 3D print free-form wind instruments in a variety of different shapes with software they've named Printone.
Autodesk Unveils Cloud-based Forge Initiative
Autodesk has launched Forge, an initiative to accelerate a cloud connected ecosystem in support of the future of making things. The initiative consists of three major components - a platform-as-a-service (PaaS) offering, a robust developer program, and a $100 million investment fund - all geared toward…
Autodesk Launches 3ds Max 2016 Extension 2
Autodesk has launched 3ds Max 2016 Extension 2, expanding the software's capabilities with new tools and workflow improvements that simplify and accelerate the creation of 3D assets for design visualization and content creation professionals.
Autodesk Flame 2016 Extension 1
Autodesk has unveiled Extension 1 for its Flame 2016 family of 3D VFX software at IBC 2015.
Autodesk Within: Generative Design Optimized for 3D Printing
Autodesk has launched Within, a new set of generative design software solutions to help engineers create and 3D print lightweight designs for automotive, aerospace, industrial equipment and medical implants.
Autodesk Exchange Apps Store Reaches 1 Million Downloads
Autodesk Exchange Apps, a web-based design and engineering app store created for the Autodesk community, reached its one-millionth app milestone this week with a customer download of the coolOrange threadModeler for Autodesk Inventor.
Autodesk Memento Now Available as Public Beta
Autodesk Memento, a new end-to-end solution for digitizing reality into high definition 3D, is available globally as a free public beta.
Autodesk Fusion 360 Now Available in the Mac App Store
Autodesk Fusion 360, a cloud-based tool that combines 3D industrial and mechanical design, collaboration, and machining in a single package, is now available in the Mac App Store.
OfficeUS Workshop on Labor LEED
Autodesk and OfficeUS are hosting a workshop to investigate the relationship between the implements of architectural practice and the opportunities and outcomes of the profession.
Autodesk's Pixlr Launches Three New Product Offerings
Autodesk has unveiled three new product offerings for Pixlr, its powerful yet easy-to-use photo editor.
Autodesk Releases Homestyler Mobile
Autodesk has released the mobile version of its free online home design software Autodesk Homestyler.
Autodesk Mudbox 2015 Now Available on Monthly Subscription
Autodesk Mudbox 2015, the latest version of Autodesk's digital painting and 3D sculpting software, is now available for $10 USD a month via Desktop Subscription.
Autodesk Maya LT 2015 Coming to Steam
Maya LT 2015, Autodesk's 3D animation and modeling tool for indie game development, is coming to Valve's Steam platform on April 22, 2014.
Autodesk Character Generator
Autodesk has launched Character Generator, an easy-to-use cloud tool that facilitates the rapid creation of customized, rigged and ready-to-animate 3D characters.
Autodesk CAM 360
Autodesk CAM 360, unveiled today at the Autodesk University, is the industry's first cloud-based solution for computer-aided manufacturing (CAM).
Smithsonian X 3D Explorer
Smithsonian X 3D Explorer is an interactive 3D educational tool accessible to anyone via the web.
3D Design in a Browser: Autodesk Launches an Industry First
Autodesk has launched a turn-key solution for accessing 3D design applications through customers HTML5 browser.
Coriolis: 3D-Printed Art Exhibition at the Autodesk Gallery
Coriolis is the new solo exhibition of renowned sculptor Bruce Beasley, featuring 3D printed, software-enabled sculptures that are expected to revolutionize the way in which digital technology interacts with aesthetics.
Autodesk Releases Five Free Smoke Effects Templates
Autodesk has released five free 3D effects templates created by Smoke master Brian Mulligan in Autodesk Smoke 2013 Extension 1 on AREA.
Autodesk InfraWorks 360 Pro
Autodesk has today unveiled InfraWorks 360 Pro. Autodesk's new solution enhances BIM workflows by providing desktop software and cloud-based capabilities that enable multi-discipline infrastructure project stakeholders in geographically dispersed offices to publish, store, collaborate and manage large…
Autodesk FBX Review: Free App for Reviewing 3D Entertainment Assets
Autodesk has unveiled FBX Review at SIGGRAPH 2013. The new, free app allows professional artists and animators to review 3D entertainment assets on Windows devices.
Autodesk Implements Creative Commons Open Learning Initiative
Autodesk is the first major 3D software developer to make product support and learning content live and available under Creative Commons (CC) licensing.
Autodesk Fusion 360 Now Available
Autodesk released Fusion 360, the world's first cloud-based software created specifically for people looking to fuse stunning aesthetic design with great product engineering.
Autodesk Unveils AutoCAD 360 Pro Mobile Plans and Web App
Autodesk is expanding AutoCAD 360 (formerly AutoCAD WS), a line of easy-to-use web and mobile drafting and documentation applications that let users view, create, edit and share drawings-anytime, anywhere.
Autodesk's 123D Creature is Now Free
123D Creature for iPad, an app that gives anyone the ability to create and 3D print amazing 3D characters, is now available for free on the App Store.
MakerBot and Autodesk to Bring 3D Printing to Everyone
MakerBot and Autodesk have signed a definitive agreement to jointly market a combination of 3D design software and 3D printing hardware to engineers, designers, architects, makers, creators, and artists.
Autodesk 123D Creature
Autodesk 123D Creature is a new iPad app that gives anyone the ability to create and 3D print amazing 3D characters.
Fix it in Post: A Short Film to Showcase Autodesk Smoke 2013
Autodesk recently created a humorous, action-packed short film showcasing the movie-making magic of Autodesk Smoke 2013 video editing and visual effects software.
NASA and Autodesk Collaborate on Sustainable Building Performance Monitoring
Autodesk and NASA Ames Research Center have announced a collaboration to research and develop new technology that can monitor and optimize the operational life-cycle of high performance buildings.
Autodesk Smoke 2013 Now Shipping
Autodesk has started shipping Smoke 2013. The new version of Smoke is designed to meet the needs of professional editors working in video production, corporate video, online video and other competitive creative environments where productions require editing and effects.
Autodesk FormIt iPad App
Autodesk FormIt is a new, free iPad app that allows building design professionals to conceptualize, analyze, and share early design ideas and forms.
Autodesk Fusion 360: 3D CAD in the Cloud
Autodesk has previewed Autodesk Fusion 360, the world's first comprehensive cloud-based 3D CAD offering, at its Autodesk University event.
Autodesk 123D Design: 3D Modeling for the Masses
Autodesk 123D Design is a new free 3D modeling tool that allows users to create a digital model and then 3D print or fabricate their idea whether on the iPad, Mac, PC or via their web browser.
Starforce Battlement: Autodesk Releases Proof-of-Concept Game
Starforce Battlement is a new 2D mobile tower defense game developed by the Autodesk Gameware team using the Autodesk Scaleform Mobile Software Development Kit (SDK) and Autodesk 3ds Max software.
Autodesk Expands Its Sustainably Designed Offices
Autodesk deepens its investment in sustainable operations, opening five new green office spaces this year in San Francisco, Milan, Beijing and Farnborough, UK.
Autodesk Gameware Navigation: New Artificial Intelligence Middleware
Autodesk unveiled the next-generation of its AI middleware - Gameware Navigation - at the the Vienna Game AI Conference.
Autodesk Simulation 360: Industry's First Cloud-Based Pay-As-You-Go Simulation
Autodesk Simulation 360 is a comprehensive set of tools delivered securely in the cloud with a pay-as-you-go pricing model that enables any company to make simulation part of their everyday design and engineering processes.
Autodesk 123D Catch for iPhone
Autodesk has launched the new free Autodesk 123D Catch app for iPhone. Complementing the iPad, desktop and web app versions, the app lets users take photos from their camera on iPhone and upload them to the cloud where the photos are converted into a 3D model.
Autodesk SketchBook Pro 6
Autodesk SketchBook Pro 6 is now available for download. The latest release features a streamlined interface, multi-touch navigation, French curves, synthetic paint and smudge brushes, plus even more brush controls to customize.
Autodesk Unveils New Extensions for Autodesk Maya 2013 and Autodesk 3ds Max 2013
Autodesk has unveiled new extensions for Autodesk Maya 2013 and Autodesk 3ds Max 2013 3D. The extensions will help artists create more sophisticated physical simulations, and move data more easily through complex pipelines.
AutoCAD WS 1.5: New Social Capabilities
Autodesk has added new social collaboration capabilities to the new version of AutoCAD WS. The enhancements deliver new workflows that help streamline the design development, review and approval process by incorporating functionality made popular by leading social media platforms.
Subatomic Studios Developed Fieldrunners 2 with Autodesk 3ds Max 3D
Subatomic Studios created Fieldrunners 2, the long-awaited sequel to the award-winning tower defense mobile game, using Autodesk 3ds Max 3D.
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ACDF Designs New Autodesk Offices in Montreal
ACDF Architecture recently designed the new offices of Autodesk, situated in the trendy district of Griffintown, bordering downtown Montreal.
Winners of 11th Spark Product & Concept Design Awards
The Spark Design Awards has revealed the winners of the 11th edition.
Winners of Fifth Cradle to Cradle Product Design Challenge
The Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute has revealed the winners of its 5th Cradle to Cradle Product Design Challenge.
Seebo Announces Partnership with Autodesk Forge
Seebo has announced a partnership with Autodesk Forge, extending its ability to help product designers transform their traditional non-connected products into smart products.
Autodesk Milano Office
Goring & Straja Architects has recently designed the interiors of Autodesk's new Milano office, located within an existing condominium complex.
Find Your Own Beach: Stardust's New Animated Corona Campaign
Stardust recently completed a 10-spot campaign for Corona, animated in a contemporary, hand-drawn comic style.
Pixomondo Drives New Faster Than Disaster Spot for MINI China
Pixomondo recently joined forces with Interone Beijing to create a quirky viral spot, Faster Than Disaster, for MINI China.
Send Reinforcements: Brickyard VFX Takes Flight for Verizon Wireless
Verizon Wireless and creative agency Moxie recently tapped bi-coastal effects boutique Brickyard VFX to create seamless visual effects for Verizon's :30 online spot "Send Reinforcements."
The VFX Story Behind xBox 360's Sensational The Kinect Effect
The artists and producers from visual effects studio Brewster Parsons detailed their contributions to the sensational Kinect for Xbox 360 spots from advertising agency twofifteenmccann and Anonymous Content director Malcolm Venville.
Ingenuity Engine Delivers Smokin' Stereo VFX for A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas
Stoner comedy fans have a new reason to celebrate this holiday season, with the release of the first major 3D feature in the genre, "A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas."
Autodesk and Gehry Technologies to Work Together to Improve the Way Buildings are Designed and Constructed
Autodesk and Gehry Technologies announced a strategic business relationship today that will help architecture, engineering and construction (AEC) professionals to more fully realize the benefits of the Building Information Modeling (BIM) process to meet the demands of today's competitive building industry.
Resident Creative Studio's Sina Taherkhani Heads Up Design Team for Immersive Surfaces
Resident Creative Studio designer Sina Taherkhani bridged the gap between reality and fantasy, helming a team of animators and VFX artists charged with creating, "As Above, So Below," one of a three-part immense-scale projection/mapping installation entitled, "Immersive Surfaces."
Publicis QMP and Brand New School Seduce Viewers with Cadbury Dairy Milk Spot
Brand New School (BNS), in partnership with Publicis QMP Ireland and Cadbury, developed the sumptuous :60 broadcast/web spot for Cadbury Dairy Milk entitled "Icons", which recently debuted as a key part of the brand's biggest ever integrated marketing campaign in Ireland.
Gage/Clemenceau Architects Creates Fashion Week Installation for Lady Gaga's Fashion Director Nicola Formichetti
Gage/Clemenceau Architects used Autodesk Design Suite software to conceptualize, design and create a one-of-a kind immersive retail and display environment for Lady Gaga's Fashion Director Nicola Formichetti.
Brickyard VFX Transforms for Bright House Networks
Brickyard VFX recently completed a four-spot package for Bright House Networks, via agency Fry Hammond Barr and director Benji Weinstein of GO FILM.
Stardust Director Brad Tucker Illustrates Bright Futures for Nemours
Stardust recently collaborated with ad agency Fry Hammond Barr on a multi-spot campaign for Nemours, a network of children's hospitals in Florida and the mid-Atlantic.
Stardust's Holographic Worlds for Blackberry & BBDO Moscow
Stardust has been tapped by BBDO Moscow to create eye-popping holographic video content for client Blackberry MTS that will be shown on a unique, new mixed-reality "presentation station."
Stardust's Slamdunk Animation for adidas
Stardust Los Angeles was tapped by 180 LA to give its latest brand campaign for adidas Basketball a retro urban, illustrative twist.
Brand New School Delivers New Look and Feel for FUEL TV with Broadcast Package, IDs
Brand New School (BNS) announced the delivery of their latest work for FUEL TV, the only cable and satellite television network that features the exciting world of adrenaline and thrill-seeking sports and the stories that surround them.
Pop Secret's Award-winning Kernels Campaign Pops Up for Nathan Love
Nathan Love announced the debut of "When Harry Met Sally," their latest in a series of animated commercials for Pop Secret premium popcorn.
Drown in the Now: Uvphactory Designs and Directs 3D Stereoscopic Music Video
UVPHACTORY (UVPH) has designed and directed a brand new, 3D stereoscopic music video, "Drown in the Now." This video comes on the heels of the worldwide success of Icelandic singer-songwriter Björk's pioneering, multi-award winning "Wanderlust", the 3D stereoscopic music video on which the magicians…
Blur Studio Reels In Animation for Goldfish Crackers Campaign
Blur Studio recently completed a ten-spot series of commercials for Pepperidge Farm Goldfish crackers via Young & Rubicam, NY.
Bonfire and Phoenix Editorial Create Short Film for IDEO's Living Climate Change Initiative
Sister companies Bonfire and Phoenix Editorial announced that they have collaborated with global innovation and design firm IDEO on the welcome video for the Living Climate Change website, an initiative developed by IDEO.
Andy Hall of Elastic and a52 Directs Theatrical Opening for 10th Newport Beach Film Festival
Full-service design company Elastic detailed the work of Andy Hall, 3D and visual effects supervisor at VFX boutique a52, for the 2009 Newport Beach Film Festival.
Crash+Sues Creates an Endless Summer Garden in Wintery Minneapolis for Bailey Nurseries
Crash+Sues brought summer to Minneapolis early this year, with a whimsical, fully animated spot for Bailey Nurseries that transports viewers through a beautiful garden created with a variety of hydrangeas that ensures blooms all summer long.
Z Animation Goes Outside the Line for Southern Company and The Richards Group
TV commericial animation company Z Animation, teamed the talents of two of its directors, Norm Bendell and John Ryan, to design and animate a package of four :30 2D commercials for Southern Company and agency The Richards Group in Dallas.
OfficeMax: Life is Beautiful
Brand New School, the bicoastal directing collective serving all fields of commercial art, recently teamed with ad agency The Escape Pod to create a vibrant, optimistic theatrical advertisement for OfficeMax.