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Surface Studio Features Announced For Moho 12

by Peter Paltridgeon October 27, 2016
Yesterday TZ published a review for Smith Micro’s new version of their animation software, Moho — and on that same day, Microsoft revealed their big entry into the professional digital artist market, the Surface Studio. Best described as a Wacom Cintiq merged with a PC, it’s a giant 28″ screen that folds down from a […]

Moho Pro 12 Review – A Great, Inexpensive Animation Software Alternative

by Alex Dudleyon October 26, 2016
Moho Pro 12 is a great, inexpensive alternative to other available animation software. The Moho series allows casual animation enthusiasts and professional animators to produce high-quality animation. It has been used as part of productions such as RWBY and Song of the Sea. New features include Smart Warp, Realistic Motion Blur and and Pin Bones. When it comes […]

Moho 12 Animation Software, Formerly Anime Studio, Now Available

by Eileen Cruzon August 10, 2016
Smith Micro released the latest version of their animation creation software, Moho 12, today. Moho 12, formerly Anime Studio, is available in Debut and Pro versions. Debut allows aspiring animators to test the waters without making a significant financial investment. Pro is the contains additional features not available in Debut that increase function and workflow speed for […]
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Poser 11 And Poser 11 Pro Released For Windows And Mac

by Peter Paltridgeon November 18, 2015
Today Smith Micro released the latest version of its 3D rendering and animation software Poser. Poser 11 and Poser 11 Pro not only have the capability to create CGI animations, games and models, but 2-D illustrations you could swear were hand-painted. For an example of what this software is capable of, check out these pages […]

“Batman: Arkham Knight” Gets “M for Mature” Rating

by Dan Collinson February 26, 2015
Superhero Hype (Via IGN) reports that the upcoming Batman: Arkham Knight video game will be rated “M” for mature by the Entertainment Software Rating Board or ESRB.  Sefton Hill, founder of Rocksteady Games who created the previous Batman: Arkham games, stated that his company did not write or create the game with a rating in […]

Cogswell College Presents Best Of SIGGRAPH 2014 Computer Animation Festival

by Alex Beanon September 6, 2014
Cogswell College will host a two hour film presentation of the best of the 2014 SIGGRAPH 2014 Computer Animation Festival. The Festival was held in Vancouver, British Columbia last month and featured more than 500 entries from around the world. The Cogswell College event will showcase the top 30 entries of the festival. Cogswell College […]

Autodesk Launches SketchBook Pro 7

by Alex Beanon August 6, 2014
Digital artists rejoice! Autodesk has launched SketchBook 7 Pro for Windows and Mac, as well as a new membership offering for their digital and painting apps. SketchBook Pro 7 boasts new community-requested features including Perspective Guides with 1 point, 2 point, 3 point, and Fisheye modes; Flipbook mode with animation timeline; a new drawing engine; […]

Smith Micro Debuts Animation Apps For Unity Game Devs

by Alex Beanon August 5, 2014
Smith Micro Software has announced new versions of its Poser and Anime Studio software designed to help Unity game developers create and integrate 2D and 3D content directly into their projects. New Poser Pro Game Dev allows content developers to quickly transform high resolution Poser 3D characters into efficient assets suitable for real-time gaming while […]

Sharknado 2 – The Special Effects

by Alex Beanon August 1, 2014
Between all the sharks and cameo appearances flying around, what probably escaped most people besides their sanity was the special effects used to get sharks to fly throw the air and decapitate heads or splatter blood or run into chainsaws. Many green screens or cloths were put to use in the making of “Sharknado 2: […]

Smith Micro Issues Avatar Challenge

by Alex Beanon July 29, 2014
Smith Micro Issues Avatar Challenge Smith Micro Software has joined forces with telecom company Sprint and issued the Avatar Challenge – an education program where students will use Smith Micro’s animation software to create avatar characters with the chance to have their creations viewed and used by millions through Sprint Visual Voicemail, as later this […]