Platige Image, the production studio with headquarters in Warsaw, has confirmed recently that they'll be working on a feature film based on The Witcher, the fantasy book series by Polish author Andrzej Sapkowski. The film will be directed by Tomek Baginski, who has worked on a number of cinematics for the video game adaptations of The Witcher, and is known for shorts such as The Cathedral (nominated for an Academy Award) and Fallen Art.
Oregon-based Tetra4D is offering 3D PDF exporters for various Autodesk software designed for sharing 3D models with PDF files that can be viewed using Acrobat Reader. Plugins are available for AutoCAD, 3DS Max, Maya, Revit, Inventor and Navisworks. Tetra4D also develops 3DPDF Converter, a software that converts 3D data from CATIA, Pro/E, SolidWorks and other major CAD applications to 3D PDF. More on Tetra4D's site.
Another artist has posted a number of videos of real-time Archviz scenes created with Unreal Engine. According to "Koola", the artist behind the project, he was trying to imitate V-Ray Archviz renders. The works are influenced by Alex Roman's style.(more...)