3D animation

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3D animation

Animating objects that appear in a three-dimensional space. They can be rotated and moved like real objects. 3D animation is at the heart of games and virtual reality, but it may also be used in presentation graphics to add flair to the visuals. See geometry calculations, VRML and surface modeling.
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To help create visual effects for 3-D animation, DreamWorks Animation had to re-work its production pipeline and design tools to enable its artists to fully utilise the capabilities of 3-D.
The West Midlands has the talent to become the UK's hub for 3-D animation, an industry expert has claimed.
TWO Birmingham companies are leading the drive for the West Midlands to become the UK's hub for 3-D animation.
UCLA offers a three-year master of fine arts program, in which students quickly learn how to use a 3-D animation platform.
2003 saw five big 3-D animation TV series farmed out to Indian companies, a significant jump over the previous years when only a limited part of a 3-D project was being done in the country.
YTV initially ordered 13, but 26 are already in the works and TVA is planing a separate feature in 3-D animation tentatively titled Axis.
With ActiveVRML, consumers will be able to interact with World Wide Web pages that come alive with interactive 3-D animation and 2-D cell animation accompanied by synchronized sound effects.
Gina D(R) invites young viewers to join her in a familiar yet highly imaginative world that is filled with original, uplifting songs, state-of-the-art 3-D animation, puppets and live action characters.
On June 8, Disney releases what it calls the greatest integration of 2-D and 3-D animation ever with ``Atlantis.
com Specialties: 2-D and 3-D animation and graphics, compositing Technology: Softimage/DS Boyington Film Studios 5907 W.
franchise into a combined 2-D and 3-D animation action/adventure series.
Programs will entertain, amuse, and delight young viewers through a combination of live action and dynamic 3-D animation.