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.
Our 3-D animation software and digital asset management solutions are enabling the world's leading developers to create new games at an extraordinary pace," said Joe Bentivegna, vice president of video development and operations for Avid.
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.
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.
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.
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.
2) A flying Pteranodon is one of the many dinosaurs featured in the 3-D animation playing at Universal CityWalk.
Extending Perforce's version control functionality to SOFTIMAGE/XSI enables artists to more efficiently version, store and manage their computer graphics, 3-D animation, and visual effects from within the familiar 3-D design tool.