Nickelodeon's artists use LightWave to stay ahead of the turnaround curve
Wed 16 May 2012
Go behind the scenes with the Nickelodeon Studios team to learn how they use LightWave 3D in their production pipeline for everything from SpongeBob Squarepants to The Fairly Odd Parents.
Animator and illustrator Chris O’Riley hones his craft with LightWave
Mon 07 May 2012
Artist Chris O’Riley can never predict what his next project will be, but he is always certain of one thing: the tool he will use to achieve it. For nearly two decades, he has been tackling various animation and illustration assignments from major news outlets and advertisers, growing and expanding as a digital artist, using NewTek’s LightWave 3D.
Groundbreaking indie film leaves the "dark side of the moon" with LightWave
Tue 01 May 2012
Timo talks about Iron Sky and the important contributions LightWave made in bringing this indie film to silver screens worldwide.
Behind the scenes with the NewTek team and LightWave at NAB 2012
Thu 26 Apr 2012
This video includes a short overview of some of the LightWave 11 demos from NAB 2012 in Las Vegas along with a photo scrapbook of some of the NewTek staff at the show.
Radical 3D delivers impressive aerial combat previz with LightWave
Wed 25 Apr 2012
Production of Red Tails proved to be as unique as its subject—a heroic group of black U.S. Army Air Force (USAAF) servicemen who painted the tails of their aircraft red and became known as "Red Tails." Like the airmen, the film had a precarious start, but a strong and lasting finish.
Rob Powers Visits SUNRISE Anime Studio in Tokyo, Japan - in Anaglyph 3D Video
Fri 20 Apr 2012
The SUNRISE Anime Studio produces some of the best Japanese Anime in the world including the Blockbuster hit series Freedom. They rely on LightWave in their productions to create 2D anime-style shaded renders.
Energia Productions delivers a dark sci-fi comedy with LightWave
Tue 17 Apr 2012
From humble beginnings in the Northern European nation known better for angry bird games or mobile phones, Energia Productions has stormed onto the movie scene and stirred up a groundswell of interest and excitement in anticipation of the Finnish visual effects house’s first full-length feature film, Iron Sky.
Premiering at the Berlin Film Festival in early February 2012, Iron Sky became a social media phenomenon, logging more than 5 million YouTube views of the Iron Sky trailer and more than 100,000 Facebook and Twitter fans. The movie premiered in North American in March at SXSW in Austin, Texas.
Studios and artists push boundaries, speed up production in their 3D pipelines
Mon 20 Feb 2012
NewTek is now shipping LightWave™ 11, the latest version of its Emmy® award-winning, professional 3D modeling, animation, and rendering software that lets artists broaden their creative exploration. LightWave 11 incorporates many new features, such as instancing, flocking and fracturing tools, flexible Bullet Dynamics, Pixologic™ Zbrush® support, and much more. With its innovative tools and unlimited creative possibilities, LightWave 11 is ideal for all genres of 3D content creation—from film and broadcast visual effects production, to architectural visualization, and game design.