This Week in Animation and Motion Graphics: September 15
Published on Sep 15, 2017
Adobe unveils new features coming to After Effects and Premiere Pro 2018
In anticipation of the IBC trade show in Amsterdam, Adobe has released details about the new features coming toAfter Effects and Premiere Pro 2018, likely to be released later this year.
The next version of After Effects will see data-driven animations for the creation of graphs and infographics. Other additions include GPU acceleration for more effects and a visual shortcut key editor.
Premier Pro is set to feature Mettle’s Skybox tools for 360-degree video editing, which Adobe bought in June 2017. You’ll also be able to copy and paste between multiple projects that are open at once.
Chaos Group releases V-Ray 3.6 for Maya
Chaos Group has announced that its Hybrid Rendering Technology is now available inV-Ray 3.6 for Maya. This means you can render on NVIDIA CUDA GPUs, CPUs, or a combination of both.
“High-performance CPUs and GPUs can be limiting if they don’t work together,” says Vlado Koylavoz, Chaos Group co-founder. “With V-Ray Hybrid, artists can maximise their GPUs and CPUs in studio or in the cloud.”
There is also a bunch of new and improved features such Full Light Select Render Element, Cryptomatte, NVIDIA NVLink, MDL materials, and Viewport 2.0 improvements.
Adobe drops sneak peak of Curvature Pen tool for Photoshop