Autodesk Technology Helps Conjure Movie Magic for Academy Award Honorees

Autodesk technology was also used to shape Oscar-winning and Academy Award-nominated films in the following categories:

Best Animated Short Film

  • The Lost Thing” — Oscar Winner — Co-directors Andrew Ruhemann and Shaun Tan of Passion Pictures Australia used a variety of Digital Entertainment Creation software to tell the tale of a boy and a creature he finds on the beach. Autodesk Softimage software was used for modeling, rigging, animation, lighting, rendering, dynamics and particle effects; Autodesk Smoke software for online mastering and conform; and Autodesk Lustre for color grading.
  • The Gruffalo” — Academy Award Nominee — Directors Jakob Schuh and Max Lang of Magic Light Pictures, brought this classic picture book to life using a combination of Maya for animation, Autodesk Combustion for compositing and Mudbox for texturing and sculpting 450 shots.

Achievement in Cinematography

  • Black Swan” — Academy Award Nominee — Tim Stipan of Technicolor New York used Lustre software to do the color grading on this film, while LOOK Effects, Inc. used Maya to create 210 visual effects shots, including the stunning transformation of actress Natalie Portman into the Black Swan.
  • “True Grit” — Academy Award Nominee — EFILM used Eworks, a proprietary workflow built on Lustre, to color grade this classic western remake from the Coen Brothers, using dusty, understated hues.

About Autodesk

Autodesk, Inc., is a leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software. Customers across the manufacturing, architecture, building, construction, and media and entertainment industries — including the last 16 Academy Award winners for Best Visual Effects — use Autodesk software to design, visualize and simulate their ideas. Since its introduction of AutoCAD software in 1982, Autodesk continues to develop the broadest portfolio of state-of-the-art software for global markets. For additional information about Autodesk, visit www.autodesk.com.

Autodesk, AutoCAD, Combustion, Flame, Lustre, Maya, MotionBuilder, Mudbox, Smoke, Softimage and 3ds Max are registered trademarks or trademarks of Autodesk, Inc., and/or its subsidiaries and/or affiliates in the USA and/or other countries. Academy Award and Oscar are registered trademarks of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. EFILM and Eworks are registered trademarks of EFILM, LLC. All other brand names, product names or trademarks belong to their respective holders. Autodesk reserves the right to alter product and services offerings, and specifications and pricing at any time without notice, and is not responsible for typographical or graphical errors that may appear in this document. © 2011 Autodesk, Inc. All rights reserved.

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