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- July 16, 2001
Jim Plant Named
CEO and President of NewTek
"Over the many years Jim has been in the 3D and video industries, he has developed a superior knowledge of NewTek's business and the markets we address," said Jenison. "In addition, I believe Jim truly understands our users and has a true dedication to meeting their needs. He has also developed a very exciting vision for NewTek's future, which I strongly support."
In his position as
President of NewTek, Plant will be responsible for the day-to-day management
of the company's operations. As CEO, he will lead NewTek's executive staff
in their ongoing efforts to oversee the development applications for animators,
artists, digital producers, and videographers.
trueSpace 3D Announces
The new Flash plug-in
for Caligari's trueSpace 5.1 is available now for $99, directly from Caligari.
It allows Web developers can now easily convert their trueSpace5.1 objects
(including NURBS) and scenes to Flash format, including all trueSpace
geometry, materials, lights, views and even advanced animation techniques
such as script animations, bones, and key-frame animations.
Animated, Anime, and FX DVDs
News Link of the
Day - Pearl Harbor Does Well in Japan
According to The Guardian Unlimited:
"Any doubts over
the Japanese reaction to Pearl Harbor were dispelled over the weekend
as the Disney epic became Japan's sixth highest grossing debut ever. In
a double irony, critics in Japan were kinder to the film..."
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