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Apple announces Shake 3.5

Apple today announced Shake 3.5, a new version of its compositing and visual effects software. Version 3.5 brings new shape-based morphing and warping tools for advanced compositing and new “shape shifting” special effects. Designed for major motion picture studios and leading visual effects houses, Shake has been used in the production of every Oscar-winning film for Best Visual Effects over the past seven years, including this year’s winner “The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King.” Read More

Apple’s Shake at the Oscars

For the seventh year in a row, a film using Apple’s Shake compositing software won “Best Visual Effects” at the Oscars. Weta Digital used Shake to blend numerous visual effects components in “The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King,” including live action set passes, digital characters and creatures, set extensions and digital environments. “We’re thrilled that for seven years in a row, movies created with Shake have won the Oscar for best visual effects,” said Apple CEO Steve Jobs in a press release.

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Apple now shipping Shake 3

Apple today announced the immediate availability of Shake 3, the new version of its industry-leading compositing and visual effects software featured in the production of over a hundred motion pictures, including the Matrix Reloaded, Finding Nemo, Lord of the Rings and X-Men 2.

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