Renderosity hosts live Q&A with John Martin from Reallusion

“We are very excited to announce that John C. Martin II, VP of Product Marketing for Reallusion, Inc., the creators of Crazy Talk and iClone software is on hand this week to answer community questions. iClone 3 has recently been released to overwhelming reception. To learn more about iClone 3, please see Renderosity Staff Columnist, Ricky Grove’s review here. Also, be sure to stop by the Renderosity iClone Forum that has been abuzz with recent activity.” Nick Charles, Renderosity Editor
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Killer Content: iClone Horror Pack released

iClone horror for halloween moviesClassic Horror Movies
The focus of this pack is Classic Horror. It includes a serial killer with different kinds of weapon such as Axe, Chopper, Shovel, Chain Saw, and masks. Using the newest interactive technology of iClone3, filming will be easier, and editing will be faster. The motion contains killing motions using different weapons as well as persona WASD. We also provide a series of victim motions and persona for users to apply to any iClone3 Characters to suit your filming needs.
View Full pack website
Pack includes : See some examples below
• Character x 1
• Motions x 84
• Accessories x 16
• Props x 51
• Stages x 4
• Personae x 4

http://image/stage01.swf http://www.reallusion.com/contentstore/iClone/pack/ClassicHorrorMovies_Mockup/image/stage02.swf
http://image/Mask01.swf http://www.reallusion.com/contentstore/iClone/pack/ClassicHorrorMovies_Mockup/image/Mask02.swf
http://www.reallusion.com/contentstore/iClone/pack/ClassicHorrorMovies_Mockup/image/Mask03.swf http://image/Mask01.swf
http://image/Mask05.swf http://www.reallusion.com/contentstore/iClone/pack/ClassicHorrorMovies_Mockup/image/Mask06.swf
http://www.reallusion.com/contentstore/iClone/pack/ClassicHorrorMovies_Mockup/image/Mask04.swf

CNN iReport covers Political Machinima

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Satire and politics have a long history and in today’s world of on-demand viral media the ability for expression of support, ridicule and even attack can be waged from the single home computer. The Martin Brothers are expressing their views on the 2008 presidential race through the animated satire, “Repuffs!”
View full story on CNN iReport: http://www.ireport.com/docs/DOC-99296

Repuffs! a political satire

What if the Republican party was a breakfast cereal?
In the spirit of the political season we whipped up a satire with iClone 3. Created by the Martin Bros., the video is a study in the attempted rebranding of a political party.
http://www2.funnyordie.com/public/flash/fodplayer.swf?5320a921

See more funny videos at Funny or Die

The views expressed in the video are not intended to be those of Reallusion. That being said, the Martin Bros. swing iClone with a political punch. Repuffs utilizes iClone 3’s flexible actor creation system and billboard objects for motion graphics. All footage created in rendered in HD 1280×720. The production time was 20 days. No matter your views in the upcoming election, if you live in the US please share them by voting. Thank you my fellow Americans and all of our friends around the world. Enjoy Repuffs!

iClone BackStage beta launches new on-demand content service

Reallusion invites users of iClone to beta BackStage. BackStage is a massive on-demand 3D content vault with an all-access experience to try hundreds of models and motions inside your iClone projects before you buy. iClone BackStage Service allows users of iClone 3 Pro, Standard and even the EX freeware version to browse, download and insert a complete trial version of the content into their movie scenes.
Watch a demo video of iClone BackStage in action
iClone BackStage
“Having the opportunity to try content on-demand and actually place it into a movie to determine if it’s right for your project is an innovative service that will guarantee your 3D content libraries fill up with only the most useful actors, objects and motions,” said John C Martin II, Reallusion VP of Product Marketing. “Now iClone users can interact with hundreds of models for free and buy only those that fit their needs which not only is a fun way to explore 3D content, but also saves our users money.”
Enter the beta service now and get total US$ 100 worth of content.
http://www.reallusion.com/event/backstage_beta/default.html
Beta period: 2008/09/23 – 2008/10/7
Qualification: iClone 3 Standard/PRO users
Benefit: 1000 credits and a coupon of 5000 credits (expires on October 7, 2008.)
Extra bonus: a coupon of 4000 credits (expires on October 7, 2008) will be sent to you on 10/2 if you complete the Survey Form before 10/1.