Studio ArtFX Releases Anime Genesis Podcast

LosAngeles -- Aug. 21, 2006 -- Studio ArtFX today announced the release
ofAnime Genesis: How to Turn Your Anime Dreams Into Reality, a
newpodcast series that will continue in the Studio ArtFX tradition ofshowing
how it was done. As a series created using the latest digitalmedia tools,
Anime Genesis, or ANIGEN for short, can bring users up todate
information on the state of independent animation and the toolsthat continue to
allow artists to create studio quality work withoutthe need for
millions of dollars or major studio backing. The show canbe found on the web
at ( or in the iTunes podcast library where
viewers can subscribe to theRSS feed and get regular updates when
episodes are released.

Focusedon showing users the latest uses of some of the hottest
newoff-the-shelf tools on market, like Vue 5 Infinite, Sketchup Pro 5,modo 202
and Lightwave 3D, ANIGEN is set to help content creatorseverywhere
maximize their visual art dreams. Far from only dwelling inthe 3D world,
though, ANIGEN will also cover the latest tools in theworld of digital,
paperless 2D animation, like Bauhaus Software’sMirage Studio Pro, and
delve into drawing for manga, doujinshi, visual novels and comics.

“I’vealways been committed to showing users how to get their visual
artprojects done,� explains Terrence Walker, founder of Studio
ArtFX.“Since the release of my previous works, the world of digital
contentcreation has changed dramatically. New tools like Vue 5 Infinite or
theMirage Nomad have altered the way I create entirely. This series
isgoing to take users far beyond anything I’ve done in the past.�

How It Was Done

Thanksto the latest innovations in media creation tools, like Apple’s
iLife06, Studio ArtFX founder Terrence Walker saw that he could create
astudio quality podcast series on a regular basis. With integrated
toolslike iMovie HD and Garage Band, Terrence could realize his dream
oflarge scale production at a miniscule price.

“I’vewanted to do a podcast series like this for a long time, but
it seemedlike with the tools I had there were too many hurdles,� notes
TerrenceWalker. “One day a friend of mine showed me iWeb and how easy
it was tocreate a podcast and publish it on iTunes and my own webpage.
That veryhour I went to the Mac Store and bought a Mac Mini and

Thanksto the power and ease of use of Garage Band and iMovie HD,
Terrencefound himself able to leave behind years of audiovisual hardware
andsoftware and yards of tangled cables to get right into production.
Nownothing stands in the way of creativity.

“I’vebeen waiting for this day,� Terrence explains. “I have
thousands inaudio and video gear in a box collecting dust now because I
can doeverything on my Mac.�


TheANIGEN podcast series is available entirely free to viewers on
theStudio ArtFX website or in the iTunes music library. The series willbegin
with weekly episode releases with plans to make the jump tobiweekly
releases by the close of the year. To learn more about ANIGENvisit

About Studio ArtFX

Studio ArtFX exploded on the scene at the dawn of the millennium with
the original title Understanding Chaosby veteran digital artist and
animator Terrence Walker. Built on thebelief that great animation is not
the dominion of large studios andlarge crews alone, Studio ArtFX has
continued to innovate and explorenew methods of creation which defy the
excepted norm.

Now,following the release of his TOKYOPOP published manga World of
Hartz,and the DVD Anime: Concept to Reality, and armed with the
latestdigital media tools, Terrence Walker is tackling the worlds of manga,and
anime for the quickly growing internet and mobile content deliverymarket.

TerrenceWalker continues his commitment as an independent animator who
showshow it can be done without millions of dollars or major studio
backing.When great ideas meet with the right technology, nothing can stop
thewave that results!

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