Yesterday I bumped in to Marcus Nordenstam on the awesome pre-screening of Kick-Ass, with vfx from FIDO. Marcus is one of the developer behind the new amazing fluid simulator Naiad from his company Exotic matter.
Weta just bought a site-license of it. Read the latest article at Fxguide
Avatar won Best single visual effect of the year at the VES for the Neyteri “leaf drinking shot” – central to that was the new Naiad fluid tool. Exotic Matter’s Naiad is an extremely powerful fluid tool that is about to go into Beta following extensive development from its use on Avatar.