News & Events

NEWS | Daniel Sims appointed Senior Director of Marketing and Business Development
Jun, 2016
We are excited to announce Daniel Sims has been appointed Senior Director of Marketing and Business Development. Read the full release here!
NEWS | George naspo appointed president & ceo
Apr, 2016
We are pleased to announce George Naspo has been appointed President & CEO of GenArts. Read the full release here!
VIDEO | Succeeding with Sapphire & adobe cc featuring viewpoint creative
Apr, 2016
Watch this incredible new video featuring creative agency Viewpoint Creative talk about how Sapphire and Adobe Creative Cloud enable them to stay competitive in a rapidly-changing industry!
NEWS | Christopher boyd appointed channel sales manager
Mar, 2016
We are pleased to announce Christopher Boyd has been appointed Channel Sales Manager, overseeing our reseller program. Read the full release here!
NEWS | Sapphire 9.02 update now available
Feb, 2016
The following maintenance release is now available for Sapphire 9 customers.  Click on the appropriate link below to see what's been updated and to install!
EVENTS | Editor's retreat
Feb, 2016
We're very excited to connect with editors at the 10th Annual Editors Retreat from February 3-7 in Albuquerque, NM. Stop by our table at exhibit night and request a demo of Sapphire or lose to us at poker - your choice! 
Jan, 2016
The following maintenance release is now available for Sapphire 8 users.  Click on the appropriate link below to see what's been updated and to install!
Nov, 2015
We are gearing up for an exciting week as sponsors and exhibitors at Adobe Video World in San Jose, CA. 
events | ccw in nyc
Nov, 2015
See Brian Fox's demo, "Modern Trailer Graphic Design with Sapphire," in the Adobe booth at 3pm on Wednesday, 11/11.
NEWS | Sapphire 9 IS HERE!
Sep, 2015
Sapphire 9 has launched with new effects, presets, utility tools, and Builder enhancements. Register for the lastest Sapphire version here!
Sep, 2015
Join us in welcoming veteran editor Brian Fox as Product Manager and Creative Director. Read the full press release for more on Brian.
announcement | Sapphire 8.11 is compatible with adobe cc 2015
June, 2015
Adobe CC 2015 is Here and Sapphire 8.11 is fully compatible. V8 customers can install 8.11 here.
EVENTS | we're going to motion 2015
June, 2015
We are thrilled to be sponsoring Motion 2015. Come see us Saturday night at Faceoff: The After Effects Challenge.
THANK YOU | district digital creatives and boscpug
May, 2015
We would like to thank District Digital Creatives and BOSCPUG for inviting us to join them at their May meet ups. If you would like a Sapphire demo at your next user group event, email marketing [at] genarts [dot] com.
March, 2015
Award winning editor, Kevin P McAuliffe will demo Sapphire 8 (plus Builder) at the inaugural meeting of the Toronto Media Composer User Group.
February, 2015
We are heading down to Daytona Beach from Feb 6-8 for the 9th Annual Editor's Retreat. See full event details here.
NEWS | SApphire 8 is now available!
December, 2014
Sapphire 8 has launched with new purchase options including the Upgrade and Support Plan and Subscription pricing for Adobe users. Read the full press release here.
NEWS | the Sapphire 8 public beta [now CLOSED]
December, 2014
EVENTS | Going to InterBee? Check out SApphire 8!
November, 2014
Motionwork's John Dickinson will be showcasing the new features in Sapphire 8 in the Flashback booth (Hall 6 #6305) on Wed 11/19 through Fri 11/21.
EVENTS | See Sapphire 8 at ccw in NYC
November, 2014
Visit us at the Adobe booth (#1211) on Wed 11/12 at 3:30 and Thurs 11/13 at 12:30 to see a demo of the new features in Sapphire 8. About CCW
EVENTS | After Effects World Conference
Sept 26-28, 2014
We are taking Sapphire 8 to Seattle for the After Effects World Conference. Drop by our table to see what's new in our upcoming release.
EVENTS | See Sapphire 8 at the Amsterdam SuperMeet
September 1, 2014
On Sunday, Sep 14, drop by the GenArts table at the Amsterdam SuperMeet and be the first to get a sneak peak at Sapphire 8.
NEWS | Congratulations to Sam Edwards on his Emmy Nomination for Cosmos!
August 18, 2014
Check out this video to see how Sam used Sapphire to create the "spacetime odyssey."
NEWS | Cross-Host Licensing Now Available for Sapphire
July 15, 2014
Now you can use one Sapphire license on multiple host platforms, such as After Effects and Resolve. Cross-host licensing is available for Maintenance customers.
NEWS | Sapphire 7.5 is Now Available for Maintenance Customers
June 30, 2014
Contact sales by emailing sales [at] genarts [dot] com to learn more.
NEWS | Looking for inspiration? Check out Digital Canvas
June 15, 2014
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