If you couldn’t make Simon Fenton’s exclusive ‘Next Gen Asset Creation’ webinar, it’s now available to listen to on the Escape website. Jam-packed with industry insights, this presentation takes a look at the artists which have inspired the most renowned games.
• Games Art: Knowing the Principles
• Art History in Games
• Next Gen Asset Creation
• Next Gen Workflows
Visit Escape Studios to see the talk today.
As developers continue to push the limit and create high-quality and visually stimulating online games, the need to quickly and efficiently reduce content is increasing. Emerging 3D technology company Allegorithmic is addressing the demand to decrease downloadable client size with the announcement of its new automatic texture compression tool, Substance Redux. As part of the Substance toolset, Substance Redux features the latest technical innovation from Allegorithmic and is poised to ...
One of the most prestigious competitions for creative film makers and with a top Hollywood jury, is hotting up. The invaZion 3-D Short Film Challenge (www.invazion.org) is taking place for a second time after its fulminant debut last year. As well as an all-star jury, it has now also been able to attract first class partners: PANASONIC, THE FOUNDRY and FMX in partnership contribute significantly to the success of ...
On the heels of a successful merger, DAZ 3D-Gizmoz today unveiled Digimi, the ultimate platform for generating personalized avatars. Leveraging the collaboration of existing technologies from DAZ 3D and Gizmoz, Digimi offers a premier solution for complete avatar customization that extends creative possibilities toward developers of games, online worlds and real-time environments.
"As the gaming market continues to grow, so does the need for customization, differentiation and quality," explains DAZ 3D-Gizmoz ...
Prime Focus has created around 40 minutes of original visual effects for the highly-anticipated BBC factual project, Wonders of the Solar System. The five-part series, which is presented by Professor Brian Cox, uses the latest scientific imagery and CGI to show how the laws of nature have carved natural wonders across the Solar System. Among some of these wonders are fountains of ice that erupt thousands of kilometres into space, ...
Evermotion has launched an interior design competition, commencing Monday 1 March 2010 and finishing on Friday 30 April 2010.
The subject of this competition is interior visualization, either existing or your own design. Each challenger is required and encouraged to submit as many Work In Progress (WIP) images as possible.
You can use any 3D software you want, and post-processing in Photoshop or other 2D software is allowed. Multiple entries ...
Leading production company Nexus is pleased to announce the launch of Nexus Interactive Arts. The division will represent a section of digital directors working in the interactive arena. This launch comes off the back of recent interactive projects from Nexus, including interactive music videos commissions, web and iPhone applications for the Tate Modern gallery, plus audio responsive sound sculptures at the the Royal Albert Hall.
The roster ...
Funding of £85,700 for Abertay University’s “Dare to be Digital” video games development competition will enable teams from China, India and - for the first time - Scandinavia to participate this year.
With the help of the Scottish Government’s funding and partnership with the British Council and the Norwegian School of Information Technology, “Dare to be Digital” is now inviting applications from teams of four students from India, China, Norway, ...
The ZBrush User Group is on the move! This time they’re going to The Lincoln Square Cinemas in Bellevue, WA. This is an exciting opportunity for students, hobbyists and professionals alike to rub elbows with fellow talented ZBrushers, as well as learn from some of the very best ZBrush artists around. Register February 22, 2010 for your opportunity to see ZBrush demos by Jeff Feligno, Joel Mongeon, and Steve Jubinville. ...
Leading film visual effects company, Cinesite, has completed a series of complex and challenging visual effects on the new film from Spyglass Entertainment, Leap Year, which opens in cinemas across the UK today.
Leap Year follows the story of Anna, played by Amy Adams, on her quest to propose to her boyfriend Jeremy (Adam Scott) on Leap Day, an Irish tradition which occurs every four years when the date February ...