Dropzone | RealtimeUK

Dropzone | RealtimeUK

Check out the making of video put together by RealtimeUK to showcase their VFX work for Dropzone.

FXGuide | Kubo and the Two Strings: Water Effects

FXGuide | Kubo and the Two Strings: Water Effects

From the opening minutes of Kubo and the Two Strings, directed by Travis Knight, it's clear that team at LAIKA broke new ground for the company with the vast amount of water effects in the film. Th...

Disney Animation Studios | Zootopia

Disney Animation Studios | Zootopia

When Walt Disney Animation Studios set out to bring its animated hit Zootopia to life they faced a mammoth task. The animated animal world had many unique zones and inhabitants. Environments as div...

Honda | Alt.VFX

Honda | Alt.VFX

You might have seen Houdini used for some of the biggest feature film effects recently, but the software is also at the centre of much smaller productions. That includes this recent ‘Chase It’ TVC ...

RISE Visual Effects Studio

RISE Visual Effects Studio

Why would a studio implement an end-to-end Houdini pipeline? Andreas Giesen and Simon Ohler from RISE | Visual Effects Studios outline the benefits. Germany's RISE has grown exponentially since ope...

Education Spotlight

Education Spotlight

More than ever before, animation and visual effects studios are seeking qualified Houdini artists. This special report explores the studio requirements for Houdini artists, what schools and studios...

Houdini Roadmap | SIGGRAPH 2016

Houdini Roadmap | SIGGRAPH 2016

In this presentation from SIGGRAPH 2016, Robert Magee, Senior Product Marketing Manager at SideFX, introduces the Houdini roadmap, a look into the Houdini of today and the Houdini of tomorrow. To e...

FX Guide | Who you gonna call?

FX Guide | Who you gonna call?

Has anyone ever yelled out 'who you gonna call?' without someone answering 'Ghostbusters'? The iconic comedy from 1984 is such a classic that news of a reboot was met with internet outrage. Yet a...

Method | AICP Reel

Method | AICP Reel

Every now and then something in the visual effects, animation and design world comes along that manages to resonate with, well, pretty much everyone. Such was the impact of Method Studios’ motion c...

2016 Houdini Reel

2016 Houdini Reel

SideFX is proud to present the 2016 Demo Reel featuring the amazing work of Houdini customers worldwide. The shots in this reel are a small sampling of the creativity and hard work performed by the...