Realtime UK | Dropzone

Realtime UK | Dropzone

Exploding CG aliens are fun to watch, and fun to make - just look at the recent Sparkypants Studios Dropzone trailer by RealtimeUK, in which a legion of mech pilots take aim against a hive of alien...

ManvsMachine

ManvsMachine

An in-depth discussion with Simon Holmedal about creativity and workflow - featuring commercial work crafted for Nike. Simon is a Motion Designer, Technical Director, and 3D Artist at London's Manv...

FX Guide | Dr Strange’s Magical Mystery Tour

FX Guide | Dr Strange’s Magical Mystery Tour

Marvel’s latest comic book hero to receive the big-screen treatment is Doctor Strange. The creation of artist Steve Ditko, Strange (played by Benedict Cumberbatch) is a master of ‘black magic’, arm...

80LVL | Building Volumetric Clouds

80LVL | Building Volumetric Clouds

3d artist Camelia Slimani talks about how she creates her amazing volumetric clouds in Houdini. She gives us some nice tips and tricks while discussing all of the stages of production.

VR Innovators

VR Innovators

We speak with some of the innovative artists using Houdini to create rich, immersive virtual worlds. Speakers include Kevin Mack (ShapeSpaceVR), Nick Young (MachinEyes), Mike Murdock (TriHelix), Ro...

Zoic Studios | Sarah McGee

Zoic Studios | Sarah McGee

As the Pipeline Manager at Zoic Studios, Sarah McGee helps to identify and remove bottlenecks in the pipeline, and evaluates graphic tools to make production flow as efficiently as possible. In 201...

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...

Rising Sun Pictures | X-Men: Apocalypse

Rising Sun Pictures | X-Men: Apocalypse

The stand-out sequence from the 2016 suite of summer films has to be Quicksilver’s X-Mansion super slow-mo (or super high speed, depending on how you look at it) rescue scene from X-Men: Apocalypse...

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 ...

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