DANTE METAPHOR

Houdini HIVES are held around the world in conjunction with key industry events such as SIGGRAPH or GDC or independently in cities with established Houdini communities. The presentations and educational sessions are recorded then posted online for the wider community.

UPCOMING HIVES

SIGGRAPH 2022

Stop by the Houdini HIVE at SIGGRAPH 2022 in Vancouver to learn about our latest releases, talk with Houdini artists, or watch presentations conducted by industry professionals and SideFX product specialists. We look forward to seeing you! 

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WORLDWIDE HUG

Houdini User Groups bring together artists to talk about their experiences working with Houdini's node-based workflow in production.  

Now HUGS from around the world are coming together to create a series of online presentations.

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PAST HIVES

ANNECY FESTIVAL

SideFX is pleased to participate at the 2022 Annecy Animation Film Festival where our guests will speak about Houdini supporting the art of animation.  

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OFFF 2022

OFFF Barcelona features the community of Offline/Online designers, Motion Designers, Thinkers, Sound Designers, Graphic Designers, Theorists, Developers, Professionals, and Students.

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FMX 2022

Top artists from the Houdini community to take behind-the-scenes looks at recent projects. Learn how procedural techniques in Houdini help artists consistently create high quality work.

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TECHNICAL ART CHALLENGE

This Houdini HIVE brings together five of the tech artists who entered the SIDEFX LABS Tech Art Challenge which focused on the creation of digital asset tools. 

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SIGGRAPH ASIA 2021

Join us at the Houdini HIVE: SIGGRAPH Asia 2021 for a full day of educational presentations by industry professionals.


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HIVE Education/Studio

The Houdini HIVE: Education/Studio Edition brings together faculty and studio representatives to discuss how to produce quality, hireable talent.

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HOUDINI HIVE 19

Join us at the Houdini 19 HIVE to celebrate the release of Houdini 19. Two days of presentations by artists and developers highlighting new features.


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HOUDINI HIVE SIGGRAPH

The HIVE presentations cover a range of topics including creature FX, USD and fractals. 


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GAMEDEV HIVE

Learn from top industry professionals  then join us for an in-depth workshop about Houdini Digital Assets for Unreal.



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HOUDINI HIVE EUROPE

This HIVE features sessions on motion graphics/advertising, VFX, character FX, Solaris lighting, lookdev & layout, rendering - and more!

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MARDINI HIVE

The Mardini HIVE which brought together a handful of Mardini daily challenge winners to share the techniques used to create their winning entries.

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HOUDINI HIVE
EDUCATION 2020

Students and faculty showcase a variety of techniques used to create quality CG artwork in schools around the world.

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HOUDINI HIVE 18.5

To celebrate the release of Houdini 18.5, SideFX is pleased to bring two days of presentations by artists and developers highlighting many of the new features. 


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HOUDINI HIVE WORLDWIDE 2020

 The HIVE Worldwide brought together Industry experts and SideFX staff to present on a wide range of topics. 


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GAMEDEV HIVE 2020

Discover how game studios use Houdini's procedural software to create content for games, virtual worlds and more. 

SIGGRAPH ASIA 2019

Many thanks to all of the industry experts that joined us for Houdini HIVE at SIGGRAPH Asia in Brisbane.

SIGGRAPH 2019

Enjoy three great days of presentations from both industry professionals and SideFX technical experts.

PARIS 2019

Discover how top studios use Houdini's procedural software to create content for film, television, games, and more!

FMX 2019

Many thanks to all of the artists that joined us  in Stuttgart. It was a great show with presentations from industry professionals and SideFX technical experts. 

GDC 2019

Watch presentations delivered by an impressive line up of industry experts who provide unique insight into how Houdini is being used by gamedevs and studios.

CHARACTER FX

Learn how firms such as Axis Studios, Framestore, The Mill, Lunar Animation, and NineteenTwenty are using Houdini's Character FX and Crowd tools!