Matt Estela


About Me

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Matt Estela is a Senior Houdini Artist at RYOT. Previously he was VFX Lead in Residence at the UTS Animal Logic. Academy, and before that at Animal Logic he's been a VR Supervisor, Lighting Lead, Fx Lead, CG Supervisor, and is one of those annoying Houdini evangelists you don't want to sit next to on the bus.


My Talks

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“Non-VFX” VFX | Matt Estela
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Hypercubes for VR Noobs
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Learning Houdini: You're Doing It Wrong and How to do it Right
Houdini: You're learning it wrong (no really this time)
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Just the Tip(s)

My Tutorials

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Solaris LOPS
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The Joy of VEX
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Building Generator
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CG Wiki | Maya to Houdini
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CG Wiki | Quick Lessons
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CG Wiki | Houdini Long-Form Tutorials

Recent Forum Posts

Hide the HoudiniLayerInfo node? Oct. 22, 2020, 7:23 p.m.

definitely optional!

Hide the HoudiniLayerInfo node? Oct. 22, 2020, 4:16 p.m.

Can we? It gets in the way of screenshots, and I'd argue confuses people who are coming in fresh to USD.

Skeleton node fails - Error running event handler Oct. 22, 2020, 9:12 a.m.

Don't wire them together, thats trying to turn your geometry into a skeleton, not what you want!

Follow the guide here: []