Wednesday, 28 September 2016
How to deliver colour accurate work for 4K television
Colour expert Martin Parsons discusses the latest colour standards and how to achieve them.
Monday, 26 September 2016
"Growing stronger together": see us at Motion North
Motion North is the biggest VFX community event in the North of England. Their next showcase takes place in Manchester on 12 October, and we’re proud to be sponsoring with Autodesk.
Friday, 23 September 2016
Pascal GPU: NVIDIA’s New Quadro Range
There’s a new kid on the block and its name is Pascal!
Tuesday, 20 September 2016
Next Limit Introduce GPU Rendering in Maxwell Render 4
GPU rendering is a popular solution for significantly faster render speeds. We’re seeing a growing number of manufacturers develop solutions that harness GPU and the development team at Next Limit are riding that wave with Maxwell Render 4 - coming very soon.
Thursday, 15 September 2016
Pitching the unknown
Here at Escape Technology we’re deep into planning our next Creative Rooms event. We host it twice a year and this will be the fourth iteration. What’s exciting for us this time is that we’ve outgrown our old venue and have had to move.
Thursday, 08 September 2016
Should you be using stock images?
The other week we at Escape Technology sent out a promotional email about Adobe Stock. Once upon a time I was one of those naive people that thought all stock imagery was a fallback option - the cheat’s answer to not having an image.
Thursday, 08 September 2016
See us, The Foundry, Adobe and more at IBC 2016
The arrival of September can only mean one thing (apart from the end of summer, the start of school, jacket weather and conkers): IBC is back. Mark Coleman and Dom Minall are travelling out from Soho to Amsterdam, while Neil Kalsi and Fabio Ticca are attending from the…
Wednesday, 07 September 2016
Introducing PixStor One
Here at Escape Technology we've worked with many new studio start-ups and seen a great many of them enjoy success and rapid expansion. But with growth naturally comes growing pains and when studios increase their number of artists significantly - one of the most pressing areas becomes the…
Tuesday, 06 September 2016
Where's all this VR then?
Virtual Reality has been the topic of the moment for quite some time now. 2016 has been touted as the year of VR but, all things considered, we have yet to see it really take off.
Wednesday, 24 August 2016
Dundee Game Developers: D3 is back
D3 returns from a summer break with a new venue on Friday 16 September. Escape Technology are sponsoring with Autodesk, so come down for a drink and a catch up.
Tuesday, 23 August 2016
TechTalks: cloud rendering, VR and a chance to win a Z640
Bringing the conversation from SIGGRAPH to London, TechTalks is back and this year it’s even bigger. Taking over BAFTA for two nights, there’ll be presentations from the major studios and from our CTO Lee Danskin.
Wednesday, 17 August 2016
EIZO's new campaign
In my work here as creative lead at Escape Technology, I see a lot of different marketing campaigns from a wide variety of vendors and manufacturers. We genuinely believe in all the products we sell and the people we work with, but sometimes the creative just doesn’t match…
Tuesday, 16 August 2016
Pre-Release Promotion: 30% off Maxwell Render 4
Maxwell 4 is due for release next month. Buy a copy of Maxwell 3 today for 30% off, and get a free upgrade to V4 when it comes out in September.
Thursday, 11 August 2016
Get 50% off new Autodesk software when you trade in a perpetual license
With Autodesk’s new subscription-based model you get the latest versions of programs including Maya and 3ds Max. Until October, you can trade in perpetual licenses of Autodesk software and get 50% off three-year subscriptions, including industry collections.
Tuesday, 09 August 2016
Prices rise in response to Brexit
The immediate impact of Brexit on the financial markets has forced the major technology vendors to increase their sterling prices to keep them in line with prices in other currencies.
Thursday, 04 August 2016
40% sale on MARI, for 48 hours only
MARI is the Oscar-winning 3D painting tool, used by artists on a host of Oscar-winning films. And for 48 hours only, we’re selling new seats at a 40% discount.
Tuesday, 02 August 2016
A Guide to Computing, digitally restored by INK
Our friends at INK created the Guide to Computing, an intriguing insight into the dawn of computing that virtually preserves these analogue devices for the digital age.
Thursday, 28 July 2016
SIGGRAPH: The news so far
As we expected, this year’s SIGGRAPH has been dominated by VR. But for me and Jason who are out there at the moment, there was one particularly major piece of news we were looking forward to – although it comes with a caveat.
Tuesday, 26 July 2016
Richard McGuinness Moves On
It is with great sadness I announce that Richard McGuinness is moving on from his role at Escape Technology. Clearly only because Blackberry are stopping production of their Classic range of phones (Rich has been through so many and is distraught that production has halted. There are no…
Tuesday, 26 July 2016
The VR Startup
How Escape Technology are supporting Viewpoint Games as they grow.