Friday, 20 May 2016
Next for GPU rendering: the GTX 1080
It’s the moment that every gamer has been waiting for. NVIDIA’s first consumer-grade graphics card based on their new Pascal architecture is finally here. And it's good news for VFX artists too.
Wednesday, 18 May 2016
What's in a 4K workstation: Coffee & TV
4K has dominated the headlines for a while now, but at present there aren’t many studios that can call themselves 4K ready. VFX and post-production studio Coffee & TV were one of the first to adopt a fully integrated, end to end 4K pipeline, “from grading to delivery”…
Tuesday, 17 May 2016
Creative Rooms Speed Sculpting Challenge
Each time Escape Technology runs our Creative Rooms event we host a speed sculpting competition.
Thursday, 12 May 2016
V-Ray for MODO: join the public access beta
Chaos Group have announced the public beta of V-Ray for MODO 10.
Wednesday, 11 May 2016
Escape Technology supports Made in Creative UK
We’re proud to announce that we’re promoting the Made in Creative UK initiative.
Friday, 06 May 2016
The new photorealism: VRscans
Last week’s Creative Rooms event witnessed some pretty striking future technologies. One that really stood out was VRscans from Chaos Group. Award-winning production studio INK have been testing the beta version, and shared their findings.
Friday, 06 May 2016
Join the Massive for Max beta programme
Massive, the legendary crowd simulation tool that was originally developed for the Lord of the Rings trilogy, has announced the Massive for Max Beta Programme.
Friday, 06 May 2016
Google Cloud Platform: Render More. Faster.
We hosted a panel discussion at Google’s offices about the Google Cloud Platform and how the potential for the cloud to revolutionise rendering is one of the hottest topics in VFX.
Thursday, 05 May 2016
Escape Technology is hiring. We're looking for a Technical Runner to join our operations team and assist the engineers.
Wednesday, 27 April 2016
Let's talk about virtual reality
We're at FMX in actual reality for the VR-themed "Blended Realities". If you're visiting this week then make sure you come and say hi. And for those staying in the UK, FMX is just one of the places where we're talking about virtual reality right now.
Wednesday, 13 April 2016
The Return of the Speed Sculpting Challenge
For many, Creative Rooms can only mean one thing: the return of the speed sculpting challenge.
Tuesday, 12 April 2016
Escape Technology presents the future of interactive storytelling
We’re hosting a panel discussion this Thursday at the Launch Future Gaming and Digital Conference, on the subject of interactive storytelling. Launch is the major event for the Midlands’ thriving games industry, so we’re proud to be sponsoring the conference with Autodesk.
Friday, 01 April 2016
Download the Nuke 10 Beta today
Are you a current Nuke user on active maintenance? If so, download the beta version of much-anticipated Nuke 10 and let The Foundry know what you think of it.
Wednesday, 30 March 2016
Last chance to pick up a free Colour Manager with the Wacom Cintiq 27QHD, rated 9/10 by Creative Bloq
It's official: the Wacom Cintiq 27QHD is a stunning piece of kit. Boasting a huge, incredibly high resolution display, colour accuracy and good looks, Wacom are once again proving why they're the leaders in their field.
Thursday, 24 March 2016
What is GPU rendering?
GPU rendering technology is getting a lot of attention at the moment. You probably already know that it’s extremely fast, and you may also know that the hardware is far more compact than a classic render farm. If you don’t know anything else about it but are burning…
Wednesday, 23 March 2016
From Startup to Triple A: see us at the London Games Festival
We’re really proud to be supporting the first ever London Games Festival, in partnership with Autodesk. Presented by Film London and Ukie, the festival is on from 1-10 April. We’ll be hosting a panel discussion on Monday 4 April at BFI Southbank, so come and see us there.
Wednesday, 16 March 2016
VES London screen Lenny Abrahamson’s Room
We always look forward to the film screenings hosted by VES and their most recent screening was no exception. Usually we’re treated to a film featuring an abundance of awe-inspiring VFX. However, last week we celebrated the art of invisible visual effects with a screening of recent Oscar-nominated…
Thursday, 10 March 2016
Foster + Partners and a model for the future
Architects Foster + Partners have collaborated with car manufacturers Nissan to envision a future city. They have made a film that vividly portrays the potential for a new technology to shape urban environments.
Thursday, 03 March 2016
Chaos Group release V-Ray 3.3 for Maya
V-Ray 3.3 for Maya is now available – and it’s free to upgrade for existing V-Ray 3 customers.
Tuesday, 01 March 2016
Get 50% off Golaem 5 and Golaem Layout until 31 March 2016 for Escape Technology customers
To celebrate the launch of the popular population tool, Golaem are offering a half price discount on licenses of Golaem 5 and Golaem Layout.