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VES presents Labyrinth with effects team Q&A

Monday, 08 February 2016

VES presents Labyrinth with effects team Q&A

Last Sunday was cold and damp in central London, but it didn’t stop the popcorn queue curling round the block of the Prince Charles Cinema. We were out in force to see the Visual Effects Society’s presentation of Labyrinth, sponsored by Escape Technology in aid of Macmillan Cancer…

Escape Technology partners with Marvelous Designer

Thursday, 28 January 2016

Escape Technology partners with Marvelous Designer

Escape Technology is now the exclusive UK reseller of clothing modelling tool, Marvelous Designer.

MARI wins a technical Oscar

Wednesday, 27 January 2016

MARI wins a technical Oscar

There’s been the usual debate round the office ahead of this year’s Oscars ceremony, but one gong is beyond contest – and not just because it’s already been awarded.

Education at industry standards

Tuesday, 26 January 2016

Education at industry standards

 Equipping tomorrow's artists and engineers

“A kind of homespun feeling” - talking effects with the team behind Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Tuesday, 26 January 2016

“A kind of homespun feeling” - talking effects with the team behind Star Wars: The Force Awakens

There’s been a lot of talk about how Star Wars: The Force Awakens returns to the style of the original trilogy, complete with old faces, (actually funny) comic touches and even a souped-up Death Star threatening intergalactic peril.

Games London launches

Wednesday, 20 January 2016

Games London launches

London is known for many things. And it’s about to become a major game development hub too.

Doctor Who artists burst to the cloud

Monday, 18 January 2016

Doctor Who artists burst to the cloud

We’re talking about cloud rendering a lot right now. It was a major theme at SIGGRAPH 2015, where Google showcased their Cloud Platform, and we were excited about partnering with them last September.

Autodesk 2 year 0% Finance offer - don’t miss out!

Friday, 15 January 2016

Autodesk 2 year 0% Finance offer - don’t miss out!

This offer has now expired Valid until the end of Jan 2016, you might be interested to learn about Autodesk’s two-year 0% finance offer that includes all Autodesk products as well as perpetual licenses, Autodesk Maintenance Subscription and Autodesk Desktop subscriptions. 

Untangling display cables

Wednesday, 13 January 2016

Untangling display cables

One question we get asked fairly often in the support team is about connecting computers and displays.

Keep an eye on the HP Sprout

Tuesday, 12 January 2016

Keep an eye on the HP Sprout

We’re in an industry that’s full of exciting innovations, but it’s been a while since we’ve had something that could really be called a game changer.

V-Ray for Revit public beta now available

Wednesday, 09 December 2015

V-Ray for Revit public beta now available

Good news for those of you currently working with Autodesk Revit - the clever people at Chaos Group have been working tirelessly on a render solution that offers fully integrated access to V-Ray throughout the design process. And better still, the V-Ray for Revit beta is now public.

Autodesk End Perpetual Licenses

Tuesday, 08 December 2015

Autodesk End Perpetual Licenses

From 31 January 2016 Autodesk will no longer sell perpetual licenses. Here’s what you need to know if you don’t want your software to go out-of-date very, very quickly.

Live demo of VR storyboarding and virtual camera systems

Tuesday, 08 December 2015

Live demo of VR storyboarding and virtual camera systems

Last week we welcomed the team from Fabric Software to our office for a series of live demos showing their new VR, AR and visualisation tools with our customer working in Media & Entertainment, ArchViz, Design and Automotive.

Installation Enigmas: V-Ray

Thursday, 26 November 2015

Installation Enigmas: V-Ray

By far one of the most frequent calls we get to the support team here at Escape is about the installation of Chaos Group’s V-Ray. In this post I’ll give you a step-by-step guide to installing V-Ray.

The Foundry’s Black Friday Sale

Wednesday, 25 November 2015

The Foundry’s Black Friday Sale

  Get ready to grab a bargain during The Foundry’s Black Friday sale exclusively on MODO and MARI licenses. This is a fantastic opportunity to save up to 40% - but hurry it’s for a limited time only.

Spectrum: New 100GB products from Mellanox

Friday, 06 November 2015

Spectrum: New 100GB products from Mellanox

Mellanox released the 100GB Spectrum ethernet switch - a product we’re pretty excited about.

Creative Rooms: Colour on Screen

Friday, 06 November 2015

Creative Rooms: Colour on Screen

Our latest Creative Rooms has just happened and, at the risk of sounding egotistical, it was awesome.

V-Ray for NUKE Launch Party

Friday, 06 November 2015

V-Ray for NUKE Launch Party

Join us on Wednesday 18 November to celebrate the official launch of V-Ray for NUKE. We’ll be joined by special guests from Framestore, LipSync, Squint/Opera and INK - all showcasing the awesome work they’re producing with this new solution.

Neil Parmar joins Escape Technology

Thursday, 22 October 2015

Neil Parmar joins Escape Technology

Escape Technology is pleased to announce the recruitment of Neil Parmar to its business development team.

Samsung SSD 850 Pro 2TB

Wednesday, 30 September 2015

Samsung SSD 850 Pro 2TB

Holding onto their title of being the top manufacturers in performance SSDs, Samsung have released the 850 Pro 2TB, which is the world’s first drive based on 3D V-NAND flash, offering exceptional read/write performance, reliability and power management efficiency. The 850 Pro delivers up to 2x the speed,…

Mike Griggs gives a preview of MochaBlend for C4D

Tuesday, 29 September 2015

Mike Griggs gives a preview of MochaBlend for C4D

On 16 September we were joined by the BorisFX-Imagineer team for a demo of new features in mocha Pro 5 and Boris Continuum Complete 10. Special guest, Mike Griggs, joined the demo team to show off some C4D tips and give a preview of MochaBlend for C4D. Nick…