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From Startup to Triple A: see us at the London Games Festival

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.

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VES London screen Lenny Abrahamson’s Room

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 feature Room.

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Chaos Group release V-Ray 3.3 for Maya

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.

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Get 50% off Golaem 5 and Golaem Layout until 31 March 2016 for Escape Technology 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.

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Renderman 21 prepares for preview

Monday, 29 February 2016

Renderman 21 prepares for preview

With over 60 new features lined up, RenderMan’s about to get bigger. Pixar are set to release a beta version of RenderMan 21, and it’s set to be the biggest overhaul of this popular programme in years.

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D3 is back in March, sponsored by Escape Technology and The Foundry

Wednesday, 24 February 2016

D3 is back in March, sponsored by Escape Technology and The Foundry

There’s a strong community of game development professionals in Dundee, but only one event brings them together. D3 is back in March, supported by Escape Technology and The Foundry.

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Join Ukie and Arch Creatives tonight in Leamington Spa

Tuesday, 23 February 2016

Join Ukie and Arch Creatives tonight in Leamington Spa

If you’re a games developer within reach of Leamington Spa, then don’t miss Ukie and Arch Creatives’ event this evening. “Growing your games business” will begin with sessions led by expert speakers in gaming, finance, PR and technology, followed by networking drinks. It promises to be really interesting.

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Try the Cintiq 27QHD Touch - Live Demo at VFX Festival 2016

Friday, 19 February 2016

Try the Cintiq 27QHD Touch - Live Demo at VFX Festival 2016

We’re being spoilt for major shows this February. While BVE storms the ExCeL London, a hop away across the river the VFX Festival is taking up residence at the O2. This year’s theme explores the ways in which technologies are converging to produce new possibilities – and we can’t wait.

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Ultimate Scalability: BVE 2016

Wednesday, 17 February 2016

Ultimate Scalability: BVE 2016

It’s that time of year again - with the Broadcast Video Expo just a week away, we’re busy getting everything ready for the show. Our CTO Lee Danskin will be chairing a panel discussion about how companies can meet the challenge of scaling up their pipeline to meet the demands of a 4K workflow.

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Star Wars: The Force Awakens wins the 2016 BAFTA for Best Special Visual Effects

Monday, 15 February 2016

Star Wars: The Force Awakens wins the 2016 BAFTA for Best Special Visual Effects

Our congratulations go to Chris Corbauld, Roger Guyett, Neil Scanlan and Paul Kavanagh for their BAFTA win last night. Roger Guyett particularly thanked Ben Morris and Mike Mulholland at ILM’s London office – which we kitted out particularly for Star Wars: The Force Awakens, so we’re feeling a bit proud too.

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