Thursday, 03 January 2019

24 films to look out for in 2019

Christmas is over, the decorations are coming down, and it’s about a week until our new year’s resolutions are kicked to the curb. The start of the year can be a bit of a slog, but there’s plenty to look forward to in 2019. Especially when it comes to the cinema.

Friday, 14 December 2018

Happy Holidays!

Another year has shot by and again I find myself thanking all of our customers, suppliers, and industry bodies for their - your - support!

Thursday, 13 December 2018

Christmas Ads

Over the last few years Christmas adverts have taken their place as a modern day tradition alongside cold meats on boxing day. Once the shops empty out their Halloween leftovers the Christmas ads come out in force. And as the years have progressed agencies have had bigger budgets to play with, allowing them to bring Hollywood level visual effects to bear.

Wednesday, 12 December 2018

Adobe brings ProRes to Windows

In a bit of a surprise announcement, Adobe has brought Apple’s ProRes codec to its Windows based software, opening up new possibilities for client delivery.

Tuesday, 04 December 2018

Shotgun 8 Released

Autodesk has released Shotgun 8, adding a new cloud connected desktop experience designed to improve 3D workflow, streamline feedback, and track task progression.

Friday, 09 November 2018

V-Ray for Unreal released

Chaos Group has released V-Ray for Unreal, giving 3D artists the tools to import V-Ray scenes from 3ds Max, Maya, or Sketchup into the Unreal Editor.

Friday, 12 October 2018

Build your own engineers

We all know that a good sysadmin/engineer is very hard to find. At Escape Technology we’ve been lucky enough to employ industry engineers who have lived and breathed VFX and  post production for many years. However, it’s incredibly difficult to find people coming out of university with the right knowledge for this diverse and challenging job.

Friday, 05 October 2018

Showreel Share Day Offers

It’s Showreel Share Day and to celebrate we’re offering incredible discount on some pretty epic editing gear. These prices are only available today - so if you miss them, they’re gone.

Thursday, 04 October 2018

Access:VFX month

Access:VFX will be touring the UK throughout October to raise awareness of the visual effects industry as a career path for young people.

Thursday, 20 September 2018

How to approach disaster recovery

We live in a world almost entirely dependent on technology. A world that, at the best of times, is unpredictable. So it’s important to make sure that you have a robust disaster recovery plan in place.

Tuesday, 04 September 2018

Spilt Milk Studios: Developing Games

Spilt Milk Studios is a multi-award winning video game developer that’s renowned for ambitious and innovative ideas. They’re behind titles including the Rambo-inspired Tango Fiesta and, more recently, Lazarus  - an immersive roguelike MMO set in the depths of space.