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Ethical creative agency Nice and Serious marks the 10 year anniversary of the disaster with a one-minute animation
Created for Oculus Rift and PC, this game from Gentleman Scholar lets the viewer really take control and explore each level
Bold typography forms part of targeted marketing campaign for first Manchester branch of Vietnamese street food chain
The new Update 3 to the modelling and animation suite offers improved ZBrush GoZ and After Effects interop.
B-Reel Creative creates a VR prototype called Stupid Big Hands, where you play a clumsy giant
The VFX-heavy short by 1stAveMachine follows a futuristic NYPD entering a subterranean and ruined Manhattan.
The retail design agency produced three bespoke interactive installations to enliven the kidswear shopping experience
German startup's plug-in features automatic lens correction, environment illumination and shadow transfer
Tutorial: What's new at Siggraph 2015: Mari 3, Maya 2016 and 3ds Max 2016 extensions, Cinema 4D R17 and more!
Updated – discover the hottest new CG and VFX tools from the conference in LA.
Check out this disruptive video for the Leed's band's Giving It Up single
London-based graphic artist Paul Pateman and his career changing decision are the focus of this interesting documentary
Taking inspiration from George Carlin’s 'Seven Words You Can Never Say on Television', the Design Pack contains 30 illustrated cards by some of…
Rotoscoped animation depicts emblematic scenes of Game of Thrones set to The Rains of Castamere
The figure-based 3D modelling software is to get an upgrade with rendered caustics and integrated physically based rendering (PBR).
New version of development tool for VFX, visualisation, VR and games design set for LA show
'Love's a Beach' sends players running, rafting and riding together to promote VH1 dating series
Production is speeding up on the animated feature film adaptation of Raymond Briggs’ classic graphic novel and tribute to his parents, Ethel and…
Epic animated video for new single Rattle That Lock draws upon Doré's depiction of Milton's mystic poem
Over 100 new and modified features including Maya 2016 compatibility, numerous V-Ray RT GPU enhancements and two VR cameras