Here are the best design conferences and art shows of the coming year in the UK and beyond – where you'll find inspiration, creativity and the…
Michael Burns is a freelance writer with almost 20 years experience of covering the creative industries.
As well as writing for Digital Arts and a variety of major trade publications, he has been involved in conference production and has written a number of books on digital content creation.
He also provides freelance advisory, writing and production services for companies in the film, TV, design and interactive media sectors.
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This Brighton-based Finn has created wonderful illustrations for two of this week's most shared in-depth features on The Guardian and Esquire.
To celebrate Photoshop's 26th birthday this week, we look back over its history from version 1.0 to CC 2014.
Leading VR companies who've created 360-degree video and animation projects for VR and the web reveal the approaches and techniques behind their…
Watch a breakdown of Game of Thrones Season 5 VFX work by Rodeo FX.
In-Depth: Doctor Who VFX: How Axis created bodiless heads and crashing spaceships for the Christmas episode
The studio's co-founder Grant Hewlett explains how over 120 VFX shots were completed for 'The Husbands of River Song'.
We explore the opportunities, challenges and tools around creating 360-degree video, whether you want people to watch it on an Oculus Rift, Google…
Already bored with Christmas TV? Sit back and enjoy this fine selection of animation.
This startup has tapped doodle-master Jon to create a series of illustrated coaster phone chargers.
Bristol and Glasgow studios completed more than 120 VFX shots for 'The Husbands of River Song'
Chaos Group gives 3ds max users an early Christmas gift to make renders easier to predict and control
Mobile app gains shoot-through presets and support for Apple's mega tablet and iOS 9's multitasking capabilities
The Infinite Collision deck will be only available for purchase during the Kickstarter-funded campaign.
Holiday company rolls out revised logo and new ads with on-trend tones and colours.
Interactive digital display campaign allows people to create and control personalised scarves on the iconic screen in Piccadilly Circus.
The Beeb's Jane Murison explains how to get on the new BBC Digital Design Research roster.
Just So and Sheffield Doc/Fest offer 12 grants to new filmmakers for new online Postcards platform
For Puzzle's first single, Godlike, Territory Studio used a mix of CG and Kinect-captured movement to create an immersive experience. Discover how…
Young creatives, current students and recent graduates– you're being tasked with devising a brand redesign and launch campaign.
Interactive mixed-media works raises awareness for the FT's seasonal appeal against modern-day slavery.