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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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Actors, chainsaws, and shark-filled tornadoes brought together onscreen using Lightwave 3D.
Student film Some Like it Bot uses mocap to bring robot-human romance to screen
To raise money for CALM, AnyForty has released 27 wonderful four-colour prints from some of our favourite illustrators – but they're only…
We reveal the grading and post-production by colourist Juan Ignacio Cabrera on Crackle's hit TV drama.
We've got an exclusive preview of Yoko Honda's artwork for the latest Belly Kids release
Trunk director Rok Predin has completed One of a Kind, his most ambitious animated film to date.
News: BBC using Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games to trial 4K/UHD, pan-around video, augmented video and Oculus Rift
The BBC is using the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth games to trial new forms of live coverage: including 4K/UHD, pan-around video, augmented video and…
Tutorial: Procreate 2.1 'Fire' offers new colour tools and support for Paper and Pencil iPad styluses
Savage Interactive has reimagined a suite of tools for Procreate 2.1 ('Fire') and teamed up with Paper and Pencil developer FiftyThree.
MPC has revealed some of its previs work for the latest Apes sci-fi epic from Twentieth Century Fox
Tutorial: Design Council's Future Pioneers 2014: 4 amazing designs trying to make the world a better place
The winning projects from emerging designers include a self-administering first-aid kit and an alternative internet realm.
WOTB has launched Upstart Women, with a £10,000 prize to find the UK’s best female digital start-up.
MPC's VFX team has collaborated with Mother and Juan Cabral to create an ethereal journey towards the perfect bed.
Check out our gallery of 30 years of classic fashion illustrations to be sold by Gray MCA in September.
The good people at AnyForty are looking to raise a huge donation for CALM in the memory of a friend they lost to suicide in 2011.
London VFX facility celebrates one year in new business by blowing up Jack Bauer's world
It's witnessed will.i.am pay his digital dues, but now the IBC Conference is to welcome physics professor, TV host and pop star, Brian Cox
Showcase: Simon Armstrong
Simon Armstrong is a Brighton-based animator, director and founder of ticktockrobot
Read how Henrique Barone created the animated characters for Mike Edel's The Closer music promo.
A poignant reminder of the WWI soldiers who 'never came home' is depicted in a new animation by Aardman for the IWM.