Short film Pure won best Urban Music Video at the UK MVAs for Last Night In Paris. Have a look at how the VFX were created.
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.
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Pantone 18-1438 Marsala is set to influence product development and purchasing decisions in multiple industries
Fair FX circumnavigated the traditional agency model to work directly with Not To Scale and director Maxime Bruneel,
Bristol and Glasgow based visual effects studio creates over 270 VFX shots for the third series of the BBC kid's show
Extensions for XBox Controller, Razer Hydra, Leap Motion and Midi devices included in Fabric Engine 1.14
In-Depth: Hyper Island student animations 2014: Watch 13 brilliant short animated films created with Dazzle Ship and Echoic
Creative agencies Dazzle Ship and Echoic have inspired some wonderful work from Sweden's creative institution.
News: Check out this punchy, cinematic promo for boxer Chris Eubank Jr ahead of his first title fight
Dan Merry shoots explosive fight promo for rising Brit boxer using quadcopter-mounted GoPro and Canon 5D cameras.
Arjowiggins launches its Alive range to bring interaction and functionality to a wide range of paper products
Find out how Traktor and MPC created a surreal exploding Candy Crush world with WCRS
Toca Nature is the latest creation from Swedish kids app design studio Toca Boca – read our interview with its designer Mårten Brüggemann.
The latest version of Newtek's animation and VFX tool has been launched at a significantly reduced price. We take a look at some of the key…
Purple has designed a customised retailing website for Glenfiddich to serve the luxury market and highlight the brand's new visual identity.
Trunk animation director Pete Mellor has directed a bright and bouncy spot using Illustrator and After Effects
Adobe and notebook maker Moleskine have launched a new creative solution that combines both paper and digital workflows.
Butcher and David Henegar created polished CG and elegant 2D sequences for Jamie Marshall's upcoming crime thriller
Leviathan helps museum visitors explore patterns and mathematics in the natural world through film and interactive installations.
Pictoplasma – Character Portraits features more than 600 works by 200 international illustrators and artists on over 400 full-coloured pages.
News: Exclusive: The Foundry buys maker of Mischief digital drawing software (and there's a free version too)
The Foundry has branched out into the digital drawing and painting world with Mischief, a pen-based sketching application for Mac and…
Leading examples of excellence and beauty in data visualisation, infographics and information design were revealed last night in London
News: Fusion 7 now free and coming to Mac: complete version of the After Effects and Nuke rival given away by Blackmagic
Updated: Blackmagic Design is offering professional-level VFX software Fusion 7 as a free download and has just revealed development of a Mac version.