Updates deliver new production tools including OpenSubdiv and Alembic Support and enhanced ShaderFX.
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Existing Nuke users will be able to access open betas of all three compositing applications in the coming weeks.
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Great advice from agencies on how they've created their own successful products and services – including ustwo, MPC and Strange Thoughts.
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Quark has released the QuarkXPress 10.2 update, which is free to version 10 users
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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.
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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.