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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.
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Illustrator draws inspiration from Jean Cocteau with a dramatic story of seafarers and storms
Orbbec smashes Indiegogo target to fund 3D camera with onboard ARM chip to streamline 3D app development
The London studio details how it created 400 realistic screens visualising planetary and rocket data for Ridley Scott’s new sci-fi hit.
Hennessey's 250th anniversary has been toasted with a dynamic light installation created by MPC
Artist's signature detailed illustration style creates online game for English singer and songwriter
Colourful reboot by DBLG and Steven Qua offers unconventional animation, Neville Brody fonts and Jonathan Glazer idents
HP claims Z240 Workstation line offers more performance, greater storage capacity, more IO and greater flexibility.
Creature Comforts-style film raises awareness of the effects of social isolation among the elderly
A stunning 3000m² circular artwork of a vulnerable crab, on a fragile background of unique landscapes, adorns a Belgian beach
Disco Bull Head lights up the Bullring every night for two weeks
This brand new desktop 3D printer offers new print process, smarter components and connected capabilities
The iPad and iPhone versions of Pixelmator has been updated for Apple's latest OS, including adding tools ready for the iPad Pro.
VR headsets with binaural sound, aerial 360° drone filming, LiDAR and CT scanning offer a wonderful sensory experience of the wild.
Pigeon-powered air pollution patrol, Alice In Wonderland on a magic typewriter and a Twitter-powered hospital ward
Aurora Skycam becomes first company in the world to use the ME20F-SH to capture the spectacular northern lights phenomena
Check out this great cinematic by Axis Animation, produced for Microsoft and 343 Industries, for the latest Halo game
This extended gamut guide offers a cheaper alternative to spot-colour printing.
Adobe is updating Premiere Pro, After Effects and its other Creative Cloud video tools in time for IBC.
Now available, Fusion 8 is a free Hollywood-grade VFX tool as used on BBC's Poldark – featuring many new creative tools and a redesigned interface.