Jet Set Radio, Streets of Rage, Golden Axe, Phantasy Star and Shinobi among first prints of SEGA-inspired artwork
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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MPC gets prehistoric for Publicis’ latest coffee spot, creating a T-Rex family and other Jurassic creatures
End Of A Century is a compilation of art by the late great graphic artist, drawn from the NME archives.
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Marcin Owczarek is a fine art photographer based in Belgium.
This lovely spot includes stop-motion, illustration, special effects and a lot of carpentry. Discover how it was made.
Integrated CG and complex filming techniques deliver visually stunning spot for RSA and W+K's Honda Civic campaign
Take an exclusive first look at this music video for Align by Swedish band Colleagues, created in collaboration with everyone's favourite…
Showcase: Rebekka Dunlap
Rebekka Dunlap is an illustrator based in Brooklyn, New York.
Expert use of VFX on a TV budget brings Winston Graham’s world to life in the hit BBC drama.
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As a bonanza of blockbusters heads for the cinema, take a look at how incredible VFX were created for Oscar-winners and more
When it moved studio, Designdough embarked on a literal team building exercise. See the impressive results here.
A sumptuous, humorous and inventive spot for Coke created using 2D animation and matte painting – mixed with Maya and Nuke.
Trunk & Peepshow's animated short was created in Cinema 4D and After Effects, with its hand-painted watercolour textures giving it the feel…
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A deck of poker playing cards showcasing the work of 55 top illustrators and designers is being released.
'Half-Face Man'and other horrors defeat VFX work on Atlantis, Ripper Street and David Attenborough’s Conquest of the Skies 3D.
Morphing particle VFX used to create a chaotic, menacing mechanical CG character
Behance, Color CC and Creative Cloud iPhone apps now able to interact with Apple Watch
Find out how the London agency created the Duckbox for Wagammama founder Alan Yau's new Soho venture
Latest version of Adobe digital photo tool offers GPU accelerated performance, new features and closer mobile and camera integration
Take a trip around the iconic music studios using HDR panoramas and 3D Web Audio, built on Google’s cloud computing platform