Autodesk AREA Customer Stories: Jörn Grosshans from MACKEVISION

I stumbled across an old Autodesk Customer Storie(s) with Jörn Grosshans (Senior VFX Supervisor) from MackeVision. Mackevision is astonishing team and produce some neat VFX stuff. You can read the entire interview here. Majestic vistas, fantastic lands, otherworldly creatures: with anticipation for HBO’s Game of Thrones’ Season 6 finale at fever pitch, Mackevision’s Jörn Grosshans, Emmy-winning VFX Supervisor, talks about the series’ 3ds Max-fueled effects, … Read more

GDC’16 – Unity Demo – Shortfilm Adam

Adam is a short film created with the Unity game engine and rendered in real time. It’s built to showcase and test out the graphical quality achievable with Unity in 2016. “Adam M. Thomas – Felony Code Violation 227900 – Second Degree” At GDC 2016 Unity Technologies’ short film “Adam,” blew audiences away as one of the best demos many had seen. The full-lenght short … Read more

Her Serenity, the Lady of Pain

Paolo Giandoso shares his latest: ‘Her Serenity, the Lady of Pain.’ Fantastic work! Read about it here. No one knows how the Lady came to be or what her true purpose is. She is not a woman and she’s not human. Her aspect is that of a floating, robed, giant female, with a mantle of blades around her, impassive, expressionless face. Sometimes she’s seen drifting … Read more

Overwatch: Blizzards Titan Edition of a Team-based multiplayer

Today at BlizzCon 2014, Blizzard Entertainment announced a new franchise – it’s the first new franchise in 17 years, Hearthstone is a new game, not franchise – Overwatch. Blizzard is one of the video game studio best known for high-quality productions and games that you will enjoy even 10 years later. Not only for highly polished games also for astonishing cinematic trailers. They gifted us … Read more

Unite 2014 – Keynote

This August, Seattle saw a flood of game developers coming into town for Unite 2014, the eighth annual Unity conference held at the Seattle Center. Among the exciting sessions and keynote speeches, Jens Fursund from our PowerVR Ray Tracing team was there to introduce the upcoming Unity 5 lightmap editor which uses our ray tracing technology to quickly and accurately simulate lighting. The keynote address … Read more

KUNG FURY Trailer

KUNG FURY Trailer from Xyo on Vimeo. Kung Fury is an over-the-top action comedy that has it’s foundation in 80s cop movies. Written & Directed by David Sandberg. Produced by Laser Unicorns, Lampray and Salmon Fox. Cinematography by: Linus Andersson, Martin Gärdemalm, Jonas Ernhill and Mattias Andersson. Aerial Cinematography by: Henning Sandström. VFX by: David Sandberg, Klas Trulsson, Simon Tingell and Jimmy Sahlin. Starring: David … Read more

Twenty Years after Doom: John Carmack on the Future of Engineering Virtual Worlds

Named to the MIT Technology Review’s 35 Under 35, Time Magazine’s 50 Most Influential People in Technology, and inducted into the Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences Hall of Fame, John’s contributions and commitment to fostering open-source communities has inspired a generation of young people to become computer scientists and engineers. Now, as the Chief Technology Officer of Oculus VR, he works on the Rift … Read more

Disney’s Big Hero 6

Inspired by the Marvel comics of the same name, and featuring comic-book style action, “Big Hero 6” is directed by Don Hall (“Winnie the Pooh”) and Chris Williams (“Bolt”), and produced by Roy Conli (“Tangled”). The film hits UK cinemas in 3D in February, 2015. With all the heart and humor audiences expect from Walt Disney Animation Studios, “Big Hero 6” is an action-packed comedy-adventure … Read more

INTRODUCTION TO ENVIRONMENT DESIGN FOR GAMES AND FILM

The course will be heavily focused on developing the fundamentals of your painting skills. Simon takes you through, step-by-step, the process of learning how to paint and design in Photoshop. This course is for people who are beginning to paint either traditionally or digitally in Photoshop right through to those who are at an intermediate level but would like a more solid grounding in the foundations … Read more

NVIDIA Tegra K1 / CES 2014

NVIDIA Tegra K1 Demo: Unreal Engine 4 NVIDIA® Tegra® K1 is Impossibly Advanced, bringing the same NVIDIA Kepler™ architecture that drives the world’s most extreme gaming PCs to mobile gaming. For the first time ever, EPIC’s Unreal Engine 4 is running on a mobile platform, the new NVIDIA Tegra K1. VIDIA press conference at CES 2014

Short-Film “Caldera”

Through the eyes of a young girl suffering from mental illness, CALDERA glimpses into a world of psychosis and explores a world of ambiguous reality and the nature of life and death. Statement from Evan Viera (Director) CALDERA is inspired by my father’s struggle with schizoaffective disorder. In states of delusion, my father has danced on the rings of Saturn, spoken with angels, and fled from … Read more