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Christmas Opening Hours

Friday, 12 December 2014

Christmas Opening Hours

Another year has flown by; we have been really busy, primarily because you our customers have mostly had a crazy year! An amazing amount of the best work coming out of the UK again and we are thankful to play our small part in your business. We have…

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Ditch the desktop

Thursday, 13 November 2014

Ditch the desktop

Every facet of the modern world faces similar problems: increasing costs, reducing space, and fewer resources to work with. In our particular industry we feel the acute pressure this brings with a greater intensity than most. Your average movie-goer might not realise how much technology is actually behind…

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Last chance for Autodesk Upgrades

Thursday, 18 December 2014

Last chance for Autodesk Upgrades

From 1st February 2015 you will no longer be able to upgrade to the new versions of Autodesk software. 

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Deadline 7 launched

Wednesday, 17 December 2014

Deadline 7 launched

Thinkbox Software has announcced the launch of Deadline 7, which includes a built in Virtual Machine Extension (VMX).

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Down with downtime

Wednesday, 17 December 2014

Down with downtime

The world of the creative is centred on their technology. So are the worlds of administrators, designers, technicians, and the rest of the VFX populace. So what happens if your technology fails?

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Christmas Party Pictures

Tuesday, 16 December 2014

Christmas Party Pictures

Escape Technology's Christmas Creative party, sponsored by HP, was held at Bar Rumba last week. And what a night it was!

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48 hour flash sale on MODO and MARI

Thursday, 11 December 2014

48 hour flash sale on MODO and MARI

The Foundry’s December promotion has been announced. What can you expect? A massive 40% off new seats of MODO and MARI, along with 20% off plug-ins, and 20% off upgrades to MODO 801.

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IKinema Spearheads Move to Transform Simulation Systems

Thursday, 04 December 2014

IKinema Spearheads Move to Transform Simulation Systems

A look at how an IK company with a rich gaming history solved the simulation sector’s realism problem Serious Simulations builds ambitious training systems for a range of uses, helping professionals do their jobs and save lives. Offering ‘mixed reality’, their systems combine cutting edge hardware and software with virtual reality,…

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FTrack v3 out now

Tuesday, 02 December 2014

FTrack v3 out now

More affordable than ever, the new FTrack is out now and features some great new updates.

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Blurred Lines

Friday, 28 November 2014

Blurred Lines

Enabling The Operators to be a "multi-headed monster"

Case Study

Maxwell V3 Faculty & Student licenses for schools and their enrolled students are now FREE

Wednesday, 26 November 2014

Maxwell V3 Faculty & Student licenses for schools and their enrolled students are now FREE

Great news for all of you in education, Maxwell Render V3 licenses are now FREE for academic institutions and their enrolled students! This ground breaking move makes Maxwell Render more readily available than ever for instructors and students, thus nurturing more professional Maxwell users for the future. Using Maxwell…

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A fresh look

Tuesday, 25 November 2014

A fresh look

Welcome to our new website, built in-house by our multi-talented Dom Danson. If you do break it - please shout! It's a place for news and stories and of course an online shop.. I hope you like the new branding and I am sure we'll be in touch…

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Pixar's RenderMan 19 update

Friday, 21 November 2014

Pixar's RenderMan 19 update

The wait is over! RenderMan 19 is out now for Commercial Customers RenderMan 19 contains a brand new, next generation, extremely fast ray tracing architecture that has been built from the ground up. So what's so revolutionary about it? RIS. The RenderMan Integrator System was designed to handle the extreme…

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Tweak Software release RV 4.2.1

Thursday, 20 November 2014

Tweak Software release RV 4.2.1

The team over at Tweak Software have just unleashed the latest update to their RV image and sequence viewer for VFX and animation artists. This is a maintenance update and is free to users with current maintenance. If you need to renew please contact us. Highlights of 4.2.1: Custom…

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Christmas Party

Wednesday, 19 November 2014

Christmas Party

Thu 11th Dec – You have been cordially invited to the Escape Technology & HP “Christmas Creative” party

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Dell CTO Breakfast

Thursday, 13 November 2014

Dell CTO Breakfast

Escape Technology can always be relied upon to deliver the latest innovations. Vendor agnostic, we always provide the best solutions for the job at hand. Recently we’ve seen an exciting new server platform that has literally just been unveiled by Dell, the FX2. And we’re pretty excited to…

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Vine FX

Thursday, 06 November 2014

Vine FX

Building on success

Case Study

New NUKE family revealed

Friday, 31 October 2014

New NUKE family revealed

The Foundry has revealed their new NUKE family of products, including the long-anticipated NUKE Studio. At a packed out event at VUE in Leicester Square the latest versions, along with pricing, were discussed by a panel of experts. The result of two years’ tireless work, NUKE 9, NUKE…

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Meet with Chaos Group and Escape Technology next week

Friday, 31 October 2014

Meet with Chaos Group and Escape Technology next week

In addition to the launch of V-Ray 3.0 for Maya we're delighted to have the team from Chaos Group over to meet with us and our clients next week. If you'd like to arrange to meet up to discuss your projects and requirements then contact us today. Who are…

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Save 40% on Adobe licenses

Thursday, 30 October 2014

Save 40% on Adobe licenses

If you’re using CS3 products then you’re eligible for 40% off a subscription to Adobe Creative Cloud when you purchase five or more licenses by November 28th. The deal is ideal for those studios who are still using older versions and want to upgrade to the latest packages.…

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Maxwell Render for Houdini updates released

Wednesday, 29 October 2014

Maxwell Render for Houdini updates released

Updates to Next Limit’s Maxwell Render plugin for Houdini, the 3D animation plugin, have been released. The Maxwell Render plugin for Houdini has joined seven other updates from Next Limit in October and brings new features including an updated ROP interface. Houdini uses a procedural, node-based workflow to…

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