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ftrack 40% off sale

Thursday, 21 May 2015

ftrack 40% off sale

Great news for all producers, supervisors and artists out there. This month the lovely people at ftrack are offering 40% off their production tracking software. But hurry this offer ends Sunday, 31 May. Get in touch today to claim this bargain price of $15/month per user.

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When NAB came to London…

Tuesday, 12 May 2015

When NAB came to London…

As much as maybe we’d like to, it’s not always possible to journey to Las Vegas for a tech conference like NAB. And that seems to be the unfortunate reality for more and more professionals working in broadcast, VFX, games and animation. To resolve this we hosted an…

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MARI 2.6v5 Out Now!

Friday, 08 May 2015

MARI 2.6v5 Out Now!

The Foundry are known for taking time to listen to their users - constantly striving to improve workflows to support the needs of artists and fix any bugs users come across while working with a new version.

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The RealFlow Deliciously Viscous Challenge!

Friday, 01 May 2015

The RealFlow Deliciously Viscous Challenge!

Fancy winning a 1st prize worth over £2000 and the respect of your peers in CG? Accept the RealFlow challenge and put your fluid simulation skills to the test.

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Best in Show at NAB 2015

Friday, 24 April 2015

Best in Show at NAB 2015

It’s quite an honour to receive a Best in Show award at NAB. This year HP scooped up this award for their new Z Turbo Drive G2, which is a solid-state drive (SSD) powered by Samsung NVMe technology - delivering four times the speed of a standard SATA…

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NUKE - The time is now!

Friday, 10 April 2015

NUKE - The time is now!

The Foundry just launched a promotion offering 20% off the price of NUKE, NUKEX or NUKE STUDIO for new adopters of this software.

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NAB: The Highlights

Friday, 10 April 2015

NAB: The Highlights

Couldn't make it to Vegas for NAB? Don't worry! Escape Technology is bringing the highlights to London.

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RenderMan Reborn

Thursday, 02 April 2015

RenderMan Reborn

Arriving at 195 Piccadilly for the 2015 RenderMan Art and Science Fair there was a palpable excitement in the air as users and enthusiasts alike gathered to see the exciting updates on offer with the latest incarnation of Pixar's RenderMan.

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We're moving

Thursday, 02 April 2015

We're moving

Since splitting from Escape Studios in December 2012 and moving into Soho, well, it's been non-stop!

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Supervising the sunken city

Friday, 27 March 2015

Supervising the sunken city

Ivor Middleton is a VFX Supervisor who has worked on VFX teams for high profile projects such as Harry Potter, Gladiator, and Merlin.

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Free RenderMan

Friday, 27 March 2015

Free RenderMan

It's been a year since we first heard Pixar were joining the non-commercial heavens to release a free version of their legendary RenderMan software. And finally it's here and ready for download.

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Milk Create VFX for ITV’s ‘Thunderbirds Are Go’!

Thursday, 19 March 2015

Milk Create VFX for ITV’s ‘Thunderbirds Are Go’!

Milk VFX is an independent boutique VFX house based in London. For the past two years they’ve gone from strength to strength and their most recent project for ITV Studios is set to be another visually stunning achievement they can be proud of.

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I love Tim

Wednesday, 18 March 2015

I love Tim

One of the great things about working for Escape Technology is the wealth of knowledge you find in the staff here. Sat at my desk this morning I decided it was about time I learnt a little more about the marvel that is Secure Shell (SSH) access. But…

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Pixar’s RenderMan Art and Science Fair

Wednesday, 11 March 2015

Pixar’s RenderMan Art and Science Fair

Pixar return to BAFTA 195 Piccadilly on Tuesday 31 March 2015 to show off the latest developments in RenderMan, the industry's standard rendering software. And with the launch of their free non-commercial licence, this is an event you don't want to miss. 

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Everyone should turn on Spanning Tree

Tuesday, 10 March 2015

Everyone should turn on Spanning Tree

One of the benefits of an L2 or L3 switch is that you can be a bit clever about their connections. How?

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Our 4K Demo at BVE

Wednesday, 25 February 2015

Our 4K Demo at BVE

BVE 2015 at the ExCeL London has just come to a close and we the honour of sharing a stand with PNY to demonstrate our 4K playback solution.

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Claim your free one month trial licence of Maxwell Render 3.1

Monday, 09 February 2015

Claim your free one month trial licence of Maxwell Render 3.1

If you've not yet had a chance to try out Maxwell Render 3.1 - take it for a spin with a restriction-free trial for one whole month. A standalone render engine designed for working with images, films and animations of 3D models - it’s something a bit special…

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Who Is Batman?

Friday, 30 January 2015

Who Is Batman?

The last three days have been busy. We’ve been exhibiting at the VFX Festival with our partners HP, and it’s been a great week. But a mystery has arisen. Who is Batman?

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Behind the scenes of Birdman

Friday, 16 January 2015

Behind the scenes of Birdman

Birdman is a unique film for both its story and its technical achievements, winning recognition from the big players as we enter the start of awards season.

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Proud supporters of The VFX Festival 2015

Friday, 09 January 2015

Proud supporters of The VFX Festival 2015

We're joining forces with HP to support this year's VFX Festival. If you're lucky enough to have secured a ticket, we look forward to seeing you there.

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We’ve grown. Again.

Wednesday, 07 January 2015

We’ve grown. Again.

Since striking out on our own two years ago, Escape Technology has expanded rapidly. The year has barely begun and we’re already welcoming four new members to our eclectic team – Steven Tyson, Ellen Payne, Gareth Meredith, and Mark Coleman.

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