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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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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 sponsors of The VFX Festival 2015

Friday, 09 January 2015

Proud sponsors of The VFX Festival 2015

We're joining forces with HP to sponsor 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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We’re back!

Tuesday, 06 January 2015

We’re back!

2014 was a great year and we’re looking forward to trying to top it over the next 12 months.

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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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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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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"

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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

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