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We've opened in Germany

Tuesday, 01 September 2015

We've opened in Germany

Escape Technology is delighted to announce our opening in the German market. Today, Escape Technology GmbH opens its doors with a head office in Munich.

Sheila Wickens talks V-Ray for NUKE

Thursday, 27 August 2015

Sheila Wickens talks V-Ray for NUKE

Sheila Wickens is head of 2D at Lipsync. When Shahin Toosi joined them the company took part in beta testing V-Ray for NUKE. We sent Nick Matthews to have a chat.

Siggraph LA 2015 Round-up

Wednesday, 26 August 2015

Siggraph LA 2015 Round-up

Since 1974 Siggraph has been the launching pad for interactive technologies used in engineering, graphics, motion picture and gaming industries. This years conference continued this long standing tradition and here’s a quick round up of what our technology partners got up to.

Quadro VCA Demo Suite

Wednesday, 26 August 2015

Quadro VCA Demo Suite

Want to see just how powerful NVIDIA’s Quadro Visual Computing Appliance (VCA) is? Book a live demonstration at our Quadro VCA demo suite to witness supercharged rendering speeds for yourself.

Boris FX + Imagineer Systems live at Framestore

Monday, 24 August 2015

Boris FX + Imagineer Systems live at Framestore

Join us at Framestore's screening room on Wednesday 16 September for a live demo of mocha Pro 5 and Boris Continuum Complete 10; creative tools for VFX, editing and finishing.

Extended tax breaks for British film & TV industry

Friday, 21 August 2015

Extended tax breaks for British film & TV industry

Good news for the British film and TV industry, as the EU approve Osborne’s plan to extend tax breaks in the UK.

Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation

Tuesday, 18 August 2015

Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation

Monday nights in Soho are fun. Especially when you’re invited to a private screening of Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation.

SIGGRAPH 2015 announcements: Autodesk announce Creative Market

Thursday, 13 August 2015

SIGGRAPH 2015 announcements: Autodesk announce Creative Market

Autodesk have announced the latest extension releases to Maya and 3ds Max.

SIGGRAPH 2015 announcements: Boris FX and Imagineer Systems

Thursday, 13 August 2015

SIGGRAPH 2015 announcements: Boris FX and Imagineer Systems

Last day at SIGGRAPH and if you’ve not yet visited booth #312, drop by today and meet the Boris FX and Imagineer Systems team - where they’ll be showcasing the latest versions of their flagship solutions Boris Continuum Complete (BCC) and mocha Pro. They also have daily software…

Paul Snell: moving onto pastures new

Thursday, 13 August 2015

Paul Snell: moving onto pastures new

So the day has come, after 20 years in the media business and the last 18 months with the amazing team at Escape Technology its time for me to fulfil a long held ambition to train and mentor people for a living.

SIGGRAPH 2015 announcements: Google cloud-based rendering

Thursday, 13 August 2015

SIGGRAPH 2015 announcements: Google cloud-based rendering

Cloud-based rendering is a big theme at SIGGRAPH this year and Google are showcasing their Cloud Platform with creative partners Chaos Group, The Foundry, Pixar, Avere and Thinkbox Software.

SIGGRAPH 2015 announcements: The Foundry reveal MARI 3.0

Wednesday, 12 August 2015

SIGGRAPH 2015 announcements: The Foundry reveal MARI 3.0

Lots of great announcements coming from SIGGRAPH this year and The Foundry are up there with the best of them. MARI 3.0 has been announced which will deliver greater potential for pipeline integration and productivity-enhancing workflows that support 3D paint artists to iterate faster, manage complex jobs better…

SIGGRAPH 2015 announcements: Chaos Group unleash V-Ray for NUKE

Wednesday, 12 August 2015

SIGGRAPH 2015 announcements: Chaos Group unleash V-Ray for NUKE

More great announcement from the exhibition floor at Siggraph - Chaos Group release the newest addition to their product range, V-Ray for NUKE. For those of you who weren’t quick enough to get on the beta cycle, now you can grab a licence for yourself.

SIGGRAPH 2015 announcements: Deadline on-demand

Wednesday, 12 August 2015

SIGGRAPH 2015 announcements: Deadline on-demand

Set up at booth #329 at SIGGRAPH in LA, Thinkbox Software are showcasing cloud-enabled pipelines as well as the most recent advancements to their hugely compatible render management tool, Deadline.

SIGGRAPH 2015 announcements: NVIDIA DesignWorks

Tuesday, 11 August 2015

SIGGRAPH 2015 announcements: NVIDIA DesignWorks

SIGGRAPH 2015 is full swing in LA this week and we’re taking steps to make sure you’re up to date on the hottest announcements at this year’s show. Kicking off this blog series we have NVIDIA who have unleashed some new Quadro cards as well as their DesignWorks…

Creative Rooms: Start-ups and scalable technology

Wednesday, 05 August 2015

Creative Rooms: Start-ups and scalable technology

Creative Rooms, a unique pop-up event in London, took place on 8 and 9 July, exploring the rise in start-up creative studios across the UK and how scalable technologies support their growth.

Eizo: No Surprises

Monday, 03 August 2015

Eizo: No Surprises

No surprises, that is the simple rule I hear in every production company. Even in publishing. In fact anywhere creativity is the business! This simple rule sets out the philosophy that at each stage of the creative process content needs to look the same as it would for…

Google CTO Breakfast

Thursday, 30 July 2015

Google CTO Breakfast

Escape Technology and Google are joining forces for an exciting new venture in cloud-based rendering. Join us on Friday 7th August at our next CTO breakfast to learn how this new solution can work for you and your studio.

MARI: The Textures of Story Telling

Tuesday, 28 July 2015

MARI: The Textures of Story Telling

MARI 48hr Flash Sale MARI is The Foundry’s 3D paint tool popular amongst CG artists who need something that can rise to the challenge of HD 4K texturing. Designed by artists for artists at Weta Digital - it’s an efficient and highly customisable tool that lets you paint…

CityEngine: Hollywood’s VFX Tool for Massive Cities

Monday, 27 July 2015

CityEngine: Hollywood’s VFX Tool for Massive Cities

Join us and Esri for a live demo of CityEngine 2015, the software behind blockbuster Man of Steel's Metropolis and the cityscape in Pixar’s Cars 2.

NUKE Non-commercial summer competition 2015

Tuesday, 21 July 2015

NUKE Non-commercial summer competition 2015

The Foundry want to see what your NUKE skills are made of. Win up to $12,000 worth in prizes when you enter the NUKE non-commercial summer competition, which opened on 15 July 2015 and closes 15 September. Quick, it’s not too late to enter.