Wednesday, 20 June 2018

Software Defined Storage comes of age

The rise of software defined everything is fundamentally changing how we approach computing. In the coming years the days of having a machine under your desk will end; the ability to request a machine - or any resource - that suits the task you’re working on is already here. Regardless of data size, memory and so forth networking performance now exceeds most storage capabilities. The only thing left is your data. And where you store it.

Tuesday, 29 May 2018

The Twin Town Challenge

This bank holiday weekend a team from Escape Technology took part in the Twin Town Challenge - an event to support SpecialEffect and the amazing work they do to enhance the lives of disabled people by helping them play video games.

Wednesday, 23 May 2018

V-Ray Next for 3ds Max released

Chaos Group has released V-Ray Next for 3ds Max, featuring faster GPU rendering, an AI denoiser, and redesigned physical cameras all giving users smarter, faster rendering.

Thursday, 10 May 2018

Flame 2019 Released

The next instalment in Autodesk’s compositing and effects software, features new improvements and tools, giving users even more customisation options.

Monday, 30 April 2018

Freefolk on creating VFX from commercials to film

Since 2003 Freefolk has been creating high-end post production for commercials, TV and film. Working on projects including the BAFTA nominated Emerald City, Kingsman: The Secret Service, and more recently Paramount’s The Alienists, Freefolk are at the top of their game. 

Tuesday, 10 April 2018

Escape takes the Twin Town Challenge

We’re raising money for SpecialEffect by competing in the Twin Town Challenge car rally. The 100 teams will take an epic road trip from Blenheim Palace in Oxfordshire to Witney's twin town Le Touquet in northern France.

Friday, 06 April 2018

Autodesk releases Arnold 5.1

Autodesk’s high-end renderer now gives artists more control over image quality and features new tools which provide even more flexibility to keep pipelines running smoothly and efficiently.

Wednesday, 28 March 2018

ZBrush 2018 Released

Pixologic has released the next generation of its industry leading 3D sculpting tool, ZBrush. 

The latest version, ZBrush 2018, features a number of core upgrades that include new polygon deformers, Sculptris Pro Mode, and PolyGroupIt.