Monday, 23 July 2018

Supporting the industries we serve

For many years Escape Technology has been involved in the CG industry - from our early days as part of Escape Studios to establishing a standalone services business in 2012. And it’s important for us to give back.

Wednesday, 18 July 2018

Storage in startups

Creative companies start in various ways - normally from a small beginning. It could be the freelancer who gets together with a few like-minded people, friends with a shared passion, or even part of an existing business splitting away to stand alone.

Monday, 09 July 2018

22 Resources for Adobe Premiere Pro

Adobe Premiere Pro has all but taken over as the editor of choice for self shooters and indie production companies. It’s subscription based, integrates well with other packages, and provides a nice smooth user experience. In the last few years it’s even been used on Hollywood blockbusters like Deadpool, Hail Caesar, and Gone Girl. Avatar used it for dailies and basic edits alongside Avid, too.

Tuesday, 03 July 2018

Develop: Brighton

We’ll be attending Develop: Brighton this month from 10th to 12th July at the Hilton Brighton Metropole hotel.

Monday, 02 July 2018

Adobe After Effects tutorials: Top Six Sources

Looking for the ideal After Effects tutorial can be time consuming. There are so many tutorials published on the internet it can be hard to find the right one. So we’ve scoured the internet and compiled our favourite resources for After Effects tutorials. 

Monday, 02 July 2018

An Overview of Storage

There are several different types of shared storage systems out there and they’re all good at different things. But what are they all and what storage should you go for?

Sunday, 01 July 2018

Why Arnold?

Technology is constantly evolving within the computer graphics industry and there’s an ever growing market of renderers. Whether you’re creating visual effects for commercials, TV, or film it’s important to find the right solution for your workflow.

Wednesday, 27 June 2018

It’s all about luminance

In recent years we’ve seen some interesting developments from manufacturers in their endeavours for us to purchase bigger and better TVs. The move from SD to HD, Stereo 3D, Smart TVs, 4K, and now the arena of HDR has enabled the format wars that always follow a bout of new technology.

Monday, 25 June 2018

Corona 2 for 3ds Max

Corona 2 for 3ds Max is out, and we’re seeing the influence of Chaos Group’s merger with Render Legion. Less than a year on from joining forces and there’s another new and improved version of Corona.

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.