Monday, 09 March 2020

International Women’s Day 2020

For over a hundred years International Women's Day has championed the achievements of women around the world – politically, economically, socially, and culturally. But it’s also a day dedicated to accelerating women's equality and visibility.

To celebrate we’ve compiled some great movements, hashtags, and people to follow for all things VFX.

 

Thursday, 05 March 2020

The Twin Town Challenge 2020

From 1st - 4th May a team of four from Escape Technology will take part in the last ever Twin Town Challenge to raise money for amazing charity, Special Effect.

Friday, 28 February 2020

Autodesk Update

From 7th May 2020 Autodesk will begin to retire their multi-user plans and move to single-user licences.

Monday, 24 February 2020

Flame: Four Top Resources

Want to get the best out of Flame but don’t know where to start? Or simply want to get some ideas to help improve your skills? Here are four great resources we absolutely recommend.

Monday, 10 February 2020

The Oscars

Last night marked the 92nd Academy Awards. The success story of the evening was South Korean film ‘Parasite’, which made history by being the first non-English language film to win the award for Best Picture.

Monday, 10 February 2020

Short Term Software Licences

Sometimes your staff or freelancers might need to work remotely at short notice - with as little disruption to workflow as possible. This is where monthly software licences are incredibly beneficial, offering both flexibility and a comparatively low cost.

Friday, 07 February 2020

See No Evil

On Tuesday night, in a dimly lit room at Cafe 1001, we gave away a Wacom Cintiq 16”.

Monday, 03 February 2020

The BAFTAs 2020

Despite strong competition, it was Sam Mendes’ WWI film ‘1917’ that cleaned up at the BAFTAs last night.

Wednesday, 22 January 2020

USD Support in Golaem is here!

Golaem Crowd makes it easy to populate worlds with directable digital characters, whether it’s a handful or thousands… and now the latest release 7.2.1 is here.

Tuesday, 03 December 2019

Happy Holidays!

Incredibly, another year has gone by in the blink of an eye and again I find myself thanking all of our customers, suppliers, and industry bodies for your support once more.

Monday, 18 November 2019

Edgar

As regular as the Earth's orbit round the sun, as leaves drop, nights draw in and toes turn cold, so comes Christmas and so comes the John Lewis Christmas ad.

Monday, 04 November 2019

Supporting the Alzheimer's Society

Before we all get caught up in the Christmas festivities we want to take a moment out. Mental health has been on the global agenda this past year and here at Escape we want to do our bit to help.

Thursday, 24 October 2019

Cloud Workflows Are Finally Here

How we interact with the cloud has always been tricky to say the least. But no more. Where once this was a convoluted mishmash of ideas – with everyone testing and learning on the job – we’re now able to make an elegant cloud/remote pipeline function. No longer are we bound to merely some level of success or failure, utilising fire and forget cloud render providers, and watching ever longer transfer times only to see your output returned incorrect.

Wednesday, 16 October 2019

Lightfields for Architecture VR

More than 100 years ago, Gabriel Lippman won a Nobel Prize for his Photographie Integrale which introduce the core concept of what we know today as light fields.