Friday, 13 March 2020

Remote Working for Creative Workflows

With all that’s going on in the world today, the remote working scenario has hit the headlines. There are numerous approaches to achieve a solution – each with its own advantages and disadvantages – but they can be broadly categorised into moving the data or moving the pixels.

Tuesday, 10 March 2020

Four Tools for Remote Working in VFX

Remote working is becoming more popular than ever and in some circumstances, essential. The good news is that we’re in a position where the tools exist to help support the practice. 

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


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.