Friday, 12 July 2013

HDR Light Studio lights the way for Framestore’s award winning Qualcomm Snapdragon spot

Framestore deliver spectacular lighting on Qualcomm's Snapdragon spot using HDR Light Studio

HDR Light Studio is a unique blend of adjustable light sources, a robust interactive lighting preview, a ‘point and click’ light positioning system and image based lighting. The result is an intuitive lighting approach that empowers 3D artists to express their lighting vision with ease and light their shots in record time. 

Thursday, 11 July 2013

Apply now for access to up to £8000 of VFX Development Funding

Escape Technology are delighted to announce a new funding initiative for the UK VFX community. 

As part of their film skills strategy, Creative Skillset currently have development funding available for VFX facilities to train between 3-10 members of staff and have access to up to £8,000 of funding per successful application. This exciting initiative is funded by the National Lottery via the BFI.

If you are interested and want to apply, you can do so right here!

Please note that applications close next Thursday, on the 18th of July; so if you have any interest please do act quickly as there isn’t much time left!

The opportunity is for VFX facilities which will deliver training for between 3-10 junior staff members, either at their place of work, off-site or on-line. The training should aim to meet the needs of the individual as well as meet the immediate needs of the company and enable it to meet short to medium term business goals. 

Need some more information?

If you still want more information give us a call on 0207 734 8809, drop us an email or better still pop into our office and say hello!

Friday, 24 May 2013

A Successful Post NAB Showcase!

Last night at Audi City, Piccadilly we hosted our very first Post NAB Showcase in partnership with AdobeAutodeskHP and NVIDIA. We had a huge turnout and the event was an incredible success, with Adobe showcasing the latest technology from Adobe CC and Autodesk presenting the benefits of Autodesk 2014 Entertainment Creation Suites. All demonstrations were made using top of the line HP Z Series workstations powered by the latest NVIDIA Quadro, Tesla and Maximus compute technologies.  

Tuesday, 09 April 2013

Fusion-io release news of the ioFX 1.6TB at NAB

Fusion-io has announced at NAB that the ioFX workstation acceleration platform will be available with 1.6 TB of capacity. The Fusion ioFX memory tier with its high capacity is perfect for computer assisted design, 4K and stereoscopic production, video editing as well as DI and colour grading.

Wednesday, 27 March 2013

Tweak Software welcomes RV 4.0 Beta

Tweak Software fans have been waiting on the edge of their seats for the newest release of RV and the wait is almost over! Tweak has now released RV 4.0 into Beta testing with a whole host of new features.

Friday, 22 March 2013

The Foundry Release MARI 2.0

As the UK exclusive reseller for The Foundry we are pleased to announce that MARI 2.0  is now available. Originally designed to handle complex, high-resolution textures, MARI boasts a rich feature set and responsiveness that challenges even the most sophisticated 2D paint systems. 

Tuesday, 19 February 2013

The return of DISCO - VFX Industry Veteran Lee “Disco” Danskin joins Escape Technology!

Escape Technology, the UK’s leading media and entertainment reseller, are delighted to announce that Lee Danskin has now joined the ever expanding company as Director of Technology. With over 25 years of industry experience in high end post production, gaming, graphics and automotive industries Lee has held previous roles such as Deputy Head of 3D at MPC, Head of 3D at Smoke & Mirrors, and CG Supervisor at the Film Factory. He was also on the Maya development team at Alias Wavefront and is one of a few in the UK to be bestowed the honour of Maya Master Status in 2007.