ADAM

Capturing ‘ADAM’: How Unity, Animatrik & DI4D Humanized Robots in Dystopia

Conceived as an ambitious experiment to showcase the power of the Unity game engine’s real-time rendering, ADAM from Oscar-nominated director Neill Blomkamp (District 9, Chappie) ... Continue Reading →
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FMX: Meet ‘Blade Runner’s Rachael, Explore Tunnel AR & Go Commercial

We are (thisclose) to the next FMX conference in Stuttgart (April 24-27), but there’s still new program highlights to explore. Recent additions have been announced for the “Digital ... Continue Reading →
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GDC 2018: Tools for Better Storytelling

A common mistake that game (and movie) designers make is ignoring basic storytelling elements. It bears repeating: What is the story of your game? If it’s only a series of scenes, ... Continue Reading →
GDC 2018

GDC 2018: An Overview of the Show

The Game Developers Conference for 2018 set a record attendance of over 28,000 to fill up the entire Moscone Center in San Francisco. With 20 or more events going on simultaneously ... Continue Reading →
The Rain

FMX Adds ‘Jim Button,’ ‘The Rain’ and More to 2018 Lineup

The 2018 FMX conference continues to build its well-rounded programming slate, with visual effects presentations on German fantasy flick Jim Button and Luke the Engine Driver and Netflix ... Continue Reading →
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E*D Films Opens Up Unity Media Exporter Scene Track

Award-winning animation house E*D Films is releasing its in-house solution Scene Track: The Game Media Explorer — an open source animation tool that delivers four kinds of data ... Continue Reading →
FMX 2018

Blue Sky Icon Chris Wedge to Keynote at FMX 2018

Germany’s top animation and vfx confab FMX has announced the initial lineup for its upcoming event, which takes place April 24-27 in Stuttgart. Blue Sky Studios’ Oscar-winning animation ... Continue Reading →
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Titmouse Maps a Psychedelic Musical VR Trip with Tilt Brush

Emmy Award-winning animation studio Titmouse (Big Mouth, Niko and the Sword of Light, Venture Bros.) is venturing further into the realms of virtual reality, having started things off ... Continue Reading →
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The Animation Lover’s Holiday Gift Guide

FULLY BOOKED The Art of Ferdinand (Titan Books, $40) puts the colorful world of Blue Sky’s latest release into your hooves, with 160 pages of behind-the-scenes art and insights. Author ... Continue Reading →
ADAM

Neill Blomkamp, Unity Release Third ‘ADAM’ Installment

Unity Technologies has launched ADAM: Episode 3 online, available to watch on YouTube. The latest installment of the creation engine-powered animated shorts series was crafted by Oscar-nominated ... Continue Reading →