How the Amazing John Moreno Made 52 Shorts in 52 Weeks!

Most people would be pretty pleased with themselves if they managed to finish one animated short every few years. Not John Morena ! This talented New York City-based indie animator set up an unbelievable goal for himself in 2017: He decided to make one animated short per week for […] Click here to view original […]

See all seven minutes of Unity’s The Heretic demo

Unity Technologies has screened the full seven-minute version of The Heretic , its new CG short designed to show the game engine’s real-time rendering capabilities, as part of the keynote at Unite Copenhagen 2019 . The short, which runs at 30fps in 1440p resolution on a “high-end gaming PC”, […] Click here to view original […]

Top 10 world ranking for digital illustration – 3 years in a row

An image from Flinders University / CDW Studios student Duncan Li’s Rookies’ portfolio Another placement among the world’s top 10 digital illustration schools cements Flinders University’s global reputation in the booming visual effects industry. The hotly contested The Rookies competition attracts leading multi-media schools from all over the world. […] Click here to view original […]

Sauropod Studio closes, laying off around 20

Montreal-based Sauropod Studio has shut down, costing around 20 people their jobs. Speaking to GamesIndustry.biz , several former employees attribute the studio’s closure to poor project planning and money mismanagement throughout the course of the development of its second title, Mirador, which launched in July. Development on Mirador began […] Click here to view original […]

A How-To Guide for Muslim Representation in Video Games

Video recorded and produced by Digitally Speaking A How-To Guide for Muslim Representation in Video Games by Osama Dorias Session Name A How-To Guide for Muslim Representation in Video Games Speaker(s) Osama Dorias Company Name(s) Warner Brothers Montreal Track / Format Advocacy Overview Negative portrayal of matters related to Islam and Muslims is a phenomenon […]

The Top 10 Immersive Moments Of 2018

It’s not often we take a step back and review. So, as the end of 2018 draws closer, I’ve taken a moment to do just that. From major hardware news to AR taking to the stage in spectacular fashion, 2018 has been jam-packed. Here are my choices for the Top 10 Immersive Moments of 2018 […]

Can Special Effects Be Special Again?

“You’ll believe a man can fly.” So proclaimed billboards and posters across the nation in 1978, in anticipation of the December release of Richard Donner’s Superman — The Movie. It wasn’t an idle promise. Although the Man of Steel had been depicted in numerous TV shows and cartoons over the years, Donner’s film vowed something […]