INDUSTRY NEWS

SideFX’s industry-favorite procedural VFX software has made the leap into its next iteration with Houdini 18. Today, we’ll take a look at just three ways Houdini 18 enables you to produce VFX with more power and control than ever before.

Maybe you’ve dabbled in Blender in the past, but you haven’t picked it up for a while. With this year’s milestone official release of Blender 2.8 (and now even 2.81), we’re going to take a look at five major reasons why now is a better time than ever to dive into the excellent open-source 3D modeling suite.

Adobe unveiled numerous updates and hints at what’s in store for the future of the Creative Cloud Suite. If you’ve been interested in what updates to look out for as a VFX artist, we’ve got you covered with nine updates that can help you produce VFX more quickly across Creative Cloud apps.

Not only does gaming have strong crossovers with VFX from an industry and work perspective, but its themes, inspirations, and art direction itself are shared back and forth with the worlds of film, television, and online narratives. The result? Movies based on games and games based on movies!

The industry is changing at a rapid pace, so if you’ve become somewhat complacent in your career, or you’re looking to have an edge at your next interview, let this article be an inspiration. It can catapult you into learning something new to ensure your future in the world of visual effects.