Jul 5, 2017


VDB Splicer for Lightwave released

Deep FX has released VDB Splicer, a new tool built on top of the OpenVDB library that enables you to perform boolean operations on volumetric data and remesh the results in Lightwave. The plugin costs $25.99. A trial version limited to 2000 polygons is available. Find out more on Deep FX’s web…

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Joanie Lemercier’s No-lograms

Joanie Lemercier has uploaded some fascinating experiments in volumetric 3d projection that create an illusion of light hanging in space by using fine particles of water, high pressure gas and custom nozzles. The technique, which he has called No-lograms, is able to react to the audience using widel…

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You can now reply to Instagram Stories with photos and video

 Instagram has updated its Stories feature with the ability to reply to stories with either photos or video. This means you can use all the creative tools found in the Instagram camera, including filters, Boomerang, rewind and stickers to show the original poster exactly how your really feel about what they’re sharing. The replies feature also lets you use a new sticker that actually… Read More

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New game simulates the old grind

 Pippin Barr, Assistant Professor in the Department of Design and Computation Arts at Concordia University in Montréal, has released a game that I’m sure you’re all going to enjoy. It’s called It is as if you were doing work and it simulates the day-to-day activities of the average knowledge worker. Need to write a document? Close a bunch of notifications first. Finished with… Read More

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MPC and Double Negative’s work on Wonder Woman

The VFX website FXGuide has posted a behind-the-scenes look at MPC and Double Negative’s contributions to DC’s Wonder Woman. As well as discussing the challenges of creating digital head replacements presented by the costumes, the article discusses MPC’s environment work to create …