Australian artist Chris Jones, known for his great short film "The Passenger", has posted a video with a realistic human head he created using Lightwave, Sculptris and Krita. Composited with DaVinci Resolve Lite. Watch it on YouTube.
Southpaw Technology, developer of the open source digital asset and workflow management platform Tactic, announced today that it has launched five new apps: VFX, ASync, Server Assist, Media Library and Brand Manager. The availability of different tools is intended to give organizations various options so that they can choose the digital asset application that is most suitable to their needs. Watch some related videos on YouTube and find out more on Southpaw Technology's site.
Another test of the waves crashing on beach scene, this time by CG generalist and VFX artist Carlos Parmentier, who created a great version using Houdini. Watch it on Vimeo and find a
breakdown on Carlos Parmentier's site.
A video showing a sand physics simulation using Houdini and Bullet has been posted by Pavel Pehlivanov. An explanation of the method he used is available on OD|Force's forum. Watch the video on Vimeo and find out more on OD|Force's forum.
(Updated) A new video is up showing new features that allow to choose the time of the year (season) for all the vegetation in a scene, with additional control over individual trees. Watch it on YouTube. (more...)
A short by Supinfocom students Luis Betancourt, Benjamin Vedrenne, Joseph Coury, Michel Durin and Charly Nzekwu on façades and authoritarian regimes, with overtones from Orwell's 1984. Watch it on Vimeo.
A short produced by Chaos Group, Viktor Mazhlekov and Simeon Sokerov that deals with transformations, and uses a surreal aesthetic originated from paintings. Created with 3DS Max and V-Ray. Watch it on YouTube.