Oliver Hotz has released an open source tool that lets you copy and paste geometry between different 3D applications. The current 3D applications supported are Maya, Houdini, Modo, Lightwave and Blender. (more...)
"The purpose of education is to free the student from the tyranny of the present" (Cicero). A nice trip through aesthetics from history, centered on architectural works. Created by students from Lyon-based Emile Cohl school. Watch it on Vimeo.
(Updated) Fusion for Houdini has been renamed to Flux HDA, and is now available for purchase from Gumroad for $100. Although the digital asset can be used in Maya and Cinema 4D via Houdini Engine, the author states he is not supporting applications other than Houdini due to having observed slowdowns in Maya when using different builds of Houdini Engine. (more...)
Buenos Aires-based Rudo Company has created a 2D animated music video for Argentine band Siamés' The Wolf, the first single from their debut album Bounce Into The Music. A making of is available on Vimeo.
The Domemaster Fusion Macros developed by Andrew Hazelden have evolved into KartaVR. The software works with Fusion Studio and provides tools for VR, panoramic 360° video stitching and image editing workflows. New functionality in v3 includes: stitch 360° video in Fusion with a PTGui Project File, Oculus Rift support, ability to easily add titles and logos to VR content and easily animate their size and position. More on Andrew Hazelden's website.