In a rush to create a Showreel and the best CV one can, printed stationery is often overlooked. Throughout my career in Post-production and especially
MochaPro + Nuke Webinar Recording
A couple of weeks ago I did a webinar on using Mocha Pro for clean-up and in particular, looking at advanced techniques in Nuke that use it beyond its original purpose of pure planar tracking.
Ariel Levental’s mentoring session for Advanced Compositing students.
Ariel Levental, a senior compositor at Framestore, came to Escape Studios on Friday to have a look at our Advanced Compositing short course students’ work. To help the students reach that standard Ariel gave detailed critique of each of the shots, but he also had some general comments and tips that would be helpful for any aspiring artist.
All Thriller No Filler- Showreel advice from Milk and Framestore
We don’t know if Milk’s 2D Supervisor Jorge Oliva and Framestore’s Generalist TD Caspian Graca da Silva have worked together, but they were a formidable team to give feedback to Escape VFX students on their showreels at our special Showreel Clinic
Character Creation course starts again
The Character Creation course is starting again at Escape Studios. It’s an 18 week course that will be focusing on industry techniques and pipelines of today to create characters of our own
Houdini, Grooming and Creature FX
There seems to be a trend in the market for openings in Creature FX jobs. I’m sure everyone’s realised that films are flying out of the cinema with as much fur balls and fluff as humanly/CGI as possible.