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Disney RnD

Some very cool white papers from Disney. I want the self colliding hexahedral mesh deformer.

http://www.cgmeetup.net/home/walt-disney-animation-studios-technology-papers-videos/

Getting going with Arnold in Maya.

http://max-depth.com/?p=207

David BehrensFounder & CEO
Ventosum, LLC
http://www.ventosum.com
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Autodesk Reveals Flow Design, a New Simulation Tool for Designers

http://inthefold.autodesk.com/in_the_fold/2014/01/autodesk-reveals-flow-design-a-new-simulation-tool-for-designers.html?app_data={“pi”:”46261_1390253970_2039773578″,”pt”:”twitter”}#sthash.Tmip3hE8.UIAB7pqp

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David Behrens
Founder & CEO
Ventosum, LLC
http://www.ventosum.com
+1 (612) 910 7749

Making of Pacific Rim videos

For those who missed em, here’s a bunch of ILM’s press pieces on the making of.  It’s fun to see it all come together on the big screen, and cool to see all the assets we all worked so hard on get their press.

Destroying cities.

Not that I am biased but if you’re a VES member, you should probably vote for Pacific Rim in all categories. Especially effects, creatures, and models.

http://www.cgmeetup.net/home/making-of-hong-kong-battle-for-pacific-rim-by-ilm/

David BehrensFounder & CEO
Ventosum, LLC
http://www.ventosum.com
+1 (612) 910 7749

Tom Gibbons Animation And Art

Super talented friend of mine who I used to work and drink beer with at Tippett Studio. Have look and enjoy the art.

http://www.tomgibbonsart.com/

David BehrensFounder & CEO
Ventosum, LLC
http://www.ventosum.com
+1 (612) 910 7749

Constraint madness

I’ve had enough of parent constraints. Get to the point and orient yourself. Do not bother offsetting either, just trace your roots through the matrix.

Thanks, I’ll be here all week with more math puns.

Wired Magazine and ILM cover Pacific Rim Making of Mecha

Those shoulders kept a lot of us awake at night.

pacrimBuildMechaWiredMag

 

http://www.wired.com/underwire/2014/01/pacific-rim-mecha-design/

Visual Effects Society Announces Nominees for the 12th Annual VES Awards | Visual Effects Society

http://www.visualeffectssociety.com/12th-Annual-VES-Awards-Nominees

Congrats to all the nominees. Many thanks to ILM for the nomination and the opportunity. Special thanks to Mr. James Tooley.

David Behrens
Founder & CEO
Ventosum, LLC
http://www.ventosum.com
+1 (612) 910 7749

Notch Is A Wearable Sensor & App For Tracking And Capturing Body Movements | TechCrunch

The applications for this in sports and motion capture analysis are staggering. Worth keeping an eye on for sure.

http://techcrunch.com/2013/11/24/notch/

David Behrens
Founder & CEO
Ventosum, LLC
http://www.ventosum.com
+1 (612) 910 7749

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