Montreal animation studio SHED will present the trailer for its upcoming animated short, Outside, along with a discussion on its creative process – from the birth of the idea to the final rendered piece.
Through a unique, co-operative relationship, SHED worked closely with SideFX – and the developers of its animation and effects software, Houdini – to fine-tune the platform’s animation features to better suit the demanding and evolving requirements of a modern studio. The result is a more efficient workflow and, ultimately, a compelling and beautiful film.
Producing content for online distribution comes with its own adventures & rewards. Devon Thagard, Troy McDonald and Brett Jubinville of Skyship Entertainment discuss the evolution of the production…
A retrospective on the development of animation for visual effects at Mr. X Inc., featuring a particular focus on the challenges faced while bringing photorealistic characters to life in film and television.