You and M&Ehttp://area.autodesk.comWith well over a decade's experience in CG and a BAFTA for Best VFX, Darren manages a team of 7 experts who cover the M&E portfolio and interface with key customers, helping them ensure their pipelines are ready for tomorrow's challenges.Sat, 22 Jul 2017 20:45:03 UTCBuild your dream pipeline for commercial postDarren BrookerBuild your dream pipeline for commercial postThu, 20 Nov 2014 15:09:49 UTChttp://area.autodesk.com/blogs/darren/build-your-dream-pipeline-for-commercial-postHow Autodesk helped out Oscar-nominated short filmmakersDarren BrookerHow the #AutodeskExperts became a part of the moviemaking process on the Oscar-nominated short The Voorman ProblemMon, 24 Feb 2014 22:24:08 UTChttp://area.autodesk.com/blogs/darren/how-autodesk-helped-out-oscar-nominated-short-filmmakersGamify your AU experience with the Maya LT #AutodeskExpertsDarren BrookerThe advertising sector understands that gamified experiences lead to greater engagement, but do you know how easy it is to to rapidly prototype & develop game concepts? If the answer's no, you should come to this amazing AU class...Wed, 13 Nov 2013 18:29:11 UTChttp://area.autodesk.com/blogs/darren/gamify-your-au-experience-with-the-maya-lt-autodeskexperts50 years, 11 Time Lords & one astonishing trailerDarren BrookerWith 798 episodes to date, featuring 11 different Doctors, creating a trailer that covers this half century for the 50th anniversary special of Dr Who is clearly quite a brief. However, it's a brief that Framestore seems to have succeeded with and judging by the feedback on YouTube excelled at.Mon, 21 Oct 2013 16:07:54 UTChttp://area.autodesk.com/blogs/darren/50-years-11-time-lords-frozen-in-time-amp-one-astonishing-trailerThinking outside of the BoxDarren BrookerIndustrial robots & motion control are concepts embraced within VFX since the advent of CGI, but with a little out-of-the-box thinking and a lot of creativity, the guys (& robots) at Bot & Dolly have produced something truly magicalFri, 18 Oct 2013 11:34:59 UTChttp://area.autodesk.com/blogs/darren/thinking-outside-of-the-boxIndie PSN gamedev (and the cost thereof)Darren BrookerGame dev has been known to take its toll on mind, body & soul, but the development of Derrick the Deathfin also took a hefty chunk out of its developer's bank account (and his father's too)...Tue, 13 Nov 2012 12:44:44 UTChttp://area.autodesk.com/blogs/darren/indie-psn-gamedev-and-the-cost-thereofMPC gets playful for IKEADarren BrookerThis charming campaign from the agency Mother sees IKEA add a little spring to its tired step with more than a little help from MPC. (Warning: contains very catchy track).Wed, 24 Oct 2012 15:28:51 UTChttp://area.autodesk.com/blogs/darren/mpc-gets-playful-for-ikeaOne-minute of truly epic enchanting make-believe from The Mill NYCDarren BrookerThe magical scenario of toys coming to life at bedtime has been done many times before, but with over 40 characters packed into the 62 seconds of The Mill's City of Possibilities, never has enchantment been so epicFri, 17 Aug 2012 13:23:43 UTChttp://area.autodesk.com/blogs/darren/prepare-to-be-enchanted-by-one-minute-of-truly-epic-make-believe-from-the-mill-nycAmazing Tron-inspired Velodrome promo for London 2012Darren BrookerAs if there wasn't enough excitement in London's olympic velodrome over recent weeks, CrystalCG has produced an amazing Tron-inspired promo that is as much a thing of beauty as track cycling itselfFri, 10 Aug 2012 12:34:15 UTChttp://area.autodesk.com/blogs/darren/amazing-tron-inspired-velodrome-promo-for-london-2012Utterly phenomenal Cloud Atlas trailerDarren BrookerAny tale that ties six storylines set millennia apart deserves to be dubbed vast, ambitious and epic and the good news is that Cloud Atlas looks set to live up to its billingTue, 31 Jul 2012 14:12:44 UTChttp://area.autodesk.com/blogs/darren/utterly-phenomenal-cloud-atlas-trailerSoft and strong!Darren BrookerAs if origami wasn't difficult enough, the CG team at Glassworks faced the challenge of a brief featuring origami weightlifters and tornado transitionsThu, 26 Jul 2012 09:13:14 UTChttp://area.autodesk.com/blogs/darren/soft-and-strongMeet the SuperhumansDarren Brooker4Creative and MPC have created a promo that sums up exactly the sheer effort and dedication that is behind Paralympics athletes' long journey to LondonWed, 18 Jul 2012 14:30:38 UTChttp://area.autodesk.com/blogs/darren/meet-the-superhumansMy Time is Now: Nike launches epic Euro 2012 spotDarren BrookerThe epic success of Nike's Write the Future was a hard act to follow, but Wieden + Kennedy London has followed it with an equally epic spot for Euro 2012Mon, 21 May 2012 11:12:12 UTChttp://area.autodesk.com/blogs/darren/my-time-is-nowMy Time is Now: Nike launches epic Euro 2012 spotDarren BrookerThe epic Write the Future spotMon, 21 May 2012 11:12:12 UTChttp://area.autodesk.com/blogs/darren/my-time-is-now-nike-launches-epic-euro-2012-spot1Chipotle's winning streak continues with Yellow Pencil Darren BrookerFor a brand that had never previously created any TV advertisingTue, 15 May 2012 05:17:53 UTChttp://area.autodesk.com/blogs/darren/chipotle_s_winning_streak_continues_with_yellow_pencilCrowd funding a new Rainbow WarriorDarren BrookerGreenpeace completes crowd funding for the new Rainbow Warrior in record time via a rich 3D campaign site courtesy of DDB ParisMon, 14 May 2012 01:00:00 UTChttp://area.autodesk.com/blogs/darren/crowd_funding_a_new_rainbow_warriorStitching HitchDarren BrookerOne artist, six weeks, approaching 1m views: Rear Window is a masterwork that appeals on simply so many levels.Thu, 19 Apr 2012 01:00:00 UTChttp://area.autodesk.com/blogs/darren/stitching_hitchMagical stop-frame 3D typography with an iPadDarren BrookerSee how Dentsu London used an iPad to light paint truly magical images that start out as 3D motion graphics sequences. Wed, 04 Apr 2012 01:00:00 UTChttp://area.autodesk.com/blogs/darren/magical_stop_frame_3d_typography_with_an_ipadPopcap score games BAFTA with Peggle HDDarren BrookerCongratulations must go to the Dublin Popcap team for scooping the BAFTA for best Game in its Mobile & Handheld category, for the HD port of the pachinko sytle Peggle.Fri, 23 Mar 2012 00:00:00 UTChttp://area.autodesk.com/blogs/darren/popcap_score_games_bafta_with_peggle_hdMoonrise Kingdom to open CannesDarren BrookerWes Anderson's Moonrise Kingdom to open the Cannes 2012 festivalFri, 09 Mar 2012 00:00:00 UTChttp://area.autodesk.com/blogs/darren/moonrise_kingdom_to_open_cannes