After trying twitter for a while now I'm going to start using it for micro blogging to supplement this blog. What does that mean for those of you with no interest in joining twitter and doing the whole following/followed thing?
A few weeks back I posted that I was making the experimental jump to twitter. So hows it been going. Pretty well. I have to say I may even like it.
Hey everyone. I just returned from a vacation after GDC (much needed) and wanted to remind everyone that all of the main demos from the theatre at GDC are available on demand here on the AREA...
Just a reminder post that GDC is next week and you can check out everything happening on our GDC theatre live on the AREA as it happens. Please tell your friends.
I'm sure I'm not alone in being overwhelmed by ways to communicate. Between email, instant messenger, text messages, blog, linkedin, facebook and my actual job, my day was just filled up. Twitter always seemed like a big time suck to me. A few friends have shown me that this doesn't have to be the case and I thought I'd test the waters.
In the last couple weeks there have been a couple big awards events for our industry. The Academy awards and the VES awards. In this post I wanted to highlight some of the fantastic students that were nominated for awards this year using our products and share with you some interviews and video.
A couple posts ago I talked about going in to visit Third floor studios to shoot some video about how they do previz work for games and film productions. Well here is a first taste (if you have the bandwidth you can watch it in HD as well...
We have this news up as a banner right now but I know how we all tune out banners so I thought I would mention this again here. Anyone that will be in San Fran during the week of GDC is welcome to register for these free classes. I'm also working on Having the classes streamed or at least uploaded on demand on the AREA.
Yesterday I spent a full day at The Third Floor Inc. with a camera crew interviewing the team about their work. This company is a fast rising star in LA that is doing fully animated 3d previsualisations for numerous major film and game projects. The whole day was a great reminder of how rewarding a previz job can be.