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Freefolk on BAFTA-nominated show, "Emerald City"

To celebrate the inspiring talent in the film, television, and VFX industry, Autodesk is delighted to present interviews with the nominees of the Special, Visual & Graphic Effects category for the 2018 British Academy Television Craft Awards. Steve Murgatroyd, Head of 2D at Freefolk, talks us through the challenges he faced working on "Emerald City," how he got to where he is in the industry, what inspires him, and gives advice for new artists.

BlueBolt on BAFTA-nominated BBC series, "Taboo"

To celebrate the inspiring talent in the film, television, and VFX industry, Autodesk is delighted to present interviews with the nominees of the Special, Visual & Graphic Effects category for the 2018 British Academy Television Craft Awards. Henry Badgett, Visual Effects Supervisor at BlueBolt, talks us through the challenges he faced working on "Taboo," how he got to where he is in the industry, what inspires him, and gives advice for new artists.

It's here: Our 2018 Games showreel

Thank you to all our customers, all over the world for a great year of games. Games studios big and small use Autodesk 3D tools like 3ds Max, Maya, MotionBuilder, and Mudbox to bring us amazing games.

Watch it now: Our 2018 VFX showreel

Articulate apes, dreadful dragons, spectacular space battles, heroic heroines, badass bounty hunters: To all the insanely talented, hard-working post and visual effects artists out there, thank you. You make entertainment EPIC.

How Rising Sun Pictures left its mark on "Thor: Ragnarok"

Over a period of 18 months, Australia’s Rising Sun Pictures (RSP) provided some 170 special effects shots for "Thor: Ragnarok," helping to make it one of the most critically and commercially successful movies of 2017. From character modeling to creature creation and set design, they helped shape Thor’s visuals from pre-production through to the final cut. RSP’s CG Supervisor, Hubert Maston, talks us through their work on the film, the challenges they faced, and the tools they used to pull it all off. 

Meet the Studio: Shotgun Visits Crafty Apes

The talented crew at Crafty Apes, a VFX studio with facilities in Atlanta, Los Angeles, and New York, keep things light and fun for their artists while working on acclaimed shows like "La La Land."

5 reasons why Coffee & TV use Flame as their hub

As small post companies get bigger, and big companies wonder what’s coming next, Derek Moore gives us 5 reasons why Coffee & TV use Flame as the central hub of their Soho facility.

Chris Harvey on Neill Blomkamp's Oats Studios

Everything about Neill Blomkamp's Oats Studios seems designed to flout Hollywood creative norms. VFX Supervisor, Chris Harvey, tells us what makes this (very small) studio so unique.

Flame Artist Brian Higgins gets hands dirty with gory comedy “Middle Man”

Co-director of ad agency and creative collective Flavor, Brian Higgins tell us about breaking away from the small screen with a dark, funny and very bloody feature film.

Double Negative on the VFX of "Thor: Ragnarok"

The rising popularity of the superhero movie has brought consistent work and fresh new challenges to VFX studios. When Marvel needed some last-minute help constructing alien environments for Thor: Ragnarok, they approached London-based Double Negative – already well-known for their work on Inception and Interstellar, as well as a previous Thor movie, trusting them to get the job done well and on time. We spoke with Double Negative’s VFX Supervisor Stuart Lashley, their DFX Supervisor Artemis Oikonomopoulou, and their VFX Producer Jenny Basen about their work on the film, from the challenges they faced to the solutions they improvised.

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