Life in 3D

Resources for artists living life in 3D: breakdowns, tutorials, interviews, and more

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The unseen VFX of Everest

No stranger to large-scale VFX adventures, Framestore’s Rob Allman details the labor-intensive challenges that come with making VFX work seen but unnoticed in the ultra-real, high-altitude 'Everest.'

Monty's Christmas

Tim Van Hussen, animator on 'Monty's Christmas,' shares how big emphasis on the smallest details allowed MPC's photo-real, CG penguin for John Lewis win both hearts and gold at Cannes.

The untold story of Kung Fury and Fido

VIDEO | Watch the untold story of the award-nominated short film, Kung Fury, directed by crowdfunding king, David Sandberg.

Look behind the scenes of 'Monster Hunt'

INSTAGRAM TAKEOVER | Base FX, the VFX studio behind the record-breaking, Chinese-Hong Kong film, 'Monster Hunt,' took over our Autodesk_ME Instagram to show us behind the scenes.

Arrowhead Game Studios creates Gauntlet with Maya and Stingray

Arrowhead Game Studios and re-creating Gauntlet.

Look behind the scenes of the 'Framestore Zoo'

INSTAGRAM TAKEOVER | Framestore took over our Autodesk_ME Instagram feed to show off some of their most iconic, impossible, yet believable characters.

Audi's 'Birth' by The Mill

The Mill’s Mike Chapman credits the dramatic impact of Audi's 'Birth' to bravery and trust -- before artistry or software.

Innovation, Storytelling, and Visualization Are Keys to Corgan Success

See how Corgan won the Shanghai terminal project.

Lee Griggs

It's a pleasure to present Lee Griggs, our 2015 AREA Artist of the Year! Lee was voted into the top 3 during our community voting on Facebook and then chosen as the winner by our panel of judges.

HKS Architects

HKS Architects are innovating to design and visualize.