Author: Ruben Bailey

Unreal Engine realtime animation

Realtime Animation Pipeline in Unreal Engine

Animal logic the animation studio which has been making animation since 1991 has moved from the old rendering methods to the new Unreal Engine animation pipeline for its Realtime abilities. Advances in Unreal Engines control rig function enable endless opportunities for animators to work with skeletal rigs and with 4.22 its now possible to combine…
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Who did What on Love Death + Robots

With the release of Love, Death + Robots Netflix has brought the abilities and talents of the 3D artists to the mass markets, showcasing just how far animation has come on in recent years. The hit series showcased a variety of of different styles of animation from the Neon photorealism of “Sonnie’s Edge” to the…
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Emmy Win

UE4 and Unity Emmy Win Boosts Development Community

Epic Games came home with a gift for everyone working in the field of realtime virtual production, with an Emmy win for Technology and Engineering. The win is well deserved recognition for all of the hard work Epic Games has put in to making their engine not just for games, with its latest release 4.22 having…
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Unreal Engine 4.22

Unreal Engine 4.22 does more than pre-visualisation

With the launch of Unreal Engine 4.22 Epic gifted us with a range of new tools and features to help the engine in every way from VR experiences to virtual production pipelines. Unreal even dedicated virtual production its own section in its covering article. Although it was nice to give virtual production the recognition, it…
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Unreal Engine with Quixel

Real or Unreal The UE4 Quixel Tests

With the release of ‘Rebirth’ at the GDC, Quixel and Unreal Engine really raised the bar for photorealism within the game engine. The short cinematic shows a futuristic alien land with a mix of vast landscapes and alien Architecture buildings all in a hyper real environment. But we had another take on this, it looked…
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Hollywood Quality in Unreal Engine

With the release of ‘Troll’ the cinematic tech demo from Goodbye Kansas and Deep Forest Films. It left the film and animation industries amazed with what exactly the Unreal engine can do. The short, directed and written by Deep Forest Films’ Björne Larson, shows a princess playing with fiery sprites before they’re scared away by…
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OSF Reviews Microsoft HoloLens 2

The new HoloLens 2 On the 24th of February at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona Microsoft announced the new HoloLens 2. Microsoft massively updated HoloLens 2. The field of view has been upgraded from a 30° to 52°, this wider field of view helps create a more immersive mixed Reality experience. The headset is…
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Optimizing V-Ray for Unreal Engine

Optimising V-Ray for Unreal Engine

First posted on Unreal Engines blog on February 15, 2019. V-Ray is one of the worlds biggest physically-based renderers which is used in a variety of markets from architectural firms to visual effects. The Chaos Group (which owns and develops the V-ray software) noticed Unreal Engines rapid growth within similar markets, but with the agenda of…
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A New Breed of Cinematographers

Rise of the Robot Cameraman

With the growth of game engines and their ever growing abilities, they’re bringing forth a totally new way of shooting content. The film industry is dominated by visual FX and more and more is being done in the engine, the environments, the effects, even the actors, it’s possible to do it all within the engine…
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Microsoft Mixed Reality Studio Review

The Problem With Microsoft Mixed Reality Capture Studio

You wont be seeing armies of volumetric Orcs or legions of stormtroopers coming out of a Microsoft’s Mixed Reality Capture Studio, not yet anyway. Microsoft are on a push with their Mixed Reality platform and along with their Mixed Reality Capture Studio solutions, but there’s a funky problem, call it a pain-point if you like. It’s…
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