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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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GPU NVIDA 2080 Ti

Monitoring GPU / CPU Usage Virtual Production

While testing our early release Realtime Machines™ (our range of workstations for realtime virtual production) we thought we’d start sharing our methods with a list of tools we are using. We’ll be updating this article with the monitoring tools we found most useful. NVIDIA Nsight Graphics (GPU Monitoring Tool) First up, NVIDIA Nsight Graphics and where…
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NAB Show 2019 Unreal Engine

Unreal Boosts 4K TV Industry

Reported in the top trends at NAB this year, Unreal Engine made huge inroads into the production workflows of all the usual suspects in broadcast virtual studio and graphic production. On looking at the exhibition halls, this trend looked more like a full on invasion of the engines, with every other booth demonstrating how they are…
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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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Google Stadia Unreal Engine

How Stadia and Unreal Engine will kill Netflix

Opinion Asa Bailey Founder On-Set Facilities http://onsetfacilities.com Very soon Stadia and others who follow will become the goto entertainment platforms for the masses, delivering not just games but also a new wave of mixed reality entertainment.  Here’s the how and why of it all. First let’s take a look at this video. It was made…
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Realtime Pipeline™

Realtime Compositing with Realtime Pipeline™ for Unreal Engine

WAKE UP 2 Director Asa Bailey Production MR Factory Agency Growthland Client NTT Data Realtime Compositing in UE4 with Realtime Pipeline™ Take a look at the future of realtime content production. Live composited on-set, the production made a saving in post-production costs while at the same time giving the Director, actors and crew the ability…
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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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