The Scottish Games Network recently sat down with Michael Zaman and Traci Tufte from Axis Studios, to talk about the company's growing use of 'realtime' technology, and it's work in games, film, and TV.
Axis Studios, the animation and visual effects giant, headquartered in Glasgow, has released its incredible showreels, highlighting the key projects from 2021.
Vision Scotland, the first dedicated industry event for Scotland's screen industry - including videogames - has announced new dates for its inaugural expo.
Screen Facilities Scotland, the organisation which represents everything in Scotland's screen industry which isn't a production company, has officially launched Vision Scotland, it's first ever industry conference. Vision Scotland is a dedicated screen and media industry exhibition and trade event showcasing Scotland’s creative production, services, facilities, and professionals to the global industry - and because... Continue Reading →
There's a brand new event, focusing on animation, taking place in Edinburgh later this month. The Move Animation Summit is working with the majority of Scotland's animation studios to create an event which celebrates the success of the country's animation sector, as well as supporting new and emerging talent. Move takes place on Thursday February 23rd,... Continue Reading →
BAFTA Scotland has created an animation masterclass featuring Axis Animation's Creative Director Stuart Aitken. The session will look at the creative processes behind successful projects such as Halo 4: Spartan Ops and the award-winning trailer for horror video game, Dead Island. According to Axis: A certified industry veteran with well over a decade of experience wrangling amazing visuals... Continue Reading →
After years of campaigning, outreach, advocacy and explaining things patiently to various governments, parliaments and public sector bodies, the European Commission has finally approved the games production credit scheme. From April, companies across the UK will be able to apply for tax relief on the production of games which pass a cultural test. The test... Continue Reading →
http://vimeo.com/84434371 If you've not come across the term 'Machinima' before, it is far more than a popular YouTube channel. It refers to the process of using commercially available video game engines to create animated films. The word itself was coined by one of the pioneers of the medium, Hugh Hancock, founder of Strange Company and... Continue Reading →
You may not have come across Glasgow's TRC media yet. The company is a charitable organisation, which delivers research and training programmes to the television, interactive and wider creative industries. Like it or not, the reality is that digital and interactive media is fundamentally changing almost every aspect of the creative world. From the way... Continue Reading →