Open Source 3D

Lately I’ve been playing around with Blender, an open source 3D modeling and animation application, and I have to say I’m pleasantly surprised. Virtually anything that can be realized in commercial 3D programs can be done in Blender. I’ll be posting some tutorials soon on some of the techniques I’ve found useful within Blender and […]

1st Ave Machine

Machine meets life. 1st Ave Machine is a NYC based CGI VFX/Animation Studio and Production Company. I’m gonna to be looking out for any plants with glossy black lenses from now on.

Machinima: 3D Game-Based Filmmaking

With the release of The Sims 2 comes a new ad campaign, featuring machinima (pronounced ma-SHEEN-i-ma), a new film genre where video game players capture footage of themselves and then edit it together with narrative. Electronic Arts hired Rooster Teeth Productions to create “The Strangerhood“, a parody of reality TV, to promote their Sims 2 […]