Education Spotlight

Education Spotlight

More than ever before, animation and visual effects studios are seeking qualified Houdini artists. This special report explores the studio requirements for Houdini artists, what schools and studios...

SideFX Commits to Education with Dramatically Lower Pricing

SideFX Commits to Education with Dramatically Lower Pricing

SideFX is pleased to announce new lower pricing for Houdini Education to make it more affordable for schools to choose Houdini and its award winning procedural workflow for their curriculum.

Houdini at SIGGRAPH 2016

Houdini at SIGGRAPH 2016

SideFX is excited to be back at SIGGRAPH for another year of educational and inspiring Houdini-related presentations - by both SideFX technical experts and industry professionals.

SideFX Releases Houdini 15.5

SideFX Releases Houdini 15.5

SideFX is pleased to announce the release of Houdini 15.5 with an improved workflow for modelers, more accurate crowd controls, a new VR lens camera for rendering to industry-standard formats and s...

The Aha! Moment

The Aha! Moment

When learning any skill - from violin to golf to software - there can be a moment in time when something 'clicks' and you feel a sense of "ahhha, now I get it". The aha force is strong in people le...

FX Animation | Our Newest Certified School

FX Animation | Our Newest Certified School

Side Effects is pleased to announce that FX Animation Barcelona 3D School is the newest member of our certified school program!

Announcing Pluralsight

Announcing Pluralsight

As of late September 2015, the full Digital-Tutors training library was integrated into Pluralsight, effectively retiring the Digital-Tutors name and brand.

Skål!

Skål!

Skål!, the Swedish word for “Cheers,” is the title of an animated short film about a pair of boozing hamsters who have a score to settle. The film is the creation of a talented group of students fr...

Main Road | Post - Stalingrad

Main Road | Post - Stalingrad

Main Road|Post, a Russian VFX studio added numerous effects to the film Stalingrad including numerous destruction and debris shots. One of their biggest challenges was to seamlessly integrate and m...

Brigham-Young University - The Dream Giver

Brigham-Young University - The Dream Giver

More than ever, Houdini artists are in high demand and it is the perfect time for students to add Houdini skills to their arsenal. As a result, Houdini is gaining popularity in the education sector...