The norwegain VFX studios Gimpville and Storm did work for the movie “Kon-Tiki”. Breakdowns at Vimeo showcase the use of Houdini and HOT for production.
Matt Ebb at od|force: “I did some work today converting simulated Mie phase function datainto a form usable for integration into a vop net shader – an exr file”.
Wonderful inspiration with the light art performance photography by Lapp Pro.
The first Artificial Intelligence Brain solution for Houdini is online - learn how to set up Houdini as a AI solution.
fxguide has an in depth post about the production and the VFX of the sci fi movie remake ”Total Recall”.
SideFX Software introduced to the Orbolt Smart 3D Asset Store at Siggraph 2012 in Los Angeles.
Side Effects has rebranded its products Houdini Master and Escape. Houdini FX is now available for $4,495.
DreamWorks Animation releases proprietary volumetric format OpenVDB to open source community.
A new set of HDAs for Houdini by Hop Bin - a beta of xTools is ready for download.
VFX Learning will start a new Houdini online curse on Dynamics 11. August 2012. The online class includes procedural modeling, expressions and particles.