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Student Experiences with LightWave 3D

West Notts Interactive Media Students Reflect on their LightWave Experiences

Wed 16 Sep 2015

With the guidance of  instructor Anthony Hall, we connect with current and former students of Vision West Notthinghamshire College ( affectionately called West Notts) about learning LightWave in weeks and applying  their skills to a variety of projects. This is a showcase of some of the top students at West Notts and a little background on the projects they created using LightWave 3D software.

Computer Graphics World Chats with Rob Powers at SIGGRAPH 2015

Chief Editor Karen Moltenbrey interviews Rob Powers about the latest from the LightWave 3D Group

Fri 28 Aug 2015

Computer Graphics World interviews Rob Powers at SIGGRAPH 2015 to gain insight on the latest from the LightWave 3D Group.

Artist Spotlight: Bruce Branit

Visual Effects Artist Bruce Branit uses LightWave 3D to create extremely credible imaginary scenes and events for film, television and the Web

Sun 09 Aug 2015

The combination of LightWave 3D and ready access to powerful IP networks enabled Bruce Branit to become a World Builder in his own personal life. Rather than continue living in Los Angeles—where he moved to work on visual effects for Star Trek Voyager and Deep Space Nine, among other shows—he was able to move his young family to Kansas City, MO where the cost of living is substantially lower. “LightWave 3D lets me produce films and Web serials that use visual effects in a way that’s unexpected for a micro-budget project. That’s why I’m basing the future growth of my company on this platform,”  says Branit.

Artist Spotlight: Mauro Corveloni

Creating incredible characters with LightWave 3D is how Maurocor stands out in a crowd

Tue 07 Jul 2015

While Brazilian 3D Artist Mauro Corveloni has always been interested in art, when it comes to 3D modeling and animation, his interest rises to the level of a passion. Known professionally as Maurocor, this São Paulo artist operates POP Studio de Ilustração (POP Illustration Studio) and he’s amassed an intriguing and impressive 3D portfolio. In his 15 year professional career, he’s contributed unique and imaginative 3D works—created using LightWave 3D—to diverse projects, including visual effects-intensive TV commercials, a music video, a short film and 3D product shots for advertising.

Get to Know "Tokyo Ghoul"

Oscar Nominaee Shuhei Morita delivers popular anime TV series with LightWave 3D

Mon 18 May 2015

We love anime - especially when created with LightWave 3D. Discover "Tokyo Ghoul," a popular anime television series created with LightWave 3D by Oscar Nominee Shuhei Morita.

Swarming in Sleepy Hollow

See how the popular Fox Television show uses LightWave and its VPR to create swarming effects.

Sun 15 Mar 2015

Sleepy Hollow is a US police drama series from the writers and producers of Star Trek, created for 20th Century Fox Television. The story, based on The Legend of Sleepy Hollow by Washington Irving, twists the 1820s plot to include the supernatural/horror genre, which keep audiences engaged and coming back for more. See the role LightWave 3D and its VPR plays in the creation of swarms of locusts and murders of crows for believable visual effects.

UNESCO Project Unveiled

LightWave and LWCAD come together to re-create a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage site in the Czech Republic

Tue 10 Feb 2015

If you cannot visit the Czech Republic’s famed Villa Tugendhat in person, you can do the next best thing: visit it virtually through an interactive reconstruction created using LightWave 3D and WTools3D’s LWCAD. See how artists at InterMoca use LightWave and LWCAD to re-create the Villa Tugendhat, a 1930s modern architectural icon in the Czech Republic that is now a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage site—all within the Unity game engine.

Artist Spotlight: KHAN, C├ędric Magne

Pushing 3D in new directions with LightWave, this Paris-based artist embodies the art of creativity and philanthropy.

Fri 09 Jan 2015

Since becoming a 3D animator 14 years ago, KHAN continues to  learn new 3D techniques, perfecting his skills and expanding the way he visualizes the physical world—with its objects, lighting and textures—in a virtual environment. In his digital creative studio—555Lab in Paris—he’s created 3D animations for many high-profile brands including: Audi, Van Cleef & Arpels, Dior, Nespresso, Champagnes Bollinger, Armani, Deutz and Masterdisk to name but a few.

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