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Seance (9/21/2018) - What would you say if I told you that I lived through a real-life paranormal horror movie, and that you could too? Some of you may scoff and steer clear of it, but those of you who have an eye for the darker side of life may have your interest piqued. On a warm July… Continue reading Seance
Bringing the Filmmaking experience to Games (12/3/2017) - As video games are becoming more and more visually sophisticated, the cross-pollination between the film industry and the game industry is growing. It’s easy to see this happening with technology and storytelling techniques. When you look at the artists that work in both industries, it’s not hard to imagine the crossover of CGI artists, as… Continue reading Bringing the Filmmaking experience to Games
From Visual Effects Artist to Director: Sorice (1/7/2017) - What do the movies The Hobbit, Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, Pacific Rim, The Jungle Book have in common? Well, they are all heavy in Visual Effects. Though there‘s been a new appreciation for practical effects, we have to agree that none of those movies could have been made a few decades ago,… Continue reading From Visual Effects Artist to Director: Sorice
Helping Horror Creators: Kelly Hughes (7/30/2016) - Kelly Hughes is a living legend of 90s underground grunge horror. It wasn’t easy to be an independent genre filmmaker at that time, but Kelly managed to make a TV series all on his own. Heart Attack Theatre, with over 30 half-hour-long episodes of no-budget horror stories, aired on TV (this was long before Youtube)… Continue reading Helping Horror Creators: Kelly Hughes
Video games in a Dystopian Future: VIRTUAL (6/17/2016) - One of the first short films that we shared with you in The Anthology was The Pixel Theory: Pandora’s Box. We were surprised by the visual quality of this low-budget production—and in Spain, when you say “low-budget,” it really means “ultra-low-budget.” More importantly, we were surprised by the narrative: a genuine dystopian Sci-Fi story about… Continue reading Video games in a Dystopian Future: VIRTUAL
Poe, Lovecraft, Dickens, Wilde & Doyle Mission: Save the Classics (6/6/2016) - As big fans of Edgar Allan Poe’s tales, we couldn’t resist trying the iPoe app when we discovered it in the iClassics series. Poe’s works don’t need any extra features  to be awesome, but they become a completely new experience with animated illustrations, suggestive music, interactivity and a terrible fright at the end. After using iPoe,… Continue reading Mission: Save the Classics
The Hollywood Fairy Tale: R’ha (4/17/2016) - “I got up at seven in the morning (…)  I found a message from Scott Glassgold telling me (…) he wanted to help me turn R‘ha into a movie, with a hollywood studio presumably. Yeah. “ That’s how Kaleb Lechowski, author of the short film R’ha describe the beginning of his Hollywood Fairy Tale. The… Continue reading The Hollywood Fairy Tale: R’ha
Favourite Genre (or Sub-Genre) (4/9/2016) - Which ones are your favourite Genres (or Sub-Genres)? Cuales son tus Géneros (o Subgéneros) Favoritos?
Assassin’s Creed The Complete Visual History (11/7/2015) - We went to an event for the release of the book Assassin’s Creed® The Complete Visual History at the Indigo bookstore in Montreal. We’re big fans of the Art in the Assassin’s Creed franchise, and the event was  an awesome introduction to what’s inside the book. Raphaël Lacoste (Franchise Art Director on Assassin’s Creed) spoke about the origins… Continue reading Assassin’s Creed The Complete Visual History
Longitude Punk’d (6/30/2014) - What a better place to hold an SteamPunk exhibition than the Royal Observatory of Greenwich, in London? Since 1884, Greenwich has been home to the Greenwich Meridian, point zero in longitude and standard of time. The Royal Observatory usually showcases actual technologies and scientific artifacts from the Victorian Era, the historic period where most SteamPunk stories take place. But… Continue reading Longitude Punk’d