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Absolute Post
Posted on Jan 19, 2021
    Absolute Post

    Absolute Post

    Check out this feature where they discuss with SideFX about their recent work creating electricity effects for a Maserati ad, generating greeble-like transition effects in an Adidas ad that depict a real world environment changing to a virtual environment, and lastly how they created turbulent river rapids for an episode of the Outlander television series.


    Watch the feature here.



Epic Games Invests in SideFX
Posted on Nov 20, 2020
    Epic Games Invests in SideFX

    Epic Games Invests in SideFX

    Exciting news!


    Epic Games is now a minority investor in SideFX. In Epic, SideFX gains a strong partner whose passion for the industry closely aligns with them.


    Read more about it here.

    Forum discussion is here.


Houdini HIVE - Education Edition
Posted on Nov 10, 2020
    Houdini HIVE - Education Edition

    Houdini HIVE - Education Edition

    The Houdini HIVE Education Edition brings together students and faculty to showcase a variety of techniques used to create quality CG artwork in schools around the world. The Houdini Education Program is honoured to support these institutions as they educate young artists and congratulates them for their hard work.


    Read more about it here.

    Artwork courtesy of Sylvain Gaussens

Houdini 18.5 Released
Posted on Oct 23, 2020
    Houdini 18.5 Released - What's new

    Houdini 18.5 Released

    Houdini 18.5 introduces KineFX - a procedural character solution designed to make motion editing and retargeting easier and more flexible - interactive brush tools for Vellum cloth, wires and soft bodies, a minimal solve for fast PyroFX sims, key enhancements to Solaris such as a Snapshot Gallery and much more.


    Read more about it here.

    Artwork courtesy of Adam Swaab

Houdini 18.5 HIVE
Posted on Oct 23, 2020
    Houdini 18.5 HIVE

    Houdini 18.5 HIVE

    To celebrate the release of Houdini 18.5, SideFX is pleased to bring two days of presentations by artists and developers highlighting many of the new features. This includes such topics as KineFX, gamedev, modeling, environments, PyroFX and CFX.


    Read more about it here.

    Artwork courtesy of Adam Swaab

THE HOUDINI GAME JAM WINNERS! 2020
Posted on Oct 14, 2020

    THE HOUDINI GAME JAM WINNERS!

    SideFX recently held its first ever game jam where participants had one week to use Houdini to build games based on the theme “Don’t Panic!” Over 80 people game jammed, either in teams or alone, to create 47 fun and unique games. All of the games made during the game jam can be viewed (including information about how Houdini was used), downloaded, and played for free on the Houdini Game Jam submissions page on Itch.


    Read more about it here.

Project Blue Book - Stormborn Studios
Posted on Oct 06, 2020
    Project Blue Book - sailor in storm scene

    Project Blue Book - Stormborn Studios

    Check out this elaborate project summary that talks about their Global Collaboration, how they used the Houdini Ocean toolkit and much more!


    Read more about it here.

    Image courtesy of Stormborn Studios

We've reduced our fees!
Posted on Aug 26, 2020

    We've reduced our fees! to 8%

    Effective immediately, we've reduced our fees to 8% to help authors with the costs involved with selling assets, as well, to promote having more assets in the store. We hope to bring more interest with smart assets for both users and authors to help with their projects.


    Account menu and My History

    You can track the Downloads and Sales under "My History" in your account.




    Upload to Orbolt from Houdini

    Become an Author and sell your assets at the prices you set!




Frozen 2 - Walt Disney Animation Studios
Posted on Aug 18, 2020
    Frozen 2 Water horse

    Frozen 2 - Walt Disney Animation Studios

    In Chris Buck and Jennifer Lee’s Frozen 2, we return to the world of Arendelle with Elsa and Anna, and we venture further into new places, such as the Enchanted Forest. These new adventures required new approaches to effects for Walt Disney Animation Studios. Here, the team behind the work break down their various challenges on the film.


    Read more about it here.



HOUDINI GAME JAM 2020
Posted on Jul 22, 2020

    HOUDINI GAME JAM 2020

    SideFX is pround to announce the first-ever HOUDINI GAME JAM! Everyone is invited to participate in the jam and use Houdini to make games for a chance at winning awesome prizes!


    Read more about it here.



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