I love World Creator, especially the vegetation distribution pipeline. You can create some very realistic fields with it. Im going to check out impostors too - ive seen it a few times and wondered what it's about.
Stupid Rental. My Zbrush that I haven't paid for an update in years and is perpetual Trumps that on all counts.
Full Rotation has recently presented their own list of the best university and college courses in the UK that can help you launch a career in Animation or VFX. The article both provides a brief overview of what each place offers and gives details on the paths of graduates and more. The post also comes with the course animation showreels, so that you can see results for yourself. The list is mostly focused on BA degree courses that cover any animation, from feature film work, VFX and games animation.
Here is the full list of facilities presented in the analysis:
The animation and VFX scene is booming with almost all feature films now containing some form of CGI. Even the movies with no monsters or other worlds have cleverly swapped out backdrops and beautiful scenery usually changed or added after filming that you would never notice was not real.
The United Kingdom has a booming scene with studios such as MPC, Framestore, Dneg, Passion pictures and many more, even Industrial Light & Magic have set up shop in London working on Star Wars recently. With artists from around the globe coming to the UK to work in a historic city, full of different cultures, London is an attractive experience for any budding artist.
With that in mind it’s no wonder international students also love to study here amongst the best, and here in England, we have some of the best full-time degree courses to study animation and VFX. One renowned training school Escape Studios even offers online training.
To help with the huge task of choosing not only the right course but city to start your journey we have created a list of the top Universities and colleges in the UK to launch your career in animation or VFX.
We interviewed the best to ask interesting facts like what their students went on to create and a showreel and put them all together on one page to get you going.
You can find the full article here.