August 2011

Rise of the planet of VFX in Scotland - Hollywood star Brian Cox opens new Visual Effects Research Lab for North Sea Screen Partners

Rise of the planet of VFX in Scotland

Brian Cox is back in Scotland to open a new post-production facility at the University of Dundee.
A legendary actor, he's most recently starred in "Rise of the Plant of the Apes" and "Ironclad".

Part of the EU funded North Sea Screen Partners, the lab has been created to produce cutting edge visual effects and is also the focus for the new Visual Effects Research Network.

IC tomorrow and Abertay University launch Future Games Contest

IC tomorrow has teamed up with University of Abertay Dundee to bring you the £100k Future Games Contest.

Future Games aims to find budding developers who have innovative ideas and projects relating to gaming technology. Abertay was the first university in the UK to offer a degree focusing on video games. Their experience in this field along with IC tomorrow's expertise getting new apps off the ground makes them the perfect team to help push forward innovation in gaming.

The contest aims to find four innovative ideas which focus on the following areas: