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Houdini 12.5 Released

Houdini 12.5 Released – Side Effects Software, an industry leader in 3D animation and visual effects software, is proud to announce the immediate release of Houdini 12.5 which offers a wealth of new and enhanced features including Cloud FX , Ocean FX, OpenVDB volume sculpting tools and an optimized lighting and rendering pipeline with built-in support for delayed-load Alembic primitives. Continue reading


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Metegol Art Direction & Character Design by Mariano Epelbaum

Mariano Epelbaum was born in Buenos Aires on October 18, 1975. Character Designer, illustrator and traditional 2D animator.
Working professionally since 1996 in various disciplines of Animation and Illustration where characters that designs tend to be very expressive and original. Currently in art direction on several projects, always trying different styles and techniques.
As an animation artist, participated in outstanding productions in Argentina, as Character art director and character designer of Foosball, Argentine-Spanish 3D production directed by Juan José Campanella, García Ferré movies Manuelita and Corazón, las alegrías de Pantriste; Micaela (Encuadre SA), Bahía Mágica (Bitt Animation), the three films “Dibu” and TV series mi familia es un dibujo (Patagonik film Group), and scenes of the film Ogú y Mampaton ( Hook Up Animation). He has also worked in various animated commercials. Continue reading