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2016 Top 5 Games of the Year

2016 Top 5 Games of the Year

2016 has been a pretty grim year here on planet Earth. It took from us Bowie and Mrs Brady. And in return gave us President Trump and Zoolander 2. Rough trade.

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A Day in the Life of a Game Programmer With Michelle Osborne

For Mentor of Game Programming Michelle Osborne, making video games initially started out as a way for her to couple her art skills and her practical skills together to build the little worlds she had in her head.

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Student Spotlight: Concept Art Student Lauren Wakley

Lauren Wakley is one of our 2016 season scholarship students studying Concept Design here at CG Spectrum. We have all enjoyed watching her skills develop and expand over the year.

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CG Spectrum Announce $500,000 in Scholarships

Melbourne-based CG Spectrum College today announced half a million dollars worth of scholarships in film and game subjects for their 2016-2017 scholarship season. The places will be linked to paid industry internships in award-winning local studios.

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Finding your new Career at Conventions

Some of us go to events for the good times and bright lights. Others go to dress up as their favourite characters and meet new people. And some people go with folio in hand looking to find their dream job.

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Surviving Melbourne International Games Week

It's nearly that time of year again: Melbourne International Games Week. The week when the video game industry comes to the world's most livable city - and blows our minds.

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The Rendering Revolution: 4 Ways Cloud Rendering can Help Launch your VFX Career

You’re fresh out of a course and gearing up for a job in VFX, running through everything you’re going to need to succeed. Skillset up to date and qualification in hand? Check. Networking efforts online and offline in full swing? Check. Vimeo playlist getting positive comments? Check.

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Iloura and the VFX Behind That Game of Thrones Emmy Win

Just prior to their humongous success at the 68th Emmy Awards in Los Angeles, we had the pleasure of visiting scholarship partner Iloura, one of Australia's leading animation and VFX houses and speaking to industry legend Glenn Melenhorst.

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What Makes Game Programming Courses Great? Developers Tell Us.

Game Design and Game Programming are fast-changing fields in a relatively young industry, and the struggle to stay relevant is real. We talked to three seasoned programmers about how they built our new Game Programming Course.

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MARI 3D Texturing & Painting Short Course is Here!

At CG Spectrum, we make a point of having our finger on the pulse of the industry. When we see a need in studios, we want to help talented artists fill it. And when it comes to texturing and painting, MARI is the software to know.

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V-Ray and Chaos Group Comes to Australia

For the first time in Australia, Bulgarian-based Chaos Group are bringing a workshop and certification exam for their cutting-edge rendering program V-Ray to Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane.

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Australian Film, TV and Video Game Production Studios

Contrary to popular belief, Australia is quickly reclaiming it's position as an integral part of the digital arts and video game development industries. 

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