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3D Modelling Student Showreel

3D Modelling Student Showreel

Complete with spear wielding Spartans, skateboarding Ninja Turtles, music-loving zombies and photo-realistic human anatomy, these digitally sculpted models are nothing short of spectacular.

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FX and Simulation Student Showreel

Humongous explosions. Raging fires. Devastating destruction. Stifling smoke. This has everything you could possibly ask for from a visual FX showreel, and much more. 

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Arconyx Founder and Director Kenny Roy On Games as Therapy

Whether it's beautiful art styles, endearing characters, enthralling story lines, exhilarating game play or a mixture of all of these factors, video games can whisk us away to different worlds and put us in situations we would never usually find ourselves.

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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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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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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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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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Student Spotlight: 3D Modelling Student Stephen Clark

Stephen Clark is one of our many incredibly talented 3D Modelling students currently studying with us. His work is constantly evolving and it has really been a joy watching his skills grow and evolve over the year.

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Iloura 2016 Game of Thrones Season Six Breakdown

It's been over a week since that epic battle scene from Game of Thrones Season 6, episode 9. Although we hold spoiler etiquette up there with never eating the last slice of pizza at a party or talking in the cinema, I think it's safe for us to share this amazing breakdown reel from our friends at Iloura Animation and Visual Effects in Melbourne and Sydney.

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