This year’s CheckMate Advisory Board Meeting was a rousing success! While we made sure to feed and entertain everyone while they were in New Orleans, 3D Modeling was, as usual, at the forefront of everyone’s minds. We also got to add a number of new board members, representing IKEA, Armstrong & White, as well as welcoming Michele Bousquet back in an Advisory Board role, given her track record with CheckMate. Read More
NEW ORLEANS, OCTOBER 25, 2012 – What do Weta Digital, Electronic Arts, and CNN have in common? Leading artists from these companies, all members of the CheckMate Advisory Board, convened last week at the TurboSquid headquarters to discuss best practices for constructing 3D models, the digital props and characters used in films, TV production, video games, and architectural visualization. While the filmmaking industry has, over its hundred-plus years of evolution, developed best practices for constructing facades and physical props, the relatively young visual effects industry hasn’t had parallel guidelines for digital props and characters. Read More
TurboSquid’s CheckMate Ambassador, Michele Bousquet, was lucky enough to spend some time with some wicked smart folks during the Boston AAUGA March member meeting. Those in attendance included 3D pros representing a vast cross section of industries from game development to medical visualization, even students from local art colleges.
While most in the crowd were already members of TurboSquid, few knew of the level of impact that CheckMate has had on the 3D industry as a whole. Read More