Xanadu is a meta-metaverse DIY show hosted by a blue alien made in Unreal Engine

What happens when you cross 3D tutorial, machinima animation, and Unreal Engine’s MetaHuman Creator human capture tools? Well, a bunch of stuff, but maybe the most promising is a how-to show hosted in the tools.

Behind the scenes of a sci-fi 3D music video, as Defasten takes us deep into Notch

Notch is the latest “it” real-time visual effects tool. So as motion maven Defasten produced a dazzling science fiction video for my latest release, I asked him to share how it all works. Enter the nodegraph.

Peter Kirn - February 22, 2021

An open call for a compilation of 20-second hand-washing music, and more great choices

COVID-19 or no, washing hands with soap and water for 20 seconds is always a good idea. And music can help.

Peter Kirn - March 12, 2020

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