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3D, Blog, Modular, Set Extension

Creating a Digital City


Modular building as a term originates from real-world construction techniques where modular buildings or homes are prefabricated. The technique is now commonplace in creating digital environments for both games and visual effects, granting greater flexibility and allowing you to recreate a shot with digital assets.

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Blog, Business, Company, Staff

GLUE has moved!


We’re only half way through the year so far, but 2015 has overall proven to be a really busy year for us, one which has seen GLUE continue to expand and grow, from the small operation it began as (in 2013) to the thriving company it is today.

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Blog, LEGO

Top 5 best LEGO Eurovision moments!


We were commissioned to create the visuals for a LEGO themed homage to the Eurovision and to wish it a Happy 60th Birthday! In this weeks blog we would like to take the opportunity to break down some of the shots and explain a little about the process and how this stop motion style 3D animation was created.

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Blog, Business, Event, Staff

Digital Biscuit 2015 Interviews


We took time out to chat with Birch Hamilton, Founder/Director of Digital Biscuit, Glen Southern (zBrush master) and Richard Glynn of Studio Powwow to find out their thoughts on this years event which GLUE had the pleasure of being a partner of.

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Blog, Business, Event, Staff

Digital Biscuit Dublin 2015


Digital Biscuit Dublin 2015 is upon us already and GLUE have been displaying at the event with a show-reel of some of our proudest moments. Looking around, we thought it would be criminal of us not to share with you just some of the people, educators, companies, services and products on show at the event.

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Blog, Company, Staff

Here’s to 2015 at GLUE


We would like to thank all of our clients and Facebook friends for you support in 2014 and we wish you all a happy and successful new year in all your endeavours! In this weeks blog we discuss 2014 and look forward to 2015!

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3D, 3D Printing, Blog

How 3D printing could affect our lives


3D printing has been around since the early 1980s in various forms, but has really only taken off in the last number of years. Amongst the pros for this type of technology include accuracy, quickness and efficiency, little energy or materials necessary and prints can be made when and where you need them, making 3D printing great for prototyping new designs.

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Blog, Company, Event, Staff

VFX Summit Dublin 2014


With three weeks to go, the second annual Visual Effects and Animation Summit will take place again this year in Dublin on the 28th, 29th and 30th November. We were lucky enough to ask Laura Livingstone a few questions about this event.

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Blog, Business

The evolution of VFX in Ireland: what are your options?


The Visual Effects industry moves just as quickly as the technology industry. In the same way that smart phones have changed communications in the last 10 years, Visual Effects has changed media just as drastically. We spoke to Stephen Lohan, CEO of Image Ireland, asking how he is helping others keep pace with this ever-changing world.

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Blog, Compositing, Green Screen, Keying, Set Extension, Tracking

Should I use green-screen, build a set or shoot on location? That is the question!


This week, we look at the process of ‘keying’ or masking out an actor or prop from it’s environment, to be re-composited into a new environment. This technique has been in place for a number of years, from Hollywood blockbusters to daily TV Weather Forecasts…
GLUE helps to describe the process to explain how it’s all done!

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Blog, Company, Event, Staff

Dublin Comic Con 2014


GLUE decided to let our hair down and rolled along to the second annual Dublin Comic Con 2014 in Dublin’s National Show Centre. In recent years, the world of ‘geek culture’ as a whole has become more accepted and accessible, with our cult favourites now becoming household names.

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HDRI and how it can bring my product to life in a video (Part 2)


Since it’s introduction, High Dynamic Range imaging has revolutionised digital post-processing in imaging, film and photography, raising the standard of creative freedom to an unprecedented level by capturing everything from the brightest of highlights to the darkest of shadows. High-Dynamic-Range-imaging achieves these results by producing a broader tonal-range than previously possible using only standard digital-imaging techniques.

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Blog

Would you like a Digital Biscuit with your tea?


GLUE is delighted to be a partner of Digital Biscuit 2014! Digital Biscuit is an event of combined programmed talks and technology expositions over three days. National and global industry leaders will come together to ignite the creative industry by focusing on Ireland’s capabilities as a creative and technological leader in innovative film and television

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GLUE at VFX Summit Dublin


The GLUE stand at the VFX Summit Dublin 2013 in the Science Gallery. Irelands VFX and Animation Event November 29 / 30, 2013. It was a great success, met some amazing talent from the visual effects world, some fantastic talks featuring breakdowns from some major films including Man of Steel and of course Gravity which

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New Office!


The big move to the new office begins! The guard alien has done a great job so far watching the place the last week… So many boxes! GLUE has arrived!

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