Learning The power or Houdini unleashed for Rookie Awards 2020 by Andrew McDonald 7 months ago 5 min read Houdini seems to be the holy grail of software packages these days with studios desperate to hire anyone with knowledge of this platform. The power of it's procedural system that empowers artists to work freely, create multiple iterations and rapidly share workflows is being clearly demonstrated by aspiring artists entering the 10th Annual Rookie Awards.Houdini | 3D Procedural Software for Film, TV & Gamedev | SideFXHoudini is built from the ground up to be a procedural system that empowers artists to work freely, create multiple iterations and rapidly share workflows with colleagues.SideFXOvergrown Created by: Sapphire TaylorMember Level: playerA 12 week university project to create an interactive VR experienceView Full Details SayōnaraCreated by: Elodie NMember Level: contenderSayōnara is the journey of four CGI & 3D Animation students from ArtFX. Our graduation movie is a tribute to the famous Torii from Miyajima Island. Reaching people’s heart is our main goal.Synopsis : A young man finds his lost twin sister through a Torii gate, the frontier between the living and the sacred worlds.View Full Details Morgane Herbstmeyer - Concept Art | DMP | ENVIRONMENTCreated by: Morgane HerbstmeyerMember Level: contenderDMP, Environment and Concept art creations I had the chance to work on recently. I hope you'll have a great time discovering all those different universes. View Full Details Environments by Milan De LaetCreated by: Milan De LaetMember Level: playerMy entry consists of some of my latest environments. I try to vary up the style of my environments as much as possible so I can explore as many different things and see what suits me best. I hope you enjoy the scenes!View Full Details M48A3 Mod.b PattonCreated by: Curtis NortonMember Level: playerThe Australian M48A3 Mod.b Patton, 92 Tango, nicknamed ‘Septic’ by its crew was lent by the U.S Army to 1st Field Squadron of the Royal Australian Engineers for minefield clearance operations during the Vietnam conflict.View Full Details Rookies Awards - Max Motion EntryCreated by: Maxime TruchonMember Level: rookieHere's my entry for the Rookies Awards in the motion category. This is a compilation of my latest personal work.View Full Details Self ConstructCreated by: Mohamad SalameMember Level: playerA project made with nodes, well everything except the base mesh for the robot for later retoppo in Houdini. Here's an 80level article breaking down the environment.https://80.lv/articles/006sdf-self-construct-procedural-environment-production-in-houdini/View Full Details Thirsty?Created by: Valerio Andrea CostaMember Level: playerDuring my last 5 months at Vancouver Film School I developed this FX project.I loved the idea of showing my FX simulations into an ironic and surreal story context.It is a "TV anti-ad": let's see what happens into a scammy vending machine!View Full Details Viking VillageCreated by: Kyle LiewMember Level: rookieconcept by nydia ni. artstation.com/r_rainbow. This is a new project that I created in 2 Months. The first time using Houdini to create terrain. All meshes created in MAYA and sculpted in Zbrush. Using the Substance suite to do texture, material and baking normal maps. Set dressing, creating shader and lighting inView Full Details SCI FI Corridor Created by: Jovanvir SinghMember Level: playerThe scene is an abandoned corridor where pipes have been used to break the windows. I used Houdini to make the shattered glass on the computer . I used Substance Designer to make the floor textures. While the rest of the scene was done in Zbrush and Maya. Rendered in Unreal Engine 4 View Full Details be uniqueCreated by: David InlinesMember Level: contenderbe unique. stand up. be youView Full Details Mr X Super Tyrant Fan Art & The Father CharacterCreated by: Flavian JoscaMember Level: contenderThese characters we're what I've been spending my time on as of recent. Only one of them is a game character but I decided to put the other one in as the things I've learned from making them I consider invaluable. View Full Details ~VFX_Demo-Reel~Created by: Ben StanleyMember Level: contender~My vfx reel from personal projects. ~I was responsible for all aspects except the character animations: [mixamo.com].View Full Details Game FXCreated by: John Sta AguedaMember Level: playerReal time game effects made in Unreal Engine 4. Fantasy MMORPG. (More details below)View Full Details Firmament Short movieCreated by: GOUILLON PhilipMember Level: rookieOn a little and very cloudy planet, two little robots seek to fulfil their dream : See the sky.View Full Details ShipWreckCreated by: Josh NorwoodMember Level: playerCreated for Houdini 1 class at GnomonView Full Details Realtime VFX showreel 2019Created by: David DessantisMember Level: rookieVFX from different gameprojects during my first year at FuturegamesView Full Details Procedural Death Stranding Fan Art Landscape with Houdini and UE4Created by: Junliang ZhangMember Level: rookieThe goal of this project is to create a procedural Death Stranding Landscape with Houdini and generating all of the different terrain shapes in realtime in the UE4. This is one of my Technical Art II Houdini course demos.Some assets are from Megascans and PLE - Procedural Landscape Ecosystem.Enjoy~View Full Details Envrionment Syfi and Character Created by: Eduardo MirallesMember Level: contenderMy demo reel from a environment I do I Inspired from games Like halo and Mass Effect and a character I do a small concept but I never Got the timed to do it so I finish it not to long agoView Full Details SIMULACRACreated by: Curry Sicong TianMember Level: contenderAn elderly Buddhist woman recalls a ritual from her past, undertaking a journey of duality expressed through her many identities. View Full Details Share your thoughts on this post Read more posts by this author Andrew McDonald Andrew is the co-founder of The Rookies has been working in the visual effects industry since 2002. Most recently he was a CG Supervisor at Industrial Light & Magic. The link has been copied!