Interview: Vladimir Mastilovic – 3lateral

VladimirMastilovic_loVladimir is founder and CEO of 3Lateral, a multidisciplinary company built around passion for creation of an appearance of life in digital medium. Vladimir’s focus in career are high fidelity digital humans starting from capture systems (3D and 4D scanning, appearance capture) to modelling and articulation systems to data bases, statistical modelling and engine integration. 3Lateral has received several prestigious awards including Most Innovative Entrepreneur by EY (2014) and Best Real Time Graphics and Interactivity (SIGGRAPH 2016, as part of team of companies Epic Games, Ninja Theory, Cubic Motion and 3Lateral).  Portfolio of his company includes many AAA game titles including Grand Theft Auto IV and V, Red Dead Redemption, Horizon: Zero Dawn, Star Citizen, Until Dawn, Battlefield 1 and The Order:1886. We had an opportunity to hear about the 3Lateral’s “behind the scenes” works at CGA Belgrade conference, where Vladimir exclusively premiered some of their fresh developments.

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“Digital Arts Expo Powered By Nordeus” na ovogodišnjem Mikser Festivalu

Na ovogodišnjem izdanju Mikser festivala, imaćete priliku da se upoznate sa nekim od najkreativnijih kompanija iz oblasti gejminga, VFX-a i IT edukacije u posebnom silosu pod nazivom Digital Arts Expo Powered By Nordeus.


Deveto izdanje Mikser Festivala, najvećeg regionalnog festivala kreativnosti, održaće se od 25. do 28. maja na mestu na kome je sve i počelo – u silosima Žitomlina na donjem Dorćolu, pod autobiografskim sloganom “MIGRACIJE”.

Omiljena lokacija publike Mikser festivala, ove godine će pored velikog broja vrhunskih imena iz oblasti arhitekture, urbanog razvoja i planiranja, umetnike i muzičare iz regiona i sveta, ugostiti i neke od najkreativnijih kompanija iz oblasti gejminga, VFX-a i IT edukacije u posebnom silosu pod nazivom Digital Arts Expo Powered By Nordeus. Continue reading

3Lateral and Ninja Theory Ltd, Hellblade Development Diary 16: The Face of Senua

23rd October 2015: Ninja Theory Ltd, the UK based games developer, in partnership with character creation studio 3Lateral, has today released a new development diary video that focuses on the creation of the face of Senua, the lead character in the studio’s upcoming independent title Hellblade. Hellblade tells the story of a Celtic warrior’s journey into the heart of a Viking clan and her experiences with psychosis.The new development diary can be seen here:

The Face of Senua

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Unreal Engine demo: The Kid – 3Lateral

Yesterday at Game Developer Conference in San Francisco Epic Games announced big news for gaming industry- Unreal Engine is available to everyone for free and all future updates will be free!

Few months ago an inquiry came to us from Epic about possibility of 3Lateral designing and rigging a kid character who would portray child curiosity, confidence and ultimately- freedom. As Epic nicely put it “this is supposed to be the kid that everybody wants to be”. Character would be the only character in the piece which is mainly about environment, however, character would be central to the subtle story which leads to the main message- “IF YOU LOVE SOMETHING, SET IT FREE”. We were, of course, excited about this opportunity and accepted it without hesitation. Below is a result of collaboration with fantastic team at Epic. Continue reading