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Autodesk Sneak Preview Release, Nitrous Accelerated Graphics Core

Autodesk Sneak Preview Release, Nitrous Accelerated Graphics Core

Autodesk Sneak Preview Release: This video shows current research related to the Nitrous accelerated graphics core. The goal is to shorten the iteration process and allow art directors and animators to crank out quick but nice looking animation previews with soft shadows, depth of field, [...]

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My African Film Making Journey ~ The Dream Lives On

My African Film Making Journey ~ The Dream Lives On

“Dare to Dream Big, Friends” ~ This is a quick update to this interesting path I have been on since I came to the United States in 1996, and my quest to using film and animation to tell stories and make movies that can make [...]

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Galiwango Film ~ Production Diary, Renders

Galiwango Film ~ Production Diary, Renders

Animated FILM: Raising awareness to the plight of the Mountain Gorillas, Rangers and Batwa Check out the Galiwango Website at: http://www.galiwango.com Join other Galiwango Fans on Facebook at: http://www.facebook.com/Galiwango.A.Mountain.Gorilla.Film DIARY Galiwango Film Production: October 10th Update I have spent the day working on refining the [...]

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3D Architectural, Interior Illustration

3D Architectural, Interior Illustration

This is a recent illustration I did for the Manna Production Team, interpreted from a 2D and Photographic reference supplied.  I used Vue xStream for the layout and render. The original 2D Illustration reference was created by Josh B from the production Team. I created a 30 [...]

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Galiwango Film Featured on Voice of America (VOA)

Galiwango Film Featured on Voice of America (VOA)

Check out this interview that Voice of America did on the Effort to raise awareness to the plight of the last remaining mountain Gorillas, the hardwork of the Rangers and the challenges faced in protecting the forest habitat shared by these endangered great apes and [...]

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My Visit to Ngamba Island, a Sanctuary for Rescued Chimpanzees in Uganda

My Visit to Ngamba Island, a Sanctuary for Rescued Chimpanzees  in Uganda

By Solomon W. Jagwe ~ www.sowl.com ~ On my recent trip to Uganda, I was blessed and fortunate to receive an invitation by Lilly Ajarova, the Executive Director of the Chimpanzee Sanctuary and Wildlife Conservation Trust, to take a trip to the beautiful Ngamba Island [...]

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Dare to Dream Big! ~ Never Give Up

Dare to Dream Big! ~ Never Give Up

After the loss of my studio equipment to a robbery (4 computers and External Hard drives, all my DSLR Camera and Lens equipment, laptops), everything in me was screaming out, why did this have to happen?? I lost a lot of my Galiwango Film scenes [...]

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3D Character Modeling ~ Zbrush Concept

3D Character Modeling ~ Zbrush Concept

Here is a recent 3D character I have been working on during my down time. I absolutely love modeling in Zbrush. It’s the closest thing to what I used to do in Uganda when I created sculptures out of wood, clay and stone. There is [...]

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Photography, Fall is Upon Us ~ North Carolina

Photography, Fall is Upon Us ~ North Carolina

It’s so beautiful to behold beauty in what otherwise should be considered a dying period of sorts; when all the leaves start that gradual transition of falling off the trees to give way to the bitter cold of the winter season. But for now, I [...]

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“Misubbaawa” Music Video from Maurice Kirya

“Misubbaawa” Music Video from Maurice Kirya

Something cool is brewing. Watch this space 🙂  Raising the flag, a hat off to Maurice Kirya. A fellow Ugandan using music to put our motherland on the Map. When fate unites people, great things tend to happen 🙂

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WWF ~ Emmanuel De Merode: A Story of Conflict Renewal & Hope

WWF ~ Emmanuel De Merode: A Story of Conflict Renewal & Hope

Emmanuel De Merode, Director for Virunga National Park, gives an account of the struggle to save one of the world’s great national parks with its population of mountain gorillas, renders accessible to an audience one of the darkest conflicts in recent history, the bloody civil [...]