• Nkoza and Nankya ~ Enjovu ~ The Elephant Tail Animated Short Film Nkoza and Nankya ~ Enjovu ~ The Elephant Tail Animated Short Film I am excited to share with you this Short animated film, that I Wrote, Directed and  
  • Learning Luganda through the Nkoza and Nankya App for Kids Learning Luganda through the Nkoza and Nankya App for Kids Sharing our Nkoza and Nankya, iOS and Android app  
  • N-aEEXUS II – “Echoes from the Past” Sci-fi Short Film N-aEEXUS II - "Echoes from the Past" Sci-fi Short Film Yaaay!! I finally completed it!!! This is the Second Chapter of N-aEEXUS.  
  • N-aEEXUS Sci-Fi Short Film I Directed and Animated NaEEXUS Sci-Fi Short Film I Directed and Animated Wooohooo!!! I am officially a Sci-fi Film Director!! lol!! "N-aEEXUS", the Short Film I Wrote  
  • 3D Artist Magazine Feature ~ My Tutorial in Partnership with Reallusion My Tutorial Featured in the 3D Artist Magazine #123 3D Artist Magazine Feature ~ My Tutorial in Partnership with Reallusion  
  • Speeding Up Your 3D Renders using Octane 4 Render Engine in 3DS Max Speeding Up Your 3D Renders A quick Tutorial showing how you can speed up your renders in 3DS Max using the Octane 4.0, featuring 2 of my favorite features: Denoiser and  
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Short 3D Character Animation

Short 3D Character Animation

Here is the Video of the Short 3D Character animation featuring a Family learning How to get Along in a Small Fictional Village called Blameville. I used Motionbuilder for the Character Rigging and animation, and 3DS Max and Mental Ray for the Rendering. Postproduction was [...]

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Autodesk Sneak Preview Release: 3DS Max 2013 Hair and Fur Improvements

Autodesk Sneak Preview Release: 3DS Max 2013 Hair and Fur Improvements

VIDEO ~ Autodesk Sneak Preview Release: In this video Solomon Jagwe shows the new 3ds Max 2013 enhancements to Hair & Fur from the customer’s perspective and how he’s been able to apply it to recent work completed for a Mountain Gorilla Conservation Film. MACHINE [...]

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Deep Sea Diving Frontier ~ James Cameron Explores Mariana Trench

Deep Sea Diving Frontier ~ James Cameron Explores Mariana Trench

When legendary film director James Cameron returned to the ocean’s surface safely after an epic dive to the bottom of the deepest location in the world — the 35,576-foot Mariana Trench in the western Pacific Ocean — it captivated the imagination of the world. Not [...]

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An Inevitable Past, 3D Nature Composition

An Inevitable Past, 3D Nature Composition

I created this 3D Nature composition with Vue xStream using the native renderer and Photoshop for post production. The theme and atmosphere captures the challenges of survival in ever changing world, and the vulnerability of even the strongest Predators such as the indomitable T-rex. I [...]

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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 [...]