Interactive Music Video with Steye

December 21, 2009 by

As soon as I saw an early version of the music video shot in Ottowa for the single off his new “In a Cabin With” album, I thought; this should be interactive. So now three months later; here it is.

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Fattybumbum game

October 18, 2009 by

Fatty Bum Bum game

I’m proud to announce that our first game in collaboration with Hanazuki has just been launched. The game plays an important role in an installation that Hanazuki did for the Cinekid festival.

Working with the internet legend Niko Stumpo has been a delight, so we definitely are not going to stop at one game, we are already cooking up the next one🙂

Click here to play the Fattybumbum game.

The Actionscript Conference – Singapore 2009

September 1, 2009 by

TAC Singapore 2009

I’m proud to announce that I’ll be speaking at the upcoming actionscript conference / flash camp in Singapore 14th, 15th September. I’ll be presenting Papervision3D and show some of the projects we currently are working and explain how we approach them.

Papervision3D + Jiglib Dice Demo

June 1, 2009 by

Papervision3D + Jiglib Dice Demo

This demo was made shortly after the initial release of Jiglib. It was a study of how far you can push realism in the sence of rendering and animation. Here CompositeMaterial is used with a BitmapMaterial and a GouraudMaterial. This is much faster then using a ShadedMaterial. All you need to do is modify the GouraudMaterial to use a transparent light map. Andy Zupko’s ShadowCaster is used for casting the die shadows. Jiglib is used for the 3D physics, also slightly modified to facilitate fixed timestep. Unfortunatelly the end result is still far from the desired 60fps. Hit spacebar too see the stats, check it out.

UPDATE: Something troubled me when checking the performance in the browser with Flash Player 10 compared to Flash Player 9. On my machine FP9 ran at approx 40fps but FP10 hardly reached 25fps. Changing the wmode from “direct” to “normal” fixed the performance issue in FP10. Especailly in Firefox the performance difference is significant. Still on my machine FP9 seems to perform slightly better then FP10. Mental note: next time take more care in setting the proper wmode.

Webby Awards Nominee

April 20, 2009 by

Nominee Webby Awards 2009

We are very excited our website got nominated for a Webby Award in the category self-promotion. If you feel our website deserves the Webby People’s Voice Award, please take the time to cast your vote at: http://pv.webbyawards.com.

Silver at SpinAwards 2008!

April 6, 2009 by

Spin Awards 2009

We are proud to announce that our portfolio website won the prestigious Spin Award in the category best website concept. Click here for a complete list of the winners.

Wallzo Website

March 11, 2009 by

Wallzo

We are proud to announce the launch of the portfolio website we created for the London-based design and art direction studio Wallzo. No flashy 3D stuff this time, but a clean, sober browsing experience. Have a look.

Endless Interestingness

February 4, 2009 by

endlessintrestingness

While playing with FlickrAPI, we came up with a cool way of exploring the Flickr interestingness. It quickly became an addiction. You can view it here, we hope you will enjoy it as much as we do.

Text extrusion and triangulation experiments

January 7, 2009 by

extrusion

It seems that these days everyone is working on extrusion of some sort so I thought I post my experiments before it’s going to become yesterdays news🙂
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Vectorvision fonts, the easy way

January 1, 2009 by

James Height is at it again (that’s the guy who wrote the svg parsing code I used for vectorvision). He’s just released some code that allows you to use truetype fonts without the need of creating Font3D files. Check it out here on James’ blog.

Pop-up Jezus

December 22, 2008 by

Christmas with Y & R

What if Joseph and Mary had access to faster modes of transportation when seeking a place to give birth? And what would have happened if they had taken a wrong turn leading them away from Bethlehem? Those are questions that have been occupying the minds of theologists for centuries. Finally, with the help of today’s latest 3D technology, Y & R, Flashfabriek and Barcinski & Jeanjean have tried to answer those questions. Have a look.

Merry Christmas and a happy new year!

Mark & Adrien

Flash Player 10, quality and speed

December 14, 2008 by

Flash 10 panorama

Ralph Hauwert has recently revealed some of his magic showing off the shading power of flash player 10. I was really wondering about the texture quality of the new 3d goodness so I’ve put a small skybox demo using Ralph’s branch of papervision for fp10 and this stunning shot by Roger Taylor this panoramic shoot we did of an landscape installation by Anne Walk.

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Vectorvision no more!

December 6, 2008 by

But this is not sad news my friends. Recently I’ve been asked to join papervision team and integrate vectorvision in it. So naturally I agreed, hey who wouldn’t want to work with such a talented bunch.

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Achtung! Uber Flash Award and more

December 6, 2008 by
Achtung! Uber Flash Award

We are proud to announce that our website has been awarded the Achtung Uber Flash Award. In case you didn’t know Achtung, they are one of the hottest online add agency in the Netherlands. They have delivered high quality websites that have been awarded the FWA many times already.

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Making of Part IV – Video

October 31, 2008 by

Picking up where we left off in our stereo photography article, we now have a total of 576 photographs we need to get into our website. In this article we will talk about the different approaches we tried and the solutions we eventually opted for.

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Making of Part III – Anaglyph

October 17, 2008 by

In the previous article we talked about how we shot our footage in stereo. Now we are going to talk about how to render those stereo images for 3D glasses. And how to render Papervision3D for 3D glasses.

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Making of Part II – Stereo Photography

October 14, 2008 by

Finally, with some delay, we continue with our series of articles about the making of our website.

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UI Design for Opening Media Plaza

October 13, 2008 by

Earlier this month we created some visuals for a social RFID installation. More details, photos and videos here.

The Sea is Coming

September 11, 2008 by

As part of the climatechange festival “De Zee Komt”, I have just completed an installation on the beach of Kijkduin, The Hague. The festival starts today (9/11) and ends Sunday (9/14) and features discussion panels, performances, film screenings, 13 art installations and much more. For more pictures, click here.

New Barcinski & Jeanjean Website

September 6, 2008 by

Barcinski & Jeanjean

Well, here it is. After 3 months of hard work fun our “Coming Soon” page has finally been replaced by a brand new website. The coming weeks we will be posting a series of “Making of” articles about our use of Papervision3D, Vectorvision, 3D Physics, Photography and more. Today a few lines on the general concept of the website. 

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