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[27 Feb 2012 | 5 Comments | 18,787 views]
Getting Started In ICE

Here’s a video I put together for anyone who’s looking for a fast overview of ICE. The video demonstrates some basic techniques with particles, and mostly uses the menus to keep things simple.

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[19 Mar 2011 | No Comment | 12,753 views]
AT&T Spring

A question and answer session discussing the techniques used for the AT&T Spring commercial. This was a job I jointly led in our Mill New York office earlier this year.

Written for 132nd edition of Digital Media World Magazine.

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[17 Oct 2010 | 3 Comments | 14,696 views]
Replace ICE String

The Replace ICE String tool lets you effortlessly change attribute names in your ICE trees.

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[4 Jul 2010 | 3 Comments | 8,650 views]
Nested ICE compound hell

Exporting ICE compounds. What could be simpler?

Well, as it turns out, quite a lot. Especially if you forget to tick a certain checkbox…

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[2 Oct 2009 | 13 Comments | 21,992 views]
Retiming ICE caches

A complete guide to retiming particles in ICE.

The techniques discussed in this article were used for Sky Sports’ “Super Sunday” television ident at The Mill, earlier this year.

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[11 Jul 2009 | 4 Comments | 10,295 views]
Forcing ICE attributes to cache

How many times have you tried to cache out data in XSI’s ICE and found that your custom attributes have disappeared?

Check out this post for a tried and tested method of working around this problem.