05.04.16 | An Introduction to Houdini and Procedural Animation (5 Tuesday Evenings)

This Course Will Cover:

  • The Houdini Interface, OBJ and SOPS -How Houdini is laid out and handles Objects plus Geometry
  • Animation in Houdini, CHOPS and classic 3D animation
  • DOPS!, Destruction, and Mayhem Houdini style
  • Mantra and ROPs – overview of rendering in Houdini

Participant Profile:

This course is aimed at Houdini novices. Some 3D experience is required.

Tutor Info:

Paul Timpson, a VFX industry veteran of 15 years. He has worked at studios like Framestore, MPC and Dreamworks on features like Robocop, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Tarzan, Shrek 4 and Puss In Boots.

Date & Times:

5 Tuesday Evenings from 6.30pm-9.30pm, 05th April, 12th April, 19th April, 26th April and 3rd May.


Room 11, Guinness Enterprise Centre, Taylors Lane, Dublin 8 (Directions and Map: http://gec.ie/directions-and-map).


Members: 100 Euro, Non Members: 125 Euro

Payment can be made by credit card online (a link will be sent to you) or by cheque/postal order payable to Animation Skillnet.

Application Procedure:

Please apply by sending an email to: animationskillnet@gmail.com

Deadline for Applications:

Wednesday, 30th March.

Course Information


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