New MaterialX and USD Support, faster workflows, and V-Ray GPU updates and enhancements allow artists to complete their USD pipeline with smooth photoreal rendering across teams and tools in real-time.
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The new card, priced under $1,000, delivers reliable and stable performance for content creation, AI applications, and CAD, offering a double-digit performance increase in key professional applications compared to competitive cards.
Product suite additions enable powerful collaborative workflows; editor uses 3D techniques to create and modify simulation-ready digital twins while cloud-based tool supports large scale high-ﬁdelity simulations anywhere - directly from a web browser.
Featuring AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 7000 WX- Series processors, the new liquid-cooled system is optimized for complex workflows and delivers top performance with creative apps such as Autodesk 3ds Max, Maya, and SOLIDWORKS.
Latest version includes USD updates and VFX Reference Platform 2023 support with new USD scene manipulation, muti-threaded live rendering and Optimized Geolib3-MT Runtime.
A gathering place for technical and creatives in research, science, art, animation, gaming, interactivity, education, and emerging technologies, the annual conference and exhibition on computer graphics and interactive techniques comes to Sidney, Australia, December 12-15.
The 3DCG short tells the origin story of the colorful stylized dinosaurs inhabiting the studio’s IP; following 2 months of concept development, the team tapped Autodesk Maya and Arnold, using the Conductor cloud-based rendering service, to complete the film.
Machines featuring NVIDIA RTX Ada Generation GPUs and AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO Processors will be available next month for preorder from Dell, HP, and BOXX; new trained AI models offer accelerated 3D rendering, simulations, and content creation.
Featuring a new graphics engine alongside powerful new ‘2D rigging,’ ‘Smart Bones,’ ‘Liquid Shapes,’ ‘Optimized Drawing Tools’ and ‘Frame-by-Frame Tools,’ Lost Marble’s revamped 2D animation software aims to offer professionals, animators, and studios the ‘ultimate animation software.’
Now available, Nuke 15.0 bolsters doubles training speeds in CopyCat tool; all product updates include compliance with VFX Reference Platform 2023; Katana 7.0 and Mari 7.0. coming soon.
Indie animator harnessed NVIDIA Omniverse and fully ray-traced VR to create 3DCG show about vibrant characters who use the power of art to solve the world’s problems; platform’s native VR USD composer supports interactive real-time scene assembly.
Team delivers 60+ shots and digital effects intensifying the high-impact violence throughout the hostage thriller, from the bloody restaurant massacre to the killing spree that follows; now available on streaming platforms.
Visual Effects Supervisor Simon Jung and Animation Supervisor Dennis Yoo talk clickers, bloaters, giraffes, and fungi, some of the captivating and ghastly visuals they helped produce for HBO’s critically acclaimed and wildly popular series, nominated for 25 Emmys including Outstanding Visual Effects in a Season or Movie.
Watch ‘Doors to Realities’ video by influencer James Luke, a.k.a. JiffyVFX, highlighting the GeForce and NVIDIA Studio RTX 40 Series laptops and how they enable AI optimizing content creation, gaming, and study apps.
The leading visual effects company, led by VFX Supervisor Chris White, revisits one of the Netflix series most compelling – and fully CG – characters in Season 3’s ‘Marigold’ episode, nominated for an Outstanding Special Visual Effects in a Single Episode Emmy.
Desktops from BOXX, Dell, HP, and Lenovo feature NVIDIA RTX 6000 Ada GPUs and incorporate NVIDIA AI Enterprise and NVIDIA Omniverse Enterprise software; 3 new desktop workstation Ada Generation GPUs - NVIDIA RTX 5000, RTX 4500, and RTX 4000 - also announced.
New Unreal Engine 5 plugin leverages existing render setups and scalability so cloud-based resources can accelerate final-pixel outputs; also updates DCC apps, including Adobe After Effects 2023, Autodesk Maya 2024, Autodesk 3ds Max 2024, Autodesk VRED 2023 and Maxon Cinema 4D 2023.
The new open source shading model succeeds Autodesk Standard Surface and Adobe Standard Material; Open Source Days ‘23 event kicks off August 6.
Customers can now access expansive compute resources including NVIDIA RTX A5000-A6000 graphic cards for VFX, animation, and motion graphics workloads; check out the demo at SIGGRAPH 2023, running August 6-10 in LA.
The new cards, designed to enable top performance for mainstream professional workflows, leverage breakthrough AMD RDNA 3 technology to deliver 2X higher TFLOPS performance and 1.5X higher maximum total data rate for displays than previous generation.
The summer heats up with enhanced Maxon One subscription offerings, including Jitter added to Redshift, MatCap Shader Node and Support for Maya on Mac, and Improved Trapcode Workflows.
Dive into the world of VFX with this creative contest using After Effects, Maya, and Nuke to incorporate CG creatures into live-action footage; 1st prize is an Insta360 X3 Camera; free to enter, the submission deadline is August 31, 2023.
The organization’s Open Source Days event for open source software for the visual effects, animation, and digital content creation industries takes place August 6 in Los Angeles, in-person and virtually.
Kay John Yim takes a deep, technical dive into his new short, ‘Masquerade,’ a character animation project that helped him further develop skills in storyboarding, character design, character animation, and rendering.