Articles tagged in "animation"

Andrew Gordon — Head of Animation, DNEG

Andrew Gordon, the man behind some of Pixar’s most iconic characters, discusses his 20-plus years of experience working alongside legends and his move to DNEG.

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Rendering a 3-minute animated music video for Ron Artis II

How Pedro Conti and Fernando Peque rendered what’s in their hearts for Ron Artis II. Go behind the scenes and learn about their first experience with Phoenix FD.

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Playing with power: Rendering 10-million polys in Chaos Cloud

“A Poni’s Challenge” is a 5-minute animation fuelled by a 4-year-old’s imagination and rendered with the power of V-Ray and Chaos Cloud. Learn how it was made.

Peter Ramsey — Director, “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse”

Discover how Francis Ford Coppola, Tank Girl and Santa Claus helped this former storyboard artist enter the Spider-Verse and reinvent a familiar character.

John Chalfant — Creative Director, Sky Carousel

From “Diablo” cinematics to diamond-studded domes for David Lynch, John Chalfant has done it all. Hear his incredible origin story and his secrets for success.

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How to render an underwater shot with V-Ray Next for 3ds Max

Learn how to render a convincing swimming pool — with fog and caustics — for your next arch-viz animation with these tips and video guide by Mario Cameras.

How to render your dragon (with Chaos Cloud!)

In “Dragon Recipes,” a young witch conjures something unexpected. Director Maria Pavlou shares how V-Ray for Maya and Chaos Cloud helped make this cute short.

Thriving on Chaos: V-Ray, Corona and Lavina at SIGGRAPH 2019

Get all the latest V-Ray news, Corona updates and highlights from Chaos’ new real-time ray tracer, Lavina — plus the full scoop from Total Chaos @ SIGGRAPH 2019.

V-Ray for Houdini released

Discover how V-Ray’s powerful rendering for procedural workflows helped Ingenuity Studios rack up billions of views for Taylor Swift and Billie Eilish videos.

The render tricks behind Netflix’s NSFW Love, Death & Robots

Blur Studio explored multiple animation styles with the help of V-Ray for the Netflix anthology, Love, Death & Robots. Go behind the scenes!

These essential tips will boost your next arch-viz animation

A great arch-viz animation will step up your portfolio and allow viewers to appreciate your visualizations on another level. Read on for Mario Cameras’ top tips.

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Move over, Minions! Barababor’s madcap mariners are here

Your kids will love these conquistadors' slapstick antics — and so will you. We chat to Oscar-winning animator Laurent Witz about creating this hilarious series.

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Rendering the Game of Thrones title sequence in V-Ray Next

Learn how Elastic took their creative — and their rendering — to a new level with V-Ray Next for Maya for the final season of Game of Thrones.

Jerome Denjean — Love, Death and Robots, Blur Studio

This week, Chris gets a behind-the-scenes look at Love Death & Robots, one of the boldest animation anthologies ever made.

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How this Norwegian studio crafts subsea visualizations

Who knew deep sea machinery could be this hypnotic? Rendering.no shows us a pipeline for pipelines and talks us through creating a stormy ocean in Phoenix FD.

Robin Cowie & Tony Stanley — EA

Meet Hollywood talent who made the jump to games — and find out how they brought cinematic animation, storytelling and production techniques with them.

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Faster, more dramatic large-scale water sims with Phoenix FD and Chaos Cloud

CG Artist Jonas Ussing shares his tips for cinematic splashes via this animation of Tokyo's flood defense system in operation.

Hal Hickel — ILM

From singing raisins to raising the dead: ILM animation director talks ethics, uncanny valleys — and animatronic teddy bears.

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Bloated Motors: INK gives the 70s’ unloved autos a helium injection

What began as an in-house experiment has ballooned into a viral phenomenon. We talk to the minds behind this playful reimagining of the cars that style forgot.

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Claws and effect: How The Blues Crab could change the tune of the VFX industry

Director Ari Rubenstein invents a new way to create short films using a small team, V-Ray for Nuke, and YellowDog’s cloud rendering service. Discover how he overcame the pinch points of conventional pipelines.

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Shooting for the Moon: How Lunar Animation Built a VFX Pipeline for the Future

With an impressive CG portfolio that's racked up over 350 million hits on Youtube, VFX studio Lunar Animation does it all — from cartoon cats to VR space battles.

John Cipriani, Carlos Ortega & Lip Comarella – THU 2017

Join Chris for a discussion of mobile gaming, tablet rendering and artistic skills in this THU double-bill

Manuel Carrasco, Ruairi Robinson, David Levy, Ryan Woodward — THU 2017

Four exceptional film and game artists talk about saving animals, short films – and responding to pressure.