Articles tagged in "behind the scenes"

Donna Smith — Hollywood Producer

Wanna make it in the movies? The Terminator, Schindler’s List and Jurassic Park producer tells Chris the secrets of cinematic success...

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

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

Cloudbuster: Manuel Mousiol’s Maserati montage pushes V-Ray Cloud to its limits

See a day in the life of a Maserati in 33 seconds, and find out how it was created with V-Ray for 3ds Max, VRscans and V-Ray Cloud.

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Amazing Manes, Bedazzling Beards and Photorealistic Fur with V-Ray Next for Maya

Andrew Krivulya shares his tricks for luscious CG locks — and reveals how V-Ray Cloud has boosted his workflow.

Geoffrey Baumann — VFX Supervisor, Marvel

Black Panther’s VFX supervisor reveals how he worked his way up to this crucially important role.

Four-years, 210 all-CG shots. The film that changed VFX workflows

Before “real-time ray tracing” was sexy: CONSTRUCT is the proof that a small team of top talent can literally change the future of VFX workflows.

Kevin Margo & Derron Ross — CONSTRUCT

After five years in production, Kevin Margo’s short film Construct has finally been released. Find out why it’s taken such a long time, and how this little film could change VFX workflows in a big way.

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Rocket science: Meet Nate Shaw, the CG supervisor behind the furry fan favorite

Wise-cracking trash panda Rocket Raccoon has become a staple of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. We talked to Method’s Nate Shaw about wrangling the character into Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 and Avengers: Infinity War.

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You won't see another arch viz movie like Landmark anytime soon

Architectural communication studio Beauty and The Bit unleashed its inner Kubrick for this atmospheric short film. Watch it here, and find out how director Victor Bonafonte took advantage of V-Ray Cloud.

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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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How easy is it to render on the V-Ray Cloud? TILTPIXEL puts it to the test

Award-winning arch viz studio TILTPIXEL taps into the power of V-Ray Cloud to render an animation of the world-famous Harbin Opera House.

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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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From another Dimension: Adobe’s software gives graphic designers 3D superpowers

Dimension CC combines V-Ray rendering with machine learning so anyone can create realistic 3D imagery. Adobe's Zorana Gee and Ross McKegney explain how they launched their new app faster using V-Ray App SDK.

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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.

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ScanlineVFX takes Black Panther visuals over the edge

For Black Panther's most climactic moments, ScanlineVFX turned to Flowline and V-Ray to simulate and render the perilous backdrop of Wakanda's Warrior Falls.

Follow the Rabbit into an Airbnb VR Experience by Bipolar Studio

Find out how they made that incredible rabbit, and the role V-Ray played in making virtual apartments look real.

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DBOX's Keith Bomely on Wild 200 East 59th Marketing Campaign

Zoo York: Selling spacious apartments with the world's biggest animals.

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Visual State unites V-Ray Next and VRscans for Jaguar project

Chaos Group’s next-gen tech helps creative studio create eye-popping renders.

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How CLO Has Integrated V-Ray in the Fabric of its Software

CLO’s design software is used by some of the world’s biggest fashion and sportswear companies — and now it renders photorealistic imagery with V-Ray’s AppSDK.

Butterfly Effects

Graduation project When John Goes Outside is a short film with a big message. We talk to the students who created it.

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Set Visions: From Photography to V-Ray

Is it real, or is it CGI? Meet Set Visions — the multifaceted company visualizing everything plus the kitchen sink

V-Ray for Grasshopper Explained

With V-Ray for Grasshopper, included in the latest version of V-Ray for Rhino, users can create photorealistic imagery from within Grasshopper. We asked Imago Design founder Jan Kokol to explain what’s new, and how it’s going to change his workflow.

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Putting the CGI in IKEA: How V-Ray Helps Visualize Perfect Homes

We take a trip to the Swedish furniture company’s headquarters to find out how it has embraced cutting-edge tech to create imagery and videos.

Ishou Keikaku: Architecture in V-Ray for Modo

V-Ray for Modo has become an essential part of Ishou Keikaku’s architecture pipeline. Find out why they started using it, and how V-Ray helps them create great images every time.