V-Ray for Maya ARTICLES

© Buck
Buck – Seed Matters, The Germ of an Idea

The natural versus chemical food debate is the subject of Buck's advertisement.

© FirstBorn/ Legend3D
Legend3D – The Art of Patron

Legend3D’s VR Director Justin Denton on the charms and challenges of virtual reality.

© MOME
Paper World - An Award Winning Short for the World Wildlife Foundation

We talk to Laszlo Ruska and David Ringeisen about this powerful short film.

© Kollected
Kollected – Design Illustrations for National Geographic

Nick Kaloterakis on his high-tech 3D illustrations for National Geographic, NY Times and Wired.

© Emilie Stabell
Emilie Stabell – Creating Creatures for Games

We talk to this promising artist about pressing start on a career in the games industry.

© Mighty Nice
Bottersnikes and Gumbles

Australian animation studio brings this kids’ classic to life.

MPC © Faraday Future
MPC – Electric Dreams

MPC Creative drives into tomorrow with its spot for Faraday Future.

fxguide looks at V-Ray’s Stochastic Renderings

How V-Ray 3.4 brings realistic metallic and glistening surfaces to life.

© Hamilton + Kidd
Hamilton + Kidd – Great White Sharks VR

We dive into virtual reality with Curiscope’s Ben Kidd to discuss this breathtaking sharks project.

Jellyfish © Zodiak Kids
Jellyfish - Floogals

How Zodiak Kids show “Floogals” is pushing the boundaries of CG in TV for tots.

Fido © Kung Fury
Fido - Kung Fury

How this Swedish effects house breathed life into David Sandberg's bonkers vision.

© The Animation Workshop
Roommate Wanted – The Perks and Perils of Living with a Zombie

Bjorn Blaaberg Sorensen explains how his team created a ghoulish claymation aesthetic for this student film.

Zoic Studios © Amazon
Zoic Studios – The Man in the High Castle

How the effects company reinvented San Francisco and New York for Ridley Scott's Amazon TV series.

Pixomondo Fear the Walking DeadPixomondo © AMC
Pixomondo - Fear the Walking Dead

VFX supervisor Timothy Hanson reinvents the reanimated in for Walking Dead spin-off.

Digital Domain Fate of the Furious V-Ray MayaDigital Domain © Universal Pictures
Digital Domain — Fate of the Furious

Sub-zero chase realized with V-Ray 3.5 for Maya’s Adaptive Lights tech

© Unit Image
V-Ray VFX & Animation Showreel 2017

We are proud to share our 2017 VFX & Animation Showreel showcasing some incredible work by V-Ray and Phoenix FD customers from around the world.

Ian Spriggs Self PortraitSelf Portrait © Ian Spriggs
The new master: Ian Spriggs talks photorealism and portraits

CG Labs’ Chris Nichols talks to Hollywood creature creator about his incredible imagery.

V-RAY DAYS @ SIGGRAPH 2017 ROUNDUP

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.2, Stranger Things and Digital Humans headline blockbuster presentation roster.