Maya

Blender 2.8: A Maya killer for free?

Blender 2.8: A Maya killer for free?

Last week we took a brief look at the news that Autodesk had released an affordable Indie version of Maya, and that the Blender Foundation had simultaneously released the long…

2019: The year of affordable 3D

2019: The year of affordable 3D

With the announcement of Maya Indie and the release of user-friendly Blender 2.8, the democratization of high-end 3D animation has finally arrived. Back in the nineties, an…

Bifrost for Maya: creating VFX quickly

Bifrost for Maya: creating VFX quickly

Showcased at SIGGRAPH 2019, Bifrost for Maya makes it possible for 3D artists and technical directors to create serious effects in Maya quickly and easily using a new visual programming…

Learn Maya in 30 minutes, for free

Learn Maya in 30 minutes, for free

With the market squeezing editors more and more to become generalists, 3D animation skills are becoming highly valued. But learning Autodesk’s Maya—the industry standard 3D package—has been…

Digital Extra Crowds for Free with Miarmy

Digital Extra Crowds for Free with Miarmy

Think digital crowds are too expensive for your indie budget short film? Think again. If you’ve ever watched a behind-the-scenes doco on The Lord of the Rings…

Glassbox: real-time virtual production workflows are round the corner

Glassbox: real-time virtual production workflows are round the corner

With 2019 being the year when powerful real-time virtual production toolsets gain total acceptance as solutions to create stunning, immersive content fast and efficiently, Glassbox Technologies launched. Founded in…

Maya 2017: More mograph, less mental ray

Maya 2017: More mograph, less mental ray

Autodesk has announced a major update to its flagship 3D digital content creation package. If you’re not using Maya, its newly found motion graphics legs may give you reason…