VFX supervisor Sam Khorshid has posted online his latest reel with impressive FX work. Watch it on Vimeo.
LA-based Ingenuity Engine recently completed a spot for Southern Nevada’s water authority to help promote water conservation. The ad features plants growing created with SpeedTree, along with other elements made with Forest Pack and 3DS Max. Watch the video on Vimeo and visit Ingenuity Engine and Speedtree’s site for more.
A fun video by Minneapolis-based Make studio on the difficulties faced by animated CG actors. Watch it on Vimeo.
A nice ocean test simulation by Liu Hanlong. Watch it on Vimeo.
A great short by Supinfocom student Alexandre Veaux that uses a heavily stylized aesthetic. Created with 3DS Max and V-Ray, plus some custom scripting work. Watch it on Filmnosis.
Allegorithmic have posted two new videos of their upcoming 3D painting software, showing a seamless 2D painting toolset, fully shaded 2D view and a unified 3D & 2D painting workflow: overview-walkthrough.
Check out the reel of TD and environment artist Mahesh Max, which shows CG work created with Max, RealFlow, FumeFX, ThinkingParticles and V-Ray. Watch it on MUForums.
A nice effect of animated rocks spawning other rocks by Texas-based artist John Grubner, created using ThinkingParticles. Watch it on Vimeo.
New features in Glare Technologies’ fractal art creation tool include: keyframe animation, faster rendering, UI improvements, optmized memory handling, etc. More on Chaotica’s website.
Ixor has posted a making of a trailer they’re currently producing, populated by mythological and fictional creatures and characters. Watch it on Vimeo.