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Pixar Launches RenderMan into the Cloud

Pixar Animation Studios today launched a new cloud-based rendering service called RenderMan On Demand. Developed in collaboration with cloud services provider GreenButton, Pixar says ... Continue Reading →
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Pixar Takes RenderMan for Maya 5.0 to SIGGRAPH

Pixar has unveiled the latest version of its RenderMan for Maya 5.0, featuring the latest technologies pioneered in RenderMan Pro Server 16.0, and scheduled for release in the fall ... Continue Reading →
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Smurfs and the City – ‘The Smurfs’ in 3D

Peyo’s beloved little blue creatures come to CG life in Sony’s Smurfalicious 3-D hybrid extravaganza. It’s been 53 years since Belgian artist Pierre “Peyo” Culliford came ... Continue Reading →
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Wild, Wild Life: Creating the VFX of ‘Zookeeper’

They say that love conquers all, and in the latest CG-laced live-action effort from Sony Imageworks, love conquers the very laws of the animal kingdom—thanks to some very convincing ... Continue Reading →
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Pixar Unleashes RenderMan Pro Server 16.0

Pixar Animation Studios has released version 16.0 of its Oscar-winning RenderMan Pro Server software. The new release offers innovative advancements in ray tracing technology, including ... Continue Reading →
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Pixar Slashes Prices for RenderMan Pro Server

Pixar is lopping 40 percent off the price of an individual license for its RenderMan Pro Server software. The software, which has set an industry standard for rendering realistic images ... Continue Reading →