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Mirari & Co. Signed to Passion Pictures

Check out some amazing work by Mirari & Co. including but not limited to a new reel and ton of great looking work! Congratulations to them for signing onto Pasion Pictures and we are looking forward to see some more really stunning working from the studio in the future!

Here’s a little bit more about Marari & Co. from them: “Founded in 2010, MIRARI&CO. is refreshing the industry through innovative concept and dynamic animation. Our mission is to discover unique design solutions through multiple, creative approaches. By integrating elements inspired by the world around us, we are able to generate new ideas, and bring a fresh distinctive personality to a brand.

We are a strong, cohesive unit of directors, designers, and animators able to transform concept into beautiful imagery. We bring honesty, structural integrity, and a fire for new ideas. We are creative problem solvers who will continue to elevate your brand.”

By |March 7th, 2012|Categories: Dynamics, Fluids, Portfolio, Rendering, Workflow, Global Illumination, Linear Workflow|0 Comments

Renderfeed studio profile – Vogner

Vogner is a creative studio with a passion for motion design. Using a variety of techniques, LA-based Vogner strives to bring the clients’ vision to life through live action, design and animation. We chatted to founders Graham and Patrick about their studio and asked them about their favorite projects!
Renderfeed: Patrick, Graham, thanks for taking the time to sit down with us. Can you start out by telling us a little bit about yourselves? How long you have been working in the animation industry?

(Patrick) Thank you as well! Both Graham and myself come from a background in design ranging from print, footwear/product design and motion graphics. We both have had a focus in the Motion Graphics design industry for 10+ years.

Renderfeed: Let’s travel back to your childhood: Where did you go to school, and what classes did you study? What helped prepare you to become the artists that you are today?

(Patrick) From a young age I was always very interested in various forms of art. The first medium that really caught my interest was silk screening, which evolved into graphic arts to create intricate designs that could not have been printed otherwise. I attended Loyola Marymount University here in Los Angeles and graduated with a degree in graphic design. At school I was introduced to Motion Graphics and got my first internship at Buck design, which led to my first job there learning the ins and outs of the industry. After that I started freelancing around Los Angeles, New York, Copenhagen and Milan, where I got a chance to see a variety of techniques and had the opportunity to work with some very talented and passionate people.

(Graham) I was also interested in art and crafting with […]

By |March 24th, 2014|Categories: Design, No Blog, Articles, Rendering, Workflow, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Tom Kenny for Vassy via Renderfeed render farm

Render farm helps Director Thomas Kenney (www.flavr.tv) bring his vision to life for Vassy – Could this be love.

Music video director Thomas Kenney (www.flavr.tv) has utilized Renderfeed’s online render farm to create a beautiful dream scape music video for Vassy! Check out the video for Vassy – “Could this be love” HERE on youtube.

With over 80 shots requiring VFX additions, Thomas was presented with the challenge of rendering a massive amount of 3D with a very short time period. With the help of Renderfeed’s render farm Thomas was able to organize, manage, and render a huge amount of CGI.

Vassy – Could this be love

By |September 25th, 2012|Categories: Articles, Rendering, Workflow, V-Ray, Global Illumination, Linear Workflow|0 Comments

The Art of Rendering

Check out THIS comprehensive and extremely informative article about all things rendering written by Mike Seymour over at www.fxguide.com

In the words of Mike: “Once considered a commodity item in the whole CG / VFX world – rendering is now a hot topic. CG supervisor Scott Metzger jokes that one can’t talk about renderers without annoying someone. “Renderers are like religion (laughs). Rendering is a religion! Especially now in this era, which is really really exciting, there is so much going on and there are so many renderers, so much happening. To me it is the most exciting part of being in our industry right now.”

By |May 11th, 2012|Categories: Rendering, Workflow, Linear Workflow, Tutorials|0 Comments

Muse Creative – Modeling a Pin Art Impression Toy

Check out this great tutorial by Eugene Opperman over at www.musecreative.com! In Eugene’s words: “The inner creative and explorer in each and any one of us has a rule when it comes to pin art impression toys. The rule is, you have to pick it up and see what your hand (or any other object near by) looks like extruded in pins.

A recent project of mine lead me to modeling one of these awesome gadgets and in the process I had a few learning curves which I thought it best to share with you guys.”

By |May 10th, 2012|Categories: Rendering, Workflow, Tutorials|0 Comments

VRayStudioTools

Joseph has made his VRayStudioTools available as a free download!

He says of his new development: “VRayStudioTools are set of light rigs & studio setups & tools in a c4d library that can help you to render your objects or products without having to worry about some complex light setups & render settings in vray or cinema 4d .”

He has also gone to the lengths to make a video tutorial showing how it is used and the great results that can come of it HERE.

By |August 2nd, 2011|Categories: Rendering, Workflow, V-Ray, Linear Workflow, Tutorials|0 Comments

Maxon Announces Cinema4D R13!

Maxon had just release a press release announcing the new Cinema4D that will be available September 2011.

Some of the highlights include Physically-Accurate Rendering, Efficient Subsurface Scattering, a bunch of new character tools and it looks like a shiny new icon and UI updates to boot.

Looks like Maxon did a huge over haul of all things rendering and character based. Also added was increased Stereoscopic workflow tools that were needed before.

By |August 2nd, 2011|Categories: Advanced Render, Rendering, Workflow, Global Illumination, Linear Workflow|0 Comments

Renderfeed Artist Freebie – Luca Viola – Arcade Models

Renderfeed’s recent Artist Interview star, Luca Viola was kind enough to pass along some of his models that he used to make his beautiful Pac Man frames!
You can download them HERE or click on the image above, enjoy! Many thanks to Luca for his time and assets!

By |May 14th, 2014|Categories: Design, Articles, Portfolio, Advanced Render, Rendering, V-Ray, Linear Workflow|0 Comments

ENVY CINEMA 4D TUTORIALS: C4D V-Ray Interiors – From the Ground Up

Another great Interior Lighting Tutorial from Envy. This time using V-Ray to get some great results.

“Aimed at beginner to intermediate users this course will go through the entire process of creating a highly realistic interior scene using Cinema 4D and VRay. We will model the environment, furniture and accessories and then move on to exploring materials, light and camera parameters, colour mapping, VRay’s various GI engines, its Image Sampler and antialiasing techniques, as well as IES lights, HDRI and Depth of Field. We will finish up by taking our final image into Photoshop for some post production techniques. The tutorial culminates in the exploration of other lighting methods including the creation of an alternative evening mood.” -Envy

By |April 1st, 2011|Categories: Rendering, V-Ray, Global Illumination, Linear Workflow, Tutorials|0 Comments

15% off DHP Digital’s sIBL Collection

DHP Digital has an offer running, giving you 15% off of their complete sIBL Collection HERE. Image quality looks great! Web site says the collection has 13 sets and each include: 8k (8000 x 4000 pixels) spherical JPEG background, 4k (4000 x 2000 pixels) spherical HDR for reflection, Low-res light-map (360 x 180 pixels) spherical blurred, Thumbnail JPG (128 x 128 pixels), sIBL document, Example test render, 360º QTVR to help view the panorama. Sounds like a great package to get some awesome renders. Saw some really great reviews and the range of images looks like it could be used for a lot of different lighting situations. Promo code AAK66D0I for %15 off!

By |May 9th, 2011|Categories: Advanced Render, Rendering, Workflow, Global Illumination, Linear Workflow|0 Comments