Could this be the beginning of the end of traditional 3d rendering? These state of the art real-time game engines all render a 3d scene in a blink of an eye. What used to take weeks now takes less than a second. So, isn’t it time to kill-off the rendering process all together? Do you really need expensive render farms and patience to render the next Star Wars fan film? Did I miss any 3d engines? let me know.
Ubisoft’s The Division Snowdrop Engine:
Unreal Engine 4 Free:
Crytek’s Cryenginet Free – Donation:
Sci-fi fan films on youtube are gaining in popularity. Create your own favorite scene with this visual fx pipeline tutorial. May the force be with you, live long and prosper.
The Making of Star Trek: Horizons and Visual fx pipeline
The full Star Trek: Horizons Fan Film:
The Mill takes us behind the scenes to discuss their overall vfx workflow process methods, basically, how they composited a dancing robot into the Chemical Brothers music video: “Wide Open”.
MPC does an amazing job, delivering more than 400 vfx shots for sci-fi blockbuster ‘The Martian’.