Animation


  • Render in a Flash with Updates to Arnold

    Arnold 7.2.5 is here! The latest release brings a much-improved GPU renderer, faster volume rendering, high quality curves, light AOVs in the toon shader, a text overlay imager, USDZ, and many more user experience improvements. Dive into the latest enhancements and updates below!   Access a redesigned GPU Renderer  GPU rendering Arnold gets a complete overhaul,…


  • Harnessing the power of analysis, augmentation, and automation: Autodesk AI helps artists focus on their art  

    Media consumption habits have changed forever. The era of streaming, the pandemic and a new generation that considers on-demand, multi-screen, and immersive content as standard have brought about demands to the media and entertainment industry that are increasingly difficult to fulfill with traditional business and production methods. More content, more visual effects, with no more…


  • Marvel and Autodesk team up with The Mill for a new ad on Sphere 

    Ahead of Autodesk University 2023, “The Marvels” promotion takes over the new Las Vegas landmark, Sphere  


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    Navigating AU 2023 Digital: What to Watch

    Autodesk University is just around the corner and the likes of Artists Equity, The Mill, Mikros Animation, ShadowMachine, and more are getting ready to inspire you. What’s even better? You can snag a free digital pass to be part of all the fun from home. In the midst of a wild array of 600+ learning…


  • The Media & Entertainment Guide to AU 2023

    We’re thrilled to expand AU 2023 to offer a wealth of content for media and entertainment professionals to connect, interact, and discover how top studios around the world use Autodesk's Design & Make Platform to create compelling stories in animation, VFX, games, and design visualization.


  • Untold Studios Raises the Visual Bar with Collaborative Cloud Workflows

    Innovation runs in Untold Studios’ DNA. The world’s first fully cloud-based creative studio strives to provide an environment where happy accidents are welcome, even encouraged. This ethos has helped the company attract diverse talent and break new ground in animation and visual effects (VFX). Since launching in 2018, the studio set out to deliver world-class…


  • Render Colorful, Life-Like Results With Updates to Arnold

    Autodesk is focused on helping you deliver highest-quality production values and improve pipeline flexibility and scalability. With Arnold 7.2 and 7.2.1, you can enjoy native support for Apple silicon in Maya as well as stregthened USD and MaterialX support. Plus, a new distance shader and enhancements to color management workflows in 3ds Max empower you…


  • 3ds Max 2023.3 Update Sword in the Stone image courtesy of Lucas Maxfield

    Produce your best work with 3ds Max.

    Create stunning visuals in 3ds Max with enhanced rendering tools, increased import/export synchronization, speed improvements and more. The new Organic Noise OSL map paired with the new 2D & 3D Randomizer OSL maps enhances the look of your scenes – bridging the divide between fiction and reality. Additionally, speed improvements to polygon mesh to triangle…


  • Maya 2023.3 Update - Baby Stingray image courtesy of Olga Dannik

    Supercharge your workflow with Maya

    Maya brings enhanced tools so you can focus on your most important tasks and devote time on being creative. New options for controlling Proximity Wrap driver behaviour enable you to stay productive, while new settings for manipulating left-drag behaviour help reduce friction points in your workflow. Maya also comes with latest version of the USD…


  • Arnold 7.1.4 Update Muffloise image courtesy of Nicolas Morel

    Solutions in the Arnold 7.1.4 Update

    Optimize Your Rendering with Arnold In this update, Arnold brings new and improved volume rendering controls, support for more features in Hydra and USD, and a slew of enhancements to help you render high-quality 3D images faster. Native Support for Apple CPUs Arnold now natively supports running on Apple M-series CPUs, such as the M1…