Providing a platform for CG industry elites to share and communicate, sparking their creativity and imagination, promoting the development of CG industry are the purposes that RAYVISION launched the CGTS (CG Tech Summit). After the first CGTS-Shenzhen, RAYVISION (FoxRenderfarm) held CGTS-Malaysia on April 7th, 2017 in Kuala Lumpur, with Robust Fox and UNDO as the co-organizers. This China-Malaysia CG Industry Future and Development Conference aims at building a bridge for friendly sharing and exchanging, accelerating the win-win cooperation between China and Malaysia CG industry companies. The conference gathered many Chinese and Malaysian CG professionals, including Tuan Haji Burhanuddin, the CEO of Malaysian top animation studio Les’Copaque, Rick Xu, the chair of ACM SIGGRAPH Shenzhen chapter, Kenny Zou, the CEO of RAYVISION, Ben Cheung, the VP of RAYVISION, Mike Zheng, the marketing director of RAYVISION. As the host, T.A. Yeep, the principal consultant of Robust Fox, expressed his gratitude and introduced the purposes and agenda to all the guests. As the first speaker, Ben Cheung’s wonderful speech attracted all guests’ attention. He introduced the current situation and development of China films, special effects and animation industry from different aspects, such as the box office in China, the value and profit of Chinese film and animation box office, Chinese mainstream CG production studios. And he analyzed the massive challenges and difficulties that Chinese CG industry faced. Kenny Zou, the CEO of RAYVISION, showed FoxRenderfarm’s cloud rendering solution. He told us why the CG artists use cloud rendering and why choose FoxRenderfarm’s cloud render platform by elaborating the difficulties of both VFX and 3D animation production. He also showed splendid animation films rendered by FoxRenderfarm. Tuan Haji Burhanuddin, the CEO of Les'Copaque Production, shared his precious experience in his career. His topic is “IP Creation: Between Failure & Success”. He introduced business model of Malaysian animation industry, analyzed IP creators and its challenges and highlighted that “content is the king” is the key to success of IP creation. Rick Xu, the chair of ACM SIGGRAPH Shenzhen chapter, used vivid charts to show gross and profit in Chinese animation market, users and grow rate in Chinese game industry, mobile game market share and eco-system of CG outsourcing market in China, thoroughly analyzed the whole CG industry outsourcing market in China. T.A. Yeep hosted the roundtable and asked speakers a few questions about culture differences between Malaysia and China, expectation from Malaysia animation studio, expectation from Chinese investors and outsourcing companies, type of collaboration that would work. The audiences also asked questions actively and shared their own valuable experiences. After the conference, all the guests were even not willing to leave, they appreciate this precious opportunity and hope to learn more experience and exchange more ideas with each other.
- 2017-04-12 15:24:53
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The Rookies is a global competition for young designers, creators, innovators, and artists. After got awesome achievements in 2016 which received a total of 1,824 entries from 479 schools in 77 countries. The Rookies 2017 competitions finally kicks off. And FoxRenderfarm is proud of being the Exclusive Render Farm Partner for the great event in 2017. About The Rookies The Rookies is the acclaimed international competition for young creatives. Founded in 2009 to showcase the most talented student designers, illustrators, film makers, animators, developers, digital artists, and launch them into the career of their dreams. The Timeline of The Rookies 2017 Open for Submissions: March 7 Submissions Closed: May 29 Final Judging: June 21 - June 30 Winners Announced: July 7 How to Join The Rookies 2017 Competition 1.Visit The Rookies official website: http://www.therookies.co. 2.Create an account. 3.After that, create your own portfolio page for showing your work. 4.Upload your work. Note: Please make sure you are student or recent graduate at least 18 years old. The Whole Categories of The Rookies 2017 ● Illustration ● Graphic Design ● Motion Graphics ● Photography ● Architecture ● Industrial Design ● Film Making ● Web & Mobile ● VFX & Animation ● Next-Gen Gaming ● Virtual Reality ● Robotics The Prize for The Rookies 2017 ● The latest popular software, hardware, gadgets, media and FoxRenderfarm’s exclusive cloud rendering service ● Random giveaways for all entrants ● A job or internship for working on biggest studios in the world ● Scholarships ● Expert reviews & industrial rankings for helping you on future careers How lovely the prizes are there! It is totally free to enter, why not come there to show your skills and win the awesome prizes now?
- 2017-03-13 09:43:52
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The 89th Academy Awards took place on Sunday night, 26th February, 2017 (PST). ‘La La Land’, the recently popular film, got 6 awards for Best Actress in Leading Role, Best Directing, Best Cinematography, Best Production Design, Best Original Song and Best Original Score. But...Life is full of ups and downs... The presenter at the Oscars took the wrong envelope and mistakenly announced ‘La La Land’ as the Best Picture, but actually ‘Moonlight’ wins！It must be the most embarrassing moment in Oscars history! BEST PICTURE WINNER: MOONLIGHT NOMINEES: ARRIVAL FENCES HACKSAW RIDGE HELL OR HIGH WATER HIDDEN FIGURES LA LA LAND LION MANCHESTER BY THE SEA VISUAL EFFECTS WINNER: THE JUNGLE BOOK NOMINEES: DEEPWATER HORIZON DOCTOR STRANGE KUBO AND THE TWO STRINGS ROGUE ONE: A STAR WARS STORY ANIMATED FEATURE FILM WINNER: ZOOTOPIA NOMINEES: KUBO AND THE TWO STRINGS MOANA MY LIFE AS A ZUCCHINI THE RED TURTLE SHORT FILM (ANIMATED) WINNER: PIPER NOMINEES: BLIND VAYSHA BORROWED TIME PEAR CIDER AND CIGARETTES PEARL ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE WINNER: CASEY AFFLECK - Manchester by the Sea NOMINEES: ANDREW GARFIELD - Hacksaw Ridge RYAN GOSLING - La La Land VIGGO MORTENSEN - Captain Fantastic DENZEL WASHINGTON - Fences ACTRESS IN A LEADING ROLE WINNER: EMMA STONE - La La Land NOMINEES: ISABELLE HUPPERT - Elle RUTH NEGGA - Loving NATALIE PORTMAN - Jackie MERYL STREEP - Florence Foster Jenkins ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE WINNER: MAHERSHALA ALI - Moonlight NOMINEES: JEFF BRIDGES - Hell or High Water LUCAS HEDGES - Manchester by the Sea DEV PATEL - Lion MICHAEL SHANNON - Nocturnal Animals ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE WINNER: VIOLA DAVIS - Fences NOMINEES: NAOMIE HARRIS - Moonlight NICOLE KIDMAN - Lion OCTAVIA SPENCER - Hidden Figures MICHELLE WILLIAMS - Manchester by the Sea DIRECTING WINNER: LA LA LAND - Damien Chazelle NOMINEES: ARRIVAL - Denis Villeneuve HACKSAW RIDGE - Mel Gibson MANCHESTER BY THE SEA - Kenneth Lonergan MOONLIGHT - Barry Jenkins COSTUME DESIGN WINNER: FANTASTIC BEASTS AND WHERE TO FIND THEM NOMINEES: ALLIED FLORENCE FOSTER JENKINS JACKIE LA LA LAND DOCUMENTARY (FEATURE) WINNER: O.J.: MADE IN AMERICA NOMINEES: FIRE AT SEA I AM NOT YOUR NEGRO LIFE, ANIMATED 13TH MAKEUP AND HAIRSTYLING WINNER: SUICIDE SQUAD NOMINEES: A MAN CALLED OVE STAR TREK BEYOND SOUND EDITING WINNER: ARRIVAL NOMINEES: DEEPWATER HORIZON HACKSAW RIDGE LA LA LAND SULLY SOUND MIXING WINNER: HACKSAW RIDGE NOMINEES: ARRIVAL LA LA LAND ROGUE ONE: A STAR WARS STORY 13 HOURS: THE SECRET SOLDIERS OF BENGHAZI MUSIC (ORIGINAL SCORE) WINNER: LA LA LAND NOMINEES: JACKIE LION MOONLIGHT PASSENGERS MUSIC (ORIGINAL SONG) WINNER: CITY OF STARS - La La Land NOMINEES: AUDITION (THE FOOLS WHO DREAM) - La La Land CAN'T STOP THE FEELING - Trolls THE EMPTY CHAIR - from Jim HOW FAR I'LL GO - Moana CINEMATOGRAPHY WINNER: LA LA LAND - Linus Sandgren NOMINEES: ARRIVAL - Bradford Young LION - Greig Fraser MOONLIGHT - James Laxton SILENCE - Rodrigo Prieto FILM EDITING WINNER: HACKSAW RIDGE NOMINEES: ARRIVAL HELL OR HIGH WATER LA LA LAND MOONLIGHT FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM WINNER: THE SALESMAN - Iran NOMINEES: LAND OF MINE - Denmark A MAN CALLED OVE - Sweden TANNA - Australia TONI ERDMANN - Germany PRODUCTION DESIGN WINNER: LA LA LAND NOMINEES: ARRIVAL FANTASTIC BEASTS AND WHERE TO FIND THEM HAIL, CAESAR! PASSENGERS SHORT FILM (LIVE ACTION) WINNER: SING NOMINEES: ENNEMIS INTÉRIEURS LA FEMME ET LE TGV SILENT NIGHTS TIMECODE WRITING (ADAPTED SCREENPLAY) WINNER: MOONLIGHT NOMINEES: ARRIVAL FENCES HIDDEN FIGURES LION WRITING (ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY) WINNER: MANCHESTER BY THE SEA NOMINEES: HELL OR HIGH WATER LA LA LAND THE LOBSTER 20TH CENTURY WOMEN
- 2017-02-28 16:29:00
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Timeline: 7/12/2016 SIGGRAPH Asia Featured Sessions Planned by RAYVISION As experienced entrepreneur in computer graphics industry, Hsin-Yao Liang, the president of RAYVISION (FoxRenderfarm), took the Featured Sessions Chair of SIGGRAPH Asia 2016. Hosted by Hsin-Yao Liang and planned by RAYVISION, Featured Sessions have 2 panels: He's Back! T2 25 Years Later (Panel 1) & The Future of Imaging (Panel 2). Many authoritative experts and scholars from computer graphics industry all over the world come together to attend this grand meeting. Timeline: 6/12/2016 RAYVISION - The Only Chinese Enterprise Representative of SIGGRAPH Asia Committee The 9th ACM SIGGRAPH Conference and Exhibition on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques in Asia (SIGGRAPH Asia 2016) attracts more than 6000 industry leaders, experts and scholars of computer graphics and interactive techniques. As the only Chinese enterprise representative of the committee, RAYVISION (FoxRenderfarm) attended SIGGRAPH Asia 2016 as the exhibitor (Booth B-02) and displayed their splendid rendering projects, which drew attention of the worldwide experts in the field of computer graphics and interactive techniques. Timeline: 28/11/2016 RAYVISION Was Invited to Attend CSFF The 7th China International New Media Short Film Festival (CSFF) is the only state-level international short film festival in China. CSFF has been witnessed rapid increase in its influence, it attracted film agencies from 18 countries and regions, and made itself one of the most significant short film festivals acknowledged by the industry and one of the three major film & TV cultural activities in China, with the other two being Beijing International Film Festival and the Shanghai International Film Festival. The high ratio international agency attendance, high level of specialization and advanced film & TV equipment are the highlights of this year’s festival.. As the exhibitor of New Technology Interactive Experience Area, RAYVISION aims to accelerate the development of new media industry and promote the exchanges and cooperation of international culture. Timeline: 15/11/2016 RAYVISION Held First CGTS in Shenzhen RAYVISION held first CGTS (CG Tech Summit) in Shenzhen on November 12th, 2016. With the popularity of Hollywood’s top CG works, we gradually realized that CG technology not only explores the possibility of artistic expression, but also provides the audience with a higher quality of visual experience. Art challenges technology all the time. How to solve the technical problems during the film production, how to improve production efficiency are the purposes that RAYVISION launched the CGTS. Themed as “Technology Inspires Art”, CGTS chose Shenzhen as the first station, gathered the most professional CG elites, provided a platform for them to share and exchange their experience. Timeline: 10/11/2016 3 Films Rendered by FoxRenderfarm Eligible for 89th Oscar Best Animation Award The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Science (AMPAS) recently released the official notice that 27 animated films participate 89th Oscar Best Animation Award which creates the record on quantity. 3 of these submitted animated films were rendered by FoxRenderfarm: Monkey King: Hero Is Back (China), Kingsglaive Final Fantasy XV (Japan) and Bilal (Dubai). Back to 2014, Mr. Hublot rendered by FoxRenderfarm won the 86th Oscar Best Animated Short Film Award. It clearly shows that the projects rendered by FoxRenderfarm are excellent. Timeline:1/11/2016 RAYVISION Got A Certification for Applying Authentic Autodesk Software As the core of Internet+ era, the software is widely applied in every aspect of economy society. RAYVISION always respects intellectual property, improves the awareness of software copyright protection. Therefore, RAYVISION got a certification for applying authentic Autodesk software in November 2016. Moreover, RAYVISION strongly promoted the use of genuine software, and got certifications of several large enterprises worldwide, such as Pixar’s RenderMan, Arnold, V-Ray and IBM. Timeline: 25/10/2016 RAYVISION’s Internal Storage Was Upgraded to 360Gbps Storage is the core facility applied to the cluster. By applying the data classification, RAYVISION extended the data storage with memory, SSD and common disk. RAYVISION’s distributed storage throughput used by the cluster of every 1000 nodes were upgraded to unprecedented 360Gbps, which completely solved the problem of frame stucking caused by insufficient memory. In order to adapt to the special effects rendering, RAYVISION planned to upgrade the throughput of every cluster by 4 times in 2017. Timeline: 17/10/2016 RAYVISION Demonstrated Cloud Computing Force behind Visual Industry The Computing Conference 2016 was held in Yunqi Town of Hangzhou on October 13th, 2016. The Conference unprecedentedly attracted a large crowd of entrepreneurs and experts from all over the world. The Visual Processing Venue tended to be the most popular session. In the Visual Processing Venue, Kenny Zou, the general manager of RAYVISION, demonstrated the cloud computing force behind visual industry by 3 aspects: the great challenge of film industry, FoxRenderfarm’s cloud rendering service, the value of cloud rendering industry. As the leader of cloud rendering industry, RAYVISION was the first company to put forward the concept of “cloud rendering” in the field of visual computing and make the 3 features (scalable, cost effective, usability) of cloud rendering to be more remarkable. Timeline: 30/9/2016 China’s First Full Realistic Human CGI L.O.R.D Was Released L.O.R.D (Legend of Ravaging Dynasties) is a fantasy film directed by Jingming Guo, which adapted from his novel with the same title. As the investor and producer of L.O.R.D, Original Force took the responsibility of production, including character design, role scanning, action & expression and CG animation. RAYVISION had the honour to render this China’s first full realistic human CGI film. In the release of L.O.R.D, RAYVISION conducted an exclusive interview with Original Force’s production team who highly appreciated the expertise and service of FoxRenderfarm. Timeline: 1/9/2016 FoxRenderfarm Client Was Updated to Version 4.0 FoxRenderfarm client was updated to version 4.0. The new version was based on QT structure and worked on Windows, Linux and Mac. Linux users have access to FoxRenderfarm client now! Timeline: 25/8/2016 RAYVISION Won the Award of 2016 Leading Cloud Rendering Platform in China The 8th China Industry Informatization Conference was held in Beijing on August 25th, 2016. It was jointly hosted by China Information World, China Computer Industry Association, China Federation of IT Promotion. At the award selection of this conference, RAYVISION won 2016 Leading Cloud Rendering Platform in China. Ben Cheung, the vice president of RAYVISION, accepted the award as the representative, which was reported by more than 50 media. Timeline: 19/8/2016 Throne of Elves - New Height of Chinese Animation Throne of Elves was a fantasy animated film produced by Mili Pictures and rendered by RAYVISION. It was released on August 19th, 2016. Based on Dragon Nest, the film abandoned the huge background in the game, described a love story about a human boy and an elf girl across races in the cruel war. In this film, every scene, every frame and every shot is beautiful. Timeline: 12/8/2016 LOVE O2O’s Hit on the Big Screen Rendered by RAYVISION, LOVE O2O is a film adapted from Gu Man’s novel of the same title. It was about an online game love story of Xiao Nai (acted by Jing Boran) and Bei Weiwei (acted by Angelababy). They came across in the game world and fell in love in the real world. The scene filming was used to the film, which created a beautiful fantastic game world. Timeline: 4/8/2016 FoxRenderfarm is applicable to LightWave! LightWave 3D is a cost-effective 3D animation software developed by an American company NewTek. It’s one of the most important 3D animation software in the industry. Due to LightWave’s easy-to-use and powerful functions in biological modeling and character animation, LightWave 3D is widely used in the field of film, television, advertising, games, animation etc. FoxRenderfarm is applicable to LightWave! FoxRenderfarm has numerous rendering nodes and huge storage, they can provide a lot of servers as what customers need and save much rendering time for the projects. FoxRenderfarm’s powerful technical team can customize different rendering solutions according to customers’ requirements, so that they can put more time and energy on artistic creation. Timeline: 3/8/2016 The FoxRenderfarm Cloud Rendering for SketchUp Launched As we all know, SketchUp is a popular and outstanding software for 3D architectural designing, it is called the “pencil” in CG designing industry for the reason of its extremely easy using feature. Now we are proud of declaring that FoxRenderfarm has supported Vray 2.0 for SketchUp 2015-2016. You can freely choose multi machine sequence for rendering to save more time, so that you can devote yourself to the unlimited creative designing with limited energy and time. Besides that, you can also freely choose the needed scenes to render with just a few simple clicks when submitting jobs. Timeline: 24/7/2016 RAYVISION’s Hit TV Drama Ice Fantasy Ice Fantasy was a costume TV drama adapted from Guo Jingming’s novel, which was post-produced by PIXOMONDO, an international special effects company, and rendered by RAYVISION. It was exclusively played on Hunan Satellite TV Diamond Theatre from July 24th, 2016. The magnificent snow world and beautiful sea in the TV drama attracted a lot of audience. Timeline: 20/7/2016 RAYVISION Partnered with Alibaba Group to Make Strategic Layout on Visual Cloud Computing As a giant in the Internet companies, Alibaba Group’s cloud computing power has risen to the top line of the world. Last year, RAYVISION and Alibaba Group reached a strategic cooperation on visual cloud computing. A few months later, Alibaba invested in RAYVISION and partnered with RAYVISION to make strategic layout of visual cloud computing and provide powerful, accessible and economic cloud rendering service, which turned to be an important milestone for Alibaba on cloud computing globalization. Timeline: 10/7/2016 Bahubali: The Beginning’s First Hit on Big Screen in China After the historical Indian epic blockbuster “Baahubali - The Beginning” released in 2015, it set a record for the opening day in India’s history, and became the top-grossing Indian film within India in 2015. This year, Bahubali: The Beginning’s first hit on big screen in China on July 10th. CGI visual effects was collaborated with a local company Makuta VFX. FoxRenderfarm was tasked with the responsibility of rendering the movie. Almost entire movie was super imposed with elaborated CGI special effects of lavish landscapes and magnificent war scenes from the movie. Timeline: 9/7/2016 Final Fantasy XV: Kingsglaive Provided A Visual Feast Final Fantasy XV: Kingsglaive was a CGI film produced by SQUARE ENIX, which is the developer of Final Fantasy series games. After the film released on July 9th, 2016, it was widely acclaimed for its incomparable visual special effects. Final Fantasy XV: Kingsglaive was rendered by RAYVISION, and the producer gave very high praise of RAYVISION’s cloud rendering services. The sophisticated 3D CG animated technology made the character vivid and lively. Obviously, this film has reached the top level of CG film in the world. Timeline: 28/5/2016 RAYVISION Was Invited to Attend CIFTIS The 4th China Beijing International Fair for Trade in Service (CIFTIS) was held in Beijing International Convention Center on May 28, 2016. CIFTIS is the first comprehensive platform specializing in the trade in services around the world. As the leading brand in cloud rendering service industry, RAYVISION was invited to attend CIFTIS as an exhibitor. RAYVISION introduced the concept of cloud rendering, promoted RAYVISION’s cloud rendering products - FoxRenderfarm (overseas) and Renderbus (domestic), and showed their wonderful rendering projects. At the same time, Phoenix TV conducted an exclusive interview with Kenny Zou, the general manager of RAYVISION, around the advantage of Rayvision’s cloud rendering service. Timeline: 6/5/2016 RAYVISION Issued Cloud Computing Platform in Big Data Expo Guiyang International Big Data Expo 2016 was opened in Guiyang International Conference & Exhibition Center on May 6, 2016. The event exhibited the world’s latest development of cutting-edge big data-based technologies, products and solutions, and it also provided a platform for sharing information and exchanging ideas as well as business negotiation. It attracted the pioneer enterprises and leaders from all over the world in the big data field. Dawn Wu, the product director of RAYVISION (FoxRenderfarm), issued Rayvision Cloud Computing Platform in Big Date Expo. She explained “what is cloud rendering” and “main features of Rayvision platform”, meanwhile she introduced the numerous projects rendered by FoxRenderfarm and FoxRenderfarm’s Hollywood-class technical team behind the Mr. Hublot, the Best Animated Short Film of Oscar. Timeline: 24/5/2016 Learn V-Ray Partners with FoxRenderfarm to Creat More Amazing Works Learn V-Ray is an authorized training center certified by Chaos Group. In the online area you can find the 5SRW Course for V-Ray, including V-Ray tutorials and lessons, materials to download and all you need to get the 5SRW Certification for V-Ray. As Learn V-Ray’s official partner, FoxRenderfarm rendered countless works for Learn V-Ray’s trainers and students. The philosophy that RAYVISION (FoxRenderfarm) always sticks to is that technology inspires arts. With the most professional technical team, the best customer service team and the most powerful computing center, RAYVISION (FoxRenderfarm) can save more time for users so that they can devote to more creative artworks. Timeline: 14/5/2016 RAYVISION’s Outlook on VR in ICIF The 12th China International Cultural Industries Fair (ICIF) was held in Shenzhen Convention & Exhibition Center. ICIF is a world-famous cultural feast playing an increasingly important role in boosting China cultural industries and promoting China cultural products and projects to go global. The number of sub-venues expanded from 1 to 61. VR Summit was held in F518 Idea Land sub-venue. Hsin-Yao Liang, the president of RAYVISION (FoxRenderfarm), attended VR Summit as a guest speaker. He exchanged his experience of VR in 1993, shared his feelings when he attended NAB Show in USA, brought the newest VR product information, and broadened everyone’s vision for the latest technology. Timeline: 18/5/2016 RAYVISION Got Invention Patent for Cloud Render RAYVISION (FoxRenderfarm) is specialized in researching and developing cloud rendering platform and related technologies, and has numbers of invention patents for related technology. Compared to many other render farms, RAYVISION’s influence in the industry as well as the values provided for the users in the animation, film, television and special effects industry are immeasurable. RAYVISION firstly-launched cloud rendering platform brings much convenience and saves incalculable time and cost for users. Now, RAYVISION got an invention patent for cloud rendering from State Intellectual Property Office. Timeline: 27/4/2016 VR Game Rendered by RAYVISION Attracted Lots of Visitors in CICAF The 12th China International Cartoon & Animation Festival (CICAF) attracted more than 1500 companies from 80 countries and regions. As the leading brand of global cloud rendering business, RAYVISION (FoxRenderfarm) made a significant contribution to animation, film, VFX, VR and other industries. This time, RAYVISION exhibited at booth B2-024 to show the core values and achievements they brought to customers. At the meantime, Mili Pictures’ STAR CORE VR game rendered by RAYVISION attracted lots of visitors in CICAF. Timeline: 26/2/2016 RAYVISION Launched GoCloud Program RAYVISION (FoxRenderfarm) always adhered to the spirit of “Small Teams Dream Big” and made contributions to education and CG industry. RAYVISION (FoxRenderfarm) not only sponsored many different kinds of international CG challenges, but also launched GoCloud program to help the small teams realize their dreams. GoCloud is a program that aims to help potential CG students and creative small teams. This project has two parts: For Education & For Creative.
- 2017-02-17 17:29:35
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The 9th ACM SIGGRAPH Conference and Exhibition on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques in Asia (SIGGRAPH Asia 2016 ) took place in The Venetian Macao from 5-8th December, 2016. The annual event, which rotates around the Asian region, attracts more than 6000 computer graphics and interactive techniques industry leaders, experts and scholars.
- 2016-12-14 16:19:03
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Paul Debevec, Senior Engineer of Google Daydream; Brian Cabral, Director of Engineering at Facebook; Hongbo Fu, Chair of SIGGRAPH Asia 2016; Hsin-Yao Liang, President of Rayvision.
Victor Wong and Shuzo Shiota, the chair and co-chair of SIGGRAPH Asia 2016 Computer Animation Festival presented Jury Special Award to James Cunningham and Oliver Hilber
James Cunningham, the director of Accidents, Blunders And Calamities; Oliver Hilber, the producer of Accidents, Blunders And Calamities.
Kurt Akeley, CTO of Lytro Inc; Hsin-Yao Liang, President of Rayvision; Brian Cabral, Director of Engineering at Facebook.
Dan Sarto, Co-Founder and Publisher at Animation World Network - AWN.com
SIGGRAPH Asia 2016 has officially ended on 8th December, 2016 in The Venetian Macao Resort Hotel. The 4-day exhibition consists of Art Gallery, Computer Animation Festival, Keynotes, Featured Sessions, Emerging Technologies, Technical Briefs, Technical Papers, Symposium on Mobile Graphics and Interactive Applications, Symposium on Education and Symposium on Visualization. The most popular program of SIGGRAPH Asia 2016 is Featured Sessions, which is host by Hsin-Yao Liang, the president of Rayvision, and planned by Marketing of Rayvision. Featured Sessions have 2 panels: He's Back! T2 25 Years Later (Panel 1) & The Future of Imaging (Panel 2). Many authoritative experts and scholars from computer graphics industry all over the world come together to attend this grand meeting. Panel 1：He's Back! T2 25 Years Later
- 2016-12-14 10:14:45
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(Scott Ross, GM ILM, Co-Founder of Digital Domain with James Cameron; Mark Dippe, Assistant Visual Effects Supervisor for T2; Steve “Spaz” Williams, Computer Animation Supervisor for T2.)25 years ago, movie history was made with Terminator 2: Judgment Day. The use of computer generated images in cinema had finally come of age. James Cameron and ILM utilized state of the art computer technology to help create some of the most memorable characters in the film. Scott Ross, the General Manager of ILM in 1991, hosted an in depth discussion with Mark Dippe and Steve "Spaz" Williams, the team that created the breakthrough images. Attendees were given a behind the scenes look at the challenges they faced, the technology they used, the process that was developed and the moment when they realized they had forever changed the landscape of feature films. In addition, the newly-remaked 3D version of Terminator 2: Judgment Day will be released in 2017. Let’s expect the fantastic visual special effects of T2! Panel 2：The Future of Imaging
(Brian Cabral, Director of Engineering at Facebook; Kurt Akeley, CTO of Lytro Inc; Radu B. Rusu, CEO and Co-Founder of Fyusion, Inc; Shen Shaojie, Chief Roboticist, DJI.)Computational Photography and Artificial Intelligence are not just massively redefining human visual experiences, or the way people create content, but also equipping robots everywhere with vision and cognitive intelligence. We are honored to have visionary executive scientists from revolutionary firms: Lytro, Fyusion and DJI, who have been successfully building critical stepping-stones for the global society, and keep leading the revolutions for tomorrow. In this panel, they shared their past and current adventures as well as their visions for the future of imaging.
SIGGRAPH Asia 2016 | Featured Session Panel 2: The Future of Imaging
- 2016-11-22 15:25:01
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SIGGRAPH Asia 2016 | Featured Session Panel 1: He’s Back! T2 25 years later.
- 2016-11-17 17:22:18
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LightWave 3D is a cost-effective 3D animation software developed by an American company NewTek. It’s one of the most important 3D animation software in the industry. Due to LightWave’s easy-to-use and powerful functions in biological modeling and character animation, LightWave 3D is widely used in the filed of film, television, advertising, games, animation, etc. LightWave 3D’s rendering module is based on ray tracing and radiosity, which makes its rendering quality perfect. So, LightWave 3D is popular with animation studios, film and television VFX studios and game developers. The magnificant ship model in Hollywood blockbuster “Titanic”, the special effects in “Red Planet”, the game scenes in “Dino Crisis 2” and “Resident Evil - Code: Veronica”...they are all produced by LightWave 3D. FoxRenderfarm is applicable to LightWave! FoxRenderfarm has numerous rendering nodes and huge storage, they can provide a lot of servers as what customers need and save much rendering time for the projects. FoxRenderfarm’s powerful technical team can make different rendering solutions according to customers’ requirements. Customers can put more time and energy on artistic creation. Now, let’s look at what FoxRenderfarm cloud rendering support: 1.Support multisequencing rendering 2.Support freely choosing scenes 3.Support enabling pipeline settings by force 4.Support LightWave_2015.3, other versions can be configured according to customers’ requirements 5.Support Lightwave Render and Lightwave Arnold Render 6.Support Non-ABCD drive path 7.Rendering resolution and output format can be set by files At last, enjoy some pictures rendered by LightWave!
- 2016-08-31 15:15:45
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As we all know, SketchUp is a popular and outstanding software for 3D architectural designing, it is called the “pencil” in CG designing industry for the reason of its extremely easy using feature. With Sketchup, the designers can easily and quickly visualize their conceptions. And now, we are proud of declaring that FoxRenderfarm has supported Vray 2.0 for SketchUp 2015-2016. You can freely choose multi machine sequence for rendering to save more time, so that you can devote yourself to the unlimited creative designing with limited energy and time. Besides that, you can also freely choose the needed scenes to render with just a few simple clicks when submitting jobs. Well, here are the features supported by FoxRenderfarm cloud rendering as below: 1.Support multisequencing rendering 2.Support freely choosing scenes 3.Support enabling pipeline settings by force 4.Support full path rendering 5.Support Vray renderer 6.Support SketchUp 2015 and SketchUp 2016 7.Support non-ABCD driver path 8.Support loading photon rendered task 9.Support choosing the resolution, input and format At last, here are some artwork created with Vray for SketchUp as below, enjoy yourself!
- 2016-08-31 15:09:13
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