クラウドレンダリングを行うことで、さまざまなメリットがあります。 メリット①：初期投資が小さい!benefits of cloud rendering高性能なパソコンやサーバーなどを用意する必要がないため、初期投資をおさえることが可能です。マシンを買い換えなくても高速化できます。 メリット②：使い方が簡単!benefits of cloud renderingクラウドレンダリングは、レンダリング用のファイルをサービス上にアップロードするだけでレンダリングができます。マシンやサーバなどの高度な知識がなくとも手軽にレンダリング可能です。 メリット③：作業を効率化できる!benefits of cloud renderingレンダリング中はマシンのCPUをほとんど使い切ってしまうため、他の作業をすることができません。クラウドレンダリングではマシンに影響を与えないので、作業効率がアップします。 メリット④：創作時間を増やせる!benefits of cloud rendering動画制作の最後にレンダリングが必要になりますが、長時間費やす工程です。レンダリング時間を短縮することで、動画の編集に時間をかけることができるのです。 クラウドレンダリングサービスの選び方世界で多数の会社がクラウドレンダリングサービスを提供しています。その中で、予算や必要な機能を満たすサービスを選ぶ必要があります。 ①初期費用と利用料金サービスごとに、初期費用と利用料金が異なります。クラウドレンダリングサービスは、利用した時間に応じて費用が発生するシステムです。「定額制」「従量課金制」があるため、自分の使い方に合った課金スタイルのサービスを選ぶと良いでしょう。従量課金制の場合は、その名のとおり使った分だけ費用が発生します。従量課金の場合、予算管理がしやすいメリットがあります。また、あらかじめ予算を設定して使いすぎを抑えられるサービスもあります。 ②レンダリング速度クラウドレンダリングサービスでは、多数のCPU/GPUを使ってレンダリングを行います。使用しているCPU/GPUの性能や数などによってレンダリング速度は変わります。十分な速度が出るか、性能を確認すべきでしょう。 ③対応ソフトウェア・プラグインの確認動画編集に使われたソフトウェアやプラグインが対応していない場合、レンダリングができません。サービスを選ぶ際は、自分が利用しているソフトやプラグインが使えるかの確認は不可欠です。今後新しいソフトやプラグインを使う場合を見越して、対応範囲が広いサービスを選ぶべきでしょう。 まとめ動画制作を行うなかで、レンダリングの最適化はコストと効率化両方にメリットがあります。この記事で紹介したクラウドベースのレンダリング、「レンダーファーム」を利用することで、手軽にレンダリング環境の改善が可能になります。Fox Renderfarm（フォックスレンダーファーム）は従量課金制のレンダーファームです。そのため、予算管理をしながらレンダリングを実行できます。!Part of the render nodes © Fox Renderfarmぜひ動画制作に活用してみてください。!Fox Renderfarm 25 dollar free trial
Fox Renderfarmは、世界中のお客様に高速で安全なクラウドレンダリングサービスを提供することに取り組んでおり、現在弊社のファームは3D 人物アニメーションおよび群集シミュレーションアプリケーションであるソフトウェア Anima®の対応が始まりました!!anima4-4dAnima® 4 は建築家やデザイナー向けに特別に開発された人々と群集のアニメーション アプリケーションであり、驚くべき 3D アニメーションの人物をすばやく簡単に作成するのに役立ちます。 Anima® 4 には、顔のジェスチャーや衣服の動きを含む、新しくユニークな超リアルな 4D 人物アニメーションシステムが導入されています。3ds Max、Maya、Cinema 4D、UE4 のネイティブ プラグインである anima® を使用すると、顔のジェスチャーや衣服の動きを含む 3D の人物や群衆を CG シーンに簡単に追加できます。anima® の認定レンダー ファームとして、Fox Renderfarm は、3ds Max、Maya、Cinema 4D、Blender、V-Ray、Redshift など、世界中で最も人気のある 3D ソフトウェア、レンダラー、プラグインをサポートしています。Fox Renderfarm は巨大なコンピューティング パワーを備え、より高速で安全、安価、スマート、簡単なクラウドレンダリングサービスを顧客に提供し続け、CG アーティストが夢を実現するのを支援します。
Two Important Things Zync Render Users Need to Know
We are sorry that Zync Render has to officially shut down on June 1, 2021, the cloud rendering services provided by Google Cloud. Since the chaos that has a huge impact on the 3D industry worldwide caused by the pandemic, Fox Renderfarm strongly believes that every contributor in the industry matters, and we never see other cloud render farms as competitors but teammates to make this industry robust and vigorous. What Should Zync Render users do to avoid losses as much as possible and continue their cloud rendering easily after the change? Here are 2 pieces of advice. 1. Be aware of 2 special dates Zync has stopped accepting new users and halted new development since June 21, 2020, which means the software and plugins support and maintenance provided by the render farm cannot be up to date. Below are software versions supported by Zync Render. If you cannot find the versions of your software and plugins, we recommend you could find an alternative choice, and Fox Renderfarm is deeply committed to supporting CG Artists and making cloud rendering accessible to everyone around the world. We support a huge number of main 3D software and renderers. 3ds Max !v-ray for 3ds max render farm Arnold Standalone!Arnold Standalone Cinema 4D!cinema 4d render farm Houdini!arnold for houdini render farm Maya!v-ray for maya render farm Nuke!nuke render farm V-Ray Standalone!V-Ray StandaloneThe official shutdown date is on June 1, 2021. Before that, you’d better log in to your Zync Render account to check your projects left and do the backup just in case of asset losses. 2. Choose Zync Render AlternativesWe sincerely advise you to try Fox Renderfarm. Besides the wide-range software and plugins support, 24/7 customer service, dedicated TD and customer support, and flexible pricing scheme which we’ve always been insisting on, recently Fox Renderfarm has initiated a program called Evergreen Program especially for new users. Accomplish your first top-up and you could get a free render coupon and even a Gold Membership for three months. The more you recharge, the more you save.!evergreen program*New User: User registered in 2021 who is ready to accomplish the first top-up.Plus the $25 free trial for new users, it is really worth trying to see if Fox Renderfarm is the right choice for you.Happy render and keep creating, because in creating, we are each other’s inspirations and support.
「レンダリング」とは何でしょうか?「レンダリング（Rendering）」とは、コンピュータプログラムを用い、もととなる数値データを計算し表示を行うことです。3DCG制作の現場では、主に3次元空間の物体を2次元の画像にすること、または合成の作業で完成したものを最終的な映像に出力することを指します。 「クラウドレンダリング」とは何なのでしょうか？- クラウド：「インターネット上で動作するサービス」- レンダリング：「3DCGなどのイメージをコンピューターで処理すること」をそれぞれ意味します。そのため、クラウドレンダリングは「インターネットブラウザを通して利用できるレンダリングサービス」のことです。!レンダリング3DCGなどのレンダリングを、個人用PCで行うのではなく、インターネットの向こう側のコンピュータ（サーバー）で処理することを意味します。 レンダリングを高速化する方法レンダリングの処理を高速化するには、2つの方法が考えられます。1つは、手持ちのPCを改造したり買い替えたりする方法です。もう1つは、オンラインレンダーファーム（例えば：Fox Renderfarm）を利用する方法です。!cloud renderingレンダリングは処理に時間がかかることが多く、業務効率化のためにPCを買い替えたりして高速化しようとすると非常に費用や手間がかかることがあると思います。東アジア最大のレンダーファームFox Renderfarmでは、30000台以上のCPU、GPUサーバーを用意しており、場合によっては何時間もかかるレンダリングを数分に短縮できます。また、1クリックでの簡単なアップロードにも対応しています。!Fox Renderfarm3DCG、VFXなどに利用でき、最近話題のVR（バーチャル・リアリティ）の開発にも使用可能です。ぜひ、快適なレンダリングをお楽しみください！
Fox Renderfarm Has Completed The Annual TPN Assessment Process For 2021!
As your TPN-Accredited cloud render farm, Fox Renderfarm has always been committed to providing fast and secure render farm services for customers and we have completed the annual Trusted Partner Network assessment process for 2021!!Fox Renderfarm has completed the annual TPN assessment process for 2021!What is TPN?Trusted Partner Network (TPN) is a joint venture between two major entertainment industry giants, the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) and the Content Delivery & Security Association (CDSA), the worldwide leaders in third-party entertainment industry assessments. MPAA is a non-profit American trade association with the goal of promoting effective copyright protection, reducing piracy, and expanding market access. While, CDSA, is the international content protection association that protect entertainment media throughout the supply chain, both pre and post release. As one of the most authoritative film and TV content protection corporation, TPN assessment is well acknowledged by conglomerates like Walt Disney Studios, Universal City Studios, Warner Bros., Netflix Studios and so forth. !Fox Renderfarm, Your TPN Accredited Cloud Render Farm !Fox Renderfarm, Your TPN Accredited Cloud Render Farm Why do we need TPN?Content and data security have always been a global concern in the movie and TV industry, especially after a serial high-profile pre-release leaks in 2017. Those included the theft and release of “Orange Is the New Black” season 5 episodes from an audio post-production firm and an episode from “Game of Thrones” season 7 that was traced to employees at a data-management vendor working with 21st Century Fox’s Star India. The hacking nightmare continued after Netflix refused to pay the requested ransom. The hacker group The Dark Overlord uploaded much of “Orange Is the New Black” Season 5 online through illegal file-sharing service and kept posting arrogant and even scolding messages online. Huge damage was caused to Hollywood’s major production studios and to the health of the whole industry.Trusted Partner Network (TPN) is a new, global, industry-wide film and television content protection initiative. The TPN program helps companies prevent leaks, breaches, and hacks of their customers’ movies and television shows prior to their intended release and seeks to raise security awareness, preparedness, and capabilities within the industry. It functions as a global clearinghouse that will set security standards for entertainment production and distribution companies. Partners who pass an independent assessment conforming to those industry best practices will be listed as “trusted partners” in the TPN directory. “Creating the films and television shows enjoyed by audiences around the world increasingly requires a network of specialized vendors and technicians,” MPAA chairman and CEO Charles Rivkin said in a statement. “That’s why maintaining high security standards for all third-party operations — from script to screen — is such an important part of preventing the theft of creative works and ultimately protects jobs and the health of our vibrant creative economy.”How does TPN work?The TPN assessment process is highly rigorous with detailed security requirements on the physical security, asset management, content life-cycle, enterprise security, risk assessment, vulnerability management, security operations and incident response, policy & procedures, human resources processes, and most importantly, infrastructure. Moreover, the assessed Vendors are required to do the annual re-assessment every year to continuously improve the security system to better meet the TPN assessment standards. The assessment reports are shared within the TPN platform and can also be shared with existing and potential customers at the vendor’s discretion.Fox Renderfarm x TPNWith the relentless efforts and commitment to build a more secure cloud render farm that better protect the privacy of our beloved customers, Fox Renderfarm has successfully completed MPAA’s Content Security Best Practices and officially become a TPN Trusted Partner!Fox Renderfarm’s mission is to be the best cloud render farm with powerful render capacity, thoughtful customer service, secure data protection and flexible pricing scheme.As a TPN-accredited Partner, Fox Renderfarm will persist its steps to enhance the cloud rendering solutions to be more customer-friendly and also be one of the safest.
Over 200 SCAD alumni and students contributed to 21 Academy-Awards-nominated films for 2020
Offering degree programs and specializations about art and design, Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) is a university for creative careers. Fox Renderfarm is glad to sponsor and offer render farm services to SCAD students, supporting them creating more outstanding films and artworks.According to the SCAD’s report, over 200 SCAD alumni and students contributed to the 92nd Academy Awards nominated films, with 16 of those alumni having worked on more than one nominated film.The films including 1917, A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood, Ad Astra, Avengers: Endgame, Ford v Ferrari, Frozen II, Harriet, How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World, Joker, Maleficent: Mistress of Evil, Marriage Story, Missing Link, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, Richard Jewell, Rocketman, Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, The Irishman, The Lighthouse, The Lion King, The Two Popes, and Toy Story 4.!OscarsImage via oscar.go.com57 SCAD alumni worked as visual effects artists, animators, senior compositors, and visualization artists on Avengers: Endgame, which was nominated for best visual effects.!Avengers EndgameAvengers: Endgame35 SCAD alumni worked on Best Picture nominated films, including 1917, Ford v Ferrari, The Irishman, Joker, Marriage Story, and Once Upon a Time in Hollywood. 61 alumni worked on Best Animated Feature nominated films, including How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World, Missing Link, and Toy Story 4. !1917 and Center Ford v Ferrari and Toy Story 4(Left: 1917 ; Center: Ford v Ferrari; Right: Toy Story 4)Dean Max Almy, School of Digital Media said, “Our programs in School of Digital Media are top-rated in the world. Our alumni are working at Pixar, Disney, ILM, Blue Sky, Dreamworks and dozens of other great companies. It's no surprise hundreds of our alumni have worked on Academy Award winning and nominated films. We are so proud!"Congratulations on SCAD alumni and students’ achievement. Fox Renderfarm will continue to support SCAD and CG artists by providing our fast and secure cloud rendering services .Check the list of the SCAD alumni and students contributed to the 2020 Academy Award:
Big Shots Here！Fox Renderfarm @ SIGGRAPH 2019
From 28 July to 1 Aug, SIGGRAPH 2019 was successfully held in Los Angeles, which appealed to researchers, artists, and professionals who live and breathe computer graphics and interactive techniques. Fox Renderfarm is honored to be one of the sponsors and would continually support the world's biggest computer graphics conference.!Big Shot’s Here！Fox Renderfarm @ SIGGRAPH 2019-2Fox Renderfarm is one of the leading cloud render farms in the industry. Fox Renderfarm's world class professional cloud rendering solutions and tailor-made elastic large scale render pipeline with our professional services and industry-leading innovations, serving leading special effects, animation, architectural and entertainment industry around the world. !Big Shot’s Here！Fox Renderfarm @ SIGGRAPH 2019-4 !Big Shot’s Here！Fox Renderfarm @ SIGGRAPH 2019-3In SIGGRAPH 2019, Fox Renderfarm had great conversations with visitors from the United States, Canada, Japan, France, Brazil, China and more.!Big Shot’s Here！Fox Renderfarm @ SIGGRAPH 2019-7 !Big Shot’s Here！Fox Renderfarm @ SIGGRAPH 2019-6 !Big Shot’s Here！Fox Renderfarm @ SIGGRAPH 2019-8!Big Shot’s Here！Fox Renderfarm @ SIGGRAPH 2019-10Fox Renderfarm has interviewed so many cool people, from honored guest in SIGGRAPH to R&D Postdoctoral Associate in Disney Research Los Angeles, from environment artist devoted to his original project to visual effects supervisor of Green Book and so forth.Here’s the trailer of Fox Renderfarm’s exclusive interviews, please stay tuned with Fox Renderfarm, and more exclusive interviews will be released soon.Moreover, Fox Renderfarm also sponsored Shenzhen & Los Angeles Chapters Meet-up on 29 July, to initiate relationships for future opportunities and partnerships for all members.!Shenzhen & Los Angeles Chapters Meetup In SIGGRAPH 2019Fox Renderfarm is happy to help CG creators and scientists recharge and refuel for the year ahead. See you next year in Washington for SIGGRAPH 2020!
BoBoiBoy Movie 2 To Be Released In 5 Countries With Much Sensation In This Summer
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BoBoiBoy Movie 2, which used cloud rendering service provided by Fox Renderfarm, is a 2019 Malaysian computer-animated superhero comedy film. It is Animonsta Studios second film and the sequel of BoBoiBoy: The Movie (2016). !BoBoiBoy Movie 2-2!BoBoiBoy Movie 2-3 This film is about Retak'ka, an ancient being with elemental powers that intends to seize BoBoiBoy's elemental powers. With the help of his friends, BoBoiBoy needs to stop Retak'ka from taking BoBoiBoy's powers.!BoBoiBoy Movie 2-4 This is the first time a Malaysian animated film will be released simultaneously in 5 countries, including Malaysia, Indonesia, Brunei, Singapore, and Vietnam on 8 August 2019.!BoBoiBoy Movie 2-5 !BoBoiBoy Movie 2-6 !BoBoiBoy Movie 2-7While most animation studio takes close to four years to complete a film, Animonsta Studios pushed itself to finish BoBoiBoy Movie 2 in just 12 months with a budget of RM 7 million.Animonsta Studios’s CEO Nizam Abd Razak, who is also the film’s writer, director and co-producer explained: “We did face a lot of challenges making this movie in 12 months.” !BoBoiBoy Movie 2-9 !BoBoiBoy Movie 2-8 “Fans can expect exciting visuals and plenty of action sequences. We’ve enhanced the animation quality with some new software, which allowed us to not only work on the product faster but animate moving water, moving trees and even add movements to hair. In the first film, we didn’t have any of this.” said Nizam.!BoBoiBoy Movie 2-10 !BoBoiBoy Movie 2-11The cooperation between Animonsta Studios and Fox Renderfarm went very smoothly. As for Fox Renderfarm’s cloud rendering service, Animonsta Studios reckoned that it’s fast and reliable. The service has successfully delivered the job within limited time frame without have to compromise the quality.!BoBoiBoy Movie 2-12BoBoiBoy will see you guys on the big screen this summer!More details: https://news.monsta.com/monsta-unveils-boboiboy-movie-2-teaser-trailer/
The Best Cloud Rendering Service Provider
You may be always confused which render farm can support the best cloud rendering services for you or your company? Let me introduce Fox Renderfarm to you. As the leading cloud rendering service provider in the CG industry, Fox Renderfarm has earned a good reputation for its quality performance, strict security protection, great customer service, and flexible pricing scheme. Now, we here to show part of the reviews from Fox Renderfarm’s customers and partners. We hope the reviews from others can help you to choose the best cloud rendering service provider for yourself. Three RobotsBlow Studio“The animation was a challenge because we had to animate about 120 shots mixing styles. We had to invest a lot of effort in this area in order to take forward the project.Another challenge I would like to highlight is the making of a realistic talking cat. Everything required the highest quality to make this character credible. The cat was the most complicated character of this episode and we are very proud of the result.”Spanish animation studio Blow Studio. Upin＆Ipin: Keris Siamang TunggalLes’Copaque Production Sdn. BhdThe technical team of Les’ Copaque Production greatly praises the high-quality rendering service. They said: "We are very satisfied with Fox Renderfarm’s 24/7 real-time technical support, reliable download and upload speed, the user friendly webpage interface, and very simple desktop client app for our alternative option. For example, we have some frames that took 3 days to render locally, and after we submitted to Fox Renderfarm’s cloud rendering platform, it was completed in 2 hours, which greatly saved our time and budget. More importantly, the reliable and quality rendering also guarantees the quality of this film." Katapix Media:Carlos Duque"One of our biggest concerns was render time, since we are a small company and we knew this was going to be super render intensive, so we looked for a reliable render service, tried a bunch, and ended up picking Fox Renderfarm, because their price/benefit are more important, their staff was there for us 24/7 not via email or forums, we actually had direct contact with our account manager and a group of TD’s willing to help us regardless of the hour. It was an overall great experience to work with them and we still use Fox Renderfarm as our sole render solution." The ShipmentThe director Bobby balaFox Renderfarm has provided rendering power with significantly discounted rate for this film which is over 40,000 frames. Bobby mentioned in the interview that "Fox Renderfarm was critical to the success and completion of our film 'The Shipment'. Their customer service was excellent and their render system was very reliable and user friendly. After many unsuccessful experiences with other rendering services, we were grateful to find Fox which surpassed our expectations. Without their affordable rendering options, we would not have been able to complete our independent sci-fi film which has recently been chosen as an official selection at the prestigious Tribeca Film Festival in New York." Mr. HublotLaurent Witz, filmmaker of short films."As a small studio of 3D animation film in France, we need a lot of computing power to show our originality. This requires a great number of computers than those used in the studio. Computer rendering cannot be finished without external support. Finally, we find RAYVISION." Howard Lovecraft 3ArcanaStudios:SeanPatrickO'Reilly"Sean Patrick O'Reilly said that Fox Renderfarm's flexible nodes arrangement, cost-effective product, and 24/7 online customer service perfectly complement the infrastructures and facilitate independent studios' production process, like us . It is reported that the film "Panda vs Aliens", directed by Sean Animation Studio founder Sean Patrick O'Reilly and directed by Stan Lee and Gill Champion, is now in production and is expected to be released in China in 2019. Sean Patrick O'Reilly said that he hopes to work with more Chinese production companies to provide more high-quality works for the audience." ShadowPIXOMONDO"As the special effects producer of 'Shadow', PIXOMONDO made great efforts and constantly modified and communicated in the production process to achieve the final result. Fox Renderfarm, which provides cloud rendering support for 'Shadow', also provides powerful technical support for the perfect visual rendering of the film." Boonie Bears: Blast into the Past "There are also rendering machines in the company. Before the scene is rendered, the technicians will avoid the repeated submission and rendering invalidation by splitting and assembling the rendering task. When the internal render farm can't meet a large number of rendering requirements, some parts of the rendering task will be submitted to Fox Renderfarm, maximizing the use of rendering resources to ensure completion in the cycle. Fox Renderfarm can provide a large number of rendering clusters, allocate nodes at any time, and provide timely technical support to complete project rendering on time." Production director Qiang Wang commented." Isotropix"We're thrilled to partner with the Fox Renderfarm team! It’s great to see that Clarisse is now part of their offer. Fox RenderFarm is a very serious company owning a large number of render nodes. It gives our customers a lot a flexibility as Fox RenderFarm provides them with a quick and easy access to a huge rendering power!"For more Fox Renderfarm customer reviews.
Cloud Render Farm Company’s Introduction Video
Recently, Fox Renderfarm, a leading cloud render farm service provider, has published its company introduction video, here is the video,Fox Renderfarm is Rayvision’s overseas cloud render farm service. It is one of the leading cloud render farms in the industry. Since 2009, Fox Renderfarm has earned a good reputation for its quality performance, strict security protection great customer service and flexible pricing scheme. !render farm Fox Renderfarm, your powerful render farm with 24 Hours support, OSCAR service team, massive render nodes, and Hollywood security. Their experienced technical team has already supported hundreds of projects around the world. !Fox Renderfarm Fox Renderfarm has an outstanding team with over 20 years of CG production experience. Team members are from Disney, Lucasfilm, Dream works, Sony, etc. With professional services and industry-leading innovations, they serve leading special effects companies and animation studios from over 50 countries, including two Oscar winners. In 2015, Fox Renderfarm has formed a global strategic partnership with Aliyun (Alibaba Cloud Computing) to provide global visual cloud computing services.Welcome to try our platform and enjoy our services.
“Upin & Ipin: Keris Siamang Tunggal” Rendered With Fox Renderfarm
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“Upin & Ipin: Keris Siamang Tunggal”, produced by Les’ Copaque Production Sdn. Bhd. has been on screen in Malaysia on 21st March 2019. This film was rendered by Fox Renderfarm.This is a 100-minute feature film of adventure, family and fantasy genre, with a very interesting story. The details of the movie are as follows.“Upin & Ipin: Keris Siamang Tunggal” is Les’ Copaque Production Sdn. Bhd.’s third feature film.Les’ Copaque Production Sdn. Bhd. was established in December 2005 to spearhead Malaysia’s animation industry and specialize in producing high-quality 3D animation and IP production.Les’ Copaque Production has spent five years producing their second full-length 3D animated movie “Upin & Ipin: Keris Siamang Tunggal”.Before this feature film, “Upin & Ipin” is the longest-running Malaysian animated series and the most popular IP in South Asia with over 12 million audience on Facebook. The series is currently on its 13th season in production.This new adventure film tells of the adorable twin brothers Upin and Ipin together with their friends Ehsan, Fizi, Mail, Jarjit, Mei Mei, and Susanti, and their quest to save a fantastical kingdom of Inderaloka from the evil Raja Bersiong. It all begins when Upin, Ipin, and their friends stumble upon a mystical kris that leads them straight into the kingdom. While trying to find their way back home, they are suddenly burdened with the task of restoring the kingdom back to its former glory. With help from Mat Jenin and Belalang, Upin, Ipin and their friends must overcome a series of challenging obstacles in this action-packed, magical and humorous adventure film produced by Les’ Copaque Production Sdn. Bhd.“Upin & Ipin: Keris Siamang Tunggal” is the most expensive movie in Malaysia, costing an estimate of 20 million ringgit (around US$4.92 million). The movie is 100 minutes in duration and took a production team of 140, including 12 lighting and rendering artists, and 5 years to complete.Over 50 different species of animals were created. It is also the first time Les’ Copaque Production has had hair groomed for over 70 rigged characters. There were a lot of technical challenges that the production team has to overcome. For example, one dancing shot has a crowd of 120 characters at once, with some heavy shots that have more than 180 rendered layers, etc.During 5-year long production, the team has had three major upgrades in regards to their hardware and software in order to deliver the complexity of the film. The longest shot in this film has 722 frames and it took 100 rendering nodes and 2 months.As a leading cloud rendering service provider, Fox Renderfarm’s reliable and high-efficient service helps Les’ Copaque Production in its support of the 3D feature film “Upin & Ipin: Keris Siamang Tunggal”.The technical team of Les’ Copaque Production greatly praises the high-quality rendering service. They said: “We are very satisfied with Fox Renderfarm’s 24/7 real-time technical support, reliable download and upload speed, the user friendly webpage interface, and very simple desktop client app for our alternative option. For example, we have some frames that took 3 days to render locally, and after we submitted to Fox Renderfarm’s cloud rendering platform, it was completed in 2 hours, which greatly saved our time and budget. More importantly, the reliable and quality rendering also guarantees the quality of this film.”“We use this mentality to the way we do our work, in giving our best in creating our own Intellectual Property (IP) with the highest quality possible.” This is the Mission of Les’ Copaque Production Sdn. Bhd.Personally, I really like this mission statement. We look forward to the release of “Upin & Ipin: Keris Siamang Tunggal” in China and more countries in the world. It is our hope that the “Upin & Ipin” series will bring joy to more and more people, they will understand and enjoy the culture of Malaysia, and we expect nothing less than excellent work coming from Les' Copaque Production Sdn. Bhd. in the future.
The Shipment Win Best VFX
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Berlin Science-fiction film Festival is the first international festival of Science-fiction Film in Germany. It has shown about 200 independent films from over 30 countries in the past 2 years.The 2018 Berlin Science-fiction Film festival vote has come to end of a phase, but much professional staff has anticipated the winner of the Berlin Science-fiction film. For the VFX and animation industry, the most concerned prize is the Best Visual Effects. Today let us share the film which has won the Best Visual EffectsThe Shipment.The Shipment has also been selected to Tribeca film festival which is ranked one of the top 10 film festivals in the world as well recently in New York. It is really proud to say that the render of this film is supported by Fox Renderfarm. Let us watch this film together.- Name: The Shipment- Country: Canada- Language: English- Release Date: 21 October 2018 (Australia)- Also Known As: Cargo- Filming Locations: Vancouver, British Columbia, CanadaThe film tells the story about a widowed cargo hauler Aedin Katar and his young daughter Zohra.Aedin Katar is an ex-slave trader struggles to live a reformed life as a lowly interplanetary cargo hauler. While transporting a shipment of alien livestock to a distant planet, their ship encounters a mechanical failure and must land at an old spaceport. Unable to afford the repairs to their ship, Stranded and broke, he faces his dark past and difficult ethical choices in a desperate attempt to provide a better life for his daughter.Being a sci-fi film, The Shipment needs a tremendous amount of VFX and rendering. The film is entirely self financed by the director Bobby Bala, Who is also the CEO at Flying Car Productions, and it is over budget. Fox Renderfarm has provided rendering power with a significantly discounted rate for this film which is over 40,000 frames. Bobby mentioned in the interview that "Fox Renderfarm was critical to the success and completion of our film The Shipment. Their customer service was excellent and their cloud rendering system was very reliable and user friendly. After many unsuccessful experiences with other cloud rendering services, we were grateful to find Fox which surpassed our expectations. Without their affordable rendering options, we would not have been able to complete our independent sci-fi film which has recently been chosen as an official selection at the prestigious Tribeca Film Festival in New York."Here we also have an interview with Katapix Media which teamed up with Post-VFX to tackle the bulk of the Post production, Tasked with more than 390 shots for this film. Carlos Duque who is the Co-founder of Katapix Media tells us it was a Learning experience working on this project. They had short notice to put together a team and train some of the crew so they could be on par with the quality requirement, Bobby definitely has an eye for detail so they needed to beat his expectations.Carlos also introduces some challenges of the production:Our company (Katapix) is based in Medellin (Colombia), we’ve been in the industry for more than 15 years doing CG and VFX for tv and advertising, and started Katapix 5 years ago with a goal in mind, Feature films, The Shipment brings us closer to that goal, so this project was a welcome challenge. As every project it had its ups and downs but nevertheless was super fun and now that we see the results and all the selections and awards it’s getting, you realize it was all worth it!!One of our biggest concerns was rendering times, since we are a small company and we knew this was going to be super render intensive, so we looked for a reliable cloud rendering service , tried a bunch, and ended up picking Fox Renderfarm over the render farm , because their price/benefit are more important, their staff was there for us 24/7 not via email or forums, we actually had direct contact with our account manager and a group of TD’s willing to help us regardless of the hour. It was an overall great experience to work with them and we still use Fox Renderfarm as our sole render solution.The Shipment has brought home the award for Best Visual FX from Berlin Sci-Fi Film Festival and thrilled to be a Tribeca 2019 Official Selection! At the same time, it is also Honoured to be an official selection of Idyllwild International Festival Of Cinema, Irvine International Film Festival, Fantasporto - Porto International Film Festival, Bermuda International Film Festival, The European Independent Film Festival & Irvine International Film Festival, Miami Sci-Fi Film Festival, and so on. Looking forward to its release in China.
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