Interview With The Volunteers Of SIGGRAPH 2019
On 31 July - 1 Aug, Fox Renderfarm was exhibiting at SIGGRAPH 2019. During the exhibition, we had an interview with two passionate volunteers of SIGGRAPH 2019, Ellie Metzelaar and David Eagan. As the representatives of CG enthusiasts, they shared the experience of their CG works and the evaluation of Fox Renderfarm.
Fox Renderfarm: Have you ever heard of Fox Renderfarm?
Ellie: Yes, I have, actually. I was working with a team on a short film, and we were rendering on the personal computers, and we realized that we wouldn't finish the rendering with our own computers on time. So we actually, one of the people in my team, he used Fox Renderfarm, and we actually used it to finish the project on time for the deadline. So, thank you!
David: Fox Renderfarm provided students at SIGGRAPH with free rendering time and service, so with a few projects that I wanna use to render on their service.
Fox Renderfarm: Will you recommend Fox Renderfarm to your friends?
Ellie: Yes, if you don’t have a very expensive computer, or your expensive computers aren’t gonna finish things on time. I will definitely recommend. It’s crucial to get your renders done on time.
David: We don’t all have supercomputers or renderfarms at disposal.
Here’s the interview between Fox Renderfarm and two volunteers.
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SIGGRAPH ASIA 2018 | Fox Renderfarm, Not Only A Render Farm
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On 4-7 December 2018, SIGGRAPH Asia 2018 are helding in Tokyo, Japan. The annual SIGGRAPH Computer Graphics and Interactive Technology Conference and Exhibition is the premier event for academia, industry and the arts. Companies from all over the world will showcase cutting-edge technologies related to the computer graphics industry.
This year's SIGGRAPH Asia will feature "Crossover" as a theme to showcase the intersection of technology, art, culture and digital industries. In addition to traditional items such as technical papers, emerging technologies, art shows, computer animation festivals, courses, papers, technical posters and conferences, new content will be launched, like Real-time Live, VR Cinema and Product Gallery for viewers. Come to a fresh experience.
As the world's leading visual cloud rendering service platform, Fox Renderfarm has participated in SIGGRAPH Asia for three consecutive years. In the same period last year, Fox Renderfarm received many film and animation studio professionals from all over the world in Bangkok, to answer about cloud rendering technology and achieve cooperation. At the same time, Mr. Zheng Haibin, marketing director of Fox Renderfarm , was also invited to attend the SIGGRAPH ASIA sub-forum CG in China and the Student Volunteer Conference and delivered a speech.
In 2018, Fox Renderfarm participated in the rendering of the film including the movie "Detective Chinatown 2", "Monster Hunt 2", Tsui Hark's ten-year best work "Detective Dee: The Four Heavenly Kings", Zhang Yimou's ink painting movie "Shadow". The Chinese summer blockbusting TV plays "Legend of Fu Yao". The animated films including the "Boonie Bears: The Big Shrink", "Monkey Magic", "The Wind Guardians", “Duck Duck Goose”, and more.
Now, Fox Renderfarm has a computing power up to 500,000 cores per hour, ranking among the top five in the world. One million artists from more than 50 countries and regions are using cloud rendering by Fox Renderfarm. In this exhibition, Fox Renderfarm, no only as a render farm! Fox Renderfarm will not only show the powerful cloud computing capabilities for the participants, but also launch the Raysync, the file transfer acceleration service, with 100 times transmission speed in one second, to improve efficiency for enterprise transmission.
SIGGRAPH Asia 2018 is just around the corner, let us look forward to it! At the same time, everyone is welcome to exchange and consult at the Fox Renderfarm booth (G-10).
Fox Renderfarm at SIGGRAPH 2018
Pin-pointing the highlight of the SIGGRAPH 2018-the world’s largest, most influential annual conference in computer graphics is a pretty tricky task. Tons of research results, demos, educational sessions, screenings, hands-on interactivity, and commercial exhibits displaying the industry's latest advances in this exciting five days event no doubt attract the most talented CG people all over the world.
But >Fox Renderfarm, the world’s leading commercial render farm with hundreds of thousands of users worldwide, is thrilled to be at Siggraph for another epic and exciting week, and most importantly observed the huge shift in how studios are using and considering the Cloud since for 3D artwork rendering.
During the exhibition, Fox Renderfarm interacted with existing and potential clients, shared the cool features of our product and exclusive behind the scenes look into this year’s biggest blockbusters. Robert Wong-the Vice President of the BC Cultural Affairs Office of Canada, Tomasz Bednarz-Chairman of SIGGRAPH Asia 2019, and June Kim-SIGGRAPH IRC manager came to our booth to communicate and give an appreciation of the achievements that Fox Renderarm has accomplished in 2018. During the exhibition, Fox Renderfarm also participated in interviews with NVIDIA and several Chinese domestic media.
In addition, Fox Renderfarm also cooperated with RaySync, our aligned company that focuses on big data transmission acceleration and network optimization services, to demonstrate the advantages of radium speed file transmission in all directions, attracting many professionals to stop by and communicate.
As a long-term partner of SIGGRAPH, Mr. Haibin Zheng-Marketing Director of Fox Renderfarm, was also invited to attend the SIGGRAPH Global Student Volunteer Launching Conference and delivered a speech with renowned animation companies such as Dreamworks.
“In addition to providing powerful cloud rendering services, Fox Renderfarm always adheres to the Go Cloud Program, providing professional guidance, rendering offers and technical support to creative teams, individuals and animation studios around the world to help them.”Said by Haibin Zheng. At the start-up meeting, Mr. Haibin Zheng also introduced the large-scale file transmission of radium speed and compared the advantages of radium speed through contrast.
During the exhibition, Fox Renderfarm also received visits from well-known companies such as Dreamworks, MPC, DNEG, Scanline, etc., and introduced them to cloud rendering technology and high-speed transmission services for their recognition.
Fox Renderfarm in SIGGRAPH 2017, We Are More Than An Exhibitor
As the largest and most influential annual conference and exhibition in computer graphics and interactive techniques, SIGGRAPH 2017 is popularly ongoing (30th July – 3rd August). As one of the most popular render farms in the exhibition, and honorably invited as the speaker of SIGGRAPH 2017 conference, Fox Renderfarm is holding hands with SIGGRAPH and having several deep cooperations this time.
“CG in Asia”Speech
Benjamin Cheung, the VP of Fox Renderfarm, was invited by SIGGRAPH International Resources Committee to be a speaker for the subject of “CG in Asia”. Ben shared the development of CG industry with speakers from Digital Idea in Korea, SQUARE ENIX, CG-ARTS Society and OLM Digital in Japan. Ben focused on the topic of current situation and development of Chinese film industry, and made a point that China has huge potentials in film industry.
“SIGGRAPH Student Volunteer Program”Conference
Mike, the marketing director of Fox Renderfarm, was also invited to present in the conference of “SIGGRAPH 2017 Student Volunteer Program”, Mike introduced Fox Renderfarm and explained how powerful the rendering ability is, as well as the GoCloud Program which aims to help potential CG students, creative small teams and charity groups to realize their dreams.
At the end of the speech, Mike even revealed an amazing news, it is about a self-developed online platform ( Vivue:
http://www.vivue.io ) which is designed to help directors, producers, artists, designers, managers and media groups to save huge time on video collaboration. The Vivue is currently available on webpage and iOS App.
Officially Authorized to Distribute SIGGRAPH Collectible Pixel Toys
Fox Renderfarm is officially authorized by SIGGRAPH to distribute the limited number of collectible bobble head Pixel toys at the SIGGRAPH 2017 conference and exhibition. These keepsakes will not be available for sale, but will be given away in a variety of ways throughout the conference and exhibition, including at Fox Renderfarm booth 243. Besides, there are a lot of other gifts available for visitors by playing the dart game on Fox Renderfarm’s booth.
The confidence of SIGGRAPH for Fox Renderfarm’s leading position in render farm industry along with the outstanding contribution, is the most important reason that SIGGRAPH decides to start such deep cooperations with Fox Renderfarm. And Fox Renderfarm really appreciated the awesome opportunity to present themselves in front of so many international 3d animation and VFX production companies. Let’s take hand by hand to help enhance the development of CG industry.
Fox Renderfarm Shines Like A Star at SIGGRAPH ASIA 2017
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The 10th ACM SIGGRAPH Conference and Exhibition on Computer Graphics & Interactive Techniques in Asia was successfully held on 27-30th November 2017 at Bangkok International Trade & Exhibition Centre, Thailand. The 4 days SIGGRAPH Asia 2017 has attracted more than 7,000 CG industry experts, outstanding enterprises, practitioners and enthusiasts. There are a large number of professionals from CG field in Asia, more and more people wish to know more about the development of computer graphics and interactive technologies as well as their future trends. The SIGGRAPH Asia comprised of a total of 4 major exhibitions: Trade Exhibition (showcasing the latest innovative products and services), VR Showcase (a variety of fun virtual reality scenes), Art Gallery (mainly AR/VR/MR technology in the field), Emerging Technologies Exhibits (various emerging ideas and technologies). It also covers animation & visual effects, AR, cloud-based systems, computer graphics, gaming technologies, imaging, interactive & innovative technologies, virtual reality & simulation, visualization and other exhibitions.
As one of the largest cloud render farms in the world, Fox Renderfarm is highly praised by both new and existing customers at the SIGGRAPH Asia 2017 in Bangkok. So far, Fox Renderfarm has provided cloud rendering solutions for the 86th Academy Award the best animated short film "Mr. Hublot", the best-selling Indian film in the history "Baahubali: The Beginning" and "Baahubali 2: The Conclusion", another top grossing film in the Chinese box office record " Wolf Warrior 2 " and other amazing films such as "Bilal", "Kingsglaive: Final Fantasy XV", "L.O.R.D (Legend of Ravaging Dynasties)", "Throne of Elves" and many more.
Fox Renderfarm booth has been so popular and received many visitors during the exhibition. We are truly overwhelmed by the support from the organizers as well as the attendees. This exhibition not only strengthened the cooperation between Fox Renderfarm and its existing customers but also helped new customers to understand the cloud rendering technology, patiently answered the cloud rendering process and promoted further cooperation.
At the same time, Fox Renderfarm’s parent company Rayvision has launched a new platform, VIVUE.io — Better efficient review platform for video content collaboration. VIVUE.io has attracted the attention of numerous film directors and producers. VIVUE.io is suitable for content creators and teams such as directors, producers, artists, designers, managers and media to solve common problems such as video upload, review and team collaboration anytime and anywhere in order to allow content creation becomes more efficient and convenient.
As of now, VIVUE.io acts as the International Selection Jury Online Review Platform for the 8th China International New Media Short Film Festival. VIVUE.io has tailored the virtual off-site online review platform for the juries and has received good appreciation from directors such as Paul Brown, Jiang Wenli, Ding Liang, Zhuo Botang and other well-known directors.
Mr. Mike Zheng, Marketing Director of Fox Renderfarm and Head of VIVUE.io, was invited to attend SIGGRAPH Asia CG in China Summit and delivered a speech entitled "Rapid Development of the China's Film Industry". Also present at the CG in China summit were president of SIGGRAPH Hong Kong, Rick Xu; president of SIGGRAPH Shenzhen, Felix Yip; president of SIGGRAPH Shanghai, Dr. Simon Shum; vice president of SIGGRAPH Hong Kong; and Jos Stam, senior research scientist of Autodesk and two Academy Awards for Technical Achievement winner. Other guest speakers also included Mr. Chris Murphy from Shanghai and Mr. Quentin from Chengdu.
The CG in China Summit guest speakers mainly shared the development status and trends of CG industry in China, including animation, VR industry, real-time rendering, and animation technology, which provided a face-to-face exchange between experts and scholars from Asia.
Mr. Mike Zheng described on the three stages of CG film industry in China. Through data comparison and case analysis, Mr. Mike Zheng demonstrated the current situation and trend of the development of film industry in China. He explained the whole process of BAT composition to all attendees and also mentioned about the China's film market guaranteed box office issue and box office film distribution characteristics.
At this year's Student Volunteer Session Closing Conference, Mr. Mike Zheng was also invited to attend and delivered a speech about Fox Renderfarm GoCloud program. In recent years, students creative works have gained many appreciations from film and television industry. Fox Renderfarm as the industry leader, in order to unleash CG students’ unlimited potential, Fox Renderfarm has launched a unique GoCloud program to provide support for students who have ideas and creativities without financial ability and technical expertise to realize their dreams. The program includes educational discounts, rendering offers, creative and outstanding project support, technical support, professional guidance, as well as review & collaboration platform and more.
This year’s SIGGRAPH Asia, Fox Renderfarm also provides student volunteers with rendering and VIVUE.io review & collaboration platform technical support in order to help them to realize their CG creation dreams!
During the exhibition, Mr. Mike Zheng also received media interviews by giving a comprehensive introduction to Fox Renderfarm, VIVUE.io review & collaboration platform, as well as RaySync enterprise data transfer solution with the aim to further promote our brands reputation.
Fox Renderfarm can be described as very productive at SIGGRAPH Asia 2017, Fox Renderfarm managed to develop and maintain the relationships with the new and existing customers; VIVUE.io started to gain attention from the industry; CG in China Summit and Student Volunteer Session ended with a unanimous welcome by the attendees and volunteers. The confidence of SIGGRAPH Asia for Fox Renderfarm’s leading position in render farm industry along with the outstanding contribution is the most important reason that SIGGRAPH Asia decides to start such deep cooperations with Fox Renderfarm. And Fox Renderfarm really appreciated the awesome opportunity to present themselves in front of so many international 3D animation and VFX production companies. Let’s take hand in hand to help enhance the development of CG industry.
See You Next Year, SIGGRAPH Asia 2018 Tokyo!
See You in Los Angeles
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The 44th International Conference & Exhibition on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques will be held from 30th July 30 to 3rd August at the Los Angeles Convention Center. By then, CG industry’s established leaders and emerging challengers will attend the conference as exhibitor. As one of the world's largest cloud render farm, Rayvision's Fox Renderfarm will be shown at booth No. 243.
SIGGRAPH is the world’s largest, most influential annual conference and exhibition in computer graphics and interactive techniques: Five days of research results, demos, educational sessions, art, screenings, and hands-on interactivity featuring the community’s latest technical achievements, and three days of commercial exhibits displaying the industry's current hardware, software, and services.
Benjamin Cheung, the VP of Rayvision, was invited by SIGGRAPH International Resources Committee to be a speaker of International center. He will share the development of CG industry with speakers from Digital Idea in Korea, SQUARE ENIX, CG-ARTS Society and OLM Digital in Japan. Themed as “CG in Asia: Inside the Asian CG Industry”, the session will be hold at ACM SIGGRAPH THEATER on 10am, 31st July. If you want to know about the development of CG industry in Asia, the session is absolutely not to be missed!
Another one not to be missed is, Fox Renderfarm as a symbol of cloud render farm from China, we will prepare some wonderful gifts to give away, please make sure to find us. See You in Los Angeles!
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.
Fox 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.
In SIGGRAPH 2019, Fox Renderfarm had great conversations with visitors from the United States, Canada, Japan, France, Brazil, China and more.
Fox 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.
Fox 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!
RAYVISION Attended SIGGRAPH Asia 2015 in Kobe, Japan
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SIGGRAPH Asia 2015, the 8th ACM SIGGRAPH Conference and Exhibition on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques in Asia, is back for the 2nd time in Japan. It attracts many professionals, exhibition visitors, and exhibitors from all over the world. Rayvision attended this grand conference to exchange their experience with the professionals and seek more business opportunities in CG industry.
SIGGRAPH Asia 2015 continues its tradition of being the premier platform for the advancement of computer graphics, research, gaming, science and technology, animation, art, education, interactivity, and the web. Exhibitors display their products and services from different kinds of sectors related to the computer graphics. As the pioneer of the world's premier self-service cloud render farm, Fox Renderfarm provides cloud computing services for rendering in various industries. The exhibition provides a great opportunity for Fox Renderfarm to promote their brand, share the rendering knowledge, communicate with customers even potential customers in CG industry.
Started since 2007, Fox Renderfarm and its subsidiary Renderbus and Fox RenderFarm have won unanimous praise from the entertainment industry. With professional services and industry-leading innovations, they serve leading special effects companies and animation studios from over 40 countries, including two Oscar winners. In 2015, Fox Renderfarm formed a global strategic partnership with Aliyun (Alibaba Cloud Computing) to provide global visual cloud computing services.
Fox Renderfarm provides users with web-based platform. As long as users can get accessed to Internet, no matter where they are, they can enjoy 24/7 non-stop cloud render farm service with easy-to-use rendering steps and high-quality outputs within a relative short period. Besides, Fox Renderfarm also have dedicated project managers for specific customized projects.
Shenzhen & Los Angeles Chapters Meetup In SIGGRAPH 2019
On 29 July, Shenzhen & Los Angeles Chapters Meet-up, sponsored by Fox Renderfarm, was held in ACM SIGGRAPH Theater in Los Angeles.
Members of the Los Angeles and Shenzhen ACM SIGGRAPH Chapters met to discuss common interests and goals. Los Angeles ACM SIGGRAPH and Shenzhen ACM SIGGRAPH hosted the afternoon meet up with presentations by selected members of both chapters. The presentations were introduced and moderated by the two Chapter Chairs: Ed Lantz from Vortex Immersion Media, Los Angeles; and Rick Xu, Chair of Shenzhen Chapter of ACM SIGGRAPH.
The presentations were from each chapter providing their unique expertise in each of those areas. This included Greg Downing, XREZ, speaking on Photogrammetry; Raymond McIntyre Jr., VFX Supervisor and President on Pixel Magic, VFX Supervisor and Producer for ABC, and Netflix; Jelo Wang, FACEGOOD Technology, speaking on Facial Capture; Kenneth Sung, Jadason Technology, speaking on China CG market; and Shuo Huang, Dagong Technology, speaking on Restoration&Enhancement with AI in Film and TV Works.
Fox Renderfarm is honored to initiated relationships for future opportunities and partnerships for all members.
SIGGRAPH 2019, Fox Renderfarm Will See You In Los Angeles!
Free Exhibits pass with our compliments. Register now!
Get a complimentary Exhibits pass with this code: SHENZHEN19. We're proud to be exhibiting at SIGGRAPH 2019, from 28 July to 1 August, in Los Angeles. To visit us at booth 1049 and see more from Fox Renderfarm.
Fox Renderfarm has an outstanding team with over 20 years' experience in CG industry. Team members are from Disney, Lucasfilm, Dreamworks, Sony, etc. With professional services and industry-leading innovations, they serve leading special effects companies and animation studios from over 50 countries and regions, including two Oscar winners. In 2015, Fox Renderfarm formed a global strategic partnership with Aliyun (Alibaba Cloud Computing) to provide global visual cloud computing services.
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Recharge and reboot at SIGGRAPH 2019, as multifaceted as you are—featuring global innovators who are changing what’s possible in computer graphics, animation, VR, Gaming, and Emerging Technologies.
The can’t-miss SIGGRAPH Computer Animation Festival presents the world’s most innovative flat screen and virtual experiences, and Production Sessions and Courses reveal the latest computer graphics techniques around. Plus, at the exhibition, you'll get to see cutting-edge software and hardware in action.
SIGGRAPH 2019 website：https://s2019.siggraph.org/
SIGGRAPH Computer Animation Festival (CAF) Traveling Show Held for the First Time in China!
The SIGGRAPH (Special Interest Group on Computer GRAPHics and Interactive Techniques) Computer Animation Festival (CAF) is the world’s most innovative, most technologically pleasing Digital Film and Video Content Organization in the Animation Industry. CAF is also recognized by Oscar as one of the world's leading animation festivals.On 10th March 2018, the inaugural SIGGRAPH Computer Animation Festival and SIGGRAPH computer animation global exhibition and technical conference co-jointly organized by Rayvision Technology (Fox Renderfarm), Shenzhen ACM SIGGRAPH Chapter, Silk Road Vision, Zhuohua Entertainment and others was successfully held in Shenzhen, Mainland China. This Computer Animation Festival Global Tour - Shenzhen station is the first time that SIGGRAPH Computer Animation Festival has landed in the Mainland China. It is both a good opportunity for domestic computer animation industry practitioners, enthusiasts and students to learn and understand the dynamic development of global animation. Furthermore, it is also a milestone for domestic international computer animation industry in terms of international exchanges. Rick Xu, the Chairman of Shenzhen ACM SIGGRAPH Chapter, as the host of this event, introduced the event rundown before the opening and welcomed the audiences who attended the event.In the screening, Tomasz Bednarz, the Chairman of SIGGRAPH Asia 2019, introduced the audience to the 45-year-old SIGGRAPH, the SIGGRAPH Computer Animation Festival and the SIGGRAPH Asia 2019 Conference in Brisbane, Australia. At the same time, 25 SIGGRAPH Computer Animation Festival award-winning works were screened. The excellent and superior animation production level and vivid storyline won the audiences’ continuous praises.At the same time, Tomasz Bednarz and Rick Xu awarded Rayvision Technology (Fox Renderfarm) and other organizations with SIGGRAPH Best Partner Certificate on behalf of SIGGRAPH.At the technical conference, SIGGRAPH Asia 2019 Chairman Tomasz Bednarz shared about the “Expand Perception and Interaction” and introduced the world’s highest resolution movie that the EPICenter in the Australia studied. Hsin-Yao Liang, senior partner of Silk Road Vision, took the title of “Virtual Human Economics Outlook” and shared the rise and application of virtual characters in animation works and the future development trend of virtual characters. The marketing director of Rayvision Technology (Fox Renderfarm), Mike Zheng, talked about the topic of "Exploring Chinese Animation Films" to explain to the audiences the current animation industry trend in the Mainland China. The status quo of China's development has sparked deep thoughts of everyone... The sharing has also included Zhuohua Entertainment CEO Xianhua Zhuohua Entertainment, Yang Xi from FACEGOOD, as well as Billy Pang from Jadason Technology. The event not only provided visual and technical exchange opportunities for practitioners and students of the domestic computer animation industry, but also inspired them to express their enthusiasm for the CG industry. Most people in the industry also praised the successful of the event organized. The organizer will also use its original intention of "Bringing Hollywood's latest technology practices to China, to share and exchange CG production experiences", and will continue to inject strength into the domestic computer animation industry.
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