VFX Reference Platform

Left Angle releases Autograph 2023.11

'Biggest release yet' of the next-gen tool for motion design and VFX adds new options for working with vector shapes, text and audio.

Thursday, December 7th, 2023

Foundry releases Mari 7.0

3D texture painting software gets new Vulkan-based geometry map baking system, and more procedural texturing nodes

Monday, December 4th, 2023

5 key features in Blender 4.0

Discover the latest changes to the open-source 3D app, from Geometry Nodes, Cycles and shading to the Viewport Compositor.

Tuesday, November 14th, 2023

Foundry releases Katana 7.0

Heavyweight lighting and look dev software gets new Native USD framework to power up USD workflows. Live Rendering now 'up to twice as fast'.

Wednesday, November 1st, 2023

AWS releases Deadline 10.3

Free renderfarm manager now supports Unreal Engine 5, including the Movie Render Queue for visual effects, animation and visualisation.

Saturday, August 5th, 2023

Pixar ships RenderMan 25.2

Check out the new features in the heavyweight production renderer, including new compositing modes in the Stylized Looks NPR toolset.

Friday, June 30th, 2023

Foundry ships Flix 6.6

Check out the new features in the story development tool, including support for proxy servers and more reliable native version control.

Saturday, May 20th, 2023