New plugin version of Mental Ray - and the first for 3ds Max 2018 - ships. Check out the pricing here.
GSoC-funded work to add implicit skinning to Blender to be overseen by ex-DreamWorks animation head Jason Schleifer.
360-degree video VR content creation toolkit gets option to stitch footage from PTGui project files, direct Oculus Rift support.
Firm reverses its policy on acquiring the renderer from Solid Angle last April, moves to rental-only pricing.
Nifty new free tool lets users paint volumes directly in virtual reality, complete with fluid velocities.
Big annual releases of Substance Designer and Painter replaced with continuous updates, but perpetual licences still available.
Watch Miguel Ortega's creature-themed VFX short at Gnomon on 13 May, then see its production art at Gnomon Gallery.
Big update to layout and look dev tool adds object scattering, support for Light Path Expressions and Cryptomatte, new PBR material.
Pose characters by drawing limb positions and lines of action directly onto the viewport with Moka Studio's intriguing new tool.
Popular UV unwrapping tool to get two new editions, plus lower, dongle-free rent-to-own pricing. Sign up for the beta.