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Maya Rendering Farm

Get $50 trial credits to test the Maya render farm service with all features
enabled and without any commitment

customer stories


Wild Bunch Studio | Character Design & Animation

Software: Autodesk Maya | Zbrush | After Effects | ToonBoom | Animate CC

Wild Bunch Studio is a South American animation company located in Santiago, Chile specializing in character animation and content creation through Maya rendering and Zbrush. They are very serious about creating their own children’s TV show that hopefully will get recognized by large broadcasters such as Disney or Cartoon Network.

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Georgios Papaioannou | VFX Artist

Software: Autodesk Maya | After Effects

Georgios Papaioannou is a very interesting artist and filmmaker from Greece. His journey into the world of CG started in 2002 when he graduated from Aristotle University of Thessaloniki where he studied Civil Engineering.

His latest project was a commercial for Lipton Ice Tea. He use Houdini for FX and for the ice tea which was more challenging to get the right shader and color than the actual simulation, he brought all assets for Maya rendering and lighting after finalising the simulation.

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Maya Rendering Engines

Maya Render Engines Global Features

  • Autodesk Maya versions 2014-2017 including all service packs and extensions
  • VRay versions 2.4 – 3.4 including nightly builds
  • Support for Mental ray versions 2012 - 2017 and Arnold
  • Distributed rendering for still shots, full animations, camera fly-through animations, and baking
  • OS support for Windows (7, 8 and 10), Mac, and limited Linux support
  • Support for network drives
  • Support for assets inside and outside project directory
  • Support for referenced scenes
  • Fully integrated asset relinker
  • Automated scene versioning, scene checking, and asset syncingv
  • Support for BiFrost, RealFlow, Yeti, PhoenixFD, XGen
  • Support for V-ray caches (VRayVolumeGrid, VRMesh) and assets (VRScene, VRayLightIESShape, VRayPtex, VRayMtlOSL, VRayTexOSL, VRaySimbiont)
  • Support for all outputs (V-ray frame buffer, V-ray raw image, render elements, multilayer EXRs)

VRay for Maya Rendering

  • VRay versions 2.4 – 3.4 including nightly builds
  • supported render As Is
  • supported Bake Camera Animation (GI caching for scenes where only camera is moving)
  • supported Bake Full Animation (GI caching for scenes where objects, lights, camera are moving)
  • supported Still Image (High resolution single frame), GI will be set to brute force

MentalRay for Maya Rendering

  • MentalRay versions 2012 - 2017
  • supported render As Is
  • supported Still Image (High resolution single frame)

Arnold for Maya Rendering

  • supported render As Is
  • supported Still Image (High resolution single frame)

tutorials & guides

Get started with our Maya Render Farm through this brief tutorial that explains how to set up a Maya scene using our plugin:

  • Maya rendering modes (full animation, camera, still images)
  • Maya Render settings
  • Asset Review and Fixing
  • Optimizing the Maya Scene

Maya Render Farm start up guide and plugin modes tutorial:

  • How to download and install renderBeamer with Maya plugin
  • Maya for VRay Scene setup (as is, full animation, camera)
  • Maya Scene setup for MentalRay, Arnold
  • How to submit already uploaded scene to rendering using Web Manager

Get started with Maya Rendering through this brief tutorial that explains how to set up the RenderBeamer plugin:

  • Understanding RenderBeamer
  • Setting up RenderBeamer with Maya Plugin
  • Where to Download RenderBeamer
  • Updating the plugin

Maya Render Farm | Fixing Missing Plugin tutorial:

  • Plugin did not install in the correct Maya scripts directoryn
  • 3rd party addon interfered with adding plugin icon, or any other reason
  • Incorrect user privileges on OSX

customer reviews

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"Great services and very good support too. I am a freelancer, so I don't own a lot of CPU power to render, so I use Renderfarm for my projects. It's pretty easy to use, by the way."
"Excellent service at affordable price. The guys from the support are making a great job 24/7. As a beginner got lots of issues and they helped me out a lot . They turned my problems into a great client experience. Thanks !"
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"The submission plugin was easy to install and intuitive to use. The support team is very helpful and friendly. Helped me out on a very short notice with setting up a specific nightly Vray build for my renders. Quick and efficient, can't recommend enough."
"Recently used this service, absolutely cracking! Really recommend this as a solution to your renders, fantastic machines great support from a friendly team too!"