Software Highlight: The Foundry’s MODO

Software Highlight: MODO, what are its strengths and is it for you?

There is no one piece of 3d software that is superior to others…
Assembling a Rig for Cinema 4d

Assembling a Rig for Cinema 4d

Cinema 4d is an established bigwig in the motion graphics and…
The 3d Freelancers Dilemma

The 3D Freelancer’s Dilemma

So you wanna be a 3d freelancer? Why not? The notion is appealing…
network rendering

Stories from the Farm Ep. 3: Network Rendering: A winding web of woeful nuances

In the CG world, Network Rendering could easily be 3d Prometheus’…
august render farm software update

August ‘17 Render Farm Software Update Roundup

Last month has seen a ton of updates for our renderBeamer plugin for some of our supported 3d programs. We've improved plugin stability and introduced some exciting new features we're sure you've been waiting for. Here's a roundup of what our friendly neighborhood developers have been busy with for the month of August:
cinema 4d render blender

Multi Camera stills in Cinema 4D

We’re excited to announce our latest iteration of our renderBeamer plugin for Cinema 4d, which now facilitates the uploading of scenes with multiple cameras with ease! Using C4d’s stage tag, or the system with the new version of our plugin, you can upload your multi camera scene in one go.
stories from the farm

Stories from the Farm Ep. 2: Getting my shi(f)t done

Farming is serious business, but even with all the focus and…
stories from the farm

Stories from the Farm Ep.1: Michael “Quick ‘n Dirty” Konopski

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Render farming is hard work. It requires, patience, determination, and a willingness to roll up your sleeves and get down and dirty with technical issues and difficult customer relations scenarios that happen simultaneously, and to do it smiling.
Render Farms: The Ultimate Time-Saver

Render Farms: The Ultimate Time-Saver

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In this series, we will be diving deeper into some of the individual benefits of render farms. Render farms are the way to go if you’re tight on time. A phrase that has been hashed and rehashed many times is “time is money”, and this could not be more true when it comes to rendering. We will also be covering how paying to use a render farm is actually a cost-effective solution.