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Media & Entertainment Collection / Film & TV

Visual effects tools for film and TV production

Scale to create VFX and animated content for the most demanding film and TV pipelines. Add rendering and simulation capabilities while equipping your artists with the 3D tools they need.

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How the Media & Entertainment Collection helps your studio

Access creative tools for every step of production—from first sketch to final frames.

  • Fighter jet flying over airplane hangar with CG explosions in background

    Render with Arnold

    Tackle your most complex rendering projects with 5 Arnold licenses in the collection.

    Image courtesy of Pixomondo

  • Water droplets on foliage

    Access the simulation power of Bifrost

    Create sophisticated effects at scale with the ability to run Bifrost on 15 machines.

  • Character from Captain Sabertooth and the Magic Diamond series

    Equip your team

    Artists along the entire pipeline have powerful tools to deliver beautiful work.

    Image courtesy of Qvisten Animation

Explore the possibilities

  • End-to-end toolset

  • Powerful rendering

  • Serious effects

  • Intricate details

  • An end-to-end toolset for film and TV production

    Get everything you need to sketch, model, rig, animate, create FX, light, and render your projects.

    Production workflow at a glance

    Explore an end-to-end creative toolset for animators, modelers, and visual effects artists. (video: 2:06 min.)

  • Powerful rendering for your most complex projects

    See high-quality previews right in 3ds Max and Maya. Render beautiful shots from the most demanding scenes with 5 Arnold licenses included with each collection subscription.

    Qvisten: Bigger animation projects

    With 5 Arnold licenses, the collection was a no-brainer for Qvisten Animation when ramping up for a big feature. (video: 1:48 min.)

  • Serious effects with Bifrost for Maya

    Use Bifrost to create stunning procedural effects right in Maya. Scale up VFX capabilities with the ability to run Bifrost on 15 machines with each collection subscription.

    • Maya

      Create sophisticated effects in a visual programming environment.

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    Introducing Bifrost for Maya

    From snow and sand to dust storms and explosions, create custom effects in a visual programming environment. (video: 1:57 min.)

  • Sculpting the most intricate details

    Use Mudbox and Maya to sculpt, texture, and refine the look of your models.

    • Mudbox

      Sculpt and paint highly detailed 3D geometry and textures.

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    • Maya

      Bring models from Mudbox into Maya for further look development.

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    Painting and texturing models

    Use Mudbox to paint and add texture to your model, then bring it into Maya to continue look development. (video: 4:20 min.)

What our customers say

Video: Visual effects studio talks about how the Media & Entertainment Collection helps them land new talent

Cinesite

Attracting the right talent

Having 3ds Max, Maya, and Arnold in the collection helps Cinesite attract—and more quickly onboard—the top talent they want to hire.

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