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New Video Tutorials and Studio Reels Released 2014 SIGGRAPH Week

Tue 12 Aug 2014

The LightWave 3D Group put together a SOCIAL SHOWCASE for SIGGRAPH Week 2014. The line up, shared through LightWave social media networks, features a new LightWave 2014 Show Reel,  LightWave video tutorials from leading artists and instructors, artist and studio profiles, and more. Check out the line up, we're pretty sure there is something that you'll find interesting.

Platinum Platypus Studio Profile

Platinum Platypus relies on LightWave to deliver visual effects and 3D projects that clients love.

Tue 12 Aug 2014

LightWave is used in all aspects of Platinum Platypus's pipeline -- from motion graphics to visual effects. "You can be a generalist, dip your hand into everything and learn the whole scope of 3D with LightWave." 

LightWave 3D Group Offers the Ultimate Creativity Bundle: LightWave 11.6 and OctaneRender 2.0

Teams with OTOY to save 3D artists and designers up to $500 by pairing leading 3D modeling, rendering and animation software with a high-performance GPU-based rendering program

Tue 12 Aug 2014

We love extreme rendering results and performance, which is why we have teamed up with OTOY to bring you a really sweet Bundle Up and Save promotion! Find out more about how you can save up to $500 and walk away with a creative bundle that will appeal to the artist in you!

Swimming with the Sharks in "Sharknado 2: The Second One"

Thu 31 Jul 2014

When actors, chainsaws, and shark-filled tornadoes come together onscreen, it’s television magic. Such is the case with Sharknado 2: The Second One, which delivers even more excitement than the original Sharknado of 2013. The creative team at The Asylum turns to LightWave 3D software to deliver 99% of the visual effects for the sequel to the Syfy Network’s popular Sharknado franchise.

"RoboCop" Revisited

Ghostlight turns to LightWave to help create a video spoof inspired by the 1987 "RoboCop" movie

Thu 17 Jul 2014

As menacing as ED-209 was on the silver screen in RoboCop, he’s just as menacing in this real life remake of the popular movie, even though he’s made with cardboard, aluminum, springs, Velcro, and bungee cord. Calling ED-209 the coolest movie robot of all time, twin brother David and James Codeglia used LightWave 3D to bring the formidable Enforcement Droid Series 209 to life and visualize the robot as a full-size walking costume, creating the blueprint for the real-world ED-209 prop in the comedic spoof Our RoboCop Remake.

Chainsaws Up! Here Comes "Sharknado 2"

Watch the trailer for the Syfy Channel's follow up to the hugely successful "Sharknado" made for TV movie

Wed 16 Jul 2014

The Syfy Channel and the artists at The Asylum hit a home run last year, using LightWave to help create the wildly outrageous and campy made for TV movie “Sharknado.” A top trending topic for days after it aired, the topic is trending again as audiences ready for even more flying sharks and chainsaw wielding action. Watch for more LightWave assets in the trailer and prepare for “Sharknado 2,” which is set to air Wednesday July 30 at 9pm EST.

Pleins feux sur Salif N'diaye

Détermination, talent et LightWave mènent avec succès cet artiste à une carrière de freelance, travaillant avec des entreprises de grande envergure.

Mon 14 Jul 2014

Salif N'diaye, natif d'Afrique de l'Ouest (Côte-d'Ivoire), mène une carrière de freelance en plein essor à Paris. Travaillant sur des projets d'animation 3D pour de grandes marques tels que Samsung, Peugeot, L'Oréal, Ford, Lucky Strike, les écouteurs AC /DC, il s'appuie sur LightWave pour obtenir des résultats étonnants. Découvrez par vous même pourquoi nous avons décidé de braquer les projecteurs sur cet artiste aussi talentueux.

Bring on the "Real Scary Spiders"

Fuzzy Frog Productions unleashes the Tarantulas with LightWave 3D and Unity 3D

Thu 10 Jul 2014

Who doesn’t love a free game—especially one with really cool CG arachnids and bugs? Fuzzy Frog Productions recently paired LightWave 3D and Unity 3D to deliver  “Real Scary Spiders” a virtual pet game for iOS and Android where players discover and collect Tarantulas, feed them bugs and rear them to adulthood. The game was created for Animal Planet, but, rest assured, the artists at Fuzzy Frog aren’t stopping there. Many more, equally creative projects are in the works. Stay tuned.