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Sleep Tight My Little Baby, Cradled in the Sky

New Independent animated movie created with LightWave 3D premieres at the 2015 Hollywood Reel Independent Film Festival

Wed 04 Feb 2015

The talented team at Hand to Mouse in Japan turned to Lightwave 3D to create "Sleep Tight My Baby, Cradled in the Sky," an animated independent film set to premiere at the Hollywood Reel Independent Film Festival on February 26.

Annual LightWave Holiday Challenge Winners

The 2014 Challenge is a Wrap and the winners are revealed!

Tue 06 Jan 2015

The Annual LightWave Holiday Challenge has drawn to a close! This year there was a dead heat for the winning image--one traditional, the other futuristic. The judging ended in a tie, which means there are two winners: Lorenzo Zitta (Futuristic) and Nads Ads (Traditional). Both artists will receive LightWave 2015, ChronoSculpt and NevronMotion for their winning entries.

Kickstarter Campaign Launches and It's All LightWave

DAVE School Grads seek to turn a class project into a Full Length Feature Film--created entirely with LightWave 3D!

Fri 26 Sep 2014

There’s a new Kickstarter campaign that will surely appeal to LightWave artists worldwide. Jeff Scheetz, founder of the DAVE School, has kicked off a campaign that is designed to help his graduates create a 3D feature length animated film around a former class project called NASA Seals. The best part? This film will be 100% LightWave—and as you might expect, we like that! Check it out, fund it if you’re interested, and let’s see more awesome out of this team of artists!

LightWave Space Command Winners Revealed

First ever Space Command contest announces winners whose spaceships will be featured in the Space Command Movie

Tue 19 Aug 2014

The first ever LightWave Space Command Challenge received entries from around the world -- and after long and careful review of all the entires, the Space Command Judges have chosen the winners! Because there were so many stellar entries, they added an extra winner and many honorable mentions. The winners' spaceships will be featured in Space Command, along with screen credit. They will also receive a suite of software from the LightWave 3D Group.

Online Premiere of Indy Animated Short Film "Abiogenesis"

Artist Richard Mans discussed the making of this gorgeous independent film, and offers the first online viewing of "Abiogenesis" in its entirety.

Thu 14 Aug 2014

During SIGGRAPH Week 2014, LightWave artist Richard Mans offered us an exclusive premiere of the full version of Abiogenesis to share with the world. If by chance you've only seen the trailer and not the full animated short film, it is well worth watching. See how one artist used LightWave to deliver his vision.

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.

LightWave 3D "Space Command" Challenge Takes Off

The ultimate LightWave challenge is underway—spaceship designs to be featured in the upcoming “Space Command” movie

Thu 05 Jun 2014

The LightWave 3D Group  has teamed up with Marc Scott Zicree’s “Space Command” franchise to deliver the ultimate sci-fi challenge to the LightWave 3D community—the opportunity to have your spaceship(s) featured in the upcoming Space Command movie, with screen credit to the winning artists. Winning artists will also receive an array of prizes from the LightWave 3D Group, including LightWave 11.x, ChronoSculpt, and NevronMotion software.

Flora & Fauna Challenge

LightWave 3D Group Sponsors's Flora and Fauna Contest

Tue 29 Apr 2014

The LightWave 3D Group is sponsoring a new 3D modeling challenge at focusing on creating flora and fauna. Get in on the challenge and you just might win LightWave 11.6 and ChronoSculpt software or other prizes. Join in and show off your LightWave skills!