The Foundry Collectives
Tuesday, 18 February 2014 15:11


The COLLECTIVES are collections of The Foundry’s award winning products for design and media production. The open, future-proof workflow of the Foundry products found in the COLLECTIVES will increase efficiency, productivity, and collaboration opportunities for creative professionals.

Why choose a COLLECTIVE?

- The open, future-proof workflow of The Foundry products will increase efficiency, productivity, and collaboration opportunities for creative professionals.

- Designers and artists creating content for world class still or moving images will find the strongest toolsets available in both the Creation and Production COLLECTIVE as well as the ability to integrate the toolsets into existing pipelines via Python.

- Like the individual The Foundry products included in each COLLECTIVE, product updates, maintenance releases, service packs, support, communication and collaboration for the COLLECTIVES will be offered to our maintenance customers.

Autodesk: Upgrade and save 30%
Thursday, 13 February 2014 15:15

Early next year the Autodesk upgrade policy will change and Autodesk will no longer offer the option to purchase upgrades for any non-current product versions. That means you will need to have an active Subscription in order to get upgrades. Purchasing Autodesk Subscription is the most cost effective way to stay current and competitive in today’s market.

You can prepare for this now by upgrading your previous versions and get them on a Subscription with this special offer:

Get Current:

30% off: Upgrade or Crossgrade - From version 2013-2008.
Add a Subscription with Basic or Advanced Support.

Note: Upgrades from version 2008 are only available until March 31, 2014.

V-Ray 3.0 for 3ds Max available now
Tuesday, 04 February 2014 18:28

This release marks the next step in V-Ray’s overall development, introducing widely acclaimed new features and improvements.

V-Ray 3.0
is the most complete lighting, shading and rendering toolkit, delivering a powerful new set of features focused on artist productivity and modern CG workflows.

Artist-Friendly Controls

Designed with new and experienced users in mind, V-Ray 3.0 offers a simplified user interface with fast access to common settings.

Render set up is now faster and easier with V-Ray 3.0’s Quick Settings. Artists can choose from a variety of production presets and fine tune quality with slider controls. And a new V-Ray Toolbar puts all popular V-Ray tools in one place.



Faster Ray Tracing and Rendering Performance

Optimizations to V-Ray’s ray tracing core make rendering in V-Ray 3.0 significantly faster. Depending on scene complexity beta users are reporting speed increases up to 5X.



Faster Feedback

Using a powerful path-tracing engine, V-Ray 3.0’s new Progressive Image Sampler delivers instant feedback to artists and makes look development faster and more intuitive. An improved V-Ray Frame Buffer adds Lens Effects and advanced color corrections for Contrast, HSL, and Color Balance.




Production-Focused Tools

New tools designed to give artists more controland flexibility include Max Ray Intensity, Probabilistic Light Sampling, Reflection/Refraction Trace Sets, and Render Mask to specify exact render regions with an object selection or image mask.



Advanced Characters and Creatures

Improvements to character and creature workflows include Faster Hair Rendering, Ray Traced Subsurface Scattering, and a new VraySkinMtl shader. MARI UDIM and Autodesk Mudbox UVTILE support have also been added.


For a complete list of features visit - the new home for the V-Ray community.




MeshFusion for MODO
Tuesday, 28 January 2014 15:12

MeshFusion for MODO

Live, interactive modeling.

MeshFusion for MODO has been developed by Braid Art Labs based upon the previous GroBoto technology. This revolutionary new modeling plugin is available exclusively for MODO 701 SP4 and opens up a new world of creative possibilities for artists and designers. MeshFusion takes away the challenge of complex and frustrating boolean operations and makes the process of producing high quality models consistent and accurate.

By adding MeshFusion to your MODO workflow, you will be able to take advantage of new modeling operations that will let you interactively blend, add and subtract objects to create consistently high quality subdivision surface (SDS) models faster and more efficiently than ever before.

*MeshFusion is only compatible with MODO 701 SP4, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it to buy MODO or if you need to upgrade your MODO.

Buy V-Ray 2.0 - GET V-Ray 3.0 FREE!
Monday, 20 January 2014 16:02

Buy V-Ray 2.0 - GET V-Ray 3.0 FREE!

Users who purchase a new V-Ray 2.0 for 3ds Max commercial license between August 4, 2013 and the date of the V-Ray 3.0 for 3ds Max official release will be eligible for a free upgrade. They will receive 1 V-Ray 3.0 Workstation license and 2 Render Node licenses.


Are you using V-Ray 1.5? - it is high time to consider upgrading! Please note:

With the release of V-Ray 3.0 for 3ds Max Chaos Group will no longer support V-Ray 1.5 for 3ds Max and the software builds will be no longer available for download.

The new release also marks the introduction of a new licensing policy. Learn more about the new pricing and licensing options here.

Thursday, 09 January 2014 12:09

We are back for another exciting year!

Contact us at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
and let us know what you need!

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