RenderMan Pro Server - now with new pricing!
Tuesday, 16 November 2010 00:00

Pixar Animation Studios today announced a new price for its Academy Award®-winning RenderMan Pro Server software. With RenderMan Pro Server’s new price, studios and artists everywhere can access the highest levels of rendered visual quality at new levels of affordability.

Effective immediately, the price of an individual license of RenderMan Pro Server is $2,000 per license, a reduction of 40% with additional price discounts available when purchasing multiple licenses. In addition, annual maintenance for each RenderMan Pro Server license is now $600 per license, a reduction of 15%!

Read more about the new pricing for RenderMan Pro Server here!

Pixar RenderMan Pro Server Product page.

RenderMan for Maya 4.0 released
Monday, 25 October 2010 00:00


  • Maya Fluids - Maya Fluid are now supported with full support for motion blur and the ability to produce depth maps, for Deep Shadows, etc.
  • RenderMan Controls - A new, consolidated user interface provides intuitive, one-window access to the RfM's basic settings and operations.
  • Co-Shader Support - RFM now supports tightly bound light/co-shader combinations.


  • Upgrade to 15.2 - RFM includes a significant upgrade to the core rendering technology, providing substantial out-of-box performance enhancements.
  • Unlimited Threading - Renderings now can take advantage of unlimited threads per seat.
  • Enhanced Threading - Significant gains when using multiple processors
  • Accelerated Ray Tracing - Substantial performance optimizations
  • Render Layers - The pass mechanisms for both implicit and explicit passes has been improved for Maya Render Layer's.


  • 64 bit Vista Support on OSX
  • Maya 2011 Support

Read more here!


Autodesk 2011 Subscription Advantage Packs
Monday, 13 September 2010 15:33

Autodesk have announced new Subscription Advantage Packs for 3ds Max 2011, Maya 2011, MotionBuilder 2011, Mudbox 2011 and Softimage 2011. Subscription Advantage Packs are upgrades with new features and technology that are available exclusively to customers with an active Subscription. Click on the product links below for more info.

[Update, Oct 1] - The Packs can now be downloaded in the Subscription Center except for the Pack for Softimage which will be available "on or after Oct 7, 2010".

3ds Max 2011 Subscription Advantage Pack

  • mental images iray rendering
  • PhysX Rigid-Body Dynamics
  • Substance Procedural Textures

Maya 2011 Subscription Advantage Pack

  • Substance Procedural Textures
  • Craft Animation Tools
  • FX Assets
  • Motion Capture Samples

MotionBuilder 2011 Subscription Advantage Pack

  • Live Video In
  • Real-Time Curve Filtering
  • Audio Per Take
  • Motion Path Up Vector

Mudbox 2011 Subscription Advantage Pack

  • Now available for Linux (64 bit)
  • Pose Tool enhancements
  • 22 New Layer Blend modes
  • Ptex file export

Softimage 2011 Subscription Advantage Pack

  • Lagoa Multiphysics
  • Stereo camera support
  • ICE for artists improvements
  • Polygonizer meshing
  • Match Mover
  • Composite
Megafront adds Alias products!
Wednesday, 12 May 2010 14:46

Megafront is happy to announce that we are now making a return with the Autodesk Alias industrial design products, adding them next to our portfolio of digital entertainment creation products. The Alias products include Alias Design, Alias Surface and Alias Automotive.

With this move we also welcome David Enebrand to our technical sales team. He has 15 years of experience with the Alias products and he will be our front man for this area together with our sales and support team.

Old and new customers are welcome to contact us for more information.

Adobe CS5 launched
Friday, 16 April 2010 13:21

[Updated April 30] CS5 is now shipping and 30-day trials are available!

This week Adobe launched Creative Suite 5. It will start shipping within 30 days. Find out more at

Autodesk 2011 product releases
Tuesday, 09 March 2010 18:48

Now launching:

Check out the links above and visit The Area for more info about the 2011 versions.

More Maya 2011 links: New Fluid Effects features, QT user interface overview, Enhanced skinning workflow, Viewport 2.0, Animation improvements

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