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V-Ray 6 for Houdini released

Tighter integration equals smoother workflows. Make use of support for Houdini 19.5 and Houdini’s ocean tools, enjoy a full featured Hydra delegate, and more.

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V-Ray VFX & Animation Showreel 2022

This year’s V-Ray VFX showreel has it all—featuring some of the biggest visual effects from blockbuster movies, TV series, game cinematics, ads, and more.

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Top 5 nodes Goodbye Kansas uses in Solaris for an efficient workflow

The key to a smarter workflow: nodes. Learn how Goodbye Kansas is using the building blocks of scene creation in Houdini to create powerful art.

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How we perfected white and light hair colors in V-Ray

Here comes the science bit: V-Ray 5, update 2’s hair shader tackles white and lighter pigmentation. Find out how we overcame this surprisingly tricky challenge.

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Experience the new features in V-Ray 5 for Houdini, update 2

Take advantage of a fully featured V-Ray Hydra delegate for Solaris, Houdini 19 support, easy surface customization with decals, better hair rendering, and more.

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V-Ray wins Engineering Emmy® Award

Chaos’ photorealistic renderer was honored with an award for advancing the use of fully ray-traced rendering in television. Find out more about this incredible win.

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V-Ray VFX & Animation Showreel 2021

Check out our 2021 reel, packed full with outstanding VFX work by V-Ray customers from around the world. True masters of their craft.

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"Create a Better World" Student Rendering Challenge begins

Dare to dream big and render the world your way. We invite you to demonstrate your passion for 3D art by using your imagination and skill to create a better world.

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Getting started with USD and Hydra in V-Ray

With USD support now available in V-Ray for Maya and Houdini, we take a look at how this smart file format introduces new levels of versatility to VFX pipelines.

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Going bananas with V-Ray for Houdini

Artjail’s Lexus spot features bendy fruit falling from the sky. Head of 3D Ross Denner tells us how V-Ray for Houdini was instrumental in this imaginative ad.

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V-Ray 5, update 1 now available for Maya and Houdini.

New updates add initial support for Pixar’s USD format to V-Ray 5 for Maya, Hydra support to V-Ray 5 for Houdini, plus many more features for easier pipelines.

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Meet V-Ray 5 for Houdini — more than a renderer

Discover the world’s most complete rendering software for procedural workflows, with new lighting and compositing features to help you do more than ever before.

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V-Ray VFX & Animation Showreel 2020

We are proud to showcase our 2020 VFX reel, premiered during our first 24 Hours of Chaos livestream event. Huge thanks to the many studios who contributed.

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Join the V-Ray 5 for Houdini, beta

A redesigned Frame Buffer. A streamlined UI. An expansive material library. And much more! Find out how V-Ray 5’s features will redefine rendering with Houdini.

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V-Ray Game Cinematic Showreel 2020

Our Game Cinematic Showreel highlights some of the exceptional work being created by V-Ray and Phoenix FD customers across the globe.

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V-Ray VFX & Animation Showreel 2019

Sit back and enjoy our 2019 VFX & Animation Showreel which premiered at the SIGGRAPH conference.

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Thriving on Chaos: V-Ray, Corona and Lavina at SIGGRAPH 2019

Get all the latest V-Ray news, Corona updates and highlights from Chaos’ new real-time ray tracer, Lavina — plus the full scoop from Total Chaos @ SIGGRAPH 2019.

V-Ray for Houdini released

Discover how V-Ray’s powerful rendering for procedural workflows helped Ingenuity Studios rack up billions of views for Taylor Swift and Billie Eilish videos.

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Spaghetti and meatballs — with a side of V-Ray for Houdini

Peter Sanitra reveals the secret sauce in his mouth-watering, jaw-dropping sim of the world-famous pasta dish. Learn how V-Ray for Houdini animated a feast.

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Invasion of the body crashers

Ingenuity Studios knows how to knock ‘em dead. Grant Miller shares how V-Ray for Houdini helped them render a pile of 9,000 zombies for The Walking Dead.

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SIGGRAPH 2018 revealed the future. And it’s ray-traced

Computer graphics technology reached a new milestone at SIGGRAPH 2018, with Chaos Group at the cutting edge. Here, we recap the action and recount our V-Ray Days’ highlights.

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V-Ray VFX & Animation Showreel 2018

We are proud to share our 2018 VFX & Animation Showreel showcasing some incredible work by V-Ray and Phoenix FD customers from around the world.

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Grant Miller — Ingenuity Studios

Look what Houdini made me do! Find out how V-Ray for Houdini powered Taylor Swift’s music video, and go behind the scenes of Get Out.

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V-Ray for Houdini Beta Launched

Destruction has never looked prettier. Sign up now to see how V-Ray can make the do-it-all 3D animation software even better.

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