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Maxx Burman & Banks Boutté — KitBash3D

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KitBash3D has become massive. What started as an easy way to provide concept artists with ready-made 3D assets has become an essential resource for movies and video games. KitBash3D now contains 10,000 assets in 75 kits, ranging from real-world locales to sci-fi cities, fantasy worlds, and gravity-defying spaceships. It’s even been named by Fast Company as one of the most innovative gaming companies in 2022, alongside Microsoft, Roblox, and Epic Games.

In this podcast, KitBash3D founders Maxx Burman and Banks Boutté discuss their company's phenomenal success. They talk about the challenges of managing their growing collection of assets and reveal how they dream up and create the next kit. They also discuss their software's vital role in the metaverse and give some hints about big upcoming news for KitBash3D.

Links:

KitBash3D named one of Fast Company’s most innovative companies >

KitBash3D >

KitBash3D on Twitter >

Maxx Burman’s site >

Banks Boutté on LinkedIn >


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4:37 How KitBash3D has taken off

8:28 Introducing Banks

12:10 Building the future

15:41 Ensuring interoperability

19:57 USD’s role in the metaverse

26:57 What inspires the next kit

31:31 Most surprising kits

36:58 Creating the kits

43:24 Anticipating the game engine revolution

52:35 What’s coming up for KitBash3D

57:02 How you can become part of the company

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About the author

Christopher Nichols

Chris is a CG industry veteran and Director of Chaos Labs. He can also be heard regularly as the host of the CG Garage podcast which attracts 20,000 weekly listeners. With a background in both VFX and Design, Chris has worked for Gensler, Digital Domain, Imageworks and Method Studios. His credits include Maleficent, Oblivion and Tron: Legacy.

Originally published: March 14, 2022.
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