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Storm FX Client Case Study: Vray brings Ted to life

VFX, animation and design studio Iloura showcased their creative talents for the film Ted directed by Family Guy-creator, Seth MacFarlane, using the full capabilities of Vray to bring the comically crude teddy bear to life.

Storm FX client, Iloura are highly regarded for their character animation work. Having worked on films such as Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance, Don't Be Afraid of the Dark and Charlotte's Web, the studio also produces outstanding results in matte painting, compositing, FX animation and motion design for the film, television and advertising industries.

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Unity 4 New Release

Unity 4 Pro is now released with new Features and a new level of rendering power together with new tools to fine-tune your animations, new graphics, special effects and performance optimizations—all unleashed with the same ease, speed and control you love.

All new animation

Create awesome animation for any character or object with the new Mecanim animation system. Retarget animations to reduce production time and increase performance; set up state machines and blend trees for total creative control, and polish every detail of your animations with Pro-only IK rigs.

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Take your ideas further on a student budget with Autodesk Student to Commercial License Discounts

As a student nearing graduation you want to be using the tools the professionals use to ensure you have the essentials to hit the ground running post-graduation. While Autodesk provides options to download free software that expires after 3 years, students can now transition to fully functional Commercial industry licenses at a heavily discounted price if you upgrade from the Student Suite before you graduate.

If you have purchased any of the Autodesk Ultimate 2013 Student Suites (eg Entertainment Creation Suite or Building Design Suite) you are eligible to upgrade to Autodesk Commercial products at a 30% discount. (Please note: this upgrade does not apply to the free student downloaded software).

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