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Walking Through History

Mon 13 Jun 2016

For Carlo Cestra—a 3D CG Animator living in Menorca, Balearic Islands—CG was his passion long before it was his job. Working for the biggest TV channels as the U.S. TV channel History or the Italy's national public broadcasting company Rai, Carlo has become a master in doing digital reconstructions for archeological, historical and scientific projects. Through this interview, he shares his vision and explains how LightWave became his tool of choice to speed up his workflow.

Student Spotlight: Moises Rejano Arjona

From visual effects to video games, students at FX Animation rely on LightWave to prepare for their careers in real-world production environments.

Wed 04 May 2016

Founded in 2006, FX Animation (Barcelona) became one of Europe's top 3D and VFX schools. From visual effects to video games, students rely on LightWave to prepare for their careers in real-world production environments. Through this interview, the student and LightWave artist Moisés Rejano Arjona shares his own path to become a real professional with a very unique skillset.

LAYAN Project Unveiled

Muharraqi Studios relies on LightWave throughout the production pipeline for countless projects, including the creation of this breathtaking project—Layan—a luxury resort hotel in the Durrat Marina (Middles East)

Fri 15 Apr 2016

Muharraqi Studios shows once again his talent through this spectacular project, first of its kind in the world: considered as the most desirable locations in Bahrain at Durrat Marina, Layan simply defines luxury. Working simultaneously on the architectural project as well as the marketing side, these highly skilled LightWave 3D artists bring life to this breathtaking luxury residential waterpark. And each time LightWave plays an extremely important role in their production pipeline. Get ready to be impressed by the talent of Muharraqi Studios!

Voidrunner, Welcome to the Void!

This very talented independent game company reveals the reasons that they favor LightWave 3D for their game production

Fri 15 Apr 2016

Have you ever dreamed about becoming a space fighter pilot and flying through some surreal landscapes? With Voidrunner, get ready for an intense aerial dogfight! Developed by RealityArts, Voidrunner is an innovative multiplayer flight game that introduces FPS (First Person Shooter) controls to the flight game genre and showcases some impressive exotic and epic landscapes. Co-Founder & Project Director, Ismail Kemal Ciftcioglu and Kemal Günel, Lead 3D Artist, explain how they gained a major speed and quality boost from using LightWave. “Like an army waiting to do their creative bidding", LightWave became their greatest weapons in their arsenal.

Sleepy Hollow S3E13

Once again, the award winning animation studio Lemonade3d is showing impressive work with LightWave 3D!

Fri 15 Apr 2016

The Season 3 Episode 13 of the iconic FOX TV series Sleepy Hollow has been showing talent of the award winning animation studio Lemonade3D.  The very talented CG artists knew there were several sequences that would directly benefit from using LightWave in the pipeline. Once again, LightWave 3D was their weapon of choice.

Virtual Tour in the Ancient City of Lviv

Grafo-Mania creates this amazing interactive 3D installation of the city of Lviv as it looked like in mid-18th century

Fri 15 Apr 2016

Based on the work of the Polish architect and art historian, Janusz Witwicki, Grafo-Mania, a graphic studio specialized in architectural visualizations and real-time visualization, had to rebuild over 180 miniature buildings, including minuscule houses, churches and monasteries using 2 powerful software packages: LightWave and Unity. Thanks to their amazing work people can now immerse themselves and navigate freely in the ancient city of Lviv. A nice virtual way to learn the city’s history!

Studio Spotlight: Lemonade3D

This award-winning animation studio knows how to use LightWave to showcase their talent

Fri 18 Mar 2016

This month we shine the spotlight on the award-winning animation studio Lemonade3D, which has received over 50 international awards. Project manager and co-founder Milivoj Popovic explains how the team achieved such a stunning success with only one secret weapon: LightWave 3D. Let yourself be guided by the strong passion that rules this unique and extremely talented animation studio.

From Painting to 3D Animation

See how this talented artist relies on LightWave 3D to create these beautiful 3D animated paintings

Fri 18 Mar 2016

For Chris Scalf — who was first a digital photo-realist artist — 3D and Animation became extensions of his qualities. Using LightWave 3D like a digital canvas, this truly fantastic artist brings life to paintings: “I tried a lot of various respectable software, but LightWave was the only one that seemed to be the fastest most effective one for his technique.” Through this article, you will understand how fascinating this technique is. Prepare to be blown away by his talent!

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