A 12 minutes’ 3D animated short created in LightWave 3D was finally revealed to public during this year's festival
Tue 17 Jan 2017
This year's edition of the Sundance Film Festival ended last night and Black Holes—a 12 minutes’ 3D animated short created in LightWave 3D—was finally revealed to public during the 10-day festival. According to the independent filmmaking news IndieWire, Black Holes was one of the 10 Must-See shorts at this year’s festival. The LightWave 3D Group would like to congratulate the filmmakers on their success! Watch at the Black Holes official trailer and find out more reading our previous Black Holes article here.
Turkish company Abyss GameWorks discussed the production of their new adventure game
Tue 17 Jan 2017
Developed using LightWave 3D and Unreal Engine 4, Tartarus is a new FPS action/adventure game set in 2230 in a dark sci-fi universe. Targeted for PC & MAC, this first-person adventure with text-based elements is expected to be released on Steam in 2017. Turkish-based company Abyss GameWorks discussed the production of their new adventure game on the online game magazine 80 Level.
See how Noodles Studio relies on LightWave 3D to create this incredible animated TV Series
Tue 13 Dec 2016
Directed by French artists David and Laurent Nicolas (Noodles California), "Black Holes" is a 3D Animated TV Series based on "Pierre le Cosmonaute" project (2000). With a unique graphic style, "Black Holes" revolves around an astronaut overwhelmed by frivolous insecurities while preparing for the most important mission of his life: the conquest of Mars. Selected at 2017 Sundance Film Festival for the Animated Short Films Category, the pilot will be presented during the festival. The team gives us an insight into their creation process and how they used LightWave 3D in their pipeline to create this animated series.
View the archived live stream from D-Storm's 2015-2016 LightWave Wavy Awards Event
Mon 13 Jun 2016
LightWave continues to gain tremendous ground with artists in Japan, as was evidenced by the recent LightWave Wavy Awards 2015-2016 event hosted by the LightWave Reseller D-Storm in Tokyo. Many congratulations to the lucky winners of this year! Watch the recorded live stream presentations to see what you missed! And also take a look at the event’s web gallery.
WTools3D has released an update of their LWCAD plugin software
Mon 07 Mar 2016
WTools3D has released an update of their LWCAD plugin software, an amazing architectural design and visualization plugin for LightWave 3D. Watch the LWCAD 5.1 new features in action and get a great overview of what you can do with this new updated version! Learn more at wtools3d.com.
The 2015 LightWave Holiday Challenge is officially underway
Thu 17 Dec 2015
The 2015 LightWave Holiday Challenge is officially underway! In the spirit of the season, we are looking for one outstanding, original image or animation created with LightWave 3D. This year we are looking for something special from our amazing LightWave community of artists and designers! Follow this link to get the full details. Show us and the world your unique creativity!
New version of the OTOY OctaneRender™ plugin for LightWave 3D
Thu 17 Dec 2015
Juanjo Gonzalez released a new version of the OTOY OctaneRender™ plugin for LightWave 3D. This is the first alpha build of the 3.0 plugin and it's available for Lightwave 10.1, 11.6 and 2015.3 Windows x64 (the OSX build will be released as soon as possible). Enjoy!
Mon 23 Nov 2015
Specializing in the creation of unique plugins for a variety of software, ToolChefs announced that all their tools are now available for free! Harmonic Deformer, Modeling Toolset and V-Deformer plugins will help you for creating deformations in LightWave 11 and LightWave 2015! So it's time to see them in action and add them to your workflow!