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WETA RV Integration Case Study

Posted by tweak at Jul 23, 2009 12:15 PM |

Weta was the first Studio to use RV besides Tweak Films, and they have been influencing the direction of RV with recommendations, feature requests, and new ideas since they adopted it in 2006. The crew at Weta has modified RV extensively to integrate it into many facets of their artist workflow. The work they have done is a great demonstration of how playback can be seamlessly woven into a CG production environment. They have also pushed the limits of RV with extreme extensions, like rendering 3D models over background plates using RV's built-in extension language. Weta graciously agreed to let us talk to some of their leading artists and engineers about how they have integrated RV and to publish the following case study.

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Aardman Animation RV Integration Case Study

Posted by tweak at Oct 20, 2009 11:55 AM |

Aardman Animations has earned a unique place in the history of animation through their work over the last three decades. They have proven that the traditional arts of model and stop-motion animation can be continually renewed and integrated with new techniques and technology to make great animation. Recently Aardman Studios adopted RV into a new CG pipeline as the core of the studio's desktop playback infrastructure. At Tweak, we are particularly pleased by this--we have taken a lot of care to make RV a tool for artists and so we are glad to have RV adopted by a studio with such a well known commitment to craftsmanship and artistry.

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