Alex Roman has made available a selection of scenes from his seminal architectural short film The Third & The Seventh. It's hard to believe that the original film is now nearly 9 years old, but to bring things up to date, the files have been amended to use V-Ray 3.6 and Max 2014 or above. The scenes are available individually or in bundles from CGTrader.
3D-IO has announced that Flatiron, its plugin for 3DS Max that simplifies the process of unwrapping, packing and texture baking individual objects or an entire scene, now supports Arnold Renderer. The update is free for existing license owners and Arnold 2.1.9 or greater is required. Find out more on 3D-IO's website.
GhostTown is an urban area/city generator script created by Kristian Larsen (Kilad). The plugin originally ran in 3DS Max, but until recently it appeared that development had slowed down with irregular releases and lack of support for recent versions of Max. However, a recently released video reveals that a new standalone version of Ghost Town is in development. (more...)
Four years ago, Kevin Margo released a teaser for a new short film called Construct about a robot who stumbles across his employees illegal activities and must fight to save himself and his family. The full short is now available to view online. (more...)