Pixar’s Renderman render engine is now free for non-commercial use. Supported by Maya now, Cinema 4D soon.
OTOY has announced OctaneRender 3, calling it a massive upgrade.
A film made in Unreal Engine 4 — all FX, lighting, plants, plus a boy and 100 square miles of landscape, rendered at at 30fps in real-time inside the Unreal Engine 4 videogame engine. An engine which is now free.
The leading videogame engine Unreal Engine 4 is now available… “to everyone for free, and all future updates will be free!”…
“You can download the engine and use it for everything from game development, education, architecture, and visualization to VR, film and animation. When you ship a game or application, you pay a 5% royalty on gross revenue after the first $3,000 per product, per quarter. It’s a simple arrangement in which we succeed only when you succeed.”