Cloud Rendering: the Experiences

of Acclaimed VFX Artists 


In May, GridMarkets is organizing a series of webinars focused on the topic of cloud rendering.  For each webinar, a leading VFX artist will be invited to speak about their VFX passions and about their experience with rendering in the cloud.  The first and second of these webinars will feature the talented 3D artists Fabian Nowak and Ryan O'Phelan.   Fabian's 3D tool of choice is Houdini, while Ryan's is Maya.  We will also be joined by Anup Ojah, Senior Manager, Global HPC, Oracle Cloud to say a few words about securing cloud submissions.

When?  See the table below for details on the starting times for each webinar.   Click on the "Join us" button to attend.

Cost? There is no charge for these webinars.

Why attend?  This is an opportunity learn from the experiences of artists and studios who have moved to cloud rendering.  It will also be an opportunity to learn about GridMarkets' secured cloud rendering offering and to receive a promotion code for free rendering credits.   Attending Zync users will also receive a 20% discount on their first month of GridMarkets usage (see HERE for details).

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Fabian Nowak
May 12
9:00 a.m.
12:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m.
Ryan O'Phelan
May 19
9:00 a.m.
12:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m.
Stay Tuned


Upcoming Webinars


(May 19) Maya artist Ryan  O'Phelan - Ryan is a VFX Supervisor at HeyMister in NYC and owner of JovianFX. He's a CG generalist and compositor with 17 years of experience, and has been a CG Supervisor for various studios including Buck Design NY. He's built a few small cloud virtual studios, and used many render farm solutions over his career, notably Google's Zync Render. 

During the webinar, Ryan will be discussing his reasons for shifting from Zync to GridMarkets and what that shift involved.


Past Webinars

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(May 12) Houdini artist Fabian Nowak - Fabian is an internationally recognized award-winning visual effects artist. If you're a fan of action-packed movies, chances are that you have watched his creations in absolute awe a few times before.  See HERE for a feature that GridMarkets previously did on Fabian's work.

During the webinar, Fabian will be breaking down the "Passengers" pool gravity scene, a clip from which you will find on our home page.

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