Cloud Rendering: the Experiences
of Acclaimed Studios & VFX Artists 


GridMarkets is organizing a series of webinars to tell the interesting career, hero shots and artistic passion stories of the talented VFX artists and studios that we have met.  See the table below for "Upcoming Webinars" and "Past Webinars" for friends whom we previously met.

Next Webinar: June 29 with Lisbon-based Nebula Studios - join us HERE.

When?  See the table below for details on the starting times for each webinar.   Click on the "Join Us" buttons below 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.  

LA Time
NY Time
UK Time
Europe Time
Nebula Studios
June 29
1:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m.
8:00 p.m.
9:00 p.m.
July 07
9:00 a.m.
12:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m.
OD Studios
Aug 11
9:00 a.m.
12:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m.


Upcoming Webinars


(June 29) Nebula Studios - Nebula Studio founders João Marcos Marchante, Guilherme Afonso and Miguel Madaíl de Freitas will be discussing how they used the Covid crisis as an opportunity to grow their studio business.

(July 07) Alps VFX (Alps Studios) - Two years ago, Alps VFX co-founder and Houdini artist Filippo Robino had a vision to create a small studio of 10 to 20 artists in his beloved Italy.  Today, the studio is bursting at the seams with opportunities, forcing multiple relocations to larger facilities and creating recruiting challenges.  Join us and hear Filippo's amazing growth story.

(Aug 11) OD Studios - stay tuned.


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 breaks down the "Passengers" pool gravity scene, a clip from which you will find on our home page.

(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 discusses his reasons for shifting from Zync to GridMarkets and what that shift involved.

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If you have a particular topic that you would like us to make the focus of a future webinar, use the form below to suggest it.

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