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One Million Dollars Saved in New WWII Film Production Using Stock 3D Models

October 3rd, 2019

One Million Dollars Saved in New WWII Film Production Using Stock 3D Models

The new feature film “Dauntless – the Battle of Midway” was created using 150 different stock 3D models purchased from the CGTrader Marketplace – saving an estimated one million US dollars in production costs. This is truly remarkable example of the advantages of using photorealistic stock 3D content in film and animation production.

Michael Swack from the CGTrader Blog caught up with Bayou Pictures owner and VFX producer Mike Phillips in Los Angeles at SIGGRAPH 2019 to discuss the role 3D content played in the film.

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Need 3D Printed Parts for Exhibitions? Buy Stock 3D Models To Save Time & Money

September 26th, 2019

Need 3D Printed Parts for Exhibitions? Buy Stock 3D Models To Save Time & Money

With Formnext, Westec and other major additive manufacturing events fast approaching, you’ll be preparing to showcase your latest 3D printing solutions.

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CGTrader, Magic Leap & IKAR Present AR Innovations for Omnichannel Retail Fashion

July 31st, 2019

CGTrader, Magic Leap & IKAR Present AR Innovations for Omnichannel Retail Fashion

CGTrader is working with apparel design and manufacturing company, IKAR, to transform traditional fashion visualization using 2D images and paper catalogs into engaging and immersive 3D and AR customer experiences for its intimate apparel and activewear lines. This includes providing photorealistic 3D models to IKAR via the new all-inclusive, scalable CGTrader ARsenal augmented reality solution. CGTrader is also teaming up with Magic Leap, a leading spatial computing platform, to explore new interactive spatial 3D applications for consumers purchasing garments, both for at-home shoppers and end-of-aisle experiences.

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Utilizing stock 3D models to accelerate the design of games, animation, AR/VR…and more!

July 28th, 2019

Utilizing stock 3D models to accelerate the design of games, animation, AR/VR…and more!

CGTrader’s Marketplace platform, with its community of over two million users and highly-skilled 3D designers, offers numerous advantages to the entertainment industry -- gaming, animation, augmented and virtual reality, and other emerging technologies – through its high-quality stock and custom 3D models. First, there are significant time and cost savings. Second, such savings result in reduced time-to-market for producers. Third, in-house designers can free up their time to focus on other design elements that may need greater specialization. And more.

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The Story of Renderpeople and Why You Need People Visualizations for Your Next Project

July 24th, 2019

The Story of Renderpeople and Why You Need People Visualizations for Your Next Project

The CGTrader blog recently spoke to Lukas Lamprecht and Andreas Monke from RenderPeople - one of CGTrader’s most prolific and unusual 3D model sellers.

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