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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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Three ways digital marketers can use 3D models to boost their business

July 17th, 2019

Three ways digital marketers can use 3D models to boost their business

How you use visual communications in your marketing is a strong indicator of your brand and how you plan to position yourself.

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Luis Lahuerta, 3D Everything, Uploads 800,000th 3D Model to CGTrader

June 25th, 2019

Luis Lahuerta, 3D Everything, Uploads 800,000th 3D Model to CGTrader

Just a few weeks ago, CGTrader hit another milestone in 3D content. The 800,000 th 3D model was uploaded to the CGTrader Marketplace. It was uploaded by Luis Lahuerta from 3D Everything, Spain.

Luis’ landmark 3D model is a baby’s room which he created over the course of 10 days, including all the models in the scene. The models were created in 3D Studio Max and exported to FBX, enabling use in all other 3D applications.

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CGTrader interviews: Mike Johnson

November 7th, 2018

CGTrader interviews: Mike Johnson

Mike Johnson is the harbinger of the future of independent filmmaking. He proves that creating an engaging animated movie is already possible for anyone with the right set of skills and approaches. Mike has created three full feature films already, with a fourth one in the works. One of them, Battle Oasis, has been watched on YouTube over 10 million times until now. Mike agreed to talk about his work, inspiration, what he looks for on CGTrader, and what the perfect 3D asset must have to be chosen for his movies.

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