1. We are a collaborative of independent media professionals working on asking questions and finding answers.

    Coming from as many backgrounds as there are members to the group - ranging from graphic design to software development - we collaborate on projects deploying an interdisciplinary approach. While the majority of our work consists of visual effects projects for feature films and commercials we constantly try to widen our horizons and look for new challenges.

    Stefan Galleithner, Nils Engler, Martin Saechsinger, Christian Schnellhammer

    Projects shown:
    Feature Films: 2012, We are the Night, John Rabe, Krabat, Vicky the Viking, Dungeon Siege, Gaping Abyss, A Christmoose Carol
    Commercials: Lamborghini Aventador, Skoda "Curriculum Vitae“, Piraeus Bank „Origami“, Continental „Stop the Ball“, T-Com „Rain of Flowers“, Aditya Birla Group „Let's reach for the Sun“, Qatar Foundation, GNP „Click“, Illy „Beauty has a taste“

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  2. Cells, cell surface balls, and hairs are instanced for fast rendering.

    The animation is procedural via CHOPS.

    Rendered with mantra, composited in Houdini.

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  3. cmiVFX brings you a brand new and improved Houdini Destruction Series where we’ll give you the tools that you need to tackle almost any destruction shot imaginable. Houdini's world-renowned dynamic tools are used by all of the best world-class Visual Effects Artists and Technical Directors, and we’ll show you all of the best techniques, tricks, and workflows so you can maximize your efficiency. We’ll cover it all so you can be the best artist you can be.


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    WetMap test on Houdini.

    ~12M Particles (Simulation 5h)
    Scatter 300k points for the WetMap
    Custom Mantra shader for the WetMap : Color + Spec + Bump
    Rendered with Mantra PBR ([4mn/frame]*140 = ~9hours)

    Special thanks to Arthur Graff and Peter Quint. :)

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  5. Houdini Flip Fluids test. Thanks to very useful tutorials of Peter Quint and Carlos Parmentier as the following links: vimeo.com/73122303 and vimeo.com/52290971

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