Behind the scenes: What now after Corona Renderer 6?

We love featuring the work of our users on our blogs, but we also want to return to giving you behind-the-scenes access to what is happening here at Corona Renderer HQ. This is the first in a series of ongoing articles welcoming you in to our development process!

Read our first behind the scenes blog!

Corona Renderer 6 for 3ds Max Released!

Corona Renderer 6 for 3ds Max released

We’re pleased to release Corona Renderer 6 for 3ds Max! This time around we’ve focused on giving you the tools to attain greater realism and be more creative, while also speeding up your workflow.

NEW FEATURES VIDEO

For the tl;dr generation, here’s the New Features video for a quick overview of what is in this release:

DOWNLOAD

Set the download going while you read! Grab it from:

https://corona-renderer.com/download/

Demo Refresh: If you have tried a previous version of Corona Renderer and your 45-day trial has expired, then you’ll be pleased to hear that we have automatically refreshed the demo period to give everyone an extra 14 days! Simply download and install Corona Renderer 6 from the link above, and activate the demo license right within 3ds Max. Enjoy!

Read more ABOUT CORONA RENDERER 6!

Corona Renderer 6 for Cinema 4D Released!

We’re pleased to release Corona Renderer 6 for Cinema 4D! This time around we’ve focused on giving you the tools to attain greater realism and be more creative, while also speeding up your workflow.

NEW FEATURES VIDEO

For the tl;dr generation, here’s the New Features Video for a quick overview of what is in this release:

DOWNLOAD

For those who already have an active license, or who want to try the latest version using the free trial, you can set the download going while you read the rest of the article! Grab it from:

https://corona-renderer.com/download/

Demo Refresh: If you have tried a previous version of Corona Renderer and your 45-day trial has expired, then you’ll be pleased to hear that we have automatically refreshed the demo period to give everyone an extra 14 days! Simply download and install Corona Renderer 6 from the link above, and activate the demo license right within Cinema 4D. Enjoy!

Read ABOUT CORONA RENDERER 6!

Pikcells – creating TV ads for the UK’s No.1 Kitchen Retailer

Pikcells are a design-driven studio with 15 years in the industry. Recently they’ve been working on something new for them, creating TV ads for long-term client Wren Kitchens, and we caught up with Creative Director Richard Benson to hear how they used Corona to composite actors into a rendered kitchen.

Pikcells, Wren Kitchens TV ads - frame from the final ad
Read ABOUT THE MAKING OF THE WREN TV ADS

STRATOSTORM Umbrella

Back in 2018, we talked with Brazilian animation studio Stratostorm. We caught up with them again recently to learn about their beautiful new short film ‘Umbrella’, Directed by Helena Hilario and Mario Pece on their duo directorial debut.
With character design by Victor Hugo (known for his work with Marvel and Disney), the animation has been taking the film festival world by storm, winning a lot of awards on its path to the Academy Awards (hopefully!)

Read more ABOUT UMBRELLA!

Jakub Cech – CGI: An Artistic Medium

We catch up with Jakub Cech about his beautiful new film exploring computer graphics as an artistic medium. The film premiered at Academy Days X in Venice last October, with a follow on talk about it in Kyjev.

We talk about how it came to be, the processes that went into creating it, as well as how “CGI is the new painting, sculpture and photography in one artistic medium”.

Read more ABOUT JAKUB’s FILM