Isotropix March Newsletter

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March 9th, 2018

Congratulations to our fantastic customers!

Earlier this week, DNEG won its fourth ‘Best Visual Effects’ Academy Award for its work on Blade Runner 2049. Massive congrats to their teams! To celebrate its Academy Award, BAFTA and VES wins, get an exclusive look behind the scenes at DNEG's outstanding work & discover how Blade Runner 2049 most memorable scenes were created using Clarisse iFX!

But that’s not all! This Awards season was packed for another customer of ours,  ILP - Important Looking Pirates has been awarded with a VES award in the Outstanding Supporting Visual Effects in a Photoreal Episode category for their work on Black Sails’ season finale. Watch or rewatch these two great videos to discover how Clarisse iFX helped their team to create and render the visual effects of this acclaimed show! 


Behind the scenes: Black Sails at ILP


Where there is a sea there are pirates

Isotropix at GTC 2018

We’re thrilled to announce our participation to NVIDIA’s GPU Technology Conference (GTC) in San José, California this end of march! Sebastien Guichou, our CTO and co-founder will be discussing how GPU acceleration boosts ray-tracing performances as part of the "Future of GPU Rendering Panel". In addition, Sebastien will exclusively present the result of our latest research in GPU acceleration with Clarisse iFX.

Even Faster: Accelerating Clarisse iFX with GPU

When: Wednesday, March 28, 11:30 AM - 11:55 AM
Where:  San Jose McEnery Convention Center, Room: 230B

Panel - The Future of GPU Rendering

When: Wednesday, March 28, 9 AM - 9:50 AM
Where:  San Jose McEnery Convention Center, Room: 230B

Check out NVIDIA’s website for more info! 

Clarisse Freelancer Database

Earlier this year, we launched our Clarisse Freelance Database which is a great opportunity to bring together freelancers and studios which are looking for Artists with Clarisse skills and experience. If you’re using Clarisse and if you’re doing some freelancing work, you definitely need to complete your “Freelancer Form” now available in your “Account Menu”!

What’s new in our learning hub?


Using Houdini point clouds in Clarisse

With this brand new tutorial, learn how to use point clouds out of other software, in this case Houdini, as support geometry in a Clarisse scatterer!



Clarisse Webinar: Discover the awesome 3.6!

In case you’ve didn’t make it to the live session, take a look at this recording video and discover in action the all new Clarisse 3.6 with Isotropix’s CEO Sam Assadian and Lead Technical Artist Greg Jennings.