Category Archives: Interview

The Making of CG Robot “Dennis”, by IXOR

IXOR created a beautiful animation for a TV ad, the star of the show being the robot “Dennis”. We spoke with Andronikos Bisogiannis, Founder & Creative Director at IXOR to find out how it was made.


CG Robot (Protergia 1m55sec TVC Dir. CUT) from IXOR.

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Zen Images, Marché Central Gift Card Animation Breakdown

10 years ago, Daniel Beaudry founded Zen Images, a 3D animation and motion design studio based in Montreal. They recently completed a Marché Central campaign for SGM Communication intégrée, and Daniel shared a 30 minute breakdown on the animation with us, as well as some background about himself and Zen Images!

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Andres Saarnak, product renderings for KEHA 3

We spoke with Andres Saarnak, of Saarnak Visuals, about how he started in 3D, founded his own company, and in particular about how he approaches product rendering, such as his work for the KEHA 3 catalog. NOTE – be sure to view the full-size images to appreciate the detail, as some of these are 5K renders!

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yVR from You can do it! VFX

You can do it! VFX (YCDIVFX) have just released yVR, a multiplatform tool for viewing mono and stereo 360 renders – think of it as a kind of “VFB for VR”. We spoke with Artur Leao to learn more about the software, and the company behind it.


yVR setup with Corona from YCDIVFX on Vimeo.

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Lemons Bucket

Lemons Bucket are an Architecture 3D Visualization studio based in Madrid, Spain. Recently they tried Corona Renderer for the first time on their personal project, the Center for Cancer and Health (designed by Nord Architects). We spoke with them to learn more about them, and how these images were made.

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REWIND: Rolls-Royce and Red Bull

2016 was a great year for REWIND, a content production agency working with bleeding-edge technology. We spoke with them about two of their projects – a 360 degree video for the Rolls-Royce 103EX car, and a global launch film for Red Bull Air Race 2016.

REWIND Rolls-Royce 103EX

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Boulder Media and Go Jetters

Boulder Media is a Dublin-based animation studio, who have been using Corona Renderer exclusively for the BAFTA-nominated Go Jetters children’s animated series on the BBC. We spoke with Lighting Supervisor Paul Sheehy to learn about the company and the series!

UPDATE – in news that came in just hours after publishing the article, Go Jetters has been nominated for a BAFTA award! Congratulations and good luck to the team at Boulder Media!

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A company profile of 10EightyTwo

We spoke with Will Rayner, founder of 10EightyTwo, to learn about how he got started in the industry, what the company specializes in, and how Corona fits into their workflow.

10EightyTwo Detrafford Glasshouse Dining Room
Detrafford Glasshouse Dining Room

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Little Things by Mister & Missus

Every animation has a source of inspiration, and in the case of “Little Things” by Mister & Missus, those inspirations were a happy toddler, an unhappy car ride, and a pink muppet.

We spoke with Sam Mason (one of two directors of the piece) about the film, which has a wonderful sense of fantasy and surrealism, and a look that calls Technicolor classics to mind.

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