Rendered with mental ray

While we’ve been busy, a few good shots have come out using mental ray, including the Mirror Man from Snow White and the Huntsmen.

Take a look at some of the great artist work in these spots:

Behind the Scenes of the Mirror Man

Another commercial using primarily mental ray as the renderer with Unified Sampling at Brute Force settings:

Northfolk Southern

Making of Norfolk Southern

About David

I am a VFX artist that specializes in Lighting and Rendering. I spend a fair amount of my time supplying clients with artistic solutions as well as technology solutions. With a background in fine art and technical animation training, I strive to bridge the divide between the artist and technologist.

Posted on September 6, 2012, in Example, unified sampling and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 5 Comments.

  1. Thanks!

    Do you know if this works were using mental ray standalone or mental ray for Maya?

    I’ve so the impression mental ray for Maya is more and more unusable because of the lack of maya2mr (motion blur that doesn’t work on undeformed objects for example).

    • We use both at The Mill, but the farm is Standalone.

      I’m curious, what do you mean about motion blur for undeformed objects? The first selection for mental ray motion blur is “no deformation” or motion blur based on transform nodes. This is used most often and works fine. Do you have a specific example?

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