Make it with Maya
Bring your imagination to life with Maya® 3D animation, modeling, simulation, and rendering software. Maya helps artists tell their story with one fast, creative toolset.
Maya Vision Series
Maya is developed by some of the most creative minds in the industry. Learn how they translate their vision into every release of Maya.
3 reasons to try Shotgun
Visual effects and animation studios of all sizes use Shotgun production tracking software to stay connected to each other and to their projects. Here’s why you should try Shotgun.
1. Maya integration with Shotgun
Quickly see relevant task information in Maya with the new Shotgun panel.
2. Review tools
Stay connected with your team—no matter where you are—with simple visual tools and mobile workflows.
Shotgun’s dedicated global support team is ready whenever you have questions.
Expert advice & learning
Making Maya faster
Read a white paper about Parallel Maya, the technology behind the vastly improved animation performance in Maya. Or, watch that same paper—visualized—and see how Parallel Maya works.
Kung Fury and Fido: The untold story
Swedish VFX house Fido worked with director David Sandberg to transform his viral, crowd-funded project into an award-nominated short film. Keys to Fido’s success? Creativity, passion, and the ability to scale with Autodesk subscription.
“I think we doubled the amount [of Maya licenses] in a short period of time, which was a great way of not stopping the project or stopping the process.”
—Claes Dietmann, Executive Producer
Kung Fury © Laser Unicorns 2015. Image courtesy of Fido.
The Story of Milk VFX
Episode 2: Creative Milk
This London-based VFX company won, in its first year in business, a British Academy Television Craft Award for its work on “The Day of the Doctor,” a special episode of the British science fiction TV show Doctor Who.
“All of our artists, in some form or another, know Maya and use Maya. . . . So if someone’s stuck or someone’s got some knowledge that another person hasn’t, we can share information very easily.”
—Dom Alderson, Lead Lighting and Lookdev Artist
Doctor Who © BBC/BBC Worldwide 2015. Image courtesy of Milk VFX.