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Join our community to download and try various Houdini Digital Assets. Houdini Digital Assets have features (sliders, menus, etc.) for quick and specific adjustments. The level of customization is limitless for the author to decide what can be controlled.

Houdini Digital Assets are not restricted to just geometry: you can find effects, tools, shaders, environments and much more.

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Houdini HIVE - FMX 2022

Houdini HIVE - FMX 2022

SideFX is pleased to announce THE HOUDINI HIVE SERIES at FMX 2022. These sessions bring together top artists from the Houdini community to take behind-the-scenes looks at recent projects. In each case, you will learn how procedural techniques in Houdini help artists consistently create high quality work.

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Mardini Artwork by Joakim Ekstroem

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Sniper Elite 5 Trailer

Sniper Elite 5 Trailer | Rebellion

He Sun, Head of VFX at Rebellion Film Studios gives us the rundown on the Houdini VFX behind their recent cinematic trailer for Sniper Elite 5 - repurposing existing game assets for use in their USD workflow, including terrain, vegetation, lighting, and more.

Read more about it here.

Image courtesy of Rebellion Film Studios

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Project Titan

Project Titan

Project Titan is an in-house tech demo designed to production test Houdini's procedural workflows while creating a 3D environment that leverages the latest technologies in Unreal Engine 5. The tools and techniques created for this demo will be shared with the community as learning materials and downloadable content.

To support the procedural tools, geometry from KitBash3D played a big role in providing textured models that could be reconfigured using the Houdini tools.

Read more about it here.

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Houdini 18.5 HIVE

WETA DIGITAL Joins Forces with SideFX!

Weta Digital, one of the world’s premiere visual effects studios, announced together with its partner SideFX, a new software service combining Weta’s proprietary tools within SideFX’s award-winning Houdini application. The WetaH partnership will enable unprecedented levels of creativity, allowing artists to take advantage of the deep integration between Houdini and Weta Digital’s award-winning technology.

Read more about it here.

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Embedded Licensing for Studios

Studios can now take the advantage of embedded licensing for Studio versions so that using assets on render farms and other work stations will be much easier.

Copy protected assets can now be manually downloaded and used due to the licenses embedded without hassle.

Studio version can be used for all purposes and allows usage over multiple machines. Copy-protected Studio versions do not need to be logged in when using the asset.

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Work Efficiently Smart

At Orbolt, members of the global Houdini community apply their knowledge and expertise to deliver a comprehensive set of completely customizable 3D assets, from fully-rigged props, to render-ready visual effects, animatable characters, game assets and more.

Now you can access high-quality 3D assets from a community you can trust to keep your project on-time and on-budget.

Work Lightning Fast

The Orbolt Smart 3D Asset Store is an asset marketplace that offers a whole new way to create animations and visual effects.

Powered by Houdini, Orbolt assets are fully customizable and ready to animate and render once tweaked to meet your specifications.

Become an Author

Join the Orbolt community and become a smart 3D asset author. Set your own prices and let Orbolt deliver your assets to the world.

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Houdini Animation Tools

Digital artists, like yourself, are being asked to create more and more animation and VFX shots, while achieving realistic results with tighter deadlines and shrinking resources. To handle the workload and keep focused on the creative process, it is time to go procedural with Houdini.

Houdini offers unprecedented levels of flexibility and control which will enhance the way you work creatively and make you and your team much more productive.

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Use in other


3D packages

Various Houdini Digital Assets have been designed to also work in other applications with the Houdini Engine plugin such as Maya, Unity 3D, Unreal Editor and Cinema 4D.