Media & Entertainment

Customers across the manufacturing, architecture, building, construction, and media and entertainment industries including the last 16 Academy Award winners for Best Visual Effects use Autodesk software to design, visualize, and simulate their ideas before they are ever built or created. From blockbuster visual effects and buildings that create their own energy to electric cars and the batteries that power them, the work of our 3D software customers is everywhere you look.

3ds Max

Autodesk 3ds Max is a 3D modeling and rendering software helps you create massive worlds in games, stunning scenes for design visualization, and engaging virtual reality (VR) experiences. It enables you with easy and powerful modeling where you can create shape, and define a range of environments and detailed characters. It is compatible with all major renderers like Arnold, V-Ray, Iray and mental ray to help create striking scenes and visuals. You can build imaginative characters and realistic scenes in games and architecture. Its flexible interoperability enables you to work with Revit, Inventor and Fusion 360, as well as Unity, SketchUp, Unity and Unreal.

Maya 3D

Autodesk Maya 3D animation, modeling, simulation, and rendering software provides an integrated, powerful toolset. You can use it for animation, environments, motion graphics, virtual reality, and character creation. Now get enhanced animation performance makes your scenes faster. The Bitfrost Ocean Simulation System creates realistic ocean surface with waves, ripples and wakes. You can quickly setup the render and manage complex scenes and generate templates for the setup of a shot for easy reuse. You can also fine tune your characters quickly and easily.


Autodesk Flame software offers tools for fast, interactive 3D visual effects, finishing, compositing, advanced graphics, color grading, conform, editorial, and look development. It combines the interactive speed of traditional 2D compositing and powerful 3D visual effects. The node based procedural compositing environment, integrates with the timeline and desktop to combine 2D and 3D elements. Now oversee projects, create consistent looks, and correctly match graded and 3D VFX shots with scene detection. Lightbox, Matchbox, and PBR shaders let you use GPU-accelerated GLSL shaders to solve challenges in Action’s 3D compositing environment.

Entertainment Creation Suite

Entertainment Creation Suite – The Media & Entertainment Collection lets animators, modelers, and visual effects artists access the tools they need to create compelling effects, believable 3D characters, and massive digital worlds. Move assets quickly between creative tools with one-click workflows. Entertainment suite gives you access to a wide selection of essential 3D design software for the work you do. Use reality capture and 3D scanning software, and view and create rich visualizations. Download and install what you want, whenever you like—whether it’s for occasional use, to meet requirements of a particular project or client, or to explore new workflows.


Autodesk Stingray engine helps to create 3D games, real-time design visualizations, and stunning virtual reality experiences. Stingray connects directly to 3ds Max, Maya, and Maya LT. You can build powerful 3D games with powerful art-to-engine workflows. The real time rendering and scene interactivity brings your architectural visualizations to real life. Now create interactive and immersive VR experiences for design visualizations and games. Build beautiful worlds and environment with stunning real-time rendering.