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NEW pricing and estimating tool just launched! Need to figure out a price for your render project? Want to know how long it will take to finish?

Its never been easier!  Simply use our free test rendering option to test out your project on our servers and upon render completion, click on our NEW Project Estimator to review pricing options for your project!  Its that easy!   Our estimator will calculate core hours, estimated completion and price options when rendering without a package or using one of our newly discounted pre-paid packages. You can also determine your costs for economy rendering as well.

Render Rocket Project Estimator

If your project is over 4500 core hours and you have a few days before delivery be sure and reach out to our sales team to see if our server rentals would be a good fit for your delivery timeline and budget. Contact your sales team at sales@renderrocket.com

We appreciate your feedback and suggestions; be sure and let us know if there is something we can do to enhance your render experience.  Send feedback to support@renderrocket.com and put feedback or suggestion in the subject line.

Thanks for choosing Render Rocket ~ Happy Rendering!

This video is a must watch for anyone using Render Rocket to render their Maya project.  This video covers the most common set up mistakes made causing failed frames and incorrect images.  Please take a moment to watch this video and ensure set up and render success.

Topics covered

  • Optimizing your scene to improve render time
  • Lightmaps
  • Reference Files
  • Dynamic Caches
  • Render Layers / Passes
  • Maya Alpha Detection
  • Mental Ray Proxies
  • Re-Numbering Frame Option
  • (more…)

Meet DALE!  Dynamic Augmented Living Environment and SCI -Arch / Caltech’s entry into the 2013 Solar Decathlon. Check out this innovative and extremely cool house created by SCI-Arch/Caltech and the video which was rendered at Render Rocket.  The Sci-Arch/Caltech team animated their project using Maya.

More on DALE and the Decathlon:    www.meetdale.com

View the video: http://vimeo.com/73260138

The Solar Decathlon

The U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon is an award-winning program that challenges collegiate teams to design, build, and operate solar-powered houses that are cost-effective, energy-efficient, and attractive. The winner of the competition is the team that best blends affordability, consumer appeal, and design excellence with optimal energy production and maximum efficiency.

Render Rocket is big supporter of education and offers a variety of render packages and deep discounts to schools and individual students.

Learn more about getting set up with educaitonal pricing  and getting started with Render Rocket : Student FAQ

Educational programs and pricing

Our CEO, Ruben Perez talks with Steve Waskul about leveraging cloud rendering services to help control costs, minimize capital expenditures and streamline the production pipeline.

Ruben Perez talks with Steve Waskul about Cloud Rending

Learn more about Launchpad (releasing on the 23rd and available to test now) and our soon to be released Throttle pricing and controls! (October)

Learn more about the Render Rocket story and cloud rendering at Render Rocket.  Steve Waskul interviews our CEO,  Ruben Perez, on  WASKULonTECH

Ruben Perez Talks Render Rocket

Check out this intro to the Citrus Cel Animation Festival – currently the only animation festival in Florida. Dripsblack created and sponsored the event and we were pleased to help Dripsblack by sponsoring the rendering of this shot.

Drips Black – Rendered at Render Rocket!

We sponsor a number of projects each year and if you have a project you would like us to consider for sponsorship; send an email to sales@renderrocket.com with your project needs and details.

*Be sure to check out our latest news, cool stuff or ways to save! Keep tuned to our Blog, Facebook and Twitter for updates.

Check out this clip from Shawn Miller at theBeeSneezeAnimation.com. A project we were pleased to help sponsor!

Check out this interview of our CTO and one of our Founders, Ruben Perez, and hear why Render Rocket is the future of Rendering and might be just what you have been searching for.

*Be sure to check out our latest news, cool stuff and ways to save! Keep tuned to our Blog, Facebook and Twitter for updates.”

Check out this project recently rendered on Render Rocket by one of our student users in Germany. This student received 100% on his project and his was called the best project of the class!

Render Rocket has a passion for education and offers programs and pricing for both schools and students!

Hey Rocketeers! Check out our new Video Tutorial Library! Need to know how to upload your files, create a project, navigate through Mission Control or render with Maya, 3ds Max, C4D or Maxwell? These Videos can kick start you onto render success!

We will be adding more videos to the library and you can keep up to date here on the blog, or on our Facebook, or Twitter pages for the latest. If you have an idea for a video tutorial that you feel would be helpful for you and others – let us know. We love hearing from you!

Your very own cloud-based
render farm.

Render Rocket is a self-service 3D render farm supporting Maya, Mental Ray, 3ds Max, V-Ray, Cinema 4D and Maxwell Render. Use our service for a single image or an entire animated feature. Flexible pricing options and quick setup let's you start rendering now.

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