AMD EPYC‚ĄĘ Processors Power The ‚ÄėAMD Creator Cloud‚Äô Used For Pixar‚Äôs RenderMan Challenge 2022

Challengers Will Have Access To The ‚ÄėAMD Creator Cloud‚Äô Powered by AMD EPYC‚ĄĘ Processors with AMD 3D V‚ÄĎCache‚ĄĘ Technology on Microsoft Azure, Helping to Fulfill Their Creative Dreams

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Oct. 12, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) ‚ÄĒ AMD (NASDAQ: AMD), along with Pix¬≠ar Ani¬≠ma¬≠ti¬≠on Stu¬≠di¬≠os, are announ¬≠cing the latest Rend¬≠er¬≠Man Chall¬≠enge. This chall¬≠enge offers gra¬≠phic desi¬≠gners, artists, and others around the world the oppor¬≠tu¬≠ni¬≠ty to crea¬≠te and achie¬≠ve their cine¬≠ma¬≠tic visi¬≠ons with Pixar‚Äôs RenderMan.

This year, chal¬≠len¬≠gers will recei¬≠ve access to ‚ÄėThe AMD Crea¬≠tor Cloud,‚Äô a ren¬≠der farm powered by Azu¬≠re HBv3 ins¬≠tances that are com¬≠po¬≠sed of high-per¬≠for¬≠mance AMD EPYC‚ĄĘ pro¬≠ces¬≠sors with AMD 3D V‚ÄĎCache‚ĄĘ tech¬≠no¬≠lo¬≠gy. For the first time, chal¬≠len¬≠gers will be able to use the high-per¬≠for¬≠mance capa¬≠bi¬≠li¬≠ties of AMD EPYC pro¬≠ces¬≠sors, part of ‚ÄėThe AMD Crea¬≠tor Cloud‚Äô, to ren¬≠der their designs using record-set¬≠ting pro¬≠ces¬≠sors. The Rend¬≠er¬≠Man Chall¬≠enge is and the ‚ÄėAMD Crea¬≠tor Cloud‚Äô are curr¬≠ent¬≠ly open for submissions.

‚ÄúTog¬≠e¬≠ther with tech¬≠no¬≠lo¬≠gy col¬≠la¬≠bo¬≠ra¬≠tors like Pix¬≠ar, we are empowe¬≠ring the next gene¬≠ra¬≠ti¬≠on of crea¬≠tors to bring their visi¬≠on to rea¬≠li¬≠ty,‚ÄĚ said James Knight, direc¬≠tor, Media & Entertainment/Visual Effects, AMD. ‚ÄúPro¬≠vi¬≠ding artists access to the ‚ÄėAMD Crea¬≠tor Cloud‚Äô run¬≠ning Pixar‚Äôs Rend¬≠er¬≠Man makes this com¬≠pe¬≠ti¬≠ti¬≠on acces¬≠si¬≠ble to many more peo¬≠p¬≠le, allo¬≠wing them to design and crea¬≠te incre¬≠di¬≠bly fast, from any¬≠whe¬≠re inspi¬≠ra¬≠ti¬≠on strikes.‚ÄĚ

‚ÄúWith every Rend¬≠er¬≠Man Chall¬≠enge, it‚Äôs ama¬≠zing to see how the ent¬≠ries beco¬≠me more sophisti¬≠ca¬≠ted and com¬≠plex every time,‚ÄĚ said Dylan Sis¬≠son, Rend¬≠er¬≠Man Digi¬≠tal Artist, Pix¬≠ar. ‚ÄúWith the advance¬≠ments we are see¬≠ing in hard¬≠ware and soft¬≠ware, this now allows indi¬≠vi¬≠du¬≠al artists to crea¬≠te images of ever-incre¬≠asing sophisti¬≠ca¬≠ti¬≠on and com¬≠ple¬≠xi¬≠ty. It is a gre¬≠at oppor¬≠tu¬≠ni¬≠ty for chal¬≠len¬≠gers to unleash their crea¬≠ti¬≠ve visi¬≠on with the¬≠se sta¬≠te-of-the-art technologies.‚ÄĚ

AMD and Pix¬≠ar Stu¬≠di¬≠os also debut¬≠ed a new film for the AMD ‚Äėtog¬≠e¬≠ther we advance_‚Äô cam¬≠paign, show¬≠ca¬≠sing how Pix¬≠ar, AMD and NASA are coming tog¬≠e¬≠ther to make the Explo¬≠ra¬≠ti¬≠on the¬≠med Rend¬≠er¬≠Man Chall¬≠enge more acces¬≠si¬≠ble and inspiring.

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