Streamlined content production

Build scalable and secure content pipelines while seamlessly working with artists and production teams from around the world.

Visual effects and animation rendering

Scale your pipeline with secure and performant cloud-native and hybrid rendering, using tools artists already know. Bring jobs in on time and under budget.

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Luma Pictures decreases shot render time from eight hours to 90 minutes to bring Spiderman swinging onto the screen.

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Story highlights

  • Teams in Melbourne and Los Angeles collaborated seamlessly to finish shots on time

  • Utilized up to 15,000 vCPUs

  • Provisioned fully customizable images with 96-cores and 128 GB of RAM, paired with high-performance ZFS file systems

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Solution
High performance computing

Finish jobs on time and on budget with our high-performance, on-demand resources. Manage your cost with our preemptible VMs and pay-as-you-go pricing. For timely jobs, choose our highest performing accelerators from Intel and NVIDIA.

Solution
ZYNC Render

For studios looking for a simple, elastic, and integrated rendering solution, ZYNC utilizes the power of Google Cloud and integrates with industry-standard tools like Maya, 3D Studio Max, and Nuke.

Best practice
Build a hybrid render farm

Learn how to cost-effectively extend your existing on-premises render farm using Google Cloud’s high-performance, fully customizable compute resources.

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Open source render management

Manage jobs across hybrid and multiple cloud deployments with OpenCue, a production-proven, open source render-management system that works on any platform.

Architecture
Safeguard your content

Safeguard your content by taking advantage of our security features, such as encryption in transit and at rest and Cloud IAM for access control. Google Cloud also undergoes quarterly audits by the ISE and supports compliance with MPAA best practices.

Virtual workstations

Partnering with Teradici

Free your production from the restrictions of geography and scale your global artist workforce or production to match your demand.

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  • Saved 30% in rendering costs compared to other cloud providers

  • Potential for a 15% boost in rendering efficiency

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Solution
Teradici

Create secure virtual workspaces for high-definition, highly responsive computing experiences, empowering artists to create and collaborate, seamlessly in the cloud.

Solution
High performance computing

Manage your cost with our preemptible VMs and pay-as-you-go pricing. For timely jobs, choose our highest performing processors and accelerators from Intel and NVIDIA.

Tutorial
Creating Linux workstations

Learn how to create a virtual Linux workstation running CentOS with an attached display-capable GPU. Google Cloud offers three display-capable GPUs: NVIDIA T4, NVIDIA Tesla P4, and NVIDIA Tesla P100.

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Creating Windows workstations

Learn how to create a virtual Windows workstation running Windows Server 2016 with an attached display-capable GPU.