For Swiss VFX we have recently rigged various bugs – praying mantis, ladybird and butterfly. All these were used for minimalistic earplugs commercial brand NOTHING.
We rigged all animals for Brewing Dolphin commercial. The work was nice combination of various character rig types from quadruped, with frog goin slightly into cartoon stylised features, to biped ostrich, typical ungular quadruped for sheep and a fish rig for dolphin at the end. Dual quaternion blend weights helped with maintaining volume on eyelids.…
Maya Bufo webinar
In July we presented our Bufo rig we made for Autodesk in Maya. This is now online and you can see in a short video how we make rigs at RIG-IT.net from skeleton scene and scripting procedural process to various rig features. You can have a free copy of the tutorials we made and…
Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard
We have worked on various digi double rigs including Face FACS setups (including Morgan Freeman, shapes by WWFX modeller) and couple of props on a movie which was finally released after Covid pandemic, Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard. We had fun working on these VFX rigs and would like to thank for the opportunity to amazing…
Here another project we worked on – for IXION game cinematic we have rigged Vanir character, mainly the face rig which is in the most shots. Full animation and rendering was done by Flipbook Studio. Vanir face animation test
We have rigged a simple stylised Snake for swedish brand Apoteke commercials. This rig has actually new type of setup we added to our modules. Big thanks to SWISS.se post production for this opportunity!
Recently we made animal rigs and 2 cartoon biped setups for Ritzy Animation project Alba – game cinematic supporting ecology and planting trees. We had fun making these cartoon rigs and the result is amazing. Face rigs were combination of joints and 2d projected mouth textures sliding on the head geometry. Our thanks go to…
Skoda Enyaq Robots
In spring this year we had pleasure to work on various age variations of a complex robot rig. The characters played key role in the new Skoda Enyaq UK add. We would like to thank Freefolk post production from London for this opportunity! Channel 4 TV idents Skoda Enyaq Robots – Making Of
In 2020 we were asked to rig 8 characters for series of animated spots Antibully Squad. We would like to thank Ritzy Animation from London for this opportunity! Making of Making of Making of
In summer 2020 we worked on SMYTHS Toys commercials rigging the toys characters. With exception of the Boy, which was a reused asset from previous adds. We were contacted by well known London post production FREEFOLK to contribute on this combined live action – CG animated spot. Your browser does not support the video…
CG Career interview
Recently RIG-IT founder Jakub Krompolc was interviewed by Daniele Tosti about his work, career and the RIG-IT company.
Our first realtime digital human project. For SorryWeCan agency RIG-IT made body and face setup of Bejby.Blue character used for new advertising campaign by slovakian bank TATRA BANKA. The character was setup for Unreal Engine and runs in realtime. Face setup was mainly based on iPhone AR Face Anchor shapes to be easily driven by…
That`s my ball
Recently our customer and his team created impressive realistic animation with 2 of our Eshop rigged dogs: French Bulldog, Rhodesian Ridgeback. We are very impressed at RIG-IT.net and hoping this only shows first example of how our eshop assets will be used from animation to film and realtime applications. https://www.rig-it.net/product-category/assets/ Credits: Chalermphol Wattanawongtrakool, Tatchapon lertwirojkul,…
Baby and Lino
Our team rigged 3 characters for a new Podravka Lino commercial. We had a variety of styles in the face setups with cartoon character Baby and company brand Lino bear. Mom being secondary character was rigged with our standard face setup. Our team also helped with some topology modeling. Complete animation spot was made by…
For a mobile game Craft Legend we rigged 7 characters in 2019. Each had a complete face rig, carefully skinned costumed, few gun and sword props. We also used simple muscles for should and back areas to support anatomy shape with more muscular characters. We appreciate this opportunity from PuppetWorks!
Big Helmet Heroes
We have recently helped with rigs for this amazing mobile game Big Helmet Heroes. Out now on Android! https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.exaltedstudio.bighelmetheroes RIGIT team created cartoon bending and stretching rig for the realtime warrior character with variations in geometry (in game jargon “different skins”).
Here is teaser for new CG animated feature Proud Princess (orig. name “Pysna”) where we had the pleasure to help with rigs. Production by PFX, Prague.
Super Spell Heroes
In early 2019 we have worked on two rigs for mobile game Super Spell Saga. Great style and fun to work on the setups. Our thanks to PuppetWorks, Budapest again for the opportunity.
Here is our first published project of year 2020 – another fun cooperation with Untold Studios, where we rigged a realistic seal for the Virgin Media new campaign. The seal rig actually had few cartoon features since it can stretch and squash, but it was used within limits. Face rig was mostly based on detailed…
Edgar the dragon
We have worked on the rig for baby dragon CG character called Edgar. This was for the John Lewis and Waitrose 2019 Christmas commercial. We would like to thank to our client for inviting us to take part in this production. RIG-IT.net was responsible for both body and face setup rigging. The muscle and…
In first half of 2018 RIG-IT.net worked on more then 20 characters for german CG feature Heinzels produced by Chimney Group. Our team provided costume setups and skinning work on existing control rigs. We have also created body rig for cartoon bulldog with deformation setup.
IT Chapter Two
RIG-IT.net had the amazing opportunity to provide rigging for various characters – both full creatures and digi doubles on the latest horror sequel IT Chapter Two. VFX sequence with couple of our rigged creatures: (source: Warner Bros youtube channel): Movie trailer: We would like to thank to Cubica VFX for contacting us about this work.
Here is one project from 2016 that we wanted to share here. RIG-IT.net worked on 4 characters: Eagle, 2 bears and lion rendered in Unreal Engine. All rigs were made compatible for Unreal Engine environment, so the skeleton structure and deform setup was adjusted. Rigs were made for canadian studio Digital Dimension and production was…
Forge of Empires
Another fun game cinematic where RIG-IT.net rigged the characters was Forge of Empires : Time Machine. RIG-IT.net team has rigged the woman Berta character, costume variations of the husband Bert and pterodactyle – both primeval and futuristic. Our Polygonbay artist also helped with making groom setup for the woman hairstyles. Complete cinematic was produced by PuppetWorks.
Cricket & Antoinette
RIG-IT.net has just finished work on CG feature character rigs for new animated movie Cricket & Antoinette. We are excited having the opportunity to work on such unique characters and make some of our most advanced cartoon setups. Our team has created rigs for 2 hero characters Ket and Antoinette and 8 side characters. For…
For Singapore based post-production CUM Creative, we have rigged 3 humans with simple face rigs and also 1 dog setup. Fun project with stylised characters and puppet animation look.
Destroy All Humans
One of our major projects in the beginning of this year was cooperation with game cinematic studio PuppetWorks. Our team has made rig setups for all characters in this animation. From main character Crypto alien to soldiers and civilians. Our assets division Polygonbay also provided few additional character models including grooming.
Early this year we worked on rigs for new game trailer God Kings. RIG-IT.net has created biped and face rigs for giant Crocodile and Elephant god characters along with additional muscle setup in fleshy parts and simple nCloth simulation for elephant`s kilt armor. The whole animation and rendering was made by PuppetWorks.
Our team has rigged stylised speaker character called Norm for health PW Warrior campaign. We have enjoyed mainly the work on detailed face rig which was combination of blendShapes and joint based controls. Our inspirations were Pixar old man characters from Geri`s Game and UP.
Zebras and Cheetah
We have rigged 2 zebras (one was very fat!) and a cheetah for a commercial produced at Sehsucht VFX studio. Face rigs were created for each animal as well as muscles setup for slim Zebra and Cheetah to help achieving realistic look in action poses.
It has been exciting to work on the rigs for LEGO Overwatch product commercial. Here is the final animation. Also thanks for the opportunity from Animatrix studio. RIG-IT.net has built all the humanoid rigs and we love the result which is in Lego movie style.
Here is one character we rigged last year – a metal dragon for Seagate commercial. Muscles were used for better body deformations. We have also added nCloth blend setup to enhance wing membranes with subtle dynamics. This custom rig was made for DigitalApes VFX production.
We have rigged full CG wild boar for Korean TV series The Haechi. The model, textures and grooming was created with our asset service Polygonbay.
We have recently provided 6 human heroes, 2 animal and 10 background rig setups for this Forestias christmas commercial with CG feature style characters. Apart from advanced face rigs, the setups had secondary dynamics hair and stretchy body controls. The animation production was done by Yggdrazil Animation.
Killmaster game rigs
We have made 2 rigs we made for Killmaster Games indie project – Kebe (monkey) and Widget (humanoid). Widget rig has arms which can grow bigger, Kebe has detailed eyelids setup and each asset also has skinning skeleton group for smooth export to the game engine environment – rig-it.net game rigs standard feature.
Honor 8X animals
In september we have finished work on rigging characters for Honor 8X mobile phone presentation. This was cooperation with our partner Polygonbay.com which delivered animal model assets and animation. We would like to thank CUM.md for this opportunity.
We are pretty excited about this trailer for new Netflix Diablero series where we provided couple of demon rigs for Cubica VFX post-production.
Here is our new exciting project with CG fluffy potatoes, as we call them. RIG-IT.net was asked by TGBVFX to rig another 7 characters for this spot. You can watch the video from this project below: The CG animation was created by TGB VFX Denmark.
Confused Teddy Bear
We did a teddy bear rig for this Confused.Com commercial with production and VFX by FreeFolk, London. This was a one day work, but definitely fun and we love the result. You can watch full spot video here: https://freefolk.com/work/confused-petrol/
Hearts and Human Anatomy
In July we worked on very interesting project, rigging human anatomy models for Electric Theatre Collective project – British Heart Foundation ‘Shadows’. RIG-IT.net has created biped setup for matchmoving into live action shots with real people with stretchy options and proportion variations including a baby. You can watch the full commercial here: One of…
Best Friend piggy
In the beginning of the year we have provided realistic rig of the baby pig for this PETA Best Friend project. RIG-IT.net created complete Body, Face and dynamic muscles rig for this animal character. Ziva VFX plugin was used to rig drive polygonal muscles with added fascia skin layer to deform final skin. …
RIG-IT.net had the pleasure to work on a recent horror film The Nun. The team provided face rig of the Nun including both its human and demon face. Controls were also added for its human skin to be torn away and revealing the demon face underneath. Other models rigged by RIG-IT…
Telunsu Milk cow
Few month ago this year we have provided a rigged cow for this TV commercial on a milk product. The cow asset was based on our rigged cow which is also available at Polygonbay eshop with some added customizations based on client requests. This was great demonstration how our generic asset was used in…
By the end of 2017, RIG-IT.net has contributed with making rig for BiPod asset featured in Netflix TV series COLONY. The robot had many detailed mechanical parts like pistons, cables and legs suspension system. RIG-IT.net rig with controls in Maya. Animated BiPod mech is shown in this trailer in 2 shots: This project…
Vermintide 2 Intro hand and card rigs
Apart from skinning many Warhammer Vermintide 2 game characters, we also had opportunity to rig the knight`s hand and tarot card setups for this intro animation. We used part of our standard biped rig and scripted custom card rig with many bend deformers. This project was done in cooperation with Rascals, Prague.
Latest project we worked on rigging kid and shopkeeper – both body and face rigs. Designed, Directed and Produced by Art&Graft.
Warhammer Vermintide 2
Here is trailer for Warhammer Vermintide 2, the game where we helped with skinning almost every character you can see there. It is great to see work of our team and the game looks amazing. Also big thanks to Rascals from Prague for this opportunity for cooperation.
CBB fluffy characters
Here is one of the animations where our rigs were used in the series of CBB Mobile spots. RIG-IT.net has created 5 variations of the same control setup that was used for various characters in this group. Final versions of the rigs were generated using our RIGIT library. Post-production was done at Gentlemen Broncos.…
Winnie mushroom Erste Bank
In january RIG-IT.net has created cartoon setup of Winnie mushroom dwarf for Erste bank TV commercial. The setup was made by 2 rigging TDs, one focused on body and the other on face rig.
Early Man rigs contribution
RIG-IT.net had the pleasure to contribute with rigging crowd characters for Early Man, new movie by stop-motion animation legends Aardman Animations. One of the trailers showing some of the crowd shots. One of the rig setups RIG-IT.net has generated for this movie. We would also like to thank to Axis VFX for this opportunity.
Maya Advanced Rigging Deformation Tutorial
If you are interested to explore skin sliding, wrinkles and muscles, this is ideal introduction tutorial for these techniques. Done by rig-it.net, for download here: https://gumroad.com/l/bgFMd Maya Advanced Rigging Deformation Setups are tutorials created by rigging TD Jakub Krompolc (www.rig-it.net and www.polygonbay.com) to demonstrate various advanced techniques of creature deformation setups in clear and simple…