Improve your ROI
- • Work in parallel across multiple stages of production
- • Speed up production processes
- • Achieve more within a day’s work
- • Get the most out of your resources
Fast and formidable, Katana is a look development and lighting powerhouse that tackles creative challenges with ferocity and ease. It arms artists with the creative freedom and scalability to exceed the needs of today’s most demanding CG-rendering projects.
USD-optimised tech, combined with multiple APIs, five different commercial renderers and an open-sourced Shotgun TK integration, make Katana the Swiss Army knife of your pipeline.See all features
Katana’s Foresight Rendering workflows, comprised of Multiple Simultaneous Renders and Networked Interactive Rendering, provide artists with scalable feedback for faster iterations.See all features
Light at the speed of thought thanks to cutting-edge Lighting Tools, empowering artists to light whole sequences of shots with Katana’s industry-leading, multi-shot workflows.See all features
Katana is made to drive look development of hero or high volume assets while seamlessly collaborating with shot production.See all features
Start your USD journey with Katana 7.0 and experience the best of both worlds. Now you can get hands on with USD native workflows and benefit from Katana’s powerhouse Lookdev and Lighting tools. Katana 7.0 also brings with it a shared framework with Nuke, plus a core series of nodes, enabling effortless native USD scene manipulation, so Katana fits smoothly into your pipeline, saving further development time and headaches.
Live Render updates are up to twice as fast thanks to a series of performance improvements, ensuring you spend more time on what really matters. Live Rendering is now multi-threaded, ensuring you can meet ever-increasing industry demands with a robust, reliable and high-performance Katana.
Want to maximize your trialing experience? Follow along our calendar and, by the end of the 30 days, you’ll go from learning key concepts to discovering collaboration through LiveGroups, and everything in between. Get ticking and reach your goals!