1997 Softimage Sumatra splash screen
Varga artists have brought Toonz and the Softimage 3-D software, Eddie, together to build animation magic.
Canadian Animation Rules!
Canadians have played a major role in the evolution of digital
imaging. Their dominance in the land of 3—D graphics is due to
three factors: software, software and software. To be precise,
Alias, Softimage and Side Effects.
TAKE ONE Film & Television Canada
Sumatra Multibot screenshot
Softimage 1999 Demo Reel
edited with Avid SOFTIMAGE|DS (and Avid Media Composer and Digidesign Pro Tools)
Introducing ICE. It’s visual. It’s fast. It’s infinite.
1996: With Softimage 3D…imagination soars
Note the asterisk on “the programmable mental ray renderer”:
*Currently available for SGI; check with your Softimage reseller for availability on Windows NT
Softimage Sumatra screenshot from 2000 showing the render tree for a “rust” effect
For comparison, here’s the render tree from Softimage 2015 SP1.