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Official Pixar moderated RenderMan community

The official RenderMan community is a training and resource portal moderated by Pixar, where you'll find Pixar curated and community moderated content, such as training, shader and lighting resources, as well as practical scenes to learn from.

You can also showcase your great work!

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fxphd is a subscription-based online vfx, post-production, and motion graphics training program led by professionals. We offer both application and craft-based courses, online discussion forums, and vpn software. RenderMan Community

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Pixar in a Box

Pixar in a Box is a behind-the-scenes look at how Pixar artists do their jobs. You will be able to animate bouncing balls, build a swarm of robots, and make virtual fireworks explode. The subjects you learn in school — math, science, computer science, and humanities — are used every day to create amazing movies at Pixar. This collaboration between Pixar Animation Studios and Khan Academy is sponsored by Disney. 

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Higher Education

Over 200 universities all over the world have chosen Pixar's RenderMan as part of their curriculum. Contact your preferred university for more information.