This page contains info. and links related to modeling, animation and rendering, which are three key aspects of 3D graphics production.

Modeling

Here are some sources (software, models):

Rhino

modo

ZBrush

Milkdrop3D

ppModeler

Now3D

Models, Georgia Tech

Models, Stanford

Former Chinalake models

More models

Animation

In addition to the big ones (Maya/XSI/Houdini/Lightwave/Max), here are some more:

Hash - a popular underdog!

Dogwaffle [paint/anim..]

Rendering

In 3D graphics, the buck always stops here.

PRMan

Aqsis

3Delight

Pixie

AIR

jrMan


Gelato

Mental Ray

Maxwell

Brazil

Arnold

Lightflow

Turtle

Virtual Light [?]

Sunflow

toxic

Igneus

yafray

A well-stocked studio inventory would also include software in these categories: