TurboSquid at VIEW Conference

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Michele Bousquet and Beau Perschall of TurboSquid presented a talk Tuesday at the VIEW Conference in Turin, Italy. A mix of 3D professionals and aspiring visual effects artists attended the talk entitled “CheckMate: 3D Modeling Standards for Today’s Pipelines.” Presenting in the same hall were Pixar’s Sharon Calahan on lighting techniques for Cars 2, and Gavin Graham of Double Negative on VFX for …

CheckMate News and Events

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VIEW Conference TurboSquid will be giving a presentation on CheckMate 3D Modeling Standards at the VIEW Conference in Turin, Italy on October 25 at 4:30pm in the Cavour Room. The VIEW Conference takes place at the Torino Incontra Oct 25-28. At our presentation we’ll talk about the research behind CheckMate, the standards themselves, and early results from implementing CheckMate at …

CheckMate Statistics

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Our CheckMate Certification program continues to gain traction. Here are a few of the latest statistics on certified 3D models and sales. CheckMate Accounts for Inordinately Large Portion of Revenue The number of CheckMate models in our catalog, now at 1523, is growing every day, and is now around 0.6% of all models. That’s still less than 1%, which is …

All About CheckMate

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Did you know that everything you need to know about CheckMate is available in our Knowledge Base? You can find a step-by-step guide to submitting models for certification in the article CheckMate Certification for Artists. Many of the articles link off to YouTube videos that show you exactly what you need to do to meet the standard. We also have …

Resubmitting a CheckMate Model

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When you submit a model for CheckMate inspection, it goes into an Inspection Queue.  If your model fails inspection, a support ticket is created with all the specifics, and you get a notice of the support ticket via email. Then you need to correct the model and resubmit it. We’ve had a number of questions about how you can keep …

Updates to CheckMate Specifications

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We’ve been running CheckMate officially since August 4, and we’ve made a few updates to the specification based on feedback and submissions.  These aren’t major changes, but it’s important that you know about them to make your CheckMate submissions go as smoothly as possible. Descriptions Descriptions need to use correct spelling, grammar, punctuation and correct use of 3D product names …