With sophisticated simulation and deformation, machine learning, and real-time character creation, Ziva helps you create accurate and scalable characters with greater control and speed.
Hollywood’s leading character-simulation software
Replicate the organic dynamics of any soft tissue with ZivaVFX, the industry-leading simulation solution for lifelike and stylized characters. The top VFX studios and indie creators make best-in-class characters and creatures with Ziva.
Cinema-quality characters for games
Ziva Real-Time (ZivaRT) is changing how game studios and creators build characters for unforgettable interactive experiences. ZivaRT uses machine learning to rapidly turn offline assets into RT3D characters that maintain their rich deformations and dynamics in all game engines.
Create real-time faces without rigging
Ziva Face Trainer (ZFT) rapidly transforms any 3D face model into a high-performance, real-time face puppet. ZFT uses machine learning and 4D human data to animate any facial mesh in minutes, in Maya or any leading game engine. Achieve rich RT3D dynamics, comprehensive expression controls, and user-driven animation inputs with zero rigging.
Use the Ziva suite anywhere
Ziva’s technologies are changing how creators bring characters to life across art styles, productions, and platforms.
Made with Ziva
Explore how our users create with Ziva’s tools.
Marvel: Realm of Champions
The Goldtooth team were tasked to deliver a CG trailer to promote Marvel: Realm of Champions game. The team turned to Ziva VFX to animate two of the trailer’s stars, the Incredible Hulk and Spiderman.
Senua’s Saga: Hellblade II trailer
Unveiled on stage at the 2021 Game Awards, the Senua’s Saga: Hellblade II gameplay-reveal features shots of Senua, Hellbade’s main protagonist, fighting a giant troll made with Ziva technology.
A Dog’s Way Home
Discover a full cast of photoreal CGI creatures animated with Ziva simulation technology by the incredible team at Pixomondo.
Frequently asked questions
Common questions asked by new and existing users. For more information about Ziva technologies and how to get started, please visit the Ziva Support Portal.
It’s simple. All Ziva products offer free 60-day trials or complimentary result preview experiences. You can navigate to any of our product pages and click the “Get Free Trial” buttons to acquire a complimentary license. After your free evaluation license expires, you can either purchase an Indie or Studio license, as needed.
Absolutely. Ziva product licenses are always free for students and educators. We want to encourage you to make great things as early on in your career as possible. ZivaVFX and ZivaRT skill sets are specialized and highly sought after in many of the leading film and game studios.
To generate a quote, simply add the items you want to your cart and then, on the Cart page, and click Generate Quote. A PDF quote will automatically download to your computer.
Ziva Software requirements are as followed:
- Microsoft® Windows® 7 (SP1), Windows® 8.1 or Windows® 10 Pro OS
- Linux® Red Hat® Enterprise 7.3 WS and 7.5 WS operating system
- Linux® CentOS 7.3 and 7.5 operating system
- RLM Server 12+ (for floating licenses)
Ziva Hardware requirements are as followed:
- 64-bit Intel® or AMD® multi-core processor
- Minimum RAM: 8 GB of RAM (16 GB or more recommended)
You can simulate your Ziva characters without impacting your workflow. Ziva offers low-cost, non-interactive batch licenses for offline rendering. Batch licenses can be added to any new or existing ZivaVFX license, and can be applied to personal workstations or external render farms. Available with scaled monthly pricing.
There are multiple ways you can reach out to the Ziva team.
Email us: email@example.com
Open a support ticket: https://support.zivadynamics.com/hc/en-us/requests/new
Post a thread: community.zivadynamics.com