Harness Ziva’s technology to bring digital humans and creatures to life. Ziva tools power the world’s leading 3D CGI characters for films, television, and games.

Unforgettable characters

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.

Ziva VFX

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.

Ziva real-time

Ziva Real-Time

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.

Ziva Face Trainer

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.

Ziva Face Trainer

Use the Ziva suite anywhere

Ziva’s technologies are changing how creators bring characters to life across art styles, productions, and platforms.

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Linear content

Ziva simulation technology powers hero characters for game, film, or TVcinematics helping you create rich dynamics and physics and unforgettable sequences.

Immersive games

Ziva real-time technology can help you bring film-quality characters into game environments, consistently achieving real-time speeds without compromising on realism or deformation accuracy.

New Verticals

Ziva technology solutions are introducing interactive humans and creatures to elevate digital experiences in retail, healthcare, live entertainment, and more.

Accessible to all creators

Creators of any skill level and art style can advance their 3D character creation with Ziva tools. Student, Indie, and Studio pricing tiers are available for all products.

All 3D Art

Achieve better dynamics and accuracy in 3D characters of all kinds with Ziva tools. Produce high-performance deformations and physics in feature animation, photoreal, and stylized character creation.

Platform compatibility

Leading game engines and proprietary engines can all ingest Ziva real-time assets with flexible source code integration.

Made with Ziva

Explore how our users create with Ziva’s tools.

Watch tutorials Case studies
Marvel: Realm of Champions
by Goldtooth

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
by Ninja Theory

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
by Pixomondo

Discover a full cast of photoreal CGI creatures animated with Ziva simulation technology by the incredible team at Pixomondo.

Start creating more compelling characters

Discover how Ziva can help bring your next project to life, stylized or realistic.

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.

How do I get started with Ziva products?

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.

I am a student. Does Ziva offer products suitable for me?

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.

How do I get a quote for Ziva products?

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.

What are the hardware requirements to run Ziva technology?

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)
Do I need authoring licenses for rendering?

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.

How do I get in touch with the Ziva team?

There are multiple ways you can reach out to the Ziva team.

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