Film, Animation & Cinematics

Real-time filmmaking is taking the industry by storm, giving directors and studios unprecedented artistic freedom in half the time of traditional workflows. Read on to learn about using Unity for short films and episodic TV series.

Unite Los Angeles 2018 - Films Made with Unity

Unite Los Angeles 2018 - Films Made with Unity

The future of filmmaking is real-time. Join the revolution!

Unity brings the creative freedom and efficiency of a real-time workflow to CG content creators developing short, episodic, and feature-length stories. Watch some of the incredible art styles brought to life by our community.

The most popular real-time creation platform in the world

Creative center of your pipeline
  • Unprecedented collaboration among roles
  • Brings artists out of silos for happier teams
  • Easy experimentation and fast feedback unleash artistic freedom
  • Extensible, so you can integrate your favorite software with Unity’s creation platform
Double your productivity
  • Cut production time in half
  • Instant iteration – no more render farms!
  • World-class, real-time cinematic tools and services
  • The Unity Asset Store gives you access to the largest marketplace of off-the-shelf assets
  • Everything in previs is usable for your production — and no post-production required
  • Huge resource savings
Future-proof your IP
  • Kickstart your marketing campaign by re-purposing scenes for companion experiences
  • Extend the life of your story by adding sequels or new episodes based off of the same project
  • Publish on new platforms that arise after your content is launched – Unity partners early and often with the latest and greatest innovators

“Unity is a dream. The flexibility in Unity enables savvy artists to realize ideas that would be logistically prohibitive in other engines.”

Stephen Cooney, Visual Effects Artist and Engineer

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Largest community of real-time creators

“Unity Developer” is #7 of the top 10 fastest growing jobs in the US, according to LinkedIn. With the talent pool centralized on Unity Connect, you can find skilled Unity talent to build your team and stay competitive. This is why students choose and invest in learning Unity more than any other real-time platform.


Our film experts are here to help.

We know your pipeline for film may be unique and based on your art style, choice of toolset, and desired outcome. Our solutions engineers are available for on-site visits to evaluate your needs and offer suggestions according to your studio’s goals.

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