Media & Entertainment

Media & Entertainment Collection

Build complex scenes and render beautiful final frames with 3D animation software

About the Media & Entertainment Collection

The Media & Entertainment Collection gives animators, modelers, and visual effects artists the tools to help them create compelling effects, believable 3D characters, and stunning environments for film, TV, and games.

Top M&E Features

Arnold Licenses

Arnold is an advanced Monte Carlo ray-tracing renderer used in demanding VFX and animation productions worldwide and is designed for artists.

Create procedural simulations with Bifrost

Each Media & Entertainment Collection subscription includes 15 entitlements to the Bifrost engine, so studios can run Bifrost-created simulations on a compute farm.

Get all your creative tools in one place

3ds Max + Maya + Arnold + Mudbox + ReCap Pro + SketchBook.

What’s In The M&E Collection


3D computer animation, modeling, simulation, and rendering software.

3DS Max

3D modeling, animation, and rendering software for games and design visualization.

Motion Builder

3D character animation software for virtual production helps you to more efficiently manipulate and refine data with greater reliability.


Mudbox digital painting and digital sculpting software enables you to create production-ready 3D digital artwork.

Recap Pro

Reality capture and 3D scanning software and services.

Character Generator

Create custom and ready-to-animate 3D characters with Character Generator web-based tools. Control a character’s body, face, clothes, and hair.

Autodesk Rendering

Fast, high-resolution renderings in the cloud

Autodesk Drive

Securely store, preview, and share your 2D and 3D design data.

Why a collection?

Take on any creative project

Get a comprehensive set of content creation tools and services that expand the workflows of Maya and 3ds Max. The collection provides an end-to-end creative solution for animators, modelers, and visual effects artists in film, TV, games, and design visualization.

Easier software and license management

Eliminate the headache of managing multiple product licenses. Get insights on product use. Easily download, install, and use as many products within the collection as you want, whenever you like.

Access the latest and previous releases

Ensure software compatibility with all team members by accessing previous versions when you need them. Stay current with the latest releases. Deploy updates whenever you want.

Choose access for individuals or teams

Choose between subscriptions that provide single-user access for an individual or give teams permission to share licenses with multi-user access.

M&E Collection

Get all the tools

3ds Max + Maya + Arnold + Mudbox + ReCap Pro + SketchBook

Render beautiful shots

Maya and Arnold. For the most demanding scenes.


Scaulpt and paint intricate detail.

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