Ziva Characters

Simulation-ready rigs For Games & Film


Accelerate your pipeline with our pre-made Ziva Characters. These simulation-ready builds empower you to iterate characters faster and rapidly create shapes and assets in your game or film character pipeline. 
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Video Games & VR

Empower film-quality characters in everything you do. With Ziva Anatomy, every interactive production will be at the forefront of virtual character work.
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Film & Television

Achieve the highest level of character realism in every production. With Ziva Anatomy, you'll consistently enrich your original productions, prequels, sequels, and spin offs with best in class technology.
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Get ZIVA VFX

Ziva Characters can be accessed through the ZIVA VFX Plugin in Maya. Studio, Indie, or Academic ZIVA VFX license holders may purchase Ziva Anatomy.

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Download a Character

Browse through our growing selection of Ziva Character. Your chosen rig can be used to power countless characters within your production.

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Get Updates

Always be on the leading-edge of character FX with a free 5 years of relevant character upgrades.

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Instant results

Instantly access all the required .MA character files in one simple download. All characters are ready to animate and are fully posable.

Max & Ada – Virtual Human characters


Compatibility: ZIVA VFX – v1.2 & higher
Current Version: 003
Layers:
B
M
F
S
Status: AVAILABLE

Included Files:
  • (4) Alembic Bakes
  • (4) Maya Binary Rigs
  • (1) Animation FBX
  • (1) Documentation

USD $8,800/Pair(includes 5 years of upgrades) 

Sold as a pair, the Max and Ada virtual humans are Maya anatomical rigs can be easily manipulated to form other bipedal characters or used as is for high-detail, physics-embedded human characters of any height, weight, or shape.

Both builds are complete with detailed UV coordinates and standard animation so you can quickly visualize the realistic bending, stretching, flexing, and jiggling of the virtual bodies. Hair not included.

Zeke the Lion


Compatibility: ZIVA VFX v1.2 & higher
Current Version: 004
Layers:
B
M
F
S
Status: AVAILABLE

USD $10,000

Ziva's foremost quadruped, Zeke the lion will take any production to the next level. Complete with bones, muscles, fascia, skin, and hair, this simulation-ready wild cat is ready to take audiences by storm. Fur not included.
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Pete The Horse


Compatibility: ZIVA VFX v1.1 & higher
Current Version: 001
Layers:
B
M
F
S
Status: AVAILABLE

USD $10,000

Create a majestic productions with Ziva's horse anatomy. This dynamic quadruped may not be textured, but it can effectively power the organic motion of any hoofed creature. Fur & Textures not included.
Buy Now

1

Get ZIVA VFX

Ziva Anatomy can be accessed through the ZIVA VFX Plugin in Maya. Studio, Indie, or Academic ZIVA VFX license holders may purchase Ziva Anatomy.

2

Download a Character

Browse through our growing selection of Ziva Anatomy. Your chosen rig can be used to power countless characters within your production.

3

Get Updates

Always be on the leading-edge of character FX with a free year of upgrades (available for virtual human anatomy only). After year one, receive ongoing updates for only $800/yr.

4

Instant results

Instantly access all the required .MA character files in one simple download. All characters are ready to animate and are fully posable.

Video Games & VR

Game studios can access Ziva Characters for unlimited characters within a select title per studio location. Additional titles or studio locations require additional licensing.

Film & Television

Film studios of all sizes can create unlimited anatomical characters for their upcoming titles with Ziva Characters. Individual licensing required per studio location.

Indie Creators

Interested in using Ziva Characters on your next independent game or indie film production? Exclusive pricing options are available to single creators and small teams to help them achieve Ziva results on projects with under $500k in total annual revenue or funding. Please contact the Ziva Team today for more information.

About Your Asset

All Ziva virtual character are delivered as complete pose-able Maya-compatible assets, allowing for unlimited quality compositions, shots, and shapes.

Within our posing plug-in for Maya, animators and artists can adjust muscular and biophysical parameters, including the frequency of dynamics, inertial mass (liveliness), and muscle flexing. Each character includes the following files:

Puppet rig
Muscles Setup
Fascia Setup
Skin Setup
Skin Blend
By following the setup instructions provided with each character, you will have a fully functional rig that can be adjusted an animated to suit the needs of your feature character.

Benefits

World-Class Quality
Our anatomy has been created by Academy Award winning experts to maximize your results in ZIVA VFX.
Consistent Results
Every character in your on-screen production will achieve the realism and exactitude they deserve.
Unlimited Usage
Make as many characters as you can imagine and pay the same rate. The only limit is your creative vision.