Substance in Film

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Allegorithmic develops the new generation of 3D texturing software: Substance Painter, Substance Designer and Substance B2M (Bitmap2Material). Tomorrow’s award-winning blockbusters and indie films are already under construction with Substance for VFX and animation.

Made with Substance


User Stories

The Man in the High Castle: A TV Series with Substance


Substance brings a dystopian America to the acclaimed Amazon TV series "The Man in the High Castle". Learn how in this interview of visual effects studios Barnstorm VFX and Theory Studios.

Substance Painter 2.5 - VFX-Ready


The release of Substance Painter 2.1 brought Linux support, 8K map exports, and UDIM workflow management. Substance Painter 2.5 is yet another step towards the animation and VFX industries, with an added LUT-based Color Management option and up to 8K bake support. Read the full article.

Substance in Houdini 15.5


For years, the Houdini modeler has been used in the most impressive productions of films, TV series, and animated movies. Today, it is possible to use Houdini with the power of Substance in an end-to-end workflow. Read the full article.


"Substance Designer changed my approach to creating materials for high-end VFX shots."

-Marc Austin, Lead TD Generalist at Double Negative

“We’re thrilled to see this collaboration between Allegorithmic and SideFX spring to life. Artists can now stretch the capabilities of Houdini and Substance, with interactive workflows that cover the entire process – modeling, texturing, and rendering.”

–Rob Stauffer, Senior Production Consultant at SideFX

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