Future City Submissions!


After some slight delays, we are now accepting submissions for the community Future City Pack. We’ve already created a few buildings to include in the pack and we will collecting the best ones for this FREE model pack!

Submissions will END in 2 weeks on Sept 15Th at which point we will organize and optimize the collection assuming we get enough good submissions.

Please give us a few weeks to go through the various file formats and texture to make the pack easy to use. We promise to release it as soon as we can!

Submission NOTE:
Be sure to read the specifications section before creating your zip file for uploading and below legal business below:

Submit Now!

Legal Stuff: When you submit your work, you are agreeing to let Video Copilot alter, modify, publish and promote all submitted materials.  The Future City Pack will be a Free download on Video Copilot.

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97 Comments

1 year ago
Wow' this is really cool stuff. I wish I could do something like this myself. Can"t wait to see the future city pack'
2 years ago
take some rest man! i like
Carl
2 years ago
I think Andrew meant they need a few months to finish the pack, not a few weeks... hopefully it doensn't take a few years :)
Joel
2 years ago
http://blog.digitaltutors.com/modeling-quads-triangles-use/

I didn't know what quads were but now I do
Francisco
2 years ago
Watching Star Trek (Into the Darkness) there are some future city shots can be somehow inspirational.
victor
2 years ago
im waiting.........where r they andrew
Kyle
2 years ago
Any update on the future city pack?
Peter
2 years ago
When will these be out? the submissions were due over a month ago and he said to allow for a few weeks which it has been more than that. I understand that they have been busy with jet strike but i am really looking forward to this.
Miguel
2 years ago
Wesley
2 years ago
Really looking forward to this.
Is it coming this month?
Hope it doesn't get too much of a delay due to the awesome Jetstrike pack ;)
fabrice awoudou
2 years ago
my 3d knowledge ain't bad at all just regreting that i'm too late to contribute. i hope there we'll be more community projects to which i 'll be able to participate
Delano Samuels
2 years ago
Go as high as you can on the polygons Kramer!

Real life! Real life! Real Life!
    2 years ago
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Brian
2 years ago
I wish I knew enough 3D know-how to contribute... but to everyone who is contributing, please make various city set objects like flying cars (police cars too?), bus stations, monorails, highways, etc so they can be inserted into city scenes. Basically anything you'd need to make an indie film look like a big budget film. I can't wait to see the results of what people create. Thanks! :)
    Brian
    2 years ago
    Just noticed my comment is too late... hopefully a second collection will be made with the things I suggested... or maybe VC can do it themselves? Thanks again anyway, I'm sure it'll be great.
Delano Samuels
2 years ago
With even higher polygons! :) would be great!
2 years ago
free download games, software and movies
Amish
2 years ago
Ah man, missed it by a day.
    victor
    2 years ago
    was ur model good?
    B. Moye
    2 years ago
    You could probably still submit since they're still compiling and proofreading the other entries. Definitely worth a shot since I know they've been pushing for a lot of quality submissions (hence the initial deadline extension)
Kavan Antani
2 years ago
Cool, can't wait for it/ :D

I made this using element 3d:
http://vfs.edu/contests/myyear/submission/bH4QR9td

It's for a scholarship, so if you guys like it, please vote for me. it'll take you a second.
It's my dream to study there.
Thanks :)
    Razak
    2 years ago
    sure mehn.. you got it.. nice works by the way... we're all learners.. ;)
LIONEL
2 years ago
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=miE22mP0-EQ&feature=em-upload_owner

The link above is what i used the Metropolitan city kit for I LOVE IT great work Kramer all the way from Jamaica with one love. cant wait to get this futuristic pack.

Element 3d Rules
    Delano
    2 years ago
    Big up mi bredda it mad! mi soon release the project weh mi a use it fi work pan tuh.
lb
2 years ago
Wow, looking forward to see the full package ... Watched the Trailer of Star Trek - Into Darkness again yesterday and remembered the awesome moment in cinema i saw the end titles. When does the in-depth behind the secenes will be released ? I'm so curious about it.
Delano Samuels
2 years ago
Great pack! was wondering, is there a way to name each of the 5 groups, so locating a specific group/item is easier? if not, an update with this would be great!
2 years ago
Very cool stuff. Can't wait!
Rotgak
2 years ago
am new to motion graphics and i wish i can get someone here who can help me to get started, by showing step by step how to go on with it. Tank u.
    Vinnie K
    2 years ago
    Jees man, are you serious?

    How about check out the website for more than 1 minute and realise that you couldn't possibly miss the BASIC TUTORIALS..???

    You can find them under the Tutorials.,,,,,
MISAEL TORRES
2 years ago
Hey boys
to see my latest video http://youtu.be/7uu5F0L3evU
    Pat
    2 years ago
    Very nice job
sai
2 years ago
Andrew just wondering, so E3D is like a game engine (sorry if I'm wrong) so just wondering if game engines like cryengine are able to do real time reflection and tessellation, would E3D ever going to be able to do things like that? maybe version 3 or something?
    Will
    2 years ago
    Lol I'm not Andrew but I thought I'd answer this anyway; no, E3D is not a game engine. WILL it be? No one knows, except Andrew, maybe.
2 years ago
I'll model a building wearing a giant rubber boot 'cause the cities of the future will be under water, man. Also, since I'm a lazy hippie, I don't know how to model.
2 years ago
Nice news... speaking of Sci-Fi, here's a DEAD SPACE trailer I have made using AE + ELEMENT 3D (and OBJ file found on the web) :
https://vimeo.com/73417251
    Fabiano Peres
    2 years ago
    Very nice Ghostlayer.
    You did a very good job even with even with no animation to the character. The mood is very like the game.

    Please, take a look at my video with Element 3D and Tell me what you think.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S5wancJAb70
    nygusek
    2 years ago
    Fabiano Peres: You should try not to spam with your video links, u already posted it in the comments earlier...
PhoeniX
2 years ago
Great suggestion for the futuristic pack...
http://abhisheknayak.files.wordpress.com/2011/07/sky-city-11.jpg
I'm not good at modeling so it's all about you! :P
barkingrhinos
2 years ago
This is all a ruse to keep us from getting upset at not having the aircraft pack yet... But it's a good one, I fell for it.
Faust
2 years ago
Are textures required? Will we need to create our own or can we use textures from other sources?
    2 years ago
    Hi, you need to add textures when uploading your model and you have to make sure they are correctly UV mapped. There are some websites that offer royalty free textures for free like http://www.cgtextures.com/
prathamesh
2 years ago
hye andrew sir please tell me i dont have metropolitan pack so can i use this ? or it require metropolitan ?

and 1 more question is it include futuristic bridge ?
    2 years ago
    Hi, I can't think of a reason why you wouldn't be able to use this without the metropolitan pack. I can try to make some kind of bridge, maybe it will end up in the pack for you to use.
    Tob
    2 years ago
    What has the futuristic city pack got to do with the metroplitan Pack.........?

    No you cant use it, because all 3-D Buildingsmodels are only in combination with the metropolitan pack useable. it is the same as the sports pack. you can only use 3-D Sports models, if you had andrews sports pack! etc.
    To Andrew: What about same % for my next VC Buy? :-)

    For all who are now confused: its a Joke!
    Prathamesh
    2 years ago
    is that true i cant use this without metropolitan pack :-(
    but it is a free model pack . why i cant use this ?
    Hristo
    2 years ago
    Guys you DO NOT need metropolitan in order to use the Futuristic Community Pack. All these packs are simply a collection of different 3D Models. That's like asking if you can use a model you downloaded off of turbosquid just because you do not own another model that is avaiable on the site.
    vipin
    2 years ago
    yaar you dont need any other pack to use this ok make it very clear on ur mind non of them are co-related to each other you can use anything you want...ok are you understood ??? or i need to explain in Hindi ???
    patu
    2 years ago
    nahi re vipin . i understand . our muje pata hai mai to aise hi poonchke dekh raha tha .
    Advait
    2 years ago
    Pata nahi thaa ki Indians bhi is site par aate hai. See, it means, India develop ho raha hai na?
reza irani
2 years ago
don't you tired of all this? take some rest man!
i love you
2 years ago
great!

alcohol & phubbing: my latest funny video. check it out!
made with AE & VC plugins:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mPV4j-bVzxY
    Advait
    2 years ago
    Off-topic :(
    rory
    2 years ago
    nothing to do with this thread please spread your personal adverts elsewhere
2 years ago
yeah because no one will be surfing the net on the 17th... gtav baby.
Paul Carder
2 years ago
Hey Kramer! I'm sure you guys have considered this already, but what would you say to the idea of Metro 2 having random trees/parks? Aerial shots don't look convincing enough for me without that detail.
2 years ago
feeling so excited.
made this by using element 3d: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7VMMUiam0IM
    Vinnie K
    2 years ago
    Hard to comment this cuz it doesn't make any sense.
    Don't wanna hurt ur feelings but no CGI, no clouds, no smooth animation, no 'story', and the music is terrible for this animation.
    Dont want to be Simon Cowell but you get the picture..

    Anyway keep up and you'll find a way.
    Tob
    2 years ago
    i agree to Vinnie K
Fabiano Peres
2 years ago
Amazing. I can hardly wait for this new pack.
Please, take a look at what I have done with my Metropolitan pack.
Let me know what you think of it.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S5wancJAb70
    Fabiano Peres
    2 years ago
    Please guys, tell me what you think os my video...
    Tob
    2 years ago
    Good Work! Nice OF, Cameramove an Helimodel i think. The streets are a little bit emty at 11 sec ,but i think its andrews blame. We need a vehicle and a Human Pack all ready for animate in E3D V2 :-)
    Fabiano Peres
    2 years ago
    Hi Joe. Thanks for your comment.
    Yes, the street are totally empty. It would be amazing some trees, cars and people...

    I like to think it was a very cold night at 4:00am and everybody was sleeping. Nobody would go to the streets that way :-)
    Jason
    2 years ago
    hey nice work fast paced but yeah no natural elements, u should checkout tree[d] i use it for my trees all the time i have speed tree but tree[d] is so damn quik and easy btw its free just google it if u wana make quick trees,bush,weeds etc good luck with future projects
Joe
2 years ago
I am so excited for this pack! You guys are amazing!
2 years ago
Awesome! Can't wait to see what everyone comes up with!
2 years ago
Check out my video!

http://youtu.be/60Cse-oEreY

my first long video, wooot!
2 years ago
Please guys make a 3D model of the WTC Twin towers
Robert
2 years ago
Nice man. I can't wait to see the results :) Here is my latest project. It was made in one monthand I didn't have the time and computer to make it better :D http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GAjxGkWXJRk
    Ralf Jung
    2 years ago
    Very Nice!
    zee
    2 years ago
    Very impressive,but there is a few place that is obviously a little strange.like the dust and the street view of the buildings...
    Anyway, i cannot make something like it, and good work,Robert!may be you can teach me some tips:)
    Robert
    2 years ago
    Thx guys :) The impact scene it's the worst, and it was made in 31 hours. I hade a deadline and I was in a bit of hury, but I'l try to improve my works.
    Advait Maindalkar
    2 years ago
    3D Max Render Time: 60 hrs! Wow, you have patience. I would have died of boredom. BTW nice effects! The best was the scene where everything is reflected in the eye. Really impressive. 10/10.
Joe
2 years ago
Can't wait to see the final product. You guys have help me and others out by using your tools.
A BIG THANK YOU!
zee
2 years ago
great! thank for AK and your team to put in effert to do this collection and all the people who contribute their works! i am not good at 3d modol but i really greatful and i will do the same thing as soon as i have the ability! share&happy;!
Watusee
2 years ago
Tell u an idea !!! What about if you make future cold city like this and another future city but colorfull !!! Give some hope to the humanity !!! hahaha !!! for our childrens !!!
    Christiaan
    2 years ago
    I totaly agree! :-)
Javasport
2 years ago
Is there a format you prefer?
    Tony
    2 years ago
    Click the submit now link & read the specifications!
2 years ago
Yeeaah.. I can't wait this!!
2 years ago
Started from the bottom now we're here... good job Andrew.

Andrew Kramer on June 17th, 2007 7:03 am
The time has come for me to communicate with you guys! However, this will likely serve as a place for me to vent and tell you what’s on my mind. Who knows what might come out.

Andrew
2 years ago
Hey guys please check out my latest video:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pXxHVghRDAY
Thanks! :)
    Carder
    2 years ago
    Needs less Twitch, it gets annoying after about 30 seconds.
2 years ago
Why buildings .. why not CARS ?! Everybody love cool cars - Why dont you make a pack like Metropolian, but with cars ? or a free one(thats will be awesome) :)
Ae_pro
2 years ago
What about Element V.2?
2 years ago
I've got a nice detailed model but it's way too high poly for elements (tried it myself and the plug in kept crashing).

Should I send it anyways ?

Cheers :)
    AlexBradley
    2 years ago
    "we will organize and optimize the collection assuming we get enough good submissions" So I would send it in and see what he could do (:
V I P I N
2 years ago
hey pal i want to know one thing, i am not that good in texturing so is it ok if i send you just the models ???
V I P I N
2 years ago
I hop This will be hell of an amazing pack ever....i'll also try to send you some of my si-fi city models.....thanks pal
2 years ago
Great i wait thaaaaaat
Blake
2 years ago
Noice mate, very noice.
Jakartaguy
2 years ago
Hey Andrew and team, just a heads up. You need to make sure the models you receive are original works. I am not sure how you do that. The community here is pretty cool but you have to watch yourself. The reason I am writing this is because samsung already got stung TWICE with their "submit a photo from your samsung phone" competition and one guy who's picture was stolen was a fellow Indonesian brother.

Great initiative though and very inspirational. Thanks for everything.
2 years ago
Cool Beans. looking forward to it :0)
2 years ago
Cool! I can't wait to see how this turns out! Are going to do this with more models? Like cars etc.
    Shahab G
    2 years ago
    No silly, this is only for future City pack. Like cars and other models will come out soon you'll have to purchase it.
    2 years ago
    Sorry, I mean cars etc. FOR the futuristic city! ;-)
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