If you are looking for a CGI company in Bristol or the South West, we have vast experience in CGI. Our specialised team provides CGI services for virtual building tours, 3D walkthroughs, 3D flyovers, 360-degree tours and more. Due to the nature of our work, we work remotely and work with companies worldwide. However, as a CGI company in Bristol, we take personal pride in working locally. It is great to provide CGI and then be able to go out and see the work in physical form. If you are looking for a CGI company in Bristol, reach out to us and we can discuss your ideas.
This brand new building is situated by Bristol’s Floating Harbour, offering a community-based work environment.
Overall, our flythrough provided 4-8 seconds of cut shot animation, exploring key internal zones. We worked closely with our client and their agency, to ensure the attractive amenities were showcased to their true potential. Our walkthrough animation and still CGIs can be found on the Assembly Bristol website and their social media.
We understand that if you are new to the CGI industry, you might be struggling to understand the value. To explain how we impact the property market… If you imagine an area of land that has been bought by a property development company. They have a blank canvas and a set of tasks ahead. They need to design what goes where and how the area will look. They also have the objective to start selling the properties on the land as soon as possible to secure ROI. Without CGI, you are selling a house that hasn’t been built yet with photos and imagination. This may have been sufficient in the past but new developers have found a difference in selling homes with CGI. The concept is the same in the commercial industry and we have a significant amount of experience here too. If you have a vision, don’t hesitate to contact us for CGI in Bristol.
We have a vast amount of experience gained over the last 18 years. In order to achieve the best possible outcome, it pays to use a market-leading CGI company in Bristol. On our website, we showcase some big projects to offer you examples of our work. We also take on smaller marketing tasks like brochure design and general imagery. We have a solid team, with varied backgrounds, which is what makes us so versatile in the market. Even though we are heavily focused on creativity, we also place importance on customer service. Without our customers, we would not be where we are today.
CGI is short for computer-generated imagery. Put very simply, it is a process in which 2D and 3D models are created using computers. This evolves into computer-generated videos and animations, depending on what the end goal is. Our toolbox includes the latest 3D modelling and rendering software to provide photorealistic 3D visualisations of new developments.
Computer-generated imagery (CGI) is made by 3D visualisers working in 3D modelling software. We often start with a 2D drawing of a building and make it into a virtual model. We will then add realistic surface materials, landscaping and lighting effects to it. To add a realistic feel we will look to add people in and around buildings. We can also add a fly through to heighten your senses and give you a feel of the environment.
Using CGI (Computer Generated Imagery) to show prospective buyers a new build property before it’s built provides a clear and compelling understanding of what the home will look like. This builds confidence in potential purchasers, helping them to make an informed decision while also allowing potential customers to engage emotionally with what it could be like to live in their future home.
Our CGI team will work with you and your architect to create 3D visualizations based on your plans. We often use architectural drawings, floorplans, elevations and site plans. Additionally, M&E, kitchen and bathroom plans are used to get the CGI as close to the design as possible. Our team will also use specifications for external materials and landscaping. By the same token, for internal CGI we use specifications for internal materials, fixtures and fittings. Again, this results in a much more realistic outcome.
A 3D flythrough is a computer-generated video of property development. It shows what a new building will look like before it is built. The video can tour the exterior and/or interior of a building. It is created by creating a 3D model of the building with dedicated modelling software.
Daily rates for CGI work can vary from £250 to £500 per day, depending on the project. A simple three-day job for a small development might cost around £1,000. A larger job, more complex, might cost £5,000. It is difficult to quote without architectural plans and without an understanding of your objectives. We would need to understand the complexity of the architecture for modelling before quoting official prices.
Firstly, please bear in mind that the best approach is to book your project in advance. It is always best practice to instruct the work in advance of your own deadlines. Rushed projects in any industry rarely reach a smooth desired outcome.
Single static CGIs are typically within a week, but there may be a lead time to book your project into the studio schedule.
3D flythroughs can take approximately 4-6 weeks to produce. This is due to the extent of 3D modelling involved and also rendering time. Rendering time can add 10-14 days to the end of the project for large and complex animations.
For a CGI package including images, animations and other property marketing materials, it can be 8-12 weeks. During this time, our team review WIP and provide feedback as the CGI develops.
Feel free to call us or send an email if you have any questions about this. Generally we work from architectural plans (floorplans, elevations and site plan). We need to understand how many viewpoints you are looking for. Whether you want static images only or additional work such as 3D flythroughs animations. We have plenty of examples for you to look at. All we ask is that you give the project a lot of thought upfront to avoid large deviations. We are easily approachable and more than happy to answer any questions that you may have throughout the project. Reach out to us if you have any questions.