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Walt Disney Animation Studios

Moana Island Scene


Custom License

Motunui island featured in the 2016 film Moana.

NVIDIAORCA: Open Research Content Archive3DVarious, see individual files


NVIDIA Emerald Square City Scene3DCreative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported (CC BY-NC-SA 3.0)via ORCA


Amazon Lumberyard Bistro3DCreative Commons Attribution 4.0 International Public License (CC BY 4.0)via ORCA


SpeedTree Trees3D

Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported (CC BY-NC-SA 3.0)

via ORCA

Epic Games

UE4 Sun Temple3D

Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-SA 4.0)

via ORCA

Open Chess Set

3DApache 2.0

Authored by Moeen and Mujtaba Sayed, contributed to the MaterialX project by Side Effects.

Mike "BEEPLE" Winkelmann


Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)

via ORCA
Morgan McGuireMcGuire Computer Graphics Archive3DVarious, see individual files

Includes many stress cases, and common research models such as Sponza and Lucy.

Sony Pictures AnimationZombie Rig3DFor personal, non-commercial use, see files for more info
J CubeJ Cube Inc 3D Assets 3DCreative Commons CC BY-SA 4.0 licenseUSD and USDZ assets. All assets are made with the utmost care: great topology and well-thought details.
AWSNimble Studio Demo Assets3DCC-BY-NC-4.0 LicenseDemo 3D assets that can be used to test the Amazon Nimble Studio (Studio in the cloud) service.
Epic GamesParagon Assets3D(Unreal Engine)

Unreal specific, see files

PixarUSD Sample Assets3D(USD)

See files

SideFXBar Scene3D(USD)

SideFX Standard License

Project files and assets for a bar scene created using the new Solaris LOP context in Houdini.

Apple USD Samples

3D(USD)See files
ASWF USD Working Group Assets Sub Group

Asset Repo on GitHub

3D(USD)Apache License 2.0USD assets provided under the umbrella of the ASWF USD WG. Focus is on
assets is basic unit tests
USD feature unit tests, structural examples, best practices, and documentation/education. Assets in this repo are intentionally kept small.
Walt Disney Animation StudiosCloud Data Set3D(volumetric/VDB)CreativeCommonsAttribution-
Highly detailed, intended for various purposes, including movie / game production and research.
JangaFXVDB VFX Animations3D(volumetric/VDB)CC0 (Public Domain) v1.0Multiple EmberGen generated fire and smoke volumetric simulations exported as VDBs.
Blender FoundationSintelVideo & 3D

Various, see individual files

Animated short.
Blender FoundationBig Buck BunnyVideo & 3DVarious, see individual filesAnimated short.
Blender FoundationTears of SteelVideo & 3DVarious, see individual filesLive-action short.
RedR3D Sample FilesImage SequencesTesting only, all rights reserved, see files for more info
ARRIARRI Sample FootageImage SequencesSee files
NetflixOpen Source Test ContentVideo & Image Sequences

Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International Public License

Includes a few short films, sample footage from various cameras, high frame rates, HDR, live-action and animated content, etc.
Hochschule der MedienCinematic Wide Gamut HDR VideoVideo & Image SequencesSee files

UCLAUCLA Library Film & Television ArchiveVideo 350,000 motion pictures and 170,000 television programs, and 27 million feet of newsreel footage, the largest university-held collection of motion pictures and broadcast programming.

SVT Open Content Video Test Suite

Alternate download

VideoCreative Commons Attribution 4.0 International LicenseA data set of video materials intended for R&D.
SonyVENICE Test FootageVideoSee filesTest footage shot on Venice under various conditions, lenses, sensor settings, and codecs. 
Ultra Video Group UVG DatasetVideoNon-commercial Creative Commons BY-NC licenseDataset is composed of 16 versatile 4K (3840×2160) test video sequences captured at 50/120 fps.