RenderMan is now free for all non-commercial purposes, including evaluations, education, research, and personal projects.
It’s a great time to be a CG artist. There are more and more tools at your disposal and learning Renderman is a great way to make your work look amazing and who knows, to find a job at Pixar.
You can get Renderman here
I always like to remind people that as great as these pieces of software are, they remain tools for you to use. It’s the way you use them that always makes the difference.
Below is a small video that shows the Interactive Re-rendering inside Renderman.