The Anvil is setting out to produce one strong platform for all media. Fluid work with major audio, video, raster/vector images, 3D formats and scripting languages will allow us to start from anywhere and temper out the masterpeice we needed.
r42 is a raytracer written in Java. The core rendering engine is OS independend. Planned is a graphical user interface based on the eclipse RCP and the Java3D framework and distributed rendering support.