Ambient will be heading to LA to attend the World Animation & VFX Summit (Summit), Nov. 2 – 5, in Los Angeles. Now in its third year, the Summit brings together studio executives, producers, agents, distributors and talent to discuss industry trends, the latest software and hardware technologies and production techniques that are shaping the future of the worldwide animation and VFX industry. This year’s Summit theme centers on “A Year of Reinvention and Renovation.”
Paul Babb, president /CEO of MAXON US will be this year’s keynote speaker. Babb is noted for his unlimited creative energy, progressive stance on product development and customer service, and support for education. At the Summit, he will share his thoughts on technology advances that are helping artists create cutting-edge 3D motion graphics, architectural and product visualizations, video game graphics and tips for how companies can stay competitive by engaging communities.
Brandon Parvini, the creative director at Ghost Town Media, will be featured panelist on the “21st Century Tools of the Trade” session with other creative luminaries to explore some of the latest innovations and technologies and strategies that Ghost Town is using that foster creative excellence on film, international branding, broadcast commercials and live-visuals for the world’s top performers including Muse, Linkin Park and global brands such as Mercedes and Absolut. Ghost Town is a MAXON Cinema 4D “house” and last year also started using the iPi Motion Capture software solution from iPi Soft.
Details on the Summit are available here
Jeremiah Karpowicz of Pro Video Coalition interviews Anthony Hoit from the Graphic Film Company on the studio’s use of iPi Soft’s markerless motion capture technology in the upcoming feature film, “Night of the Living Dead: 3D Origins 3D” – great read! http://provideocoalition.com/pvcexclusive/story/connecting-people-with-the-possibilities-of-motion-capture-technology
MAXON is heading to the 2014 NAB Show next week. There will be lots of activity at the company’s exhibitor booth (SL # 8620) to include Cinema 4D R15 technology demonstrations as well as daily appearances on the MAXON main stage from some of today’s most talented 3D digital artists – motion graphics, visual effects and visualization professionals — sharing their insights on how Cinema 4D helped to streamline workflow in the making of award-winning feature films, television shows and commercials, video games, medical/architectural/product visualization projects. Thinkbox Software reps will also be in the MAXON booth showing off Krakatoa C4D, the powerful new particle renderer now available as a plug-in for Cinema 4D. All presentations will be streaming live onwww.c4dlive.com.
Check out the link here to the MAXON at NAB 2014 online press kit for more details.
I do hope to see many of my industry friends at the show!
This holiday season Ambient PR continues its spirit of giving tradition by making donations to worthy organizations around the country, including:
• National Alliance for Mental Illness
• Second Harvest San Jose
• Central Coast Pug Rescue
• Brain & Behavioral Research Foundation
• American Liver Foundation
• Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
Wishing all my friends and colleagues holiday happiness and I look forward to working with you all in the new year.
Season’s Greetings & Cheers,Vicky