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Nemetschek and Maxon announce rendering competition

Nemetschek Vectorworks and MAXON announce 2012 Inspired Visions Global Rendering Competition


Nemetschek Vectorworks, Inc., and Maxon Computer, the makers of CINEMA 4D, have announced that beginning today, professional and student designers can submit entries to the 2012 Inspired Visions Global Rendering Competition. This annual competition recognizes today’s top architects and designers from around the world, and their abilities to visually render Vectorworks models with Renderworks or CINEMA 4D.

Submissions will be accepted from 18 April 2012 to 16 August 2012, in the following categories:

  • Rendering with Renderworks 2012
  • Rendering with CINEMA 4D
  • Monochromatic model (rendered in Renderworks or CINEMA 4D)

“We are excited to collaborate again with our sister company, MAXON Computer,” says Theresa Downs, communications director at Nemetschek Vectorworks. “It is evident that more and more designers are using both programs to create renderings, and we expect great things from the entries this year.”

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The panel of judges includes Daniel Jansenson, principal at Daniel Jansenson Architect and author ofRemarkable Renderworks, from Santa Monica, Ca.; Tyler Littman, principal designer and owner of Sholight, LLC, from New York; Nicholas Dunand, freelance designer and sculptor, from Melbourne, Australia; Erik Recke, freelance architectural visualizer at Datenland, from Hamburg, Germany; Alejandro Nogueira, CEO at DECC Arte 3D from Tecamachalco, Edo. de Mexico, Mexico; and René Racz from Lichtmaschine Multimedia GmbH, Basel, Switzerland.


2500.USD is on the line for the winner of each category and will be featured in official media releases from both companies and promoted on social media sites belonging to both companies. These include Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.

In addition, there will a “Fan Favorite” winner from all the entries, which will also be posted on the competition’s website with the other winners. Voting takes place directly on the site.

Designers may enter multiple categories. However, all entries must be built on a Vectorworks model. Interested competitors who lack the current versions of the software can request a free, 30-day version of Vectorworks with Renderworks software at or (for students), or they can download a 42-day free version of CINEMA 4D at

To learn more, enter or vote for Fan Favorite, visit the competition site at:

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