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SIG: In Brief: Maxon news at SIGGRAPH 2014

We have some details on Maxon’s participation at SIGGRAPH 2014 this year


Maxon will be exhibiting at SIGGRAPH 2014 this year in Vancouver, Canada. As a leading developer of professional software tools for 3D artists, the company will be demoing its full arsenal including CINEMA 4D and BodyPaint. The convention takes places from 12-14 August 2014 at the Vancouver Convention Center.

A press luncheon will kick off the first day with a briefing from Maxon CEO Paul Babb. This invitation only event will highlight for the press the advancements the company has made on work in CINEMA 4D and its related technologies.

During the event itself the Maxon booth will highlight a range of work and techniques and will feature CINEMA 4D masters such as Nick Cambell, Casey Hupke, Tim Clapham and others (see below). There will also be live streaming from the Maxon booth for those who cannot make it to SIGGRAPH this year.

CINEMA 4D Artists at MAXON booth

Here is a short run down on some of the artists at the Maxon booth this year.

— Nick Campbell is the highly acclaimed 3D animator, photographer and motion graphics designer and force behind the super popular Greyscalegorillasite, an active community and resource providing Cinema 4D motion graphics tools and training. At Siggraph, Campbell will show attendees how to make multi-layered, photoreal textures in Cinema 4D.

— Casey Hupke is an LA-based Art Director for the Commercial and Games Department at Zoic. At Siggraph, Hupke will bring his enthusiastic presentation style to show less common techniques in the Cinema 4D MoGraph toolset and also show how to add animations and style with X-particles, the blazingly fast, full-featured particle and fluid effects plugin for Cinema 4D users.

— Tim Clapham, Director at Luxx in Sydney, Australia, will explore various projects created in Cinema 4D for clients such as HBO and Ubisoft, to demonstrate production proven techniques that facilitate creative workflow uninhibited by technical limitations

— Josh Johnson is a freelance VFX Supervisor/Artist and founder of VFX Daily, a resource for VFX with an emphasis on Cinema 4D. Johnson has worked on a variety of projects including award winning feature films, commercials, music videos and the short film late for meeting and will share techniques with Siggraph attendees for creating VFX with Cinema 4D.

— M dot Strange is an award-winning indie 3D animated feature film filmmaker and head of Mysterious Dolls Studios. He will demonstrate the techniques he used in Cinema 4D to streamline the 3D filmmaking process in his latest solo animated feature film project, I am Nightmare, including storyboarding, character animation, set building, lighting, rendering, and more.

Convention Maxon Details

The MAXON exhibit booth #1422 at SIGGRAPH 2014 is located in the West Building, Exhibit Hall B&C as follows:
Vancouver Convention Centre
1055 Canada Pl, Vancouver, BC V6C 0C3, Canada



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