Maxon will be showcasing its acclaimed Cinema 4D professional 3D software package for Mac OS X and Windows platforms next week in sunny Austin, Texas, at The South by Southwest (SXSW)— a collection of conferences and festivals that the “unique convergence of original music, independent films, and emerging technologies.”
MAXON Booth Dates and Details
The event for takes place in Austin, 13 – 22 March, 2015. Maxon’s booth is (#109) at the SXSW Trade Show and at the SXSW Gaming Expo (Booth #455). SXSW attendees are invited to stop by the MAXON booths to see demos and tutorials featuring its popular Cinema 4D suite of 3D content creation tools that is fueling some of today’s most innovative animation, motion graphics and visual effects projects in digital games, film, broadcast, virtual reality, digital media, visualization, and more.
Hosted Educational Sessions
During SXSW, MAXON is hosting Cinema 4D educational sessions to inspire anyone involved in 3D motion graphics to sharpen their skillset and learn about the latest industry trends, as follows:
Session: Intro to Cinema 4D Lite – 3-Hour Morning Workshop
Date/Time: Saturday, March 14, 2015 from 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Location: Austin Community College: Highland Business Center, 5930 Middle Fiskville Road, Austin, TX 78752
MAXON community ambassador and Cinema 4D training specialist Patrick Goski will offer a complimentary Cinema 4D Lite comprehensive workshop to learn how to hit the ground running to bring 3D into your After Effects CC workflow. Class covers importing artwork into C4D Lite, basic modeling, shading and lighting. Details here.
[Note: This workshop will repeat Saturday, March 14, 2015 from 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM at the Austin Community College: Highland Business Center. Details here.]
A growing number of interesting companies and tech companies are now regularly exhibiting at The South by Southwest event. The days when this festival-like city take over was primarily about music seems to be clearly over. With a gaming expo, universities and major software companies in attendance, this is a pure connection event for the 21st century economy.
Some big names you might recognize at the event include, IBM, Blackmagic Design, Carnegie Mellon University, Electronic Frontier Foundation, Freescale Semiconductor (formally Motorola’s PowerPC division), Garmin, HP, NASA, Tableau, and Wolfram Research, among others.
This year Snoop Dogg keynotes SXSW 2015.