It’s been a rough year for all of us but it feels like we’re exiting 2009 with some great momentum. Seeing Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 destroy all sales records for an entertainment product felt great after some reports of sluggishness in the business. Also, it was a unique moment to watch more than 1500 Autodesk University attendees in Vegas grab their jaws off the floor after seeing over 30 minutes of Avatar footage in Dolby 3D! Avatar has not only driven some groundbreaking innovation for moviemaking; it is a fantastic immersive experience with an amazing story.
A lot of people wonder what our facilities look like, so here’s a quick tour of our Media & Entertainment headquarters at 10 Duke Street in Old Montreal.
Recently, I got to leave behind the yellow and red leaves of Canada for the blooming purple Jacarandas of Australia. It’s been great to enjoy a bit of spring as winter approaches fast here.
Our vision for Digital Entertainment Creation encompasses one of a scalable on-demand infrastructure that follows the ups and downs of real life production cycles...
Welcome to the AREA Virtual SIGGRAPH. We’ll be featuring live product demos from New Orleans, customer presentations, product videos, free master classes and more.
In his first video blog for AREA, Marc Petit, senior vice president, Media & Entertainment talks about the entertainment industry in these challenging times. He also addresses Autodesk’s focus on providing creative tools and enabling production efficiency, as well as a new initiative to help you, the artist, excel in your career.