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NAB 2011 is now over… but there’s still lots to see here on AREA. If you missed any of the content streamed live during the show, be sure to check out the “on-demand” material below.
Product Demonstrations
What's new in 2012
Autodesk Smoke - Don’t Just Edit. Finish. Autodesk Smoke - Don’t Just Edit. Finish.
Autodesk® Smoke® - Don’t Just Edit. Finish.

Autodesk Smoke reduces complexity in your workflow by integrating proven editorial, effects and finishing tools in a single application. Learn how Smoke can make editorial finishing the core of your creative pipeline.

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  Behind the design: Flame premium and Smoke 2012
Behind the Design: Flame Premium and Smoke 2012

Get the inside scoop on the 2012 releases of Flame Premium and Smoke for Mac. The design team behind the Creative Finishing tools talk about the 2012 features.

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Guest Presentations
Interviews from the showfloor
Aja and Autodesk
David Crites of Glyph Corporation, featuring Autodesk® Smoke® for Mac OS® X and Autodesk® Maya®

David from Glyph Corp. demonstrates a project for the California Science Centre using Autodesk Smoke editorial finishing software and Maya animation software.

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  Relighting and the evolution of finishing: Autodesk Flame Premium 2012
Relighting and the evolution of finishing: Autodesk Flame Premium 2012

Flame Premium offers real-time color grading, and editorial workflow, and ​3D visual effects in a single solution. Learn how the Relighting tools in Flame Premium help artists gain total control over the finishing process by manipulating light and color directly in a 3D environment. For more information visit

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Customer Showcase
Post and VFX show reel
Customer profile: VODA

This Seattle-based agency transitioned from being a commercial photography company to providing professional post-production finishing services using Autodesk® Smoke® software for Mac®.

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  virtual booth Check out our NAB 2011 show reel showcasing the exciting work of our customers!

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Tutorials & Tips
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Smoke for Mac Getting Started Tutorials

These exercises are designed to teach the essential elements of Autodesk® Smoke® software running on the Mac OS® X platform.


Event Details
Autodesk Education @ NAB
During NAB, Autodesk Education staff will be available during booth hours Monday through Thursday to answer questions about our education programs, including the free, 36-month licenses of Smoke for Mac that students can download for personal use from the Autodesk Education Community: .

This year we are sponsoring the Broadcast Education Association Educators Reception, where Autodesk VP Stig Gruman will welcome this year’s attendees to BEA 2011, the annual education symposium for broadcast and media educators that takes place concurrently with NAB. This event will be held at the Las Vegas Hilton Ballroom on Tuesday, April 12, starting at 5:30 pm. For more information, please visit

Virtual NAB Press Room
Welcome to Autodesk's Virtual NAB Press Room. Here you can access all of the resources available to journalists attending the conference.
Visit the press room

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