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Autodesk at Siggraph 2010
July 27-29, 2010 Live in Los Angeles or Virtually on AREA

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Live from SIGGRAPH 2010

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Event schedule

Take a look at our Autodesk Theatre Demonstration Schedule daily to see it all live from Los Angeles.


Autodesk® Maya®

Steven Roselle, Autodesk

Entertainment Design with the Autodesk® 3ds Max® Entertainment Creation Suite (Autodesk 3ds Max / Autodesk® MotionBuilder® / Autodesk® Mudbox™)


Blur: BRINK and Mass Effect 2 (Autodesk 3ds Max, Autodesk® Softimage®, Autodesk MotionBuilder)

Derron Ross and Anthony Romero

The Previsualization Society


Autodesk® Creative Finishing Workflow (Autodesk Smoke® for Mac OS® X / Autodesk® Maya® / Autodesk® Flame® / Autodesk® Flare™)


Pixar: Ptex Technology Workflows with Autodesk Mudbox


Digital Domain: Percy Jackson: Taming the Hydra (Autodesk Maya)

Erik Gamache

Virtual Moviemaking with the Autodesk® Maya® Entertainment Creation Suite (Autodesk Maya / Autodesk MotionBuilder / Autodesk Mudbox)


NVIDIA / mental images Technology Preview for Autodesk 3ds Max

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Product demos

The following section will give you the opportunity to discover many Autodesk related product demos.

Autodesk 3ds Max 20th anniversary tips and tricks special

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Interviews from the show floor

The following section gives you a feel of what is going on directly on the show floor with our exclusive interviews

The Mill New York
Westley Sarokin, VFX Supervisor at The Mill New York talks to Autodesk’s Bill…

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Guest presentations

The following section showcases many guest presentations. Make sure you don’t miss them.

Guest Presentation with Digital Domain
This is part one of a documentary series produced by the Previsualization…

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The following section brings you our latest MasterClasses sessions. Discover them all and increase your knowledge.

Michael McCarthy MasterClass
In this session, we will take a look at the new Slate Material editor in 3ds…

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Thanks to our strategic partners

We appreciate the support of Intel, HP in bringing you Virtual SIGGRAPH 2010. Be sure to see the movies and other great content they have made available. Just follow the links attached to their logos…



Find out more about key ADSK M&E solutions and the HP Z Workstations that best support them, allowing you to focus on creating the most innovative designs, knowing you have the best workstation for the job!

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Intel and Autodesk innovations are making extraordinary ….. well just ordinary. We are using our hardware and software innovations to help you expand your creative capabilities; giving you and opportunity to create eye popping comprehensive visual effects almost as fast as think of them. What makes it possible is workstations based on two Intel® Xeon® 5600 series processors; they deliver the compute, memory and bandwidth capacity demanded by some of your largest and most creative ideas.

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Thanks to our technology partners

We appreciate the support of Craft Animations and OptiTrack in bringing you Virtual SIGGRAPH 2010. Be sure to see the movies, contest and other great content they have made available. Just follow the links attached to their logos…



Craft Animations

Combining the unprecedented 3D animation toolsets of Craft Animations’ Craft Director Studio with the ease-of-use and quality offered by Autodesk 3ds Max, Maya and Softimage, provides artists with an efficient, precise and cost-effective solution capable of saving hours, day and weeks of laborious animation time.

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The Xsens Xperience is an “invitation-only” industry event held during SIGGRAPH (July 28th, 5-8 PM). Leading professionals such as Chris Edwards (The Third Floor), Simon Sherr (EA Sports) and Bruno Sargeant (Autodesk) share their vision on the future of motion capture, previs and virtual moviemaking.

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OptiTrack's high-performance optical tracking systems offer comprehensive body, face, and virtual camera motion capture capabilities at exceptionally competitive prices. Together with Autodesk MotionBuilder, Maya, 3ds Max, and Softimage, OptiTrack systems are used by facilities world-wide in previsualization and production pipelines for CG filmmaking and game cinematics.

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Virtual SIGGRAPH 2010 Press Room

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

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3ds Max 20th Anniversary

Autodesk 3ds Max Turns 20

Look back at some of the most memorable work created with Autodesk 3ds Max software. Join us as we celebrate 20 years of innovation, creativity and imagination.

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