May 30, 2008


Special guests Steven Roselle and Ken LaRue of Autodesk will share their knowledge and experience in the feature film and video game industries, and will present demos of the company's MotionBuilder and Toxik tools. MotionBuilder is a productivity suite for 3D character animation, while Toxik is a feature film compositing software for visual effects pipelines. These tools have played an integral role in the creation of titles such as Beowulf, Tony Hawk 3D, Assassin's Creed, Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End, Silent Hill, Casino Royal, and James Cameron's upcoming film Avatar.

The event is being sponsored by Staplegun and Skyline Ink. Staplegun is a communications company that focuses on the end-user experience. Skyline Ink is a local animation and visualization studio focused on producing cinematic 3D animation and photorealistic images for a variety of industries.