The MoGraph module in Cinema 4D is among this year’s Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences honorees for a Technical Achievement Award (Academy Certificate). The esteemed award recognizes technological achievements that “…demonstrate a proven record of contributing significant value to the process of making motion pictures.”
The Academy recognizes Maxon developer, Per-Anders Edwards, for the initial design and development of the MoGraph toolset that “provides a fast, non-destructive and intuitive workflow for motion designers to create animated 3D graphics, as used for title design and fictional user interfaces in motion pictures.”
"Maxon prides itself on facilitating the best and brightest talent. We congratulate and thank Per for his ground-breaking work on the MoGraph toolset for Cinema 4D, while acknowledging the contributions of the entire company that contributed to this incredible recognition,” said David McGavran, Chief Executive Officer. “Our goal is to continually innovate our software and solve the challenges of artists serving complex visual effects pipelines. MoGraph certainly embodies that philosophy"
The Academy’s Scientific and Technical Awards honor the men, women and companies whose discoveries and innovations have contributed in significant and lasting ways to motion pictures. The Nine technical achievements, represented by 27 individual award recipients, were honored at the Academy’s annual Scientific and Technical Awards Presentation on Saturday, February 9, 2019, at the Beverly Wilshire in Beverly Hills. The Sci-Tech Awards presentation has become a highlight of the Academy Awards season.
Read the official release of the Academy of Motion pictures here.