MAXON Announces Exhibitor Presence at SIGGRAPH 2018

Guest Artists Take Center Stage to Showcase Benefits of Company’s Cinema 4D Software Toolset in 3D Animation, Visual Effects, Motion Graphics and VR/AR, Presentations Live Streaming Daily on C4Dlive.com

FRIEDRICHSDORF, Germany – July 16, 2018 – MAXON Computer, leading developer of professional 3D modeling, painting, animation and rendering solutions, is pleased to announce its return to the SIGGRAPH 2018 Conference & Expo, Booth #1316, at the Vancouver Convention Centre, in Vancouver, BC, August 14 – 16, 2018.

MAXON Exhibitor Highlights

MAXON Booth Highlights and Main Stage Presentations 

SIGGRAPH attendees are invited to the MAXON exhibition Booth #1316 where company team members will demonstrate a complete picture into the Cinema 4D product line – MAXON’s market-leading 3D software application – and spotlight third party partnerships that transform the 3D content creation workflow experience. MAXON has once again assembled an incredible line up of talented guest artists from around the globe who will present each day of the show on the MAXON main stage. Presentations will highlight Cinema 4D’s ease of use, quick workflow, fast rendering and unmatched integration into leading software applications on a wide variety of professional projects for feature film, motion graphics, games, VR/AR, visualization, and more.

The guest artists scheduled to make presentations include: 

Marti Romances, Creative Director of Territory Studio’s San Francisco facility, known for his artistic vision on numerous feature films including Guardians of the Galaxy, Avengers: Infinity War and The Martian, will go through the process of how multipass renders combined with simple Cinema 4D techniques can help artists work in a demanding film production environment that requires quick iterations with limited render time. 

Robyn Haddow, a freelance motion graphics artist based in Vancouver, is noted for innovative idea exploration for next gen tech, with a focus on FUI design for screen graphics and holograms in film and television. Using the MoGraph toolset in Cinema 4D with X-Particles, she will show techniques from concept to exploration from the recent feature film, Ant-Man and the Wasp. 

Brandon Parvini, Technical/Art Supervisor at Los Angeles-based Bemo, will be covering techniques and workflows employed on the upcoming season of Adult Swim's Dream Corp LLC. Topics will include Non Photo Realistic (NPR) style rendering for look development and iPi Motion Capture-based workflows for character animation within Cinema 4D. 

Bhakti Patel, 3D animator and motion designer, whose work includes the Emmy-nominated main titles for Vinyl, UI design and animation for Black Panther and main-on-end titles for Thor Ragnarok, will showcase work on an American Horror Story teaser, El Silencio Mezcal commercial and an everyday project, to demonstrate modeling and animation techniques using her favorite toolsets in Cinema 4D. 

Tim Clapham, Director at Luxx.tv, will explore innovative and experimental motion graphics techniques used on behalf of the Sydney Opera House “Lighting the Sails” projections Adobe MAKE IT conference titles and projects for Nike. Tim will also provide a peek into the latest toolsets in Cinema 4D.

 

Live Event Streaming and Schedule
MAXON will host a daily live stream from the SIGGRAPH exhibit booth of all guest artist presentations. The full lineup of presenters will be announced on July 24th on C4Dlive.com. Following SIGGRAPH, guest presentations will be archived on Cineversity.com.

Press Luncheon                      
MAXON begins the show with its annual “First Day of SIGGRAPH” press luncheon and briefing. Paul Babb, MAXON US, president and CEO, will provide attendees an overview of the latest product developments and company news, including recent corporate restructuring plans and the appointment of David McGavran to CEO at MAXON Computer GmbH. 

Babb will be joined by prominent 3D creative professionals in media and entertainment who will showcase the intuitive workflow in Cinema 4D and its benefit in solving real-world production challenges. [Note: This is an invitation-only event. Members of the press interested in attending, please contact Vicky Gray-Clark, vicky(at)ambientpr(dot)com, indicating name and media outlet for consideration.] 

MAXON Around the SIGGRAPH Exhibit Floor
Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) booth #1101 will host Cinema 4D presentations and demo artists.

MAXON Booth Location and Exhibit Hall Hours
The SIGGRAPH 2018 conference will take place as follows:

Vancouver Convention Centre (West Building, Exhibit Halls B/C)

1055 Canada Pl

Vancouver, BC V6C 0C3

 

Exhibit Hall Hours (MAXON Booth #1316)
Tuesday, 14 August – 9:30 am-6 pm
Wednesday, 15 August – 9:30 am-6 pm
Thursday, 16 August – 9:30 am-3:30 pm

 

Members of the Press
To schedule a briefing opportunity with Paul Babb during SIGGRAPH, please contact Vicky Gray-Clark, Ambient Public Relations, (408) 318-1980, vicky(at)ambientpr(dot)com, or feel free to stop by the MAXON Booth #1316.

About MAXON
Headquartered in Friedrichsdorf, Germany, MAXON Computer is a developer of professional 3D modeling, painting, animation and rendering solutions. Its award-winning Cinema 4D and BodyPaint 3D software products have been used extensively to help create everything from stunning visual effects in top feature films, TV shows and commercials, cutting-edge game cinematics for AAA games, as well as for medical illustration, architectural and industrial design applications. MAXON has offices in Germany, USA, United Kingdom, Canada, France, Japan and Singapore. MAXON products are available directly from their Website and its worldwide distribution network. MAXON is part of the Nemetschek Group.

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Media Contact

US Internal: press_us(at)maxon(dot)net
US Media Contact: Vicky Gray-Clark, Ambient Public Relations, 408-243-8880, vicky(at)ambientpr(dot)com
UK: Liam Stacy, press_uk(at)maxon(dot)net
Japan: Toshihide Miyata, press_jp(at)maxon(dot)net
France: Eric Godey, press_fr(at)maxon(dot)net
Singapore/ASEAN: Vincent Ong, press_sg(at)maxon(dot)net
Germany and all other countries: Jessica Wege, press_de(at)maxon(dot)net