From July 26–28 MAXON will be presenting its newest developments, interactive technologies and outstanding projects created with Cinema 4D – both at their booth (#421) and in their live stream at C4Dlive.com.
The MAXON booth at SIGGRAPH 2016 in Anaheim, California, from July 24 – 28 will again be the place to be for 3D artists from the fields of motion graphics, CGI, VFX and interactive technologies.
Among the highlights will be presentations of outstanding Cinema 4D projects and productions presented by artists from leading studios, freelance 3D designers from all over the world and highly talented newcomers. Cinema 4D experts will also be providing valuable technical and workflow tips.
All presentations and lectures will of course be streamed live at C4Dlive.com. Live stream viewers will also have the chance to ask questions during the presentations.
The MAXON booth (#421) will be located in hall D at the Anaheim Convention Center, 800 W. Katella Ave., Anaheim, CA., 92802. Doors open daily at 9:30 am. If you register with the code ‘cinema4d’ you will receive a free ticket for the exhibition area at the SIGGRAPH website.
Live streams for all events at the MAXON booth as well as program and speaker information (English only) is available at http://C4Dlive.com.
Guest speakers whose attendance is confirmed are:
Nick Campbell worked at Digital Kitchen as an animator and a photographer where he made TV commercials and title sequences. He also founded an iPhone App company called BananaCameraCo and a motion design education and product site called Greyscalegorilla. Nick has recently been speaking to students and creatives about how to be creative and get paid to do what you love.
Casey Hupke is a freelance digital content creator who has been working in the live visual and commercial field for nearly a decade. He has contributed work to major tours for U2, Lady Gaga, Niki Minaj, and Deadmau5. He’s collaborated with studios to help define a generative art style for brands such as, IBM, ATT, Exxon, Intel, and Buick.
Athanasios Pozantzis, a.k.a. ‘Noseman’
Thanassis has been using digital imaging software since 1985, 3D since 1988 and MAXON Cinema 4D for 17 years. He is a huge fan of the German-engineered software. Working behind the scenes for UK-based advertising agencies for the last 8 years, he relocated to Canada, compliments of his wife, to experience "3D in the freezer." He's proud to be the first MAXON Certified Instructor in Canada. He also won a Grand Epica in 2005.
Chris is the Director of 3D Product Development at Greyscalegorilla and helps make tutorials. This guy really knows his Cinema 4D, is a great teacher, and is hugely helpful on the technical side of things. His Lego collection is probably MUCH bigger than yours.
More information coming soon
Brett is a freelance motion graphics designer & director with skills that cover technical direction, look development and art direction. Now based in Los Angeles, Brett has had the great opportunity of working with top tier design studio Capacity for the past five years as technical director. He is driven by the desire to explore challenges with critical thinking, ensuring the artistic integrity is maintained at the highest level.
Sekani Solomon is a young designer / animator who became interested in computer arts at an early age. His passion for design led him to the Savannah College of Art and Design where he attained a BFA in Motion Media Design. After graduating he took a position at Imaginary Forces as a designer / animator. He continues to push his design and technical ability with every new project.
Trevor Kerr is a freelance CG designer, compositor, and FX artist. Having worked for studios like Optimus Design and Imaginary Forces, Kerr specializes in shading, lighting, lookdev and camera composition / animation. Every project is an experiment in bringing the familiarity of life to the screen through the tasteful imperfections of reality.
Chad Ashley has directed / conceived work that has earned several industry awards, including a Design Grand Prix at the Cannes International Creativity Festival. With over 15 years of experience directing animation, Chad has created worlds for many adventurous brands, including Estee Lauder, Budweiser, and Cartoon Network.
Carlos Ferrer is an award-winning American filmmaker with over 15 years experience in storytelling. He directed several short films and a feature-length film by the age of sixteen. Ferrer graduated from Purchase College in 2008 with a BFA in Theatre Arts & Film. Currently, he is seeking distribution for his latest feature-length project 'Retina' for which he acted as writer, director, cinematographer, composer, sound designer and visual effects artist.
Born in 1978 in Trabzon, Turkey. Reared in southern Germany, got a university degree in Visual Communication, worked in several design and advertising companies until 2007 where he started as a freelancer. Currently working for studios and directly with clients in different roles such as art director, CG artist and technical director. He’s been using Cinema 4D since Release 11.5.
Melissa Oakley is a motion designer at Capacity in Burbank, California. Since graduating last year, Melissa has developed a deep understanding of diverse studio production pipelines and she has contributed to several team productions such as the rebrand of Total Access Football. As a member of many creative associations, including the international group Women in Animation, Melissa is a supportive and active member of the female animation community.
Robert Paraguassu leads the 3D team at Floyd County Productions, primarily working on FX's Archer. He's from Atlanta, GA., is tall, and enjoys various weather conditions.
Art director, 3D artist, illustrator & motion designer Nik Hill has been at Territory for over three years and worked as part of the creative team behind a number of film UI projects, most notably Avengers: Age of Ultron - where he was responsible for a number of design and animation lead tasks.
After graduating from Art Center College of Design’s acclaimed film program in 2002, Sam immediately began work on production and graphic design for Nelly, Amerie, Stevie Wonder, Celine Dion, and many others. Sam currently spearheads Rainfall’s live action production and visual effects departments. He is represented by William Morris Endeavor Entertainment and Writ Large.
EJ Hassenfratz is a multi-Emmy Award-winning freelance 3D/motion graphic artist based out of Washington, DC. Working in Cinema 4D for the past 6 years, he has collaborated with numerous clients such as ESPN, NHL's LA Kings & Washington Capitals, Nike's Street League Skateboarding, Comcast, Nat Geo, ABC, and the Smithsonian. He is also a Lynda.com author creates courses utilizing Cinema 4D.
MAXON’s booth at SIGGRAPH 2016
Booth: #421, Hall D
Anaheim Convention Center
800 W Katella Avenue
Anaheim, California 92802
Tuesday, July 26 9:30 am – 6:00 pm
Wednesday, July 27 9:30 am – 6:00 pm
Thursday, July 28 9:30 am – 3:30 pm
All presentations can be viewed live: worldwide at C4DLive.com
This year, MAXON again offers daily live streams at C4Dlive with extensive reports about product demos, presentations and what’s new at the MAXON booth. Leading up to this year’s show you will also find information and updates about speakers, their presentations and much more at C4Dlive.com
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