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Autodesk Details For NAB 2008

Autodesk will showcase its latest visual effects, finishing, color grading and animation solutions for film, television and commercial post-production at NAB.

At the Autodesk booth # SL1420, show attendees will have the opportunity to see demonstrations of the following solutions:

--Autodesk Flame software for visual effects systems.

-- Autodesk Smoke software for finishing systems.

--Autodesk Lustre software for digital color grading systems.

--Autodesk Toxik compositing software for digital.

--Autodesk Maya software for modeling, animation and rendering.

--Autodesk 3ds Max software for modeling, animation and rendering.

--Autodesk Mudbox software for digital sculpting.

--Autodesk MotionBuilder software for character animation.

More than ever, Autodesk tools are designed to address the creation and sharing of assets across the entire production pipeline. Attendees can also view a series of live demonstrations showcasing interoperability between Autodesk products and third-party applications.

In addition, many of the industry's top digital artists will demonstrate their spectacular film and television work at the Autodesk booth. Scheduled presentations include:

--Dave Waller, founder of Brickyard VFX and Mandy Sorenson, lead visual effects artist will highlight their work with Maya and Flame for Pontiac and Volkswagen commercials.--Imarion President, Alex Olegnowicz will demonstrate the Smoke and Lustre workflow used in the creation of several documentary films, such as THE EXODUS DECODED, THE LOST TOMB OF JESUS, and SEX SLAVES.--Victor Wolansky, senior visual effects artist at E3 Post will showcase his work on the Autodesk Flame system.--Todd Iorio, Resolution president and senior visual effects supervisor will present his work with Flame for a Chevrolet Motor Company's spot titled TAILGATE.

Events and Training:

Autodesk will be hosting a user group event, as well as master classes for Flame and Smoke, on Sunday, April 13, 2008. Both classes will include extensive tips and tricks, and will be co-instructed by Autodesk clients. The company will also be holding Spanish and Japanese user events, on April 15 and 16, 2008 respectively.

For more information or to register for these events and classes, visit

Autodesk solutions will also be featured at the following partner booths:

--Sony booth # SU906: Autodesk Lustre digital color grading system--HP booth # SL6105: Autodesk Maya animation software and Autodesk Toxik digital compositing software--Panasonic booth # C3512: Autodesk Smoke finishing system and Autodesk Flame visual effects system