CgCoach.com Launched After Private Beta Testing

Press Release from Tasman Theory Pty Limited

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA. 24 April 2009 -- The Tasman Theory Pty Limited announces the launch of its online computer graphics community cgCoach.com. Co-founders Andrew McDonald and Alwyn Hunt have opened the doors to this new web community which offers a range of industry driven services and collaboration tools for students, schools, training facilities and the general public. CgCoach.com was established to help people learning computer graphics have direct contact with artists working in the film, television, and games industries. The goal of this initiative is to help facilitate interaction, training and guidance for computer graphics students with the cgCoach.com coaching team that consists of leading artists from companies like Pixar Animation Studios, DreamWorks Animation, Sony Imageworks, Moving Picture Company, Framestore, Animal Logic and Starz Animation.

After 15 months of private beta testing with over 100 students from the UK's leading Media School, Bournemouth University, the coaching team have developed an advanced system of collaboration and online tools to help both schools and individuals learn directly from the industry experts of their choice.To help celebrate the launch, cgCoach.com have organised a "Creatures and Critters" digital sculpting competition. There is approx $15,000USD worth of prizes up for grabs, so make sure to get involved!

The two main category winners - Student and Professional - will each receive:

-- 12" Digital Print from Moddler.com-- Wacom Intuos 4 Tablet-- Pixologic Zbrush 3

We also have a huge selection of other prizes from our other great sponsors which include licenses from Modo, Maxon, Silo, and subscriptions to 3D World Magazine.

Visit http://www.cgcoach.com for more information about the site, our range of services, and to simply join the community and get connected to the industry.

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