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Digital-Tutors to Showcase New Product Developments at SIGGRAPH 2007

Digital-Tutors announced complete details of its events and activities for SIGGRAPH 2007, Aug. 7-9 in San Diego (booth 1444), where Digital-Tutors and 225 companies from five continents will demonstrate the latest digital breakthroughs in computer graphics. Digital-Tutors will be showcasing new product developments, holding live training presentations, hosting guest presenters from Softimage, Pixar and Next Limit, and will give conference attendees the opportunity to win more than $15,000 in prize giveaways.

Join the Digital-Tutors Product Development Team for live training sessions covering the various aspects of CG production using industry-leading software. Presentations will include training for Maya, XSI, ZBrush 3, RenderMan for Maya 2.0 and RealFlow4. Digital-Tutors will also host guest presentations at booth 1444, including: Dylan Sisson of Pixar Animation Studios (RenderMan), Angel Tena of Next Limit (RealFlow4), and Jeff Wilson of Softimage Special Projects (Face Robot).

Tuesday, Aug. 7

* 10:00: Character Animation with Maya* 10:30: Getting Started with XSI (designed for new artists)* 11:00: Automotive Design with Maya* 11:30: Getting Started with Maya (designed for new artists)* 12:00: Next-Gen Character Creation with ZBrush 3* 12:30: Introduction to RenderMan for Maya 2.0 (designed for new artists)* 1:00: Creating Digital Environments and Sets with Maya* 1:30: Getting Started with ZBrush 3 (designed for new artists)* 2:00: Creating Digital Humans* 2:30: Rendering and Compositing with XSI* 3:00: Getting Started with Maya (designed for new artists)* 3::30: Pixar RenderMan with Dylan Sisson, Pixar* 4:00: Fluid Effects with RealFlow4* 4:30: Personal Training/Meet the Team

Wednesday, Aug. 8

* 10:00: Fluid Effects with RealFlow4* 10:30: Character Animation with Maya* 11:00: Getting Started with ZBrush 3 (designed for new artists)* 11:30: Automotive Design with Maya* 12:00: Getting Started with Maya (designed for new artists)* 12:30: Rendering and Compositing with XSI* 1:00: Creating Digital Humans* 1:30: RealFlow4 with Angel Tena, Next Limit* 2:00: Getting Started with XSI (designed for new artists)* 2:30: Creating Digital Environments and Sets with Maya* 3:00: Introduction to RenderMan for Maya 2.0 (designed for new artists)* 3:30: Next-Gen Character Creation with ZBrush 3* 4:00: Getting Started with Maya (designed for new artists)* 4:30: Personal Training/Meet the Team

Thursday, Aug. 9

* 10:00: Automotive Design with Maya* 10:30: Getting Started with XSI (designed for new artists)* 11:00: Next-Gen Character Creation with ZBrush 3* 11:30: Getting Started with Maya (designed for new artists)* 12:00: Creating Digital Humans* 12:30: Character Animation with Maya* 1:00: SOFTIMAGE|FACE ROBOT with Jeff Wilson, Softimage Special Projects* 1:30: Getting Started with ZBrush 3 (designed for new artists)* 2:00: Fluid Effects with RealFlow4* 2:30: Personal Training/Meet the Team

The presentation schedule is subject to change; please visit the Digital-Tutors booth at SIGGRAPH for the latest updates.

Visit Pixar Animation Studios, booth #727, where Digital-Tutors will be demonstrating production-tested techniques for Pixar's Academy Award-winning RenderMan software, RenderMan Studio 1.0 and RenderMan for Maya 2.0. RenderMan for Maya 2.0 sessions will be Aug. 7-9 at 11:00 am and RenderMan Studio 1.0 sessions will be Aug. 7-9 at 2:00 pm.

Digital-Tutors returns to the Guerilla Studio for a third year, offering conference attendees the opportunity to access a the library of video-based training available for leading applications such as Maya, XSI, ZBrush, RealFlow, RenderMan for Maya, SyFlex, Mudbox. Visit Rooms 15AB and 16AB Aug. 5-9. To learn more, visit: www.siggraph.org/s2007/attendees/studio/.

Digital-Tutors and hosts, Vicon House of Moves, Pendulum Studios and Softimage invites conference attendees to experience a night of Visual FXtasy. This exclusive event will be held on Aug. 8th at San Diego's House of Blues. For complete details and registration information, please visit: www.softimage.com/events/sig07/party/form.aspx.

Watch any of Digital-Tutors' live presentations and enter for the chance to win more than $15,000 in prize giveaways, courtesy of proud sponsors: Softimage, Wacom, Next Limit, Syflex, Pixologic, Pixar, Turbo Squid, Skymatter and Toon Boom. Seating is limited and attendees are encouraged to arrive early. Winners will be announced following each presentation and must be present to claim prizes at booth #1444. Some prizes may be sent post show directly by manufacturer.

For more information about Digital-Tutors at SIGGRAPH, please visit: www.digitaltutors.com/digital_tutors/siggraph2007.php.

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