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Vue 3D Environment Competition Call for Entries

Press Release from e-on software

June 15, 2009. Beaverton, Oregon: e-on software, maker of the leading solutions for natural 3D environments, in association with Maxon, Pixologic, 3D Total, 3Dconnexion, Cornucopia3D and 3D World Magazine, today announced the fourth edition of the "Vue 3D Environment Competition", designed to showcase the capabilities of 3D technology for CG environments.

Any version of Vue -- including the Pioneer and the Personal Learning Edition (PLE) which are available at no charge -- can be used to enter the competition (standalone or in combination with any other 3D application).

Judging will be based solely on the quality, realism and artistic merit of the entries, not on the version of Vue used to create them.

With 8 prestigious judges representing the different fields of the 3D Industry, this competition is a unique chance for anybody to see their work exposed to the eyes of industry experts, as well as winning a complete 3D toolkit (over $11,000 worth of prizes).

The "Vue 3D Environment Competition 2009" judges are all leading figures in the world of 3D graphics, representing the Motion Picture, Game, Media and Broadcast industries:

-- Paul Huston -- Digital Matte Supervisor, Industrial Light & Magic-- Scott Brisbane -- Digital Matte Painter, Rythm & Hues-- Max Dennison -- CEO and Senior Environments TD, Matte Painting UK-- Eran Dinur -- Compositor and Matte Artist, LucasFilm Animation Singapore-- Stephane Belin -- Senior Concept Artist, Electronic Arts-- Susumu Yukuhiro -- Matte Painting Supervisor, Whiskytree-- Tom Greenway -- Editor, 3DTotal.com-- Jim Thacker -- Editor, 3D World magazine

The winner of the "Vue 3D Environment Competition 2009" will receive a complete 3D arsenal worth over $6,500 including: Maxon Cinema4D XL Bundle ($2,495), Vue 7.5 xStream ($1,495), a 3D Total Mega Bundle (worth over $1,300), Pixologic ZBrush 3.1 -- with free upgrade to ZBrush 4 ($595), 1 3Dconnexion SpaceExplorer ($299), 1 year subscription to 3D World magazine ($150), $100 voucher for Cornucopia3D content, and a 1 year subscription to 3D Creative and 2D Artist magazines ($81.2).

The first runner up will receive Maxon Cinema4D Core ($995), Vue 7.5 Infinite ($895), 1 3Dconnexion SpaceNavigator SE ($99), 1 year subscription to 3D World magazine ($150), 1 year subscription to 3D Creative and 2D Artist magazines ($81.2), and $75 voucher for Cornucopia3D content.

The second runner up will receive Maxon Cinema4D Core ($995), Vue 7.5 Infinite ($895), 1 year subscription to 3D World magazine ($150), 1 3Dconnexion SpaceNavigator SE ($99), 1 year subscription to 3D Creative and 2D Artist magazines ($81.2), and $50 voucher for Cornucopia3D content.

Submissions start June 15, 2009 and end July 20, 2009.

The winners of the competition will be announced at the SIGGRAPH show in New Orleans on August 4, 2009.

More information and submission guidelines are available at: www.e-onsoftware.com/competition.

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