3d Digital Artists

Important links

Animations and Artwork

Maxon - Makers of Cinema 4D

http://www.maxon.net/index_e.html

Cinema 4D Free Demo and QuickStart Guide

http://www.maxon.net/pages/download/download_demo_e.html

Cinema 4D Video Tutorials (very helpful!)

http://www.c4dcafe.com/portal/default.asp

CotoBall

http://www.freehostz.com/cotoball/sshot.htm

Pixar Short Films

http://www.pixar.com/shorts/index.html

Alias Student Gallery

http://www.alias.com/eng/education/student_gallery.shtml

Software

Maya (professional 3D animation program used in films and video games)

http://www.alias.com/eng/products-services/maya/index.shtml

Maya Personal Learning Edition (full-featured, free, watermarked Maya software)

http://www.alias.com/eng/products-services/maya/maa_ple/index.shtml

POV-Ray (very popular ray tracer that's been around for a while)

http://www.povray.org/

Bryce

http://www.corel.com/servlet/Satellite?pagename=Corel2/Products/Home&pid=1047022702299

G Max

http://www4.discreet.com/gmax/

Poser (popular figure modeling program)

http://www.curiouslabs.com/article/articleview/1156/1/281?sbss=281

Pixar's Renderman (very fast and famous rendering package that's been the standard for over a decade)

http://renderman.pixar.com/products/whatsrenderman/

Animation Companies

Industrial Light and Magic (makers of almost all big budget feature film VFX)

http://www.ilm.com/

Dreamworks SKG

http://www.dreamworks.com/

Blue Sky Studios (makers of Ice Age)

http://www.blueskystudios.com/

Contests & Competitions

3D Awards

http://www.3dawards.org/

POV-Ray Competition

http://www.povcomp.com/

Meeting Times

8:00 pm

Thursday, March 17

Goldfarb Classroom Cluster