Gold Sponsor - Autodesk
Since the introduction of their AutoCAD package in 1982, Autodesk has led the way in the development of CAD and 3D design software. Today their products are used in every facet of the Media & Entertainment industry, from Film & Television, to Games Development right through to Design Visualisation. Their leading products include 3ds Max®, Maya®, Maya® LT, MotionBuilder® Mudbox™ and Smoke®.
Autodesk, having originally dominated the AEC space (Architecture, Civil Engineering and Construction) and manufacturing industries, have now also become a leader in the Media and Entertainment market with their ground breaking and award winning software for the Media and Entertainment industry, the stuff we all get most excited about.
These can be broken down into 4 main industries:
Film & TV
Tell more compelling stories with Autodesk software. From production-quality meshes and automatic character rigging to live action mixing and 3D animation, visual effects software from Autodesk helps you bring your ideas to life more quickly and easily.
Deliver more amazing stories with Autodesk® software that integrates node-based 3D effects into a familiar editorial workflow. With Autodesk professional video software, you can stay creative throughout the entire video post-production process, from creative concepts to editing and effects to delivery.
Autodesk's Design Visualisation solutions provide comprehensive 3D modelling, animation and rendering solutions used by architects, designers, civil engineers and visualisation specialists. Validate and sell designs before they're built and get rapid iteration of designs, accurate daylight analysis and high-impact visuals and animations.
Take your game design to a new level by bringing worlds and characters to life. Create advanced rigging elements, bake complex surface lighting onto texture maps, and deliver a rich visual in-game experience that keeps users engaged with Autodesk® game making software.
Graham Bell, Jamie Gwilliam, Jean-Pierre van Gastel, Kevin Booth and Tom Parsons will speak about Autodesk, please check the Agenda for more details.