New York Based Group Will Hold September Meeting With Maya Demo From Alias|Wavefront

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3DNY.org, an "association of 3D artists and animators," is having a meeting on September 12th that will include a presentation from Alias|Wavefront. Alias|Wavefront will be demonstrating their 3D animation studio Maya. The meeting will have other guests as well, and the Web site has added some features to the site itself. From 3DNY.org:

Back from the summer there are great changes at 3dNY.org. Also note that registration is now open for our next meeting on September 12th. See Seminar Meeting info below.

WHATiS NEW AT 3DNY?

  • The GOLDEN TEAPOT 3D AWARDS Galleries are on view
  • The new Web site is much more powerful
  • New FORUMS are up and running. They are very easy-join in!
  • A new 3dNY STORE offers books and videos through Barnes & Noble
  • New JOBS POSTING Section is now available
  • MORE EDITORIAL CONTENT & ARTICLES THAN EVER BEFORE
  • FACT MODEL DISK IS ONLINE FOR PURCHASE

The online community of 3dNY.org is growing fast and we hope the enhancements we have made to the site will enable it to grow further. We now have about 1,000 registered members!

SEPTEMBER SEMINAR MEETING TOPICS: -- MAC MAYA 3.5 RELEASE -- DUGGAL IMAGING AND THE 3D ARTIST -- SWIFT 3D RAFFLE

FEATURED GUEST: MAC MAYA 3.5!! With Mayais Mac release in late September, many people want more exposure to its long amazing list of features. We welcome back Alias with Mac Maya 3.5, and hope to have OS X 10.1is new Open GL improvements to show it off with. Mac 3D artists are looking at a powerful 3D software tools in the next few weeks.

FEATURED GUEST: DUGGAL IMAGING!! In the heart of NYis photo district Duggal Photo has been the leader in high-end photo finishing for galleries, museums and advertising for over 40 years. Duggalis Digital Imaging division has continued the tradition by producing some of the finest digital output and we will have the pleasure of having the head of their digital department to speak with us and answer questions about the hurdles in going from RGB digital to gorgeous prints, and they will be giving out a fact sheet that describes the various methods of output available today. We will also get a sneak-peak at some of their new technology including Duggalis self illuminating Lenticular print technology and they will offering our members a 15% price reduction--details at the meeting.

RAFFLE: SWIFT 3D--STAND ALONE AND THEIR NEW LIGHTWAVE PLUGGIN. The nice folks at Electric Rain have given us a couple of copies of their amazing 3D to flash software. One copy is their stand alone application, and the other is the brand new pluggin for use with Lightwave. Have your business cards ready for the raffle!

Wednesday September 12th at 6 PM EDT sharp!! Apple Marketing Center at 53rd street and Lexington Avenue, on the 29th floor of the Citicorp building

You have to register for the meeting, though attendance is fee. You can find pre-registration information at the groupis Web site.

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