Alias|Wavefront Launches Maya Skill Center @ NAB '99

Alias|Wavefront Launches Maya Skill Center @ NAB '99

Post by Mike » Fri, 02 Apr 1999 04:00:00




> Theater presentations will feature speakers and industry notables such as
> Industrial Light & Magic and Alias|Wavefront's own resident Academy Award
> winner Chris Landreth.

Though you might think he's an Oscar winner, he's still only a nominee.

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        Mike Amron
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Alias|Wavefront Launches Maya Skill Center @ NAB '99

Post by K3Ddo » Sat, 03 Apr 1999 04:00:00


ALIAS|WAVEFRONT LAUNCHES MAYA SKILL CENTER AT NAB '99
Offers Free Access to Exclusive Hands-On Maya Training Sessions, Previews the
Latest Maya 2 and Conductors Technology, and Spotlights Industry Luminaries
Industrial Light & Magic and Academy Award Nominee Chris Landreth

Beginning April 19, 1999, Alias|Wavefront will introduce the Maya? Skill Center
at the Stardust Hotel and * in Las Vegas, offering NAB '99 attendees and
customers exclusive access to Alias|Wavefront technology, personnel, and key
development partners. The Maya Skill Center will be open daily, April 19,1999
through April 21, 1999.

Maya Skill Center guests will see the newest announcements from partners such
as Genetic Arts, Media 100, Motion Analysis, Silicon Graphics?, Viewpoint
Digital, and many others. Get the inside scoop on Maya 2, Maya Fusion, Maya
Cloth, and an outstanding new paint-effects system (codename Urchin).
Participate in hands-on labs, and learn from the most knowledgeable trainers in
the industry. Experience and manipulate real-time motion capture data in Maya
and find new ways to create digital effects using a variety of hardware and
software solutions.

Scheduled Presentations Include:
Maya Complete 2 Overview, Maya Unlimited 2 Overview, Urchin Preview, Maya
Fusion, TiPiT, Maya Complete Particles & Dynamics, Maya Complete-Character
Construction & Animation, Lighting Textures & Animation in Maya Complete, Maya
Cloth, Maya Complete-Rendering, and Maya Conductors presentations.

Theater presentations will feature speakers and industry notables such as
Industrial Light & Magic and Alias|Wavefront's own resident Academy Award
winner Chris Landreth. Guests will enjoy refreshments and snacks as they gain
behind-the-scenes insight into some of the entertainment industry's most
prestigious animations and visual effects masterpieces.

Skill sessions and theater presentations will be on the hour from 3:00 p.m. to
9:00 p.m., Monday through Wednesday; hands-on labs and customer sessions will
be held from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Monday through Wednesday.

Sign Me Up!
Entrance into the Maya Skill Center is free of charge, however, availability is
limited and guests are encouraged to pre-register for admission to seminars or
workshops. There are two levels of participation in the Maya Skill Center: Gold
VIP and Daily Guest Passes.

Gold VIP Pass: Available exclusively to those who wish to attend Maya Skill
Sessions between 3:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. daily. Gold VIP Ticket holders will
also have unlimited access to all sessions and exhibits running from 6:00 p.m.
to 9:00 p.m. daily.

Daily Guest Pass: Allows visitors to attend the 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. sessions and
exhibits.

Maya Skill Center Guests can register on-line at www.aw.sgi.com or call
1-800-447-2542 or 978-466-7623 (outside North America).

The Maya Skill Center will in the Stardust Hotel, Trianon Ballroom, 3000 Las
Vegas Blvd., South, 702-732-6111.

Alias|Wavefront will also be demonstrating technology at NAB '99, in the Sands
Convention Center, Booth # S2425.

About Alias|Wavefront
Alias|Wavefront is a wholly owned, independent software subsidiary of Silicon
Graphics, Inc. with headquarters in Toronto and technical centers in Seattle
and Santa Barbara. Please visit the Alias|Wavefront web site at www.aw.sgi.com
or call 800-447-2542 or 978-466-7623 (outside North America) for additional
product information or the location of an authorized Alias|Wavefront dealer.

Alias is a registered trademark, and Alias|Wavefront is a trademark of
Alias|Wavefront, a division of Silicon Graphics Limited.  Silicon Graphics is a
registered trademark of Silicon Graphics, Inc.  Maya is a trademark of Silicon
Graphics, Inc. exclusively used by Alias/Wavefront, a division of Silicon
Graphics Limited.  All other trademarks or registered trademarks are the
property of their respective owners. Alias|Wavefront, 210 King Street East,
Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M5A 1J7  Tel: 416-362-9181, FAX: 416-369-6140.