SIGGRAPH 2011: Autodesk Software Powers Modern Production Pipelines
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SIGGRAPH 2011: Autodesk Software Powers Modern Production Pipelines

Connect With Autodesk Live in Vancouver or Virtually on AREA

SAN RAFAEL, Calif., July 28, 2011 — During SIGGRAPH 2011, Autodesk, Inc. will showcase its Digital Entertainment Creation (DEC) technology both in Vancouver (booth #429, West Building), and on AREA at Presentations by experts from Autodesk and industry leaders — including Pixar Animation Studios, Electronic Arts and Microsoft — will demonstrate how Autodesk’s modern pipeline solutions help artists create more believable characters, tell better stories and deliver more realistic results. Follow Autodesk at SIGGRAPH on Twitter at, hashtag ADSKSIGG, and on Facebook at

Autodesk would like to thank its strategic booth partners HP and NVIDIA, as well as its technology partner Fusion-io. Autodesk would also like to thank its strategic virtual event partners HP and NVIDIA.

Modern Pipeline Demonstrations & Presentations

At the Autodesk booth #429, Autodesk and a variety of guests will offer modern pipeline demonstrations and presentations on a number of new production techniques and topics:

Guest presentations will be offered by Jay Shuster (Pixar Animation Studios); Kevin Wittkopf and Geoff Richardson (Microsoft Kinect/Triangle Productions); Nolan Murtha and Richard Baneham (Lightstorm Entertainment); Chris Edwards (The Third Floor Inc.); Frederick Fowles (Rainmaker Entertainment); Jeremy McCarron, Brad Oleksy and Troy Thibodeau (Electronic Arts); Justin Denton (HALON Entertainment); and Damian Nenow (Platige Image Film Studio). Autodesk and NVIDIA will also co-present a future technology demonstration of cloud-based rendering services.



Beginning Aug. 9, Autodesk will also offer virtual SIGGRAPH activities on AREA, the Autodesk digital entertainment and visualization community, at This will include AREA TV programming, with live streaming of booth presentations, free Autodesk MasterClasses and interviews with industry experts from the show floor — offered in conjunction with Animation World Network.

Education & Training

The following four free online MasterClasses will be available on AREA during and after SIGGRAPH:

Autodesk will also host a number of previously announced events for students and educators. Visit the Education and Training page on AREA for more information.

SketchBook Creations

Throughout the show, Autodesk will also display art created with Autodesk SketchBook software on the Autodesk AREA page and at the Autodesk booth. SketchBook creations may be submitted to Email Contact. To learn more, visit AREA at

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