MAXON Announces Presence at the 2013 NAB Show in Las Vegas April 8 – 11, 2013 (Booth # SL5316)

April 1, 2013 9:51 pm

Tags: 3D, Animation, C4D, Cinema 4D, Maxon, NAB

Company to Showcase CINEMA 4D – Flagship 3D Motion Graphics Solution; Creative Professionals to Show How MAXON Technology Streamlines Workflow in Film, Broadcast, Design and Web Projects; Presentations Streaming Live Daily on

NEWBURY PARK, Calif. – MAXON invites members of the press and convention attendees to stop by its exhibitor booth, #SL5316, at the 2013 NAB Show – April 8 – 11, 2013, in Las Vegas.

At NAB, MAXON will showcase CINEMA 4D R14, the latest version of its powerful, production proven 3D motion graphics, visual effects, painting, and rendering software application. Leveraging more than two decades of 3D graphics programming excellence, CINEMA 4D is acclaimed for its innovation and ease which allow individual artists and design teams to incorporate high-end 3D functionality into motion graphics and visual effects projects in any medium, from film and broadcast to mobile game design and architectural visualization and product design.

MAXON Press Luncheon
MAXON begins this year’s show with its fifth annual “First Day of NAB” press luncheon on Monday, April 8th, where Paul Babb, president/CEO, MAXON US, will discuss the latest advances in the company’s 3D product line up. Babb will also be joined by a special guest to preview some exciting, industry-changing developments. [Note: This is an invitation-only event. Members of the press interested in attending, please contact Vicky Gray-Clark,, indicating name and media outlet for consideration.]

Guest Artist Presentations
At the MAXON booth, # SL5316, some of today’s hottest professional 3D motion graphics designers and visual effects artists using MAXON software will provide insight into how CINEMA 4D helps solve complex production challenges and inspires the making of award-winning feature films, broadcast graphics, commercials, and more.

Earlier this month, MAXON and Adobe Systems Incorporated announced they had entered into a strategic alliance and would begin collaborating on solutions that would leverage the strengths of their respective technologies to simplify and further integrate a pipeline between Adobe® After Effects® software and CINEMA 4D to give users a seamless 2D/3D workflow. Visitors to both the MAXON and Adobe booths at NAB will also see presentations demonstrating the production-friendly and robust connectivity that presently exists between these powerhouse 2D and 3D software toolsets. {Editors’ note: read press release here:}

Guest presenters currently confirmed to present work created with MAXON software include:

Nick Campbell, the motion graphics phenom behind the online training and community resource for creatives – Greyscalegorilla, returns to the MAXON booth with his enthusiastic presentation style to show the tight integration between CINEMA 4D and After Effects to make beautiful renders from start to final render.

John LePore, creative director at New York City-based Perception, will once again deliver an insightful and engaging presentation to demonstrate the flexibility and ease CINEMA 4D provides in meeting razor-sharp deadlines on high profile projects for film and television like Men in Black III. LePore will focus on how the design team handles the race-to-the-finish-line in the earliest stages of production, often requiring the creation of detailed style-frames and complicated motion tests.

Barton Damer is a multi-award winning motion designer and digital artist working in a variety of mediums including print, web, live productions and broadcast television. He is the founder of the design and motion graphics studio, Already Been Chewed. Barton returns to the MAXON booth to reveal how he employed CINEMA 4D to create some conventional and not-so-conventional campaigns for Nike, Malibu Boats, and Scion's RAT Tour.

EJ Hassenfratz, owner and motion graphic artist at Eyedesyn and author, will break down the creative process on recent motion graphics campaigns, including a projection mapping project to illustrate CINEMA 4D’s versatility and performance under pressure with a focus on the Inheritance Effector and MoDynamics.

Colin Evoy Sebestyen is a motion graphics artist and instructor at the Academy of Art University, and California College of the Arts in San Francisco. He will examine a range of topics and techniques in CINEMA 4D including the new sculpting features in Release 14, 3D stereoscopic workflows, live tour graphics created for Edison’s fall tour with musical artists Aesop Rock, Big Wiz and Rob Sonic and his “Render-A-Day” art projects featured on

Kevin Aguirre, lead animator for LA-based Cake Studios, will demonstrate a streamlined approach for using CINEMA 4D in combination with After Effects on a trio of broadcast projects including ESPN Unite to highlight the use of MoGraph Effectors, simple character setups, animating with XPresso, crowd creation and more.

Brian McCauley, creative director and 2D/3D animator, breaks down a project produced for the Chicago Bulls that will illustrate tips on optimizing the CINEMA 4D workflow for the fast paced world of sports motion graphics.

Mike Szabo, motion designer with Big Mike Design, will showcase the power inside the CINEMA 4D toolsets including XPresso, MoGraph and Dynamics that streamline creativity and improve productivity on a project for the Univision Network in Miami.

Donovan Keith, freelance animator, CINEMA 4D trainer, author, and technical director, will demonstrate techniques using various toolsets in CINEMA 4D such as MoGraph, Python, Thinking Particles and XPresso for scientific visualization projects.

Live Coverage from the MAXON Booth
For MAXON enthusiasts unable to attend the show, the company is dedicating a live stream daily from its NAB booth with expanded coverage of guest artist presentations and news from the show floor that will be available on C4D Live. Visit the site for additional information on guest presenters, presentation schedules, and more.

MAXON Around the NAB 2013 Show
MAXON is sponsoring events and activities at NAB 2013 that provide an opportunity for show attendees to become better acquainted with its 3D solutions and foster educational and networking opportunities, as follows:

MediaMotion Ball 2013 – Monday, April 8, 5:30 – 10:00 p.m., The Monte Carlo Hotel
Heading into its 16th year at NAB, the MediaMotion Ball, affiliated with the International Media Users Group (IMUG) and the AE-List, is one of the premier events for postproduction, 3D and motion graphics professionals. Since its inception, MAXON has generously sponsored the event. This year, in addition to sponsoring and providing the wine for the event, MAXON has donated two (2) copies of CINEMA 4D Broadcast (retail $1695) to the raffle.

Las Vegas SuperMeet – Tuesday, April 9, 7:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m., Rio Hotel
The Creative Pro User Group Network (CPUG) hosts the twelfth annual Las Vegas SuperMeet, an event that provides the postproduction and broadcast community an opportunity to talk about the latest technology trends in a fun and social setting. CINEMA 4D is acclaimed for its outstanding ease-of-use and cross platform functionality. MAXON returns as an event sponsor.

Broadcast Education Association 2013 (BEA) – April 7 – April 13, Las Vegas Hilton
The BEA works with the National Association of Broadcasters in creating the next generation of media professionals. The annual co-located conference attracts over 1200 educators and students and features sessions geared to educators and students. MAXON will host a satellite booth at the conference.

NAB Pinball Party – April 9, 8:00 p.m. – 12 midnight, The Pinball Hall of Fame, Las Vegas
Join MAXON and Red Giant Software for old school fun at a pinball party at the legendary Pinball Hall of Fame, with special guest hosts Nick Campbell (aka Greyscalegorilla) and Harry Frank. The evening features game play on more than 150 pinball machines, an open bar and ice cream truck serving free treats. No need to drive or arrange a ride. A party shuttle will run every 20 minutes between the front of the MGM Grand hotel to party venue. RSVP details:

MAXON Booth Hours
The MAXON booth #SL5316 will be open during NAB 2013 exhibit hours, as follows:

Las Vegas Convention Center
3150 Paradise Rd
Las Vegas, NV 89109

-- Monday, April 8 – 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
-- Tuesday, April 9 – 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
-- Wednesday, April 10 – 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
-- Thursday, April 11 – 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

To schedule a booth visit (or alternate briefing opportunity for those not attending NAB) with Paul Babb, please contact Vicky Gray-Clark, Ambient Public Relations, (408) 318-1980,, or feel free to stop by the MAXON booth # SL5316.

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