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A local chapter of the Autodesk® Animation User Group Association (AAUGA), launched by BREAKIRON Animation&Design. Quarterly meetings will be held at offsite locations throughout the year. The chapter, which is called Triangle AAUGA Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill, will provide networking, social and educational opportunities for North Carolina digital graphics artists in Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill, Research Triangle Park (RTP) and outlying regions.

-> RSVP Include names of friends that you are bringing.


Arrival & Signup 6:30 pm

REMAINING MEETING DATES: JUN. 11, AUG. 20 & DEC. 3

 
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Location:
THE GREEN ROOM AT NATTY GREENE'S PUB & BREWING CO. - RALEIGH
Parking available in garage behind Natty Greene's ($3.00) or (free) on street if available.

NattyGreenes
About Us:
The Autodesk® Animation User Group Association (AAUGA) serves as a resource and forum for digital graphics artists. We are the Triangle AAUGA Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill chapter, bringing together area talent in a casual but professional environment. We talk 3D modeling, animation, visual effects, cool software features and more. We're the digital graphics artists behind the gaming, film, television, medical, architectural and technology industries, as well as many other types of businesses. Our quarterly meetings feature high-end software demonstrations, giveaways, hints and tips, discussions about available jobs — plus food!

-> Press Release
AAUGA User Group Launched in the Raleigh, Durham and Chapel Hill Area to Support Digital Graphics Community.

Our Purpose:
At Triangle AAUGA, it's our goal to pool and strengthen North Carolina's animation, visual effects and 3D graphics talent. We seek to provide networking opportunities, an upbeat social setting and a place to gain and share knowledge and experience. We also hope to be a talent source for North Carolina industries seeking top-quality digital graphics production services from experienced artists.

MODO A complete CG studio in one affordable package

MARI State of the art 3D painting

World’s first fully GPU-accelerated, biased renderer.


The primary objective of the Foundry's development efforts is to significantly improve the creative processes used in content creation for Games, Product Design, Film and other Creative Media. The Foundry strives to offer complete solutions that easily integrate with current production pipelines from end to end. This is your opportunity to discuss workflow challenges and best practices with The Foundry's product experts so that they can act quickly to bring the solutions you desire to market. 

The Foundry's Creative Specialist and MODO guru will be on hand to present the latest releases of MODO and MARI, and Shane Griffith The Foundry's Product Marketing Manager for MODO/MARI will lead a discussion about industry challenges and The Foundry's vision to resolving them.
 

Agenda:

6:30 Arrival / Signup    
7:00 Introductions    
7:10 AAUGA Chapter Announcements
Charlie Breakiron, Owner
BREAKIRON Animation&Design, LLC
Chapter President, AAUGA

    William Clay
Chapter Vice President, AAUGA
    Lisa Breakiron
Chapter Secretary/Treasurer, AAUGA
       
7:20

First Presenter:

Shane Griffith

Project Marketing Manager

MODO / MARI

The Foundry

Shane Griffith
Project Marketing Manager
The Foundry


LinkedIn:  Shane Griffith
Email: Shane Griffith

8:20

Second Presenter:

Greg Brown

Creative Specialist

MODO / MARI

The Foundry


Greg Brown
Creative Specialist
The Foundry




LinkedIn:  Greg Brown
Email: Greg Brown

9:30

Third Presenter:

Patrick VanNortwick

3D / VFX Artist

BREAKIRON Animation&Design

Patrick VanNortwick
3D / VFX Artist
BREAKIRON Animation&Design




LinkedIn:  Patrick VanNortwick
Email: Patrick VanNortwick
10:00 Announcements / GiveAways


Sponsors

  Finish (Mixer, hang out and socialize)    
 

Past Meetings

    August 2016 Meeting
April 2016 Meeting February 2016 Meeting August 2015 Meeting
June 2015 Meeting February 2015 Meeting December 2014 Meeting
June 2014 Meeting February 2014 Meeting December 2013 Meeting
August 2013 Meeting May 2013 Meeting April 2013 Meeting
February 2013 Meeting December 2012 Meeting August 2012 Meeting
April 2012 Meeting February 2012 Meeting November 2011 Meeting
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