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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.

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Arrival & Signup 6:30 pm

Presenters / Guest Speaker:

Lee Fraser, Sr. Application Engineer at Autodesk
Gernot Pflüger, Book Author, Co-founder and CEO of CPP Studios, Germany
Nathan Wulf,
Gameplay Engineer, Ubisoft Red Storm Entertainment

Next event is in May... Stay tuned for more information!

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Parking available in garage behind Natty Greene's ($3.00) or (free) on street if available.

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 bimonthly 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.

... At this meeting you will see ...

2014 Maya Mudbox MotionBuilder with touch enabled features on the Cintiq 24HD Touch by Wacom.
... and this ...
viZoo creates media solutions that blends fiction and reality using holographic technology. Simpler than you think, more effective than you can imagine, their solutions are designed to take your demos, displays, launches, events, exhibitions and presentations from all right to amazing.


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

First Presenter

2014 Maya Mudbox MotionBuilder with touch enabled features on the Cintiq 24HD Touch by Wacom.

Lee Fraser
Sr. Application Engineer at Autodesk

Email: Lee.Fraser@autodesk.com


Second Presenter

"Holo technology in conjunction with tablets, smartphones and portable systems can literally deliver a brand new perspective to gaming companies and gamers".

Gernot Pflüger
Book Author, Co-founder and CEO of CPP Studios, Germany

Email: gernot@cppstudios.com
Website: www.vizoo.com/flash/


Guest Speaker

Introduction / Overview to Filter Forge. Demonstration of the node based system. Tips on how you might be able to get a free copy of Filter Forge.

Filter Forge is used for creation of seamless textures.

Nathan Wulf
Gameplay Engineer, Ubisoft Red Storm Entertainment

Email: jitspoe@yahoo.com
Website: http://jitspoe.com/
Filter Forge: http://filterforge.com/

8:40 Q & A    
8:45 Announcements / GiveAways


9:00 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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