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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.

Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm


Location: Carolina Ale House Raleigh - Downtown
Parking available in garage behind Carolina Ale House 510 Glenwood Parking Deck

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.

You're invited to this free event for creative professionals, motion graphics artists, 3d generalists, and visualization specialists.

We are excited to present a wide range of exciting technology and industry workflows involving the Autodesk Entertainment portfolio.  Topics will include Visual Effects, Virtual Reality, Motion Graphics, Visualization and more.  We’ll be showcasing many of the powerful new procedural workflows in Autodesk Maya® and Autodesk 3ds Max® including MASH, Bifrost, XGen and the Max Creation Graph.

Additional topics will include collaborative production management with Shotgun, as well as efficient, high quality rendering with Arnold 5.

Don’t miss out… we will be raffling off an Apple TV and a Radeon Pro WX 5100 graphics card at the end of the night and additional door prizes will be given to the first customers to arrive!  Food and beverages will be provided.


6:00 Networking with partners Pluralsight and AMD. Food and drinks
6:30 Introductions of partners and a few words, logistics for the evening, interactive part using mentimeter.
Charlie Breakiron, Owner
BREAKIRON Animation&Design, LLC
Chapter President, AAUGA

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


Maya 2017
3ds Max 2017
Arnold 5
Shotgun 7.2

Steven Roselle
Autodesk Senior Technical Specialist

Blog:  http://area.autodesk.com/blogs/stevenr


Maya 2017
3ds Max 2017
Arnold 5
Shotgun 7.2


Jose Elizardo
Autodesk Senior Technical Specialist

Blog:  http://area.autodesk.com/blogs/stevenr

Final Giveaways, Thank You and Networking




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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