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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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Guest Speakers:

Jeff McFall,
3D Video Graphic Design Manager, SAS
Ed Harriss,
Computer Animator, SAS
Jill Hammergren,
Owner, The Media Pro

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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.

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!

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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.


 

Agenda:

6:30 Arrival / Signup    
7:00 Introductions    
7:10

AAUGA Chapter Announcements

Charlie Breakiron, Owner
BREAKIRON Animation&Design, LLC
AAUGA Chapter President

7:20

First Presenter

The challenges of creating a large format production for events.

Jeff McFall, 3D Video Graphic Design Manager
SAS

www.sas.com
Jeff.McFall@sas.com

8:00

Second Presenter

How to get a job in computer animation.


Ed Harriss, Computer Animator
SAS


www.sas.com
Ed.Harriss@sas.com

8:20

Guest Speaker

You're fabulous, Now What? Don't Keep it a Secret--- Marketing, Networking and Social Media Tips So Everyone Knows!

Jill Hammergren, Owner
The Media Pro


www.themediapro.biz
jill@themediapro.biz

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


Craig Brandwynne - Center Sound Records www.centersoundrecords.com

Steven Grove - Composer of Television, Film and Video Game Music
www.stevengrove.com


Sponsors

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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