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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

Presenters / Guest Speaker:

Joseph Drust, Character Artist, Ubisoft | Red Storm Entertainment
Ross Shain, Visual Effects Artist and Chief Marketing Officer of Imagineer Systems
Michael Brown, AR Developer and Owner of Incog Augmented Reality
Gabe Smith,
CG Animator, Owner of Simply Anim, LLC

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

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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 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 our meeting you will see this ...

Character Artist with Ubisoft (Red Storm Entertainment)

Presently, Joseph is a Character Artist with Ubisoft (Red Storm Entertainment) in Cary, North Carolina. His work currently includes character sculpting for Ubisoft's next gen game titles. Joseph is also a beta team member for Pixologic’s ZBrush and a certified ZBrush Instructor. In his free time Joseph kitbashes Kidrobot's Munny Vinyl figures, fishes from his kayak on the on the local rivers, chases his young son, plays with his Sharpador (Sharpei-Labrador), and moonlights as graphic design and technical support for his wife's business.

... and this ...

mocha Pro from Imagineer Systems

mocha Pro is the academy award winning visual effects tool that combines modules for planar motion tracking, rotoscoping, lens correction, stabilization, object removal, 3D camera solving and more. Planar tracking = less manual keyframe tasks! For more information: www.mocha-Pro.com

Doorprize! mocha Pro v3 Planar Tracking & VFX utility from Imagineer Systems - Retail Value: $1495

... aaand this ...

The rise of augmented reality and its application across various markets. 

Michael Brown is an AR developer and owner of incog Augmented Reality. He is an artist and writer who has developed submission work to various publishers   He graduated from Valdosta State University with a Bachelors degree in Public Relations. He is a 15 year service award winner for volunteer work with the March of Dimes. He has been a technical representative for companies including IBM and Northrop Grumman. In his free time he works on various creative projects.


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
7:20

First Presenter (40min.)

Zbrush Character Sculpting

Joseph Drust
Character Artist, Ubisoft | Red Storm Entertainment




Website:
  Joseph Drust
Website: Joseph at Pixologic

8:00

Second Presenter (40min.)

Planar Tracking & VFX utility from Imagineer Systems





Ross Shain
Visual Effects Artist and Chief Marketing Officer of Imagineer Systems




Email: rosss@imagineersystems.com
Website: www.mocha-Pro.com

8:40

Third Presenter (40min.)

The rise of augmented reality and its application across various markets.

Michael Brown
AR Developer and Owner of Incog Augmented Reality



Email: michael@incogar.com
Website: http://www.incogar.com/
9:20

Guest Speaker (20min.)

Pose to pose animation, tweening and landing into your pose.

 

 

Gabe Smith
CG Animator, Owner of Simply Anim, LLC


Email: cardye03@gmail.com
Website: www.simplyanim.com

10:00 Announcements / GiveAways


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10:15 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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