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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 6:00 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.


Autodesk is excited to share with you the Future of Making Things! Come and check out the latest versions of Autodesk® Maya, Autodesk® 3ds Max and much more. This is a free, invite only event for creative professionals, 3d artists and visualization specialists.

Don’t miss out, door prizes to the first customers to arrive! Attendees can win a GoBOXX MXL!


6:00 Networking with partners Pluralsight, BOXX, AMD and Wacom. Food and drinks
7:00 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

First Presenter

Autodesk® Maya 2016

Lee Fraser
Sr. Application Engineer at Autodesk

Email: Lee.Fraser@autodesk.com
8:15 Give aways and switch over presenters

Second Presenter:

Autodesk® 3ds Max 2016

Jose Elizardo
Autodesk Senior Technical Specialist

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

Final giveaways, thank you.

9:30 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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