February 6, 2008

Maxon and Adobe Kick Off Power Integration Tour 2008

Newbury Park, Calif. -- Maxon Computer USA, the developers of Cinema 4D and BodyPaint 3D, announced the 2008 schedule of its Power Integration Tour. The tour is a joint road show with Adobe Systems Inc. that highlights the ease of integrating Cinema 4D 3D software with Adobe Creative Suite 3 Production Premium for a powerful 2D/3D cross-platform solution.
Representatives from both companies will present a range of dynamic visual effects and motion graphics presentations geared to creative professionals seeking to integrate these two software applications into film, video, DVD, Web, and mobile device pipelines.
The Power Integration Tour kicked-off in seven cities in 2007 and drew more than 1500 participants.
The 2008 leg of the tour will include stops in eight major markets, including:
- San Francisco - February 26th
- Vancouver - February 28th
- Seattle - March 4th
- Minneapolis - March 20th
- Boston - March 25th
- New York - March 27th
- Montreal - April 1st
- Toronto - April 3rd
Space is limited. Register online at: http://tour.maxon3d.com/
“Based on the positive reception we received from artists at tour stops last year, we’re thrilled to continue our joint partnership with Adobe,” says Paul Babb, president, Maxon. “Creative professionals are constantly challenged to improve their 3D/2D production pipelines and get the most from their toolkits. We’re confident the tour will address artists’ needs by showcasing the superior capabilities a Maxon/Adobe integrated workflow brings to motion graphics studios.”
Each Power Integration Tour session will demonstrate how the combined power of Adobe Creative Suite 3 Production Premium and Maxon's Cinema 4D can produce stunning 3D motion designs faster and easier than ever before. Attendees will learn about an array of motion graphics topics and be taught how to create compelling 3D broadcast designs culminating in the production of a television newscast opening.
As an added bonus, attendees are eligible to win over $60,000 in door prizes that feature complimentary products from Adobe and Mason, and from tour sponsors including: Artbeats, Cybermotion: Chris and Trish Meyer, Digital Anarchy, Gridiron Software, Intel, NVIDIA, Pixel Corps, NTI, Cyberlink, RE: Vision Effects, and Verbatim.