NEWBURY PARK, Calif. — (BUSINESS WIRE) — May 4, 2011 — MAXON CINEMA 4D R12 3D modeling, painting, animation and rendering software has received the 2010-2011 Live Design Magazine Projection Products of the Year Award for best Content/Creation and Editing software in the projection category.
The annual Live Design awards recognize outstanding products in the live entertainment design and technology industry with a strong accent on projection. Panel judges consisting of professional projection designers, programmers, and technicians, selected CINEMA 4D R12, introduced in Fall 2010, for its intuitive interface and seamless integration with Nemetschek Vectorworks and Adobe After Effects, citing it as a 3D content creation heavyweight, and a show design and previsualization ‘must have’.
“MAXON aims to bring advanced 3D software solutions to artists that are production friendly and easy-to-use,” said Paul Babb, president and CEO at MAXON US. “We’re honored that the professional entertainment design technology community has recognized CINEMA 4D as a standout design tool and accept this award on behalf of our customers whose dedication to our products remains a key ingredient to our continued success.”
Recent projects that have leveraged CINEMA 4D for live entertainment design and projection work include:
- Piers Morgan Tonight on CNN – Gallery illustrations for the new talk show set – http://livedesignonline.com/venues/cnn-piers-morgan-set/index.html
- Peter Pan – CG imagery for the world’s first fully 360-degree projected animated stage set – http://www.maxon.net/en/customer-stories/print-screen-design/singleview/article/cinema-4d-helps-audiences-fly-to-neverland.html
- Roger Waters – Stage visuals for the 30th anniversary The Wall concert tour – http://www.maxon.net/en/news/singleview-default/article/pink-floyds-the-wall-turns-30.html
- LA Opera – Video projections for production of the Ring des Nibelungen and Lohengrin operas – http://livedesignonline.com/theatre/la-opera-uses-cinema-4d-0408/
Live Design Magazine will host a Projection Products of the Year Awards ceremony in New York City during its Broadway Master Classes on May 23rd.
About CINEMA 4D
MAXON CINEMA 4D is a professional 3D software package offering everything needed to create high-end 3D images and animations for film, broadcast, architecture, games, multimedia, design and engineering. Building upon more than two-decades of excellence, CINEMA 4D offers spectacular image quality and an intuitive, easy-to-use interface that puts professional results within reach of artists at all levels of CGI experience. CINEMA 4D delivers speed and productivity by taking advantage of the latest advances in processor technology, and offers configurations tailored to the distinct needs of specialized 3D markets.
About MAXON Computer
MAXON Computer is a developer of professional 3D modeling, painting, animation and rendering solutions. Its award-winning CINEMA 4D and BodyPaint 3D software products have been used extensively to help create everything from stunning visual effects in top feature films, TV shows and commercials, cutting-edge game cinematics for AAA games, as well for medical illustration, architectural and industrial design applications. MAXON has offices in Germany, USA, United Kingdom, France and Japan. MAXON products are available directly from the Website and its worldwide distribution channel. Specially priced learning editions of the company’s software solutions are also made available to educational institutions. For additional information on MAXON visit www.maxon.net.
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