July 2, 2007
Announcing the “Vue 3D Environment Competition 2007”!
8 JUDGES TO REPRESENT THE 3D ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY!T
July 2, 2006. Beaverton, Oregon: e-on software, makers of Vue, the leading solutions for natural 3D environments, in association with Softimage, Cornucopia3D and 3D World Magazine, today announced the second edition of the “Vue 3D Environment Competition”, designed to showcase the capabilities of 3D technology for CG environments.
Any version of Vue - including the free Vue 6 Personal Learning Edition (PLE) - can be used to enter the competition. Judging will be based solely on the quality, realism and artistic merit of the entries, not on the version of Vue used to create them.
With a group of 8 prestigious judges representing the different fields of the 3D Entertainment Industry, this competition is a unique chance for anybody to see their work exposed to the eyes of industry experts, as well as to win over $5,000 in prizes.
The “Vue 3D Environment Competition 2007” judges are all leading figures in the world of 3D graphics, from the Game, Broadcast and Media to the Motion Picture industries:
- Paul Huston – Digital Matte Supervisor, Industrial Light & Magic
- Takashi Nagasaki - CTO, Polygon Pictures
- Eran Dinur – Digital Artist, LucasFilm Animationn Singapore
- Stephane Belin – Senior Concept Artist, Electronic Arts
- Todd Akita - Technical Director, Psyop
- Susumu Yukuhiro – Concept Artist, Whiskytree
- Jim Thacker – Editor, 3D World magazine
- Leonard Teo - Product Marketing Manager, Softimage
Over $5,000 in Prizes!
The winner of the “Vue 3D Environment Competition 2007” will receive Softimage XSI Essentials (worth $1,995), Vue 6 xStream (worth $1,035) and one year subscription to 3D World magazine (worth $150).
The first runner up will receive Vue 6 Infinite (worth $735), Softimage XSI Foundation (worth $495), one year subscription to 3D World magazine ($150), while the second runner up will receive a $200 voucher on Cornucopia3D content.
Submissions start Monday July 2, and end Tuesday July 31, 2007.
The winners of the competition will be announced at the Siggraph show, in San Diego, on August 7, 2007.
More information is available at:
About e-on software
E-on software is the leading developer of high quality solutions for the creation, animation, rendering and integration of natural 3D environments. With products specifically targeted for the different market segments, e-on software provides solutions adapted to every project and budget. E-on software products are used worldwide by the film, television, architecture, game, science, education and entertainment industries.
E-on software was founded on the premise that powerful graphics tools should never get in the way of the designer's creativity. By investing significant resources into research and development, e-on software is able to deliver cutting-edge technologies that significantly improve usability and workflow.
E-on software is based in Beaverton, Oregon with a European office in Paris, France.
Visit their website at http://www.e-onsoftware.com.
About Softimage Co.
Softimage Co., a subsidiary of Avid Technology, Inc., develops innovative 3D character creation and effects tools to animators and digital artists in the film, broadcast, post-production and games industries.
Its product line includes SOFTIMAGE|XSI, the most advanced 3D animation and character creation software for next generation games & film, SOFTIMAGE|FACE ROBOT®, the first production for lifelike facial animation, SOFTIMAGE|CAT™, a complete character animation system plug-in, and Alienbrain®, an industry leading production asset management solution for creative teams.
For more information about Softimage, please visit www.softimage.com.
Cornucopia 3D is an online community dedicated to the Vue line of products.
On Cornucopia, you will find all sorts of resources to improve your Vue experience: forums, galleries, tutorials,... as well as a store where you can find top-quality content at the best possible price!
For more information about Cornucopia 3D, visit www.cornucopia3d.com.
About 3D World Magazine
3D World's main attraction is a high-quality, 116 pages printed magazine, crammed full of news, inspiration and practical advice about 3D graphics.
3D World comes out every four weeks. Every issue of the magazine comes with a CD packed full of 3D resources, including full software, exclusive trial and learning editions, models, textures, HDRI files, mocap data and architectural content. You can find 3D World magazine in major stores such as Borders, Barnes & Noble and WH Smith, as well as buy copies online.
For more information about 3D World magazine, visit www.3dworldmag.com/.
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