Program 2015


MAXON Computer GmbH

MAXON Cinema 4D - Next Limit RealFlow Production Workflows

Helge Maus (pixeltrain)

MAXON Cinema 4D - Next Limit RealFlow Production Workflows

MAXON Cinema 4D R16 is known industry-wide as a comprehensive 3D package whose usability is easy, efficient and intuitive. NextLimit RealFlow 2014 uses the same approach for its specialized solutions for fluids, particles and simulations, making it the ideal partner for the fast-paced production of commercials, VFX and visualizations.

In this presentation, VFX trainer Helge Maus shows practical applications of workflows and a wide range of tips and tricks for using RealFlow 2014's powerful functions to expand Cinema 4D's own dynamics and simulation toolkit.

Examples will include uses for VFX, product visualization and motion graphics. File exchange, RenderKit and ALEMBIC will also be covered.

Special tips for rendering with ARNOLD in Cinema 4D and MAXWELL Render as well as compositing in NUKEX will also be included.

Helge Maus

Helge Maus , 3D-& VFX Specialist / Trainer, pixeltrain,

Helge Maus works with his company, pixeltrain 3d | vfx | animation (, as a 3D-/VFX consultant and trainer in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. Most of his work is done with Autodesk Maya, MAXON CINEMA 4D, The Foundry Nuke and Adobe After Effects. He also teaches additional software such as Arnold, V-Ray, MAXWELL, RealFlow, Vue xStream, Syntheyes and Houdini FX.

He has worked as a freelancer for more than 15 years for Adobe Systems and is a member of the beta team for Adobe After Effects, and is a MAXON Lead Instructor for CINEMA 4D. He has worked with clients such as Jura, Vitra, Jung-von-Matt, redseven Entertainment, ProSiebenSat.1 Media AG, SKY Deutschland, NDR, rbb, Sony DADC, Intel and many more international companies. His books and video trainings are published by his own publishing house, pixeltrain.

pixeltrain | 3d | vfx | training offers you in-house trainings, workshops with experienced instructors and publications for the 3d & vfx industry. We enable you to master professional production techniques with the following tools: Maya, Cinema 4D, NUKE, V-Ray, Arnold, Vue xStream, SynthEyes and many more.                          

Contact: pixeltrain | 3d | vfx | animation, Helge Maus, Feldbacherstrasse 493, A-8311 Markt Hartmannsdorf, +43.699.10669979,

MAXON Computer GmbH is a developer for 3D graphics software, offering professional 3D modeling, painting, animation, and rendering solutions.

MAXON's product line is centered around its core applications Cinema 4D, a leading animation package for media production, and BodyPaint 3D, its pioneering 3D painting package. These award-winning applications are renowned for their ease of use, quick workflow, fast rendering and unmatched integration into leading compositing applications, such as Adobe After Effects, Apple Final Cut Pro or Apple Motion.

Cinema 4D and BodyPaint 3D have been used extensively in the advertising, film, television, science, architecture, design and other industries.

MAXON Computer was founded in 1986, and has offices in Germany, USA, United Kingdom, France and Japan. MAXON products are sold in over 70 countries worldwide.

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FMX is funded by the Ministry of Science, Research and Arts and the Ministry of Economic Affairs, Labour and Housing of the State of Baden-Wuerttemberg, the City of Stuttgart and MFG Baden-Wuerttemberg, taking place in cooperation with the VES Visual Effects Society and ACM SIGGRAPH. FMX is an event by the Filmakademie Baden-Wuerttemberg, organized by Animationsinstitut, hosting the Animation Production Days (APD), a joint venture with the Stuttgart International Festival of Animated Film (ITFS).

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