Program 2015


MAXON Computer GmbH

Colorway for Cinema 4D Artists

Eric Nicolas Smit

In this presentation, the CG Artist Eric Nicolas Smit will show you the optimal workflow between Cinema 4D and Colorway. A Cinema 4D architectural rendering will be completely modified with Colorway. Illumination and Texturing are the focus of this presentation.

Eric Nicolas Smit

Eric Nicolas Smit , CG Artist / Visual Designer

Eric Nicolas Smit is an award-winning artist who has been creating CG imagery since 2001. A note or a sketch is all he needs to create breathtaking illustrations and animations. Eric delivers contents for any medium, from smart phone applications to giant live event screens. He's worked on projects for Paramount Pictures, Sony Music, Dangers Inc., The Seattle Art Museum, Toyota, Lexus, Nike, Dell and many more. In the 3D field, he specializes in environment creation, matte painting and 3D sculpting.

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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