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Program 2016



Digital Landscaping for CG Artists und Architects

Helge Maus (pixeltrain)

Laubwerk Plants Kits enables the user to quickly set up a vegetated scene in Maya and 3ds Max. We present the drag-and-drop simplicity and easy-to-use tools that modify the shape, age, season, and level of detail of the plants and go into details about how to precisely control materials, and performance.

Helge Maus

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

Helge Maus delivers with his company pixeltrain | 3d | vfx | animation in-house trainings, workshops and online-coachings for the 3d & vfx industry. He enables you to master professional production techniques with the following tools: Cinema 4D, Maya, Houdini FX, Nuke, V-Ray, Arnold, RealFlow, Substance, Unity 3D and many more.

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, Pirates ´n Paradise, redseven Entertainment, ProSiebenSat.1, SKY Deutschland, NDR, rbb, Sony DADC, Intel and many more international companies.

pixeltrain | 3d | vfx | animation offers you in-house trainings, workshops and online-coaching 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, Houdini FX, Nuke, V-Ray, Arnold, RealFlow, Unity 3D and many more. 

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

Laubwerk is a CG software company specializing in digital botany for architects, 3D and VFX artists. Laubwerk Plants Kits offer procedural, render-ready 3D trees with drag-and-drop simplicity, and easy-to-use tools that modify the shape, age, season, and level of detail. For 3ds Max, Maya, Houdini, Cinema 4D, SketchUp (via Bloom Unit), and Python. Our Cinema 4D plugin SurfaceSPREAD distributes vast amounts of objects on terrains. Visit our booth at FMX for a hands-on demonstration. Plus, be the first to see some of our upcoming features, and new 3D Plants species. 

Contact: Laubwerk GmbH, August-Bebel-Str. 27, 14482 Potsdam-Babelsberg, Germany, phone: +49 331-58 56 992-0 Email: To arrange a meeting with us at FMX, please contact: Philip Paar,

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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