3ds max is used to create high-quality film effects in major Hollywood features such as The Matrix Reloaded, X-Men, and The Ring. It is equally popular among game developers, who use it to create stunning visuals in the top games. This book and DVD package, part of Autodesk Media and Entertainment's Official Training Courseware, focuses on the new features in 3ds max and how they fit into the overall workflow. These are major topics of interest for intermediate to advanced users upgrading to version X of the software. This package quickly gets them up to speed and back to work. The book and training DVD are seamlessly integrated. On the DVD, an instructor leads the animated tutorials and visually demonstrates each technique in real time. The book clearly demonstrates each step and is a handy reference. * Autodesk Official Training Coursewareco-published with Autodesk (formerly Discreet) * Includes robust training DVD with animated instructor-led tutorials--a great value * Covers key new features, including enhanced character animation, asset management, and development tools for large teams * Get up and running quickly with this book/ DVD combo!
Autodesk's Media and Entertainment division produces award-winning software tools designed for digital media creation, management and delivery across all disciplines: from film and television visual effects, color grading and editing to animation, game development, web/interactive, and design visualization. Autodesk Media and Entertainment is based in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.