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RealFlow and Maxwell Render User Group Meeting


Please join Next Limit Technologies, Mirada Studios’ Andy Cochrane and Gnomon for an evening of insight into the creative 3D visions being surpassed with the industry’s premier 3D fluid simulation and photorealistic rendering solutions developed by Next Limit Technologies. Experienced and new users of Next Limit’s RealFlow and Maxwell Render are invited to learn from the experts as they show you how to seamlessly integrate these tools within the standard VFX/animation production workflow. Already using Autodesk Maya or another leading 3D application? Discover how to use it with RealFlow and Maxwell Render to keep up with industry trends and make your work stand out above the rest. Earlier this year Next Limit Technologies released RealFlow 2013. Later this year Maxwell Render V3 will be released as well. These two major version releases will be explored in detail at this event. Schedule

Thursday, October 17th, 2013 7:30 pm – 7:45 pm: Meet and Greet 7:45 pm – 9:15 pm: Presentations 9:15 pm – 9:30 pm: Q&A, Discussion

Where Gnomon School of Visual Effects 1015 N. Cahuenga Blvd. Hollywood, CA 90038 View Map


Special Guests

Víctor Sánchez
Víctor Sánchez 
Next Limit Technologies Product Specialist  Victor Sanchez has worked as Product Specialist at Madrid-based Next Limit Technologies for both RealFlow and Maxwell Render since 2009. He’s acted as the Next Limit delegate for the Southern California area and is continuously involved in research for synergies between both products, providing training materials and collecting feedback from all over the world.
Andy Cochrane
Andy Cochrane  Interactive and New Media Director, DFX Supervisor at Mirada Studios  Andrew Cochrane is a filmmaker currently working as a creative lead atMirada, Guillermo del Toro’s independent studio. He directs and supervises commercials and digital interactive projects. His credits include co-directing commercials for Target, LG, and a major new product line from a large entertainment studio. He was a director and creative supervisor on the iPad App, Cornelia Funke’s “Mirrorwold” which recently won a Cannes Silver Lion for “Best Visual Design/Aesthetic.” Concurrently, he has worked on numerous independent projects. In 2002, he formed The AV Club Productions, Inc. which is a multimedia collaborative production company. He wrote, created and directed several popular web series including “Psycho Bob.” In 2012, he directed the music video “Holdin’ Me” for Darin Bennett and the Requiem which was featured by more than 50 major tastemakers in online music and video, and was an official selection of several festivals including the prestigious LA Shorts Fest. The song will also be the theme song for the new show “Warlocks Rising” on the Discovery Channel. His VFX and other transmedia credits are also available on IMDB and by request.