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Maxon Fall Product Releases Offer a Wealth of Rich Features and Compatibility Posted: 14/09/2021
Maxon Fall Product Releases Offer a Wealth of Rich Features and Compatibility

Maxon, the developers of professional software solutions for motion designers and visual effects artists, today announced updates to nearly every application within the company’s Maxon One product offering. Cinema 4D R25 and Trapcode Suite 17 unveil significant new functionality, the VFX Suite 2 features the addition of the recently acquired Bang muzzle flare generator, the introduction of Redshift RT and multiple products have received essential compatibility updates.

Tags: Maxon | product release | Cinema 4D | Redshift | Red Giant Complete | post production | vfx | special effects
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Maxon Reveals May 3D Motion Design Show Speakers Posted: 13/05/2021
Maxon Reveals May 3D and amp; Motion Design Show Speakers

Maxon just announced its lineup of speakers for its May 19th 3D & Motion Design Show, the free-to-attend virtual series of artist-focused presentations for 3D and motion graphics artists. Coming off the heels of the three-day April 3D & Motion Design Show, which launched Cinema 4D S24, attendees will get a closer look at how some of the most dynamic 3D artists are leveraging the Maxon suite of creative tools.

Tags: Maxon | Red Giant | Cinema 4D | Motion Design Show
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Maxon Unveils a New Corporate Identity Posted: 13/04/2021
Maxon Unveils a New Corporate Identity

After more than 20 years, Maxon has unveiled a new corporate identity. The move follows the completed unification of Maxon global in 2018, the acquisition of Redshift in 2019 and the merger with Red Giant in 2020. Senior Brand Manager Leo Hageman designed the logo under the direction of Maxon’s executive team.

Tags: Maxon | Logo | Animated Logos | Redshift | Red Giant
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Maxon Announces Three-Day April 3D Motion Design Show Posted: 07/04/2021
Maxon Announces Three-Day April 3D and amp; Motion Design Show

Maxon just announced its lineup of speakers for its April 3D & Motion Design Show, the free-to-attend virtual series of artist-focused presentations for 3D and motion graphics artists. During the extended April show, which will run from April 13, 2021 to April 15, 2021, Maxon will host presentations from a collection of notable creative directors, motion designers, and animation directors including Doug Appleton and John Lepore, the creative minds behind WandaVision, and Mike Winkelmann aka Beeple, the originator of the "everyday" movement and the face of the NFT-powered crypto art movement having just sold his piece, “The First 5000 Days” for $69 million at auction. The show kicks off on April 13th at 8:30AM PDT with Maxon CEO David McGavran providing company news and exciting announcements.

Tags: Maxon | Red Giant | Cinema 4D | Motion Design Show | VFX | Beeple
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Maxon Announces 2021 Lineup of 3D, VFX and Motion Graphics Special Events Posted: 23/02/2021
Maxon Announces 2021 Lineup of 3D, VFX and Motion Graphics Special Events

Maxon has announced its extensive lineup of 2021 events for content creators working in 2D, 3D, motion design, VFX and visualization. In addition to participating in mainstay industry events like SIGGRAPH, NAB, and IBC, Maxon will continue with their popular free online showcase, the 3D & Motion Design Show, the first of which will take place on March 17, 2021.

Tags: Red giant | Maxon | VFX | Cinema 4D | 3D & Motion Design Show | 2021 | Events Calendar
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Maxon Announces Maintenance Release of Magic Bullet Suite Posted: 04/02/2021
Maxon Announces Maintenance Release of Magic Bullet Suite

Today, Maxon announced the immediate availability of a maintenance release for Magic Bullet Suite 14, its collection of tools for color correction, finishing and film looks, that enables support in MacOS Big Sur and Final Cut Pro for the updated tools: Colorista V, Looks 5 and Denoiser III.

Tags: Maxon | Red Giant | Magic Bullet Suite | VFX | macOS | Final Cut Pro
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Maxons Cheap Tricks Returns with Dunes Holtzman Shield VFX Tutorial Posted: 15/12/2020
Maxons Cheap Tricks Returns with Dunes Holtzman Shield VFX Tutorial

Today, Maxon released a VFX tutorial inspired by the upcoming sci-fi epic, “Dune,” the latest adaptation of the 1965 Frank Herbert novel of the same name. In this Cheap Tricks episode, now out on YouTube, Dan “Hashi” Hashimoto, the Action Movie Dad, shows viewers how to recreate the film’s iconic defensive Holtzman Shield force field and other cool compositing effects in Adobe® After Effects® with tools from Red Giant Complete.

Tags: Maxon | Red Giant Complete | Cheap Tricks | Dune | VFX Tutorial | Magic Bullet Looks
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Maxon Final 3D Motion Design Show of 2020 is Almost Here Posted: 08/12/2020
Maxon and rsquo;s Final 3D and amp; Motion Design Show of 2020 is Almost Here

Wednesday, December 9th, Maxon will host its final 3D & Motion Design show of 2020, a free-to-attend virtual series of artist-focused presentations for 3D and motion graphics artists. In the December 9th livestream of the 3D and Motion Design Show, Maxon will host presentations from a collection of notable creative directors, motion designers, and animation directors who will demonstrate the application and experimental use of Cinema 4D on large-scale productions and films.

Tags: Red Giant | Maxon | events | 3D design
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Trapcode Suite 16 and Magic Bullet Suite 14 Arrive in Red Giant Complete and Maxon One Posted: 17/11/2020
Trapcode Suite 16 and Magic Bullet Suite 14 Arrive in Red Giant Complete and Maxon One

Today, Maxon announced, for the first time ever, two major new suite updates at once: Red Giant Trapcode Suite 16 and Red Giant Magic Bullet Suite 14. Updates to Trapcode Suite - a set of 11 tools for particle simulation and 3D effects for motion graphics and VFX - include new physics models, behaviors and a new type of emitter in Trapcode Particular, plus smaller updates to Trapcode Form and Trapcode Mir. Magic Bullet Suite 14 - a set of seven tools for color correction, finishing and film looks - includes new color workflows and powerful tools in Magic Bullet Looks and Magic Bullet Colorista.

Tags: Red giant | Maxon | Trapcode Suite 16 | Magic Bullet Suite 14 | Maxon One | Red Giant Complete
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Maxon Announces October 3D Motion Design Show Lineup Posted: 23/10/2020
Maxon Announces October 3D and amp; Motion Design Show Lineup

Today, Maxon announced its new lineup for the 3D & Motion Design Show, a free series of artist-focused streaming shows for 3D and motion graphics artists. Hosted online from October 27-29, 2020, on the Maxon website and YouTube channel, the world’s top motion graphics and VFX artists will showcase 3D techniques and real-world production workflows using Cinema 4D, Redshift and Red Giant products.

Tags: virtual shows | 3d | motion graphics | Maxon | Red Giant | RedShift
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Daddy-Daughter Duo Bring Epic Animated Short to Life in Quarantine Posted: 06/10/2020
Daddy-Daughter Duo Bring Epic Animated Short to Life in Quarantine

Today, Maxon released “Dino Feast,” the latest short film animated by Seth Worley and created using Red Giant tools and Adobe After Effects®. The film was written, directed, illustrated, and narrated by 9-year-old Eva Worley, Seth’s daughter, and follows the creative and action-packed story of a jurassic struggle for resources and food to feast on. “Dino Feast” is now streaming on YouTube.

Tags: Maxon | Red Giant
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Maxon Announces Cinema 4D R23 Posted: 08/09/2020
Maxon Announces Cinema 4D R23

In conjunction with their own live, virtual 3D Motion and Design Show and the IBC 2020 conference, Maxon today announced the availability of Cinema 4D Release 23 (R23). The next generation of Maxon’s professional 3D software delivers powerful enhancements to its animation and UV workflows, character animation toolset, and the inclusion of Magic Bullet Looks technology. The introduction of the new Scene Nodes system provides a preview of the performance customers can expect in future developments of Cinema 4D. Plugin developers will appreciate the update to Python 3, and creative pipelines will benefit from the inclusion of USD import/export and updates to FBX and OBJ handling. R23 will be available on September 9th for subscription holders and will be available as an upgrade for perpetual license holders

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Red Giant Recreates Time Travel from Bill and Ted 3: Face the Music in New Cheap Tricks Episode Posted: 27/08/2020
Red Giant Recreates Time Travel from and ldquo;Bill and Ted 3: Face the Music and rdquo; in New Cheap Tricks Episode

Today, Maxon and Red Giant released a tutorial inspired by the new movie Bill and Ted 3: Face the Music, out this weekend. In this Cheap Tricks episode, now out on YouTube, Dan “Hashi” Hashimoto, the Action Movie Dad, travels the circuits of time to show viewers how to recreate Bill and Ted’s iconic time traveling phone booth in Cinema 4D and construct stunning VFX and compositing in Adobe® After Effects® with tools from Red Giant’s VFX, Trapcode and Magic Bullet Suites.

Tags: Red Giant | Maxon | Cheap Tricks | VFX
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Red Giant Universe 3.3 Adds Tools for Animated Light Trails and Powerful Blend Modes Posted: 18/08/2020
Red Giant Universe 3.3 Adds Tools for Animated Light Trails and Powerful Blend Modes

Red Giant has just released an update to Universe, its collection of GPU-accelerated plugins for editors and motion graphics artists. Universe 3.3 delivers two brand new tools and an update to four current ones in the existing Universe suite. Visual artists will have access to an even greater selection of dynamic tools for motion graphics with the introduction of Quantum and Modes and as well as the updated versions of the Glow, Glimmer, Chromatic Aberration and Hacker Text tools.

Tags: Red Giant | Maxon | Universe
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Maxon 3D and Motion Design Show for Siggraph to Feature All-Star Lineup Posted: 14/07/2020
Maxon and rsquo;s 3D and Motion Design Show for Siggraph to Feature All-Star Lineup

Maxon, the developers of professional 3D modeling, animation, rendering and motion design software solutions, today announced the speaker lineup and schedule for its upcoming 3D and Motion Design Show for Siggraph 2020. Running from Tuesday, July 21st through Thursday, July 23rd, the free, fully virtual event will be hosted on 3DMotionShow.com (formerly C4DLive.com) and will feature presentations covering VR and AR, character animation, photo real visual effects, motion design and more, presented by the world’s top motion graphics and VFX artists.

 

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