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Inter BEE 2009: Autodesk to Present Visual Effects Software and a Tech Preview

Preview Provides Glimpse of Future Technology: Autodesk Smoke Editorial Finishing System on the Mac OS X Platform (November 11, 2009)
DMN Newswire--2009-11-11--

Autodesk, Inc., is participating in the International Broadcast Equipment Exhibition (Inter BEE) in Hall 7, Booth 7407, at the Makuhari Messe Convention Center in Chiba, Japan, November 18-20, 2009. At Inter BEE, Autodesk is showing a technology preview of its industry leading Autodesk Smoke editorial finishing software running on the Mac OS X platform. This will be the first time an Autodesk finishing product has been designed to run on the Mac platform. Autodesk is also showcasing its latest visual effects, finishing, color grading and animation solutions for television, film and commercial post-production. Autodesk Inter BEE 2009 theme is "Conceptualize. Create. Produce."

Autodesk Product Showcase

Inter BEE attendees can see demonstrations featuring the following products at the Autodesk Booth:

  • Autodesk Lustre 2010 digital color grading software
  • Autodesk Inferno 2010 Ext. 1 visual effects software
  • Autodesk Flame 2010 Ext. 1 visual effects software
  • Autodesk Flint 2010 Ext. 1 visual effects software
  • Autodesk Flare 2010 Ext. 1 visual effects software
  • Autodesk Smoke 2010 Ext. 1 editorial finishing software
  • Autodesk Maya 2010 3D modeling, animation, visual effects and rendering software
  • Autodesk 3ds Max 2010 3D modeling, animation and rendering software

Technology Demonstrations

At Inter BEE 2009, Autodesk will show several workflow presentations:

  • Technology Preview of Autodesk Smoke 2010 for the Mac OS X platformTwice daily presentations of Smoke running on this new platform. See how the Smoke integrated toolset for editorial finishing can help post-production and broadcast facilities be more efficient. Limit 80 attendees per session. Limited advance registration available at
    • Daily at 1:00 p.m. JST for Broadcasters
    • Daily at 3:30 p.m. JST for Post-Production Facilities
  • Visual Effects Finishing Solution (Flame and Flare) Daily 10:30 a.m. JST
  • Editorial Finishing and Grading Solution (Smoke and Lustre)Daily 11:20 a.m. JST
  • Special Presentation of Philips Carousel short film created with Autodesk softwareDaily 4:20 p.m. JST)
  • Digital Media Presentation "From Acquisition to Finish" with Panasonic P2, Sony F35 and REDNov. 18 and 19, 2009, at 5:10 p.m. JST

Autodesk Customer Showcase

Inter BEE attendees can see these customer demonstrations at the Autodesk Booth:

  • Chad Taylor, Inferno artist, Industrial Light & Magic: Presenting "The Magic Behind Three of 2009's Blockbuster Films," showcasing how ILM created visual effects for "Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen," "Star Trek" and "Terminator Salvation"
    • Date and Time: Twice daily at 12:10 p.m. and 2:40 p.m. JST (in English with translation)
  • Shinobu Ochi, computer graphics director, Tokyo Broadcasting System Television Inc.: Presenting workflow on "Mr. Brain," a weekly episodic TV show that uses Lustre, Flame and Autodesk Burn software
    • Date and Time: November 18, 2009, at 1:50 p.m. JST
  • Reishi Sonokawa, Lustre/Flame artist, and Shinobu Iwamoto, Flame/Smoke artist, Motion Design U2: Presenting their Lustre, Flame, Smoke and RED workflow
    • Date and Time: November 19, 2009, at 1:50 p.m. JST
  • Tomoki Terada, operating officer, and Yusuke Yamazaki, editor, TYO Technical Ranch, Inc.: Presenting the Lustre, Flint and RED media workflow they used for a  Rokko Butter Co., Ltd. QBB cheese commercial
    •  Date and Time: November 20, 2009 at 1:50 p.m. JST

Industry Collaboration

  • Autodesk and Sony Marketing K.K. will jointly demonstrate Sony's new, Tele-File and double-speed ingest features and show a color grading, chroma-key and composition stereoscopic workflow that includes Flame, Smoke and Lustre. This demonstration is being held in the International Conference Hall, Room 201, at various times throughout the conference.

Autodesk thanks its technology partners AJA and Hewlett-Packard for supporting Autodesk's presence at Inter BEE 2009.

For more information in Japanese about Autodesk activities at Inter BEE visit

About Autodesk

Autodesk, Inc., is a world leader in 2D and 3D design, engineering and entertainment software for the manufacturing, building and construction, and media and entertainment markets. Since its introduction of AutoCAD software in 1982, Autodesk continues to develop the broadest portfolio of state-of-the-art software to help customers experience their ideas digitally before they are built. Fortune 100 companies ( as well as the last 14 Academy Award winners for Best Visual Effects ( use Autodesk software tools to design, visualize and simulate their ideas to save time and money, enhance quality, and foster innovation for competitive advantage. For additional information about Autodesk, visit

Autodesk, AutoCAD, Flame, Flare, Flint, Inferno, Lustre, Maya, Smoke and 3ds Max are registered trademarks or trademarks of Autodesk, Inc., and/or its subsidiaries and/or affiliates in the USA and/or other countries. Academy Award is a registered trademark of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Mac OS is a trademark of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries. All other brand names, product names or trademarks belong to their respective holders. Autodesk reserves the right to alter product offerings and specifications at any time without notice, and is not responsible for typographical or graphical errors that may appear in this document.

(c) 2009 Autodesk, Inc. All rights reserved.

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