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NewTek's LightWave 3D to Play Prominent Role in Studio at SIGGRAPH 2001

(August 10, 2001)
NewTek announced today that LightWave 3D will be featured on every Windows and Macintosh computer in the Studio, an interactive classroom at the SIGGRAPH 2001. Attendees at the show in Los Angeles from August 12-17 will be able to experience the power and speed of LightWave 3D, the industry's best selling 3D software. In addition, NewTek has donated 2 complete copies of LightWave [6.5] to be given out as prizes for SIGGRAPH student volunteers.

In the Studio at SIGGRAPH 2001, attendees of all skill levels are invited to sign up to use the latest off-the-shelf, commercial animation software to develop, create, or refine 2D and 3D ideas, concepts, and data into living, breathing animation. The general interface, workflow, and creation tools are covered in hands-on sessions in The Studio and in interactive tutorial presentations in The Studio Tutorial Theater throughout the week.

Attendees can interact with the experienced Studio staff to create animation of any style, using any available techniques to achieve them. The Studio staff will assist with an introduction to the concepts of modeling, texturing, lighting, and application of the basic principles of animation. Seasoned animators, technical directors, and other computer graphics professionals are also invited to participate in this unique, collaborative environment.

NewTek's LightWave 3D will be featured prominently in the SIGGRAPH 2001 Studio running on every Windows and Macintosh machine, 110 seats in total. LightWave 3D is the best selling software for animation, video, special effects and game development. Designed for production use, LightWave 3D boasts the industry's fastest most beautiful rendering engine, complete subdivision modeling, and an animation system built upon the world's fastest, most accurate 3D Inverse Kinematics (IK) engine.

SIGGRAPH Studio Location
"The Studio" is in Hall A of the Los Angeles Convention Center. LightWave 3D will be featured in the all areas of the studio including 3D, 2D and Animation. Registered attendees can sign up to work with LightWave 3D and then output their creations to CD. In addition, the Studio will feature hands-on session throughout the week that attendees may also sign up for.

Dates & Times
Sunday, August 12
1 p.m. -7 p.m.
Monday, August 13 - Friday, August 17
9 a.m. - 6 p.m.

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