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Autodesk Gold Partners represent the top tier of the Autodesk reseller channel. As a Gold Partner we offer a complete solution, with pre and post-sales support, training, and implementation and customization services. Motion Media, LLC is located in Santa Monica, CA and has been serving the needs of film, games and television clients since 1997.

With Autodesk, you can create compelling visual effects with advanced, Academy Award®-winning effects and finishing systems. Designed for feature film, digital cinema, and high-definition post-production, our comprehensive Autodesk products and services provide the ultimate high-resolution quality for high-speed compositing, advanced graphics, and interactive client-driven design. Invest in the genius and talent of your artists by giving them the tools they need to focus on realizing their creative vision.

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3ds Max 2013

Continuing to push limits with its Rendering Revolution and Smart Data initiatives, Autodesk® 3ds Max®2013 software delivers a powerful interactive rendering experience that simplifies iterative look development with ActiveShade support in the NVIDIA® iray® renderer; offers a new render pass system with integrated node-based compositing; and provides industry-leading interoperability with Adobe® After Effects® and Adobe® Photoshop® software.

In addition, new motion graphics, animation, and simulation tools empower artists to focus more of their energy on creative, rather than technical challenges, while flexible new customization options enable them to easily configure and switch between interfaces that are optimized for the way they work.

Finally, enhanced interoperability with Autodesk® Maya® 2013 software, Autodesk® MotionBuilder® 2013 software, and Autodesk® Revit® Architecture 2013 software helps make sure that 3ds Max 2013 integrates efficiently into modern pipelines.

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Maya 2013

Autodesk® Maya® 2013 software delivers practical toolsets to help facilities working in 3D animation, visual effects, game design, and post production create and maintain the modern, open pipelines they need to address today's challenging productions. Powerful new toolsets for dynamic simulation, animation, and rendering help artists realize new levels of creativity while offering the enhanced productivity that will help keep them on schedule and within budget. In addition, the Open Data initiative introduced in Maya 2013 helps facilitate data-centric, nonlinear workflows. With it, content creators can work in parallel to finish faster and more easily handle the massive complexity requirements they face.

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Softimage 2013

Autodesk® Softimage® 2013 animation software delivers powerful new creative toolsets, a new high-fidelity interactive environment, and extended customizability, helping artists and Technical Directors get more from the product. Artists will enjoy greater creative freedom across the board: from the completely new CrowdFX simulation feature set; to a new High-Quality viewport; to enhanced modeling, 3D animation, physics, and selection tools, Softimage 2013 helps artists create compelling content in less time. In addition, better interoperability with Autodesk® Maya® 2013 software and Autodesk® 3ds Max® 2013 software; and extensions to the SDK (software development kit) help facilitate integration into existing pipelines.

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Motionbuilder 2013

Autodesk® MotionBuilder® 2013 animation software delivers robust new tools that help productiion teams more reliably acquire, aggregate, and refine data, and offers a new nonlinear editing paradigm for Virtual Production. With the option to record live motion capture data directly to disk, support for broadcast WAVE files, and the ability to output SDI (serial digital interface) video, MotionBuilder 2013 better supports a modern production pipeline. In addition, extended nonlinear editing tools, z-depth selection tools, and targeted performance enhancements accelerate everyday workflows. Also, with a flexible new HUD (heads-up display) and a floating viewer, animators and directors can benefit from views optimized for their individual requirements.

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Mudbox 2013

Autodesk® Mudbox™ 2013 3D digital sculpting and digital painting software gives you the freedom to create production-ready 3D digital artwork without worrying about the technical details. Designed by professional artists from the game, film, television, and design industries, Mudbox 2013 combines an intuitive user interface with a powerful creative toolset of stencils and brushes for ultrarealistic 3D character modeling, engaging environments, and stylized props. Available for Mac®, Microsoft® Windows®, and Linux® operating systems.
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Mental Ray Standalone

mental ray® Standalone 2013 software helps studios produce high-volume, high-quality renderings for today's complex film, television, and design visualization productions in less time. Available as a single executable that works with Autodesk® Maya® 2013 software, Autodesk® 3ds Max® 2013 software, Autodesk® 3ds Max® Design 2013 software, and Autodesk® Softimage® 2013 software, mental ray Standalone provides flexibility in a mixed-application 3D animation pipeline. With an extensive shader library to help simulate a vast range of photorealistic and stylized looks, physically accurate lighting, and a robust shading language, mental ray Standalone is a rendering tool of choice for leading visual effects and post production facilities worldwide.

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3ds Max Design 2013

Autodesk 3ds Max Design 2013 provides a comprehensive, integrated rendering, 3D modeling, and animation software solution for architects, designers, civil engineers, and visualization specialists to help tell the story behind their designs.

  • Rapid iteration of designs-- With interoperability with the AutoCAD®, Revit®, and Autodesk® Inventor® software product families, 3ds Max Design enables users to experience non-destructive workflows when upstream changes occur. The software also supports more than 30 2D and 3D data formats.
  • Accurate daylight analysis--3ds Max Design 2013 is one of the tools validated by the CNRC for the simulation and analysis of indirect and daylight effects. In addition, direct lighting can be explored in real-time in the viewport.
  • High-impact visuals--Technology proven in the entertainment industry enables designers and visualization specialists to create cinematic-quality imagery using:
    • An industry-leading polygon modeling toolset
    • Out-of-the-box animation, character, and effects tools
    • Network rendering with mental ray

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AutoCAD 2013

Design and shape the world around you with the powerful, flexible features found in AutoCAD® design and documentation software, one of the world's leading 2D and 3D CAD tools. Speed documentation, share ideas seamlessly, and explore ideas more intuitively in 3D. With thousands of available add-ons, AutoCAD design software provides the ultimate in flexibility, customized for your specific needs. It's time to take design further. It's time for AutoCAD.

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HumanIK 2013

Create more believable, real-time character animation for games with Autodesk® HumanIK® 4.5 game middleware. The software's full body inverse kinematics (FBIK) system enables characters to interact realistically with their environment and other characters. Create, modify, and reuse character animations by dynamically layering FBIK information onto existing clips at runtime, saving valuable animator time. Streamlined workflows between HumanIK, Autodesk® Maya® 2011 software, and the Epic Unreal® Engine 3 help accelerate the process of creating top-quality games.

  • Procedural motion adaptation--Layer FBIK solutions onto existing animations for seamless interaction with the environment.
  • Retarget, reuse, and lower costs--Create, modify, and reuse character animations with runtime retargeting to differently proportioned characters.
  • Epic Unreal Engine integration--An artist-friendly toolset puts control of IK integration into the hands of animators.
  • Artist-friendly workflow--The Characterization tool makes character configuration part of a seamless, integrated workflow. Specify bone mappings and validate work in the familiar Maya environment.
  • Extensive gaming platform support-- Optimized for Sony PLAYSTATION®3, Microsoft® Xbox 360®, Nintendo® Wii™ consoles, online, and arcade game platforms.

Kynapse 2013

Autodesk® Kynapse® game middleware is a leading artificial intelligence (AI) solution for game development and the creation of real-time simulations for nonplayer characters (NPCs). Production-proven in more than 100 titles, this high-performance game AI technology helps simulate advanced dynamic 3D pathfinding, environment perception, and large-crowd movement in complex terrains. It also helps simulate spatial reasoning, team coordination, and delivers efficient production tools that help streamline game creation.

  • Real-time 3D pathfinding-- Production-proven algorithms for in-game characters to find their way around large 3D dynamic environments in an intelligent manner
  • Path data generation--Automated tools help teams validate their results and generate AI data for their levels without hand tagging
  • 3D spatial awareness--In-game characters can position themselves intelligently in dynamic environments at runtime
  • Team coordination--Characters in games with multiple characters can communicate with each other and make group decisions
  • Extensive gaming platform support--Optimized for Sony PLAYSTATION®3, Microsoft® Xbox 360®, Nintendo® Wii™ online, and PC game platforms