Alias Takes Maya 6 on the Road

Alias today announced the launch of its Maya 6 Evolution of 3D Tour. Sponsored by HP and NVIDIA, the series of live events offers a chance for 3D artists and enthusiasts to see the Maya 6 software up close, network with peers and hear from special guest speakers from Alias, PDI/DreamWorks, Amaze Entertainment and The Orphanage Inc. For more information and to register for these events or dozens of other Maya 6 events taking place around the world, see

Evolution of 3D Tour Details

May 26, 2004–Montreal, Quebec

5 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Special Guest: Alias principal scientist and creator of Maya Hair, Duncan Brinsmead Cabaret Music Hall

2111, Blvd. Saint-Laurent, Montreal, QC

June 3, 2004–San Francisco, Calif.

7 p.m. – 10 p.m.

Special Guest: Andy Hendrickson, head of animation technology at PDI/DreamWorks, will discuss how Maya was used in the making of Shrek 2.

Broadway Studios

435 Broadway, San Francisco, Calif 94133

June 15, 2004–New York, New York

6 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Special Guest: Matt Ontiveros, 3D artist at Amaze Entertainment, will discuss Lemony Snicket, a new game based on the popular children’s book series.

Bowlmor Lanes/PRESSURE

110 University Place, New York, NY 10003

June 17, 2004–Hollywood, Calif.

7 p.m. – 10 p.m.

Kevin Bailley, senior effects supervisor at The Orphanage Inc., will discuss how Maya was used in the making of Hell Boy.

Ben Kitay Studios

1054 Lillian Way, Hollywood, Calif. 90038