Advanced Systems Group will present an animation and compositing tools workshop on May 25th. Focused on computer animation compositing and visual effects software the free event will include in-depth product demonstrations and workshops. “This workshop will explore various creation software tools and offer advanced tips and tricks for animators ” says Dave Van Hoy president of ASG. “It’s a unique opportunity to learn about modernized pipelines for improved workflows as well as interact with the technology experts who provide the tools that empower today’s computer animation artists.” Developed for animators compositors editors modelers riggers and producers the workshop will include a panel discussion from the Visual Effects Society and explore motion capture for 3D character animation digital sculpting and texture painting. Some of the area’s best artists will offer live demos of Autodesk Maya Motion Builder Mudbox and 3ds Max as well as Adobe After Effects Apple Motion and more. The event will also showcase a robust and highly scalable render management solution that can be quickly integrated into any production workflow plus a file transfer solution that enables large data set transfers over any network at maximum speed source disk to destination disk regardless of network conditions or distance. For registration and more information visit http://asgact2011.eventbrite.com.