Wednesday, May 19, 2010

Comedy Night & Auction Fundraiser for the Red Cross

Comedy Night & Auction Fundraiser for Media & Entertainment Professionals, for Relief Efforts in Japan

Come out to the world famous Improv Comedy Club in Hollywood and enjoy a night of laughs, drinks and mingling in support of the American Red Cross. In an effort to support the people of Japan who have been hit hard by the recent earthquake and tsunami and are still struggling with a nuclear disaster, Motion Media, along with our sponsors, is bringing you this free night of entertainment and networking.

Join other entertainment industry professionals in bidding on your favorite software, hardware or other items that we have up for auction. The auction will be both silent and live so you have multiple ways to get your items at a ridiculously low price and feel good while doing it.

Proceeds from auctioned items will be donated to the American Red Cross to help those affected by the earthquake in Japan and tsunami throughout the Pacific.

Over $52,000 worth of products to bid on! Check back often for additional items to bid on.

The Details:

When:Thursday, June 9, 2011, 6:30pm-11pm
Where:Improv Comedy Club
8162 Melrose Ave.
Hollywood, CA 90046
Click Here for a Map
Why:To have some laughs, free drinks and mingle with other industry folks, get your favorite product at a ridiculously low price and to help out a worthy cause.


For More Information & to RSVP, Click Here

Friday, May 14, 2010

V-Ray 1.50.SP5 for 3ds Max Released

To all of you V-Ray for 3ds Max users,

Chaos Group is glad to announce the availability of the new V-Ray 1.50.SP5. The new build adds compatibility with 3ds Max 2011 and 3ds Max Design 2011 and includes new features, together with many modified and improved ones. The full list of additions and bug fixes is listed below. The new service pack is available for immediate download from our website download section.

In case of any questions or download issues, please contact the support team at

New features:
*Added VRaySamplerInfoTex texture and VRaySamplerInfo render element
*Added VRayObjectSelect render element which allows to extract objects with specific IDs into a separate element

Modified features:
*Added an option to the VRayPhysicalCamera to perform image distortion based on a texture map
*Allow the user to specify texture bounds for 3d displacement
*Added displacement slot to VRayFastSSS2 material

Wednesday, May 12, 2010

Autodesk Maya 2011 Hotfix 1

Autodesk has released a Hotfix for Maya.

The download is a complete installer.

You'll have to uninstall old version, for the new hot-fixed version

Read me and Download here.