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Stay on top of what happening in your field. We’ve created a single point for regularly updated articles, resources, industry news and other stuff we find interesting. If there is a topic you would like to see an article on or a general question you would like answered, please let us know and we’ll see what we can do. Otherwise, enjoy!

Save 20% - 30% on V-Ray

Bundle & Save on V-Ray

V-Ray is celebrating its 10th Anniversary with savings of up to 20%-30% off.

Bundle 1: Buy V-Ray for Maya and V-Ray for Softimage and get 30% off

Perfect for VFX enthusiasts who want to use V-Ray within Maya and Softimage.  Buy V-Ray 2.0 ADV for Maya and V-Ray 1.5 for Softimage and save $770! Get the best of both worlds!

Bundle 2: Buy V-Ray 2.0 for 3ds Max + Phoenix FD 2.0 and get 30% off

Want to be able to create amazing simulations of fire and smoke? Wondering how you can create realistic looking foam and splashes? Get Phoenix FD and flame up those scenes! Add a touch of perfection and render it all with V-Ray for 3ds Max. Get this perfect combo now and save $650!  
 

Bundle 3: Save 20% when you upgrade.

Stay current and take advantage of the newest features in V-Ray. Get speed, precision, advanced shading and lighting capabilities and make rendering effortless. 

Upgrade any 2 V-Ray licenses simultaneously and receive 20% off on any new commercial license you’d like to purchase.

Promotional period: The above offers are valid from 20/05/2012 - 13/07/2012.

Autodesk awards accolades to Storm FX

May 16, 2012 - Australia

Storm FX was recognised at Autodesk’s annual awards last night as the M&E and Education reseller more Australian businesses turn to.

“We’re really happy to receive the awards,” says Martin Leibowitz, Managing Director, Storm FX. “Although our main priority is, and always will be, to provide excellent service and support, it’s nice to be acknowledged for our team’s hard work.”

Despite the win, Storm FX is not taking any time to relax and enjoy the limelight. Just the opposite, actually.


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Save up to 20% on selected Autodesk upgrades

May 9, 2012
It´s time to make the move.
Act now and save up to 20% on selected upgrades to the latest Autodesk software before July 13, 2012.

Getting up to date is good. Moving to Autodesk Suites is even better.

The pressure to perform better has never been greater. Which means now is the right time to optimise your workflow to enable you to do more, achieve better results faster, and collaborate more effectively. Maximise your work’s impact by moving to a purpose-built, cost-effective Autodesk Suite today.

Price changes are coming.

Upgrade now to help protect your software investment, and help maximise your return with the many benefits offered through Autodesk® Subscription and Autodesk® 360 cloud based services. Autodesk currently anticipates changes to its upgrade options next year, so take advantage of existing upgrade pricing and paths today to move to the current release.

For more information, contact teh Storm FX team today: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or 1300 061 007.

Working in the cloud: pie in the sky or a viable solution?

May 8, 2012
Working in the cloud: pie in the sky or a viable solution?

Much hype has been, and continues to be written about the “cloud” and the benefits of working within this environment. While the associated acronyms have become commonplace terms within our vocabulary, just how real are the offerings that venture capitalists are dumping billions of dollars into?

Most companies offering “x” as a service have a different model and approach, however we believe that irrespective of these differences the model is here to stay and will play an ever increasing role in your business.


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Just launched: Autodesk Simulation Workshop

May 3, 2012

The Autodesk Simulation Workshop is a new online resource that contains a series of modules designed to help train the next generation of engineers, based on feedback from a focus group held with influential faculty from North America and EMEA.  Developed for faculty, by faculty, the modules focus on the theories and methodologies of mechanical engineering, connecting traditional problem solving to modern CAE methods illustrated with Autodesk software.


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Post-Production Picks of NAB 2012

May 1, 2012

Best in show in post-production

If you’re suffering from a post NAB show hangover after being bombarded with all the "big" announcements that came through, especially on new projectors, players and cameras that capture 4K, rest assured we hear you loud and clear.

With over 1,600 exhibitors and 92,000 plus attendees, even if you stayed at home, it was hard not to be overwhelmed by the plethora of emails, blogs, and tweets that covered the event.


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Major update to Evo shared storage system

Las Vegas, Nevada, usa - April 16, 2012

Studio Network Solutions (SNS), a premier provider of post-production storage products for video and audio workgroups, today announced a major OS update to its popular Evo SAN + NAS shared storage server.

The latest release offers a host of user-oriented new features that simplify collaboration and optimize workflow, including bin sharing for Avid Media Composer customers.

Evo is now deployed in nearly 30 countries, and is used 24/7 in a variety of TV, film, video, and audio productions. Customers include The BBC, The History Channel, Irwin Entertainment, Leftfield Pictures, NHL, Pixar, Sesame Street, Showtime, Sony Playstation, and an equally impressive lineup of many other highly respected companies.


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