Missed out on the Maya, Bifrost and Arnold webinar, be sure to catch the recorded presentations on the Modena Media and Entertainment YOUTUBE Channel https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCI_KJBz236SSKAsIuiipKvA

Autodesk Tech specialists hosted a  75 min webinar session highlighting new features and improvements that have been added that empower artists throughout the production pipeline.

Whether you’re focused on animation, rigging, modeling, or effects, we’ve packed a lot into this release to help you work faster and without creative limits, including over 60 animation updates. 
In this session, you will learn about the new modeling and animation features and their impact on the production pipeline. There was a focus on Arnold 6 and and how it can now be used for production rendering on both the CPU and GPU, and how to take advantage of the latest technology and add GPUs for increased rendering power. Learn about Arnold in the USD ecosystem including Hydra render delegate, Arnold USD procedural, and USD schemas for Arnold nodes and properties. Bifrost makes it possible for 3D artists and TDs to create complex effects in Maya quickly and easily using a new visual programming environment. 
Webinar speakers: Roland Reyer, Jon Capleton and JP Giancarlo – Autodesk Technical specialists