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Craft Animations Provides Sample CDS Tools to Users of the Subscription Advantage Pack for Autodesk Maya 2011

Free Select Camera and Vehicle Simulation Tools Enhance Production Quality and Efficiency; CDS Upgraded to Include Maya OS X, 64-bit Compatibility

GOTHENBURG, Sweden – October 4, 2010Craft Animations™ announces the integration of select Craft Director Studio™ (CDS) tools within the Subscription Advantage Pack for Autodesk® Maya® 2011, currently available to customers on Autodesk Subscription at

View Autodesk's short tutorial on the tools included in the Subscription Advantage Pack for Maya 2011

CDS is based on cutting-edge research in autonomous control systems, and provides interactive control and simulation of cameras and vehicles which helps to significantly reduce animation production times. The free CDS sample bundle for Maya 2011 includes:

Craft Animations offers over 20 additional animation tools and six Specialty Edition bundles ideal for 3D animators and visual effects artists, game developers, forensic specialists, CAD professionals, and architectural designers. All tools are compatible with the Maya OS X 64-bit operating system.

For additional information, or to take advantage of Craft Animations' October Rebate Program offering all CDS users up to a 48% discount on Specialty Edition bundles, please visit

About Craft Animations
Founded in 2006 and based in Gothenburg, Sweden, Craft AnimationsTM AB is a leading developer of a new era of professional real-time 3D animation technology, Craft Director Studio TM. Based on cutting-edge research in autonomous control systems, Craft Director Studio and its add-ons simulate the complex physical behavior of cameras and 3D vehicles such as helicopters, cars, airplanes, boats and motorcycles. Utilized by high-profile companies worldwide such as Disney, Pixar, NAMCO BANDAI, Lockheed Martin, Ford and Toyota; Craft Director Studio streamline production, enhance realism and increase creativity for users in the visual effects, game development, forensic reconstruction and architectural design industries.

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