Melbourne motion graphics and animation studio, Yes Captain is proud to present NODE, a dedicated Motion Graphics and Animation event on November 18 at the Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI) in the heart of Melbourne, Australia.

NODE brings the best in Australian Motion Graphics and Animation together to share their work, industry insights and creative inspiration with an audience of professionals and students of all levels, working or studying in design, animation, motion graphics, filmmaking, advertising, VFX or game development.

Bringing a global flavour to the event is MAXON who have joined NODE as a Gold Sponsor, partnering with Adimex, Australia’s leading distributor of their software.


“We’re very supportive of initiatives that inspire anyone involved in 3D motion graphics. We feel it’s always important for artists to have the opportunity to sharpen their skillset and learn new ideas and trends from within their community,”

… Friederike Bruckert, MAXON’S VP International Sales and Marketing.


NODE have launched an Ident competition inviting short, fun and original creative responses. The brief is to create a 10-15 second ident featuring the NODE logo to be in the running for some cool prizes.

As part of the Gold Sponsor agreement, MAXON is also providing the major prize for NODE’s Ident competition, which is open to students and professionals until August 31. The best overall ident will be awarded a license for MAXON’s flagship 3D modeling, painting, rendering and animation software, Cinema 4D Studio R18, the latest release which has previewed this week at SIGGRAPH 2016.

Also partnering with NODE are yours truly, helloluxx! Continuing our support for the visual effects and motion graphics community, helloluxx are providing a dedicated student prize worth over AUD $3,000!
The prize pack includes:
X-Particles 3.5
Tim Clapham training
A $400 voucher to spend in helloluxx
An exclusive helloluxx T-shirt!

All entries will be shared online and used to promote NODE (with full credit to the creators of course!) on all NODE social media channels and website plus it will screen at ACMI and on the big Fed TV outdoor screen at Federation Square, Melbourne.

Check out one of the first entries (from Jumbla) which has already been featured on Motionographer’s Vimeo channel.

Entries close August 31 when they’ll be open to public voting from around the world.

Best Ident and Best Student Ident will be announced at NODE Fest this November.



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Author: Fleur Clapham

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