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Example Specification HP Z400 Intel Xeon Quad Core 3.06GHz CPU 6GB RAM + Nvidia Quadro 4000 2GB Graphics Card 320GB HD 500GB Additional HD DVD RIW Windows 7 64 Bit OS

High End Computer Suppliers
We recommend that you purchase a computer from a recognised computer graphics industry supplier. • Manufacturers such as Dell & Hewlett Packard supply computers to Hollywood and London studios . • You can expect to pay between £1000 and £2000 for a computer capable of 3D work . • We recommend Nvidia Quadro graphics cards for Autodesk Maya

An External Hard Drive 1TB or Greater (£80+)

A Graphics Tablet Wacom Intous 4 (£100+)

A Flash (Pen) Drive 8 Gig or Greater (£30+)

A 10+ Megapixel Digital Camera Digital SLR if Possible (£100+)

Computer Peripherals
In addition to a desktop computer we recommend that you purchase: • An external hard drive and pen drive to back up and transport your work. • A graphics tablet for home use and use in Photoshop / concept art classes. • A digital camera to use for reference, background, and texture photography.

Photoshop CSS.S For Concept Art & Texturing

Autodesk Entertainment Suite Applications Listed Below

After Effects CSS.S For Visual Effects & Compositing

Maya 2011112 For 3D, Effects, & Animation

Premiere CSS.S For Editing

Mudbox 2011/12 For 3D Sculpting & Texturing

Illustrator CSS,S For Vector Art & 3D Curves

Matchmover 2011/12 For Motion Tracking

MS Office For Written & Presentation Work

Alchemy For Concept Creation



Computer Software
During your studies you will be using a combination of creative software. These are: • The Autodesk Entertainment Suite: Maya, Mudbox, & Matchmover • The Adobe Creative Suite 5: Photoshop, Premiere, After Effects, & Illustrator. • Alchemy (www.al.chemy.org).

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