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AREA (www.the-area.com) is a digital entertainment and visualization community where artists and developers can share their work, expertise or opinions. In addition, members can search for jobs or staff and find great resources for the Autodesk products they are passionate about. With more than 350,000 members, AREA is one of the best places for artists using Autodesk media and entertainment or design visualization products to learn, share and discuss their craft — both with their peers and with people at Autodesk. Membership is free.
The site includes:
- Tutorials & Tips for beginner, intermediate and advanced users
- Downloads for textures, shaders, plug-ins, scripts and more
- Showcase section of image and movie galleries, and member portfolios
- inHouse section featuring customer stories, videos, and “Behind the Screenz” interviews that focus on technical aspects in production pipelines
- Blogs—from Autodesk product development as well as community members
- Discussion Forums
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