Session details


Saturday May 06
List-Saal:Galerie A
XSI Voodoo
Nikki Bridgman, European Training Development manager, Softimage

I Everything you ever wanted to konw about XSI and had noone to ask. Nikki Bridgman, Product & Training Specialist XSI from Softimage in London will answer your questions. She will give some in-depth instructions and show some of her XSI tricks to the audience. The workshop will also be interesting for newbies and people who changed from other 3D packages recently.

Nikki Bridgman started working as a 3D artist in 1993 using Softimage 3D for Psygnosis and early Playsation titles for Sony. She then spent two years as lead 3d artist on 'Starship Titanic' a 3D pre rendered adventure game created by Douglas Adams. After a short stint working for Kim Aldis on broadcast projects Nikki joined Softimage as a demo artist for 3 years, demoing and training worldwide as far a field as India, the Lebanon, Israel, Middle East, South Africa and Asia aswell as all of Europe. In 2002 she left Softimage to work in production. Since then she's worked all genres of television and Film. Her credits include, Tomb Raider 2, Terry Gilliams 'The Brothers Grimm' , Disney Channel series 'Spooky Sisters' and a variety of promos for National Geographic, Discovery, The Disney Channel, The Olympic Bid Committee and Nickleodeon. Nikki has worked on commercials in the UK and Australia and last year taught the United Arab Emirates Armed forces to use XSI.

We are happy that Nikki just rejoined softimage in the role of European Training Development manager for XSI.

Nikki Bridgman
European Training Development manager

Softimage Co., a subsidiary of Avid Technology, Inc, is the industry leader in 3-D animation, 2-D cel animation, compositing and special effects software, designed to address the demands of the film and commercial/broadcast and games/interactive industries. SOFTIMAGE®|XSI®, an integral player in Avid's Make, Manage and Move Media(tm) strategy, is the flagship product offering from Softimage. XSI is the industry's first truly nonlinear animation (NLA) system that gives animators and digital artists the freedom to Make professional animation, visual effects and games - from major motion pictures, to cartoons and commercials, to animated content for video games and Web sites. The Softimage product family is designed to help users innovate, create and collaborate throughout the production process.

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