News archive

The archived news of the years 2007 - 2019, neatly archived by years.

 

 

2019

 

 

10.12.2019

Intel publishes an interview with Marc Potocnik about the animation project "Apollinarisstr." and how Intel technology is used at renderbaron. Recorded during Siggraph 2019 in Los Angeles. Watch here...

 

15.10.2019

Four Creators, four projects - Intel has published  "Apollinarisstr", Marc Potocniks project to benchmark the Intel W3175X CPU. The article contains a video on the creation process and a link to the complete scene for doing your own benchmark tests. Check it out here...

 

09.09.2019

Intel® Developer Zone features an article about Marc Potocnik's work and career - and how he came from felt-tip pens to workstations. Read here...

 

20.08.2019

Scientific Eyecandy - at Animago Conference 2019 in Munich Marc Potocnik grants a glance behind the scenes of creating impressing visualizations and Visual Effects for TV-documentaries. More info here...

 

26.07.2019

Marc Potocnik will present his latest work "Apollinarisstr." live at the joint Intel and Maxon booth (#1217) and the Intel Create Event @ Siggraph 2019 in Los Angeles. More info here...

 

24.06.2019

Intel®s recent "Creator"-Newsletter features Marc Potocniks animation project "Appolinarisstr." and the related talk @ FMX 2019 in Stuttgart. Read here...

 

15.05.2019

"Apollinarisstr. - Ingredients to Realism": at FMX 2019 in Stuttgart Marc Potocnik reveals the ingredients to photorealistic animations - the latest project "Apollinarisstr." was created for Intel to benchmark the new Intel Xeon W-3175 CPU. Watch the talk here...

 

22.04.2019

"Sun Noise and Sliced Clouds" - DCC magazine "Digital Production" publishes a 2 part series of articles by Marc Potocnik on Volumetric Effects in Cinema 4D. Part 02: How to create a volumetric sun and puffy clouds. Load the free PDF here...

 

20.03.2019

"Procedural Landscaping with Cinema 4D and Intel-Technology" - Marc Potocnik grants a glance behind the scenes of creating Digital Environments @ Codemotion 2019 in Rome. 22.03.19, Università degli Studi Roma Tre. More info here...

 

08.03.2019

The Magic of Visible Lights - DCC-Magazine "Digital Production" publishes a 2 part series of articles by Marc Potocnik on "Volumetric Effects with Cinema 4D". Part 01: thin clouds, fog and stellar nebulae. Load the free PDF here ...

 

05.03.2019

Maxon introduces Cinebench R20 - the popular benchmark software from the manufacturer of Cinema 4D uses an interior scene by Marc Potocnik to measure CPU scores. The free software is available from the Microsoft Store and the Mac App Store. More Info here...

 

02.01.2019

Now render it! - DCC-Magazine "Digital Production" publishes a 5 part series of articles by Marc Potocnik on "Shading, Lighting & Rendering with Cinema 4D". Part 05: efficient Rendering. Load the free PDF here...

 

 

2018

 

 

21.11.2018

Now gimme some Light! - DCC-Magazine "Digital Production" publishes a 5 part series of articles by Marc Potocnik on "Shading, Lighting & Rendering with Cinema 4D". Part 04: the art of Lighting. Load the free PDF here...

 

28.09.2018

"When the Lumas with the Colorizer..." - DCC-Magazine "Digital Production" publishes a 5 part series of articles by Marc Potocnik on "Shading, Lighting & Rendering with Cinema 4D".

Part 03: Cinema 4Ds Shaders and how to get the most out them. Load the free PDF here...

 

05.09.2018

"Comparing 3D Rendering Performance" - Intel® publishes an official Whitepaper on benchmarking different hardware configurations with Marc Potocniks "Mountainvista" scene. Read it here ...

 

31.08.2018

"Masterclass in Procedural Landscaping" - Marc Potocniks Cinema4D talk from Siggraph 2018 in Vancouver is now online at Cineversity. Watch it here ...

 

26.06.2018

"Siggraph 2018: Procedural Landscaping with Cinema 4D". For Intel® Marc Potocnik created "Mountainvista", a 3D scenery for benchmarking Intel® latest i9/ Optane-systems. Marc will demo his workflow for "Mountainvista" @ Siggraph 2018 in Vancouver. More info @ Intel® Software Developer Zone...

 

22.06.2018

"of channels, reflections and wallpapers" - DCC-Magazine "Digital Production" publishes a 5 part series of articles by Marc Potocnik on "Shading, Lighting & Rendering with Cinema 4D".

part 02: the materialsystem of cinema 4d and how to deal with textures. load the free pdf here...

 

07.05.2018

"Is there light or can I chuck it?" -DCC-Magazine "Digital Production" publishes a 5 part series of articles by Marc Potocnik on "Shading, Lighting & Rendering with Cinema 4D".

part 01: basics of shading and all about BSDFs with Lambert and Gouraud, Phong, Blinn & co. Load the free PDF here...

 

01.03.2018

The brandnew Showreel 2018 brings to you the best from renderbaron in the fields of 3D-Visualization and Visual Effects. Watch it here ...

 

15.02.2018

"Sheep & Dogs" in Kleve - on 25 February 2018 Marc Potocnik will perform the Multivision "Sheep and Dogs" in Gallery "Projektraum Bahnhof25" in Kleve, a hand drawn animal fable about racism and a dangerous repetition of history. More info here...

 

 

2017

 

 

30.10.2017

"audi technologies staged by renderbaron" - checkout a 7-pages breakdown on visualizations for audi in issue 06:2017 of „digital production". load the free pdf here...

 

01.10.2017

celebrating 16 years of renderbaron - with a doublefeature tonight on television: tune in zdf "terra xpress" on 6.30 pm and see drones and giant ground holes - more info here. then, at 7.30 pm watch "terra x" about the synthesis of atoms, stellar nebulae, about salt crystals and uranium turning to lead - more info here.

 

25.09.2017

renderbaron @ maxon usermeetigns 2017 - maxon is on tour again with its annual usermeetings, this year in cologne, hamburg and munich. marc potocnik will join all three events and give a MakingOf about procedural landscaping for a music video. more info here...

 

15.09.2017

"kunstpunkte 2017" @ renderbaron -  "kunstpunkte" are two weekends of open doors  in studios of düsseldorf based artists. on 23/24 september 2017 marc potocnik will perform the multivision "sheeps and dogs" in his studio, a hand drawn animal fable about racism and a dangerous repetition of history. more info here...

 

26.06.2017

procedural landscaping with cinema4d (and everything you always wanted to know about noise shaders…) - checkout a 7-pages breakdown of the visual effects for googoosh „do panjereh“ in issue 04:2017 of „digital production“. load the free pdf here...

 

09.06.2017

three episodes of zdf „terra xpress“ in a row with visual effects made by renderbaron: third one on coming sunday, june 11, 2017 - investigating the theft of precious koi carps. on air june 11, 2017, 6.30 pm @ zdf.  more info here...

 

30.05.2017

three episodes of zdf „terra xpress“ in a row with visual effects made by renderbaron: second one on coming sunday, june 4, 2017 - explaining the principle of gps-positioning. on air june 4, 2017, 6.30 pm @ zdf.  more info here...

 

23.05.2017

three episodes of zdf „terra xpress“ in a row with visual effects made by renderbaron: first one on coming sunday, may 28 - exploring the formation of storm tides in the baltic sea. on air may 28, 2017, 6.30 pm @ zdf.  more info here...

 

21.02.2017

science-fiction-styled romance shortmovie:  renderbaron creates all visual effects for the latest muscivideo "do panjereh" ("two windows") of persian pop-legend googoosh - a song about a couple being seperated on different planets. watch here (incl. link to a makingof on the visual effects)...

 

14.02.2017:

color-spaces, variations and metallic paint: marc potocnik publishes an in-depth tutorial on the creation of metallic paint with cinema 4d r16 and above (click) and two comprehensive tutorials on the colorchooser (click) and the variationshader (click) of cinema4d r17 and above. tutorials are in german.

 

05.01.2017:

new year, new website-category: "stills" shows hires still-imagery from the field of virtual photography, visualization and advertisement. watch here...

 

 

2016

 

 

23.12.2016:

shiny as steel, velvety as wax: surprising shader-setups for cinema 4d - developed and explained by marc potocnik in a 7-pages tutorial (german) of dcc-magazine "digital production". load the pdf here...

 

01.10.2016

celebrating 15 years of renderbaron! a big "thank you" to all customers for interesting creative projects since october 1, 2001!

 

28.09.2016

"deepdive with cinema 4d" reloaded: marc potocniks talk at ibc 2016 is now online on maxon@youtube. watch now...

 

26.09.2016

„remote controlled - how computers adapt our way of thinking“ - zdf´s tv-documentary „leschs kosmos“ explores latest developments in artificial intelligence - with the help of animations made by renderbaron. on air 4 october, 11 pm @ zdf - more info here:

 

08.09.2016

"deepdive with cinema4d" - watch a breakdown of submarine eyecandy by renderbaron for german television live from ibc 2016 in amsterdam on sept. 12th & 13th, 4 pm. watch live-stream and presentation-schedule here...

 

05.07.2016

"light like a man" in singapore - from 29. juni to 01. july 2016 marc potocnik taught cinema4d-users at temasec polytec the art of "shading, lighting and rendering" in his same-named maxon-certified masterclass. watch the pictures here ...

 

18.05.2016

photorealism without global illumination - marc potocniks new tutorial in the latest issue of "3dartist" shows how convincing, elegant and efficient this can be - including the full cinema4d-scenefile.

load the pdf only here and take a look at the resulting renderings here...

 

29.02.2016

tv-documentary terra xpress explores the loudness of churchbells and the danger of thunderbolts with some visual effects by renderbaron. on air sunday 6 march 2016, 6.30 pm @ zdf. more info here...

 

01.01.2016

new years greetings from renderbaron - have a healthy and prosperous new year 2016!

 

 

2015

 

 

18.12.2015

"artists and their work" - rob garrott, lynda.com's video content manager, sat down with marc potocnik to talk about his work, inspirations and tools and the industry as a whole. taken during ‪siggraph 2015‬ in los angeles. see it here...

 

22.11.2015

„the myth of the highlands“ - zdf´s tv-documentary „terra x - faszination erde“ explores the geological origins of scotland and england - with the help of animations made by renderbaron. on air 29 november, 07.30 pm @ zdf - more info here...

 

15.10.15

3d-face-scans for "unter freiem himmel" - powered by scanner-manufacturer polymetric and prof. journal digital production some 3d-face-scans were taken from the actors of the movie "unter freiem himmel" (see right). a detailed makingof has now been puplished in the latest issue of digital production and can be read as a free (german) pdf here...

 

08.10.2015

zdf´s tv-documentary „terra x - faszination erde“ takes a look at „the secret of darkness“ and reveals how bats find their favorite flowers at night or what´s behind the dark spots of the hubble heep field picture - with the help of animations made by renderbaron. on air 11 october, 19.30 pm @ zdf - more info here...

 

05.10.2015

„shiny as steel, silky as wax“ - learn how to setup surprisingly smart shaders in marc potocniks workshops @ maxon usermeetings 2015. see you in hamburg, cologne and munich!

- more info here...

 

01.10.2015

celebrating 14 years of renderbaron! thank you for interesting & challenging creative projects since october 1, 2001.

 

30.09.2015

„under the spell of sunlight“ - zdf´s tv-documentary „terra X - faszination erde“ explores the blessing and the curse of the suns activity and reveals how light changes in the deep sea - with the help of animations made by renderbaron. on air 04 october, 19.30 pm @ zdf - more info here...

 

11.09.2015

"when the wasp wants your cake" - tv-documentary-show "terra xpress" explores the behaviour of wasps and hornets - with visual effects made by renderbaron. on air 13 sep. 15, 6.30 p.m. @ zdf. more info here...

 

23.08.2015

"lighting techniques for visualization & vfx" -  at this network-event by maxon-distributor "im innovations" marc potocnik breaks down astonishing lighting-techniques with cinema 4d - 26 august .2015, 2pm - 4pm, singapur polytechnical highschool, singapur.

more info hier...

 

21.08.2015

"scientific eyecandy - vfx for tv documentaries" - check out marc potocniks talks live recorded at ‪maxon‬ booth @ siggraph 2015‬ in los angeles here...

 

08.08.2015

renderbaron @ siggraph 2015 in los angeles -  at worlds largest conference for computergraphics marc potocnik will present some "scientific eyecandy", a breakdown of recent projects - live on 11 august, 11.30 am and 13 august, 12.30 pm live at maxon booth. tune in for a livestreaming @ www.c4dlive.com

 

19.06.2015

renderbaron is looking for new talents. you are totally into movies and you love cinema4d? then you should apply for a traineeship at renderbaron in düsseldorf here...

 

23.04.2015

"the nightmare of flying" - zdf´s tv-documentary "leschs kosmos" explores the hidden dangers of aviation and reveals the frontiers of man and machine - with the help of animations made by renderbaron. on air 28 april, 11.35 pm @ zdf. more info: http://bit.ly/1Phn6uK

 

09.02.2015

renderbaron on air in a double pack: starting sunday, 22 february, 6.30pm @ zdf with alpine visual effects for tv-documentary "terra xpress" and followed at 7.30pm by sharp impressions from a tigersharks mouth for "terra x". more info here and here.

 

 

2014

 

 

15.12.2014

learn to light like a pro - with the first cinema4d-workshop on cgsociety ever! starting  january 12, 2015 and running over 8 weeks this course will reveal the secrets of lighting and rendering in cinema4d. more info...

 

09.12.2014

christmas-time with renderbaron - on behalf of zdf renderbaron creates icy 3d-animations for tv-documentary "lesch´s kosmos". onair december 16th, 2014, 11pm @ zdf. more info here...

 

08.10.14

fresh, crisp and hot - the brand new renderbaron showreel 2014 features the best and the latest of renderbarons work from the fields of visual effects, tv-commercials and 3d-visualization. watch here...

 

05.10.2014

"realworld shading & lighting for audi" - maxon invites to cinema4d-usermeetings in three german cities and marc potocnik gives a talk on recent projects for audi: hamburg (october 10), düsseldorf (october 31), münchen (november 14) - more info here...

 

01.10.2014

celebrating 13 years of renderbaron! thank you for interesting & challenging creative projects since october 1, 2001.

 

22.09.2014

renderbaron @ ibc2014 - now on youtube. recording of the talk at ibc2014 in amsterdam is online on youtube. 50 minute

s makingof recent projects and live-demo focused on metallic carpaint. watch here ...

 

18.09.2014

"steal like crazy" - ordered by second german television channel (zdf) renderbaron created swarmy visual effects for the science-magazine "zdf terraxpress". on air- date: september 28, 2014, 18.30 pm @ zdf. more info here

 

27.08.2014

renderbaron live @ ibc 2014 in amsterdam: on september 15/16, 2014 marc potocnik presents "realworld lighting & shading" with brand new cinema4d r16 - live onsite or online via video-livestream. more info here...

 

13.08.2014

renderbaron-training in london: on september 24 - 26, 2014 cinema4d-artists have the opportunity to dive into the secrets of shading lighting & rendering - with a masterclass by marc potocnik @ academyclass in london. more info...

 

09.07.2014

renderbaron is looking for new talents. you are totally into movies and you love cinema4d? then you should apply for a traineeship at renderbaron in düsseldorf here...

 

26.05.2014

the movie "audi, co2-neutral fuels" by kropac media wins the questar award 2014 in silver. renderbaron contributed the final scene for the movie. watch the scene here...

 

01.05.2014

biotechnologie.tv publishes a feature on a recent project of fraunhofer institute potsdam, the "lab on a hankie" - 3d-visualized by renderbaron in 2013. watch here ...

 

30.03.2014

renderbaron @ fmx - marc potocnik grants a glance behind the scenes of "scientific eyecandy": visualizations & visual effects for tv-magazines "abenteuer wissen" and "terra xpress" by german television zdf. april 23, 2014, fmx stuttgart. more info here...

 

12.03.2014

"when animals bug you" - ordered by second german television channel (zdf) renderbaron created ruffled visual effects for the science-magazine "zdf terraxpress". on air- date: march16, 2014, 18.30pm @ zdf. more info here

 

28.02.2014

relating lighting & rendering with cinema4d renderbaron is in charge. therefore marc potocnik shares his knowledge with training-participants onsite at maxon-reseller techlimits in lissabon/ portugal. more info...

 

25.02.2014

"hot diamond-traces" - ordered by second german television channel (zdf) renderbaron created twinkling visual effects for the science-magazine "zdf terraxpress". on air- date: march 2, 2014, 18.30pm @ zdf. more info here ...

 

 

2013

 

 

14.11.2013

"the dirty tricks of animals" - ordered by second german television channel (zdf) renderbaron created greenish visual effects for the science-magazine "zdf terra press". on air- date: 17.11.2013, at 18.30 clock @ zdf. more info here ...

 

31.10.2013

"lighting and rendering" reloaded: cinema4d-users can expand their lighting-skills with trainer marc potocnik once again @ 3dpowerstore düsseldorf. date: 14 - 15.11.13. info and registration here ....

 

21.10.2013

"discovery in the baltic sea": renderbaron created visual effects for the tv-science-magazine "terra xpress" by second german television channel (zdf). on air date: 27th Oct. 2013, 18.30 clock @ zdf. more info here ...

 

04.10.2013

"bees, wasps, bumblebees" - ordered by second german television channel (zdf) renderbaron created crawly visual effects for the science-magazine "zdf terra press". on air- date: 06.10.2013, at 18.30 clock @ zdf. more info here ...

 

02.10.2013

maxon publishes cinebench r15, the latest version of their free software to test your own computer-power. with on board: a car-chase of renderbaron that determines the performance of your graphics card. download here for free...

 

01.10.2013

we celebrate the 12th anniversary of renderbaron! thank you for interesting, challenging and unusual projects since october 1st, 2001.

 

02.09.2013

tonight at 19.35h german news-channel n-tv shows a documentary about building a powerplant with worlds biggest crane "mammoet" - featuring animations from renderbaron. watch here...

 

08.08.2013

renderbaron @ ibc 2013 - marc potocnik presents innovative lighting techniques by recent projects. 14th & 15th sept 2013, ibc amsterdam, hall 6, booth maxon 6.c19. more info here ...

 

18.07.2013

renderbaron @ siggraph 2013 - marc potocnik presents current projects and lighting with cinema4d at 40. siggraph in anaheim/ california. 23. - 25.07., anaheim convention center, maxon booth # 603 or live on www.c4dlive.com

 

17.07.2013

the new demoreel 2013 shows the best and newest of renderbaron from the fields of visual effects, visualization and tv commercials. see here ...

 

12.07.2013

meet marc potocnik - nemetschek vectorworks publishes an interview with marc potocnik, judge @ global designcompetition "your world reimagined". read here ...

 

19.06.2013

bbk artforum düsseldorf shows marc potocniks animationmovie "tageslicht" during their "sommerseason 2013". june 21st - 23rd 2013, 15 - 18h, birkenstrasse 47, düsseldorf. more info...

 

08.05.2013

maxon invites to usermeeting 2013 (cologne june 14th, munich july 5th) and renderbaron is represented even three times. more info here ....

 

24.04.2013

"your world, reimagined" is a global design competition of nemetschek vectorworks. designer marc potocnik acts as a jury-member. more info here ....

 

20.04.2013

renderbaron visualizes audi e-fuels and dosch design magazine features it in its latest issue. read the article here….

 

17.04.2013

"under open sky - filmdesign in progress". On 21st may 2013 marc potocnik grants a glance behind the scenes of his current movie-project "under open sky". location: designertreff düsseldorf, cafeteria "pause" of ad-agency grey, platz der ideen 1, düsseldorf. time: 19.30h. more info here...

 

02.04.2013

renderbaron on new location - starting april 2013 renderbaron changes his location from dusseldorf-kaiserswerth to dusseldorf-oberkassel. phone, email and rhine proximity remain the same, the new postal address can be found under contact.

 

27.02.2013

like father, like son - wilkinson swords current tv-commercial for hydro3-wetrazor closes with 3d-animated packshot and logo-animation made ​​by renderbaron. watch here …

 

25.02.2013

renderbaron again realizes a fullhd animation- film for audi. more information soon ...

 

01.02.2013

the new face of renderbaron.de is online. live, in colour and in stereo - and bilingual. enjoy your stay!

 

16.01.2013

(almost) in time for the new year, the first official teaser for marc marc potocniks non-commercial movie project "under the open sky" is ready and online: see here.

more info about "under open-sky" check out the german facebook page of the movie: fb.com/unterfreiemhimmel

 

 

2012

 

 

22.10.2012

consultation-hour with renderbaron at the booth of software3d.de @ animago 2012 in potsdam babelsberg. more info here. detailed makingofs of current projects are given in an explicite lecure of marc potocnik. more info...

 

09.10.2012

renderbaron meets allplan 2013 - introducing the new version of the software architecture "allplan" nemetschek engaged renderbaron to stage a spectacular trailer. see here...

 

26.09.2012

audi e-fuels staged - renderbaron produced a 3-minute 3d-visualization depicting the production of audi innovative fuel. see here...

 

03.09.2012

renderbaron @ animago 2012, on 25./26.10.2012. this years animago conference again features  renowned speakers, including marc potocnik showcasing current projects. more info here...

 

01.09.2012

renderbaron @ sae alumniconvention 2012 in berlin - marc potocnik is showing current makingofs at this event by sae institute berlin. more info here...

 

23.08.2012

renderbaron @ ibc amsterdam 2012 - during the leading tradefair for broadcast and vfx marc potocnik shows some exquisite lighting projects at maxon booth on 07 - 09.09.12. for more info and the agenda of other well-known speakers click here

 

01.08.2012

lighting and rendering with cinema4d - this compact training teches cinema4d-users how to light their scenes efficiently. the course will take place on 30./31.08.2012 in 3dpowerstore, düsseldorf. coach: marc potocnik. there are still free places - info and registration here...

 

26.06.2012

renderbaron demoreel 2012 - the best and the latest of renderbaron is in here

 

20.06.2012

"under open sky - visual effects in progress". On 12.7.12 marc potocnik grants a glance behind the scenes of his current movie-project. place: 3dpowerstore, düsseldorf. time: 18.00h. free registration here...

 

04.04.2012

engineering green value - renderbaron produced four minutes of fullhd-animation for new mobility concepts of the contitech ag, shown @ hannover tradefair 2012. see here...

 

10.02.2012

renderbaron and the glad tidings of joy - for summer-semester 2012 marc potocik again lectures cinema4D at the fresenius college in cologne mediapark. more info here...

 

 

2011

 

 

21.12.2011

lighting and rendering with cinema4d - this compact training teches cinema4d-users how to light their scenes efficiently. coach: marc potocnik. there are new dates for 2012. info and registration here...

 

23.11.2011

renderbaron created 3d-animations for staging the brand new audi a1 sportback @ tokyo motor show 2011. see here...

 

21.11.2011

"what you always wanted to know about lighting, but were afraid to ask" - the new course for lighting and rendering with cinema4d occurs. n 15./16.12.2011 at 3dpowerstore, düsseldorf. coach: marc potocnik. there are still free places - info and registration here ....

 

18.10.2011

renderbaron @ animago 2011, on 27./28.10.2011. this years animago conference features  renowned speakers, including marc potocnik showcasing current advertising-projects. more info here...

 

07.10.2011

"realistic light setups in cinema4d" - marc potocnik is lecturing a lighting-workshop @ maxon usermeeting in cologne mediapark Marc Potocnik subject to a workshop. Check out a photo from the workshop here

 

01.10.2011

ten years of renderbaron - for exactly ten years now marc potocnik creates high-quality 3d-animations for its customers. starting as a one-man show, then becoming a full-service studio. thank you for ten years with interesting projects for endcustomers as bmw, audi, siemens, rwe, zdf, rtl, wilkinson sword, nokia and others!

 

16.09.2011

automotive animation - renderbaron created 3d-animations for staging the audi urban concept @ international motorshow 2011 in frankfurt. see here...

 

18.08.2011

render baron goes iaa - renderbaron created large format 3D-renderings for staging siemens electric mobility concepts @ international motorshow 2011 in frankfurt. see here...

 

05.07.2011

marc potocnik lectures a compact firsthand training for visual effects workflow @ incas training, krefeld. more infos...

 

30.06.2011

and once again: on 01.- 02.09.11 cinema4d-users can expand their lighting-skills with trainer marc potocnik @ 3dpowerstore düsseldorf. info and registration here...

 

19.05.2011

"lighting and rendering" reloaded: after the successful course in march cinema4d-users can expand their lighting-skills with trainer marc potocnik @ 3dpowerstore düsseldorf. date: 06 - 07.06.11. info and registration here ....

 

13.05.2011

powersession with renderbaron. at 3dpowerstores network-meeting on 19.5.11 marc potocnik takes you behind the scenes of current lighting-techniques. info and free registration here...

 

14.04.2011

renderbaron @ 19th focus award - the focus award of university of applied sciences dortmund, is an international design festival, dedicated to this years theme "worldcreators." marc potocnik gives a glance of handling of 3D animated picture-worlds - on 18.05.11, 19:00, fh dortmund. more info and program here...

 

25.02.2011

curves ahead: renderbaron visualized the principles of active steering technology of the current bmw 1. the animation was shown @ bmw showcase munich. peculiar: the movement of the animated steering wheel was transformed to real, physical steering wheel to be grabbed by visitors. see here ....

 

20.02.2011

lighting and rendering for professionals: cinema4d-users can expand their lighting-skills with trainer marc potocnik @ 3dpowerstore düsseldorf. date: 28 - 29.03.11. info and registration here ....

 

10.02.2011

renderbaron goes to college - for summer-semester 2011 marc potocik lectures cinema4D at the fresenius college in cologne mediapark. more infos here...

 

02.02.2011

now it's getting wet - renderbaron produced several fullcg tv-commercials for wilkinson-sword airing from december 2010 - february 2011 in the advertising block of your favourite tv-channel. two of the spots can be seen also here ....

 

 

2010

 

 

17.11.2010

renderbaron @ 3dtalk in hamburg - on 02.12.10 marc potocnik shows some behind-the-scenes of shading & lighting current projects with cinema4d. check out a photo of the speech here...

 

11.10.2010

silent pictures - video art in public spaces: video-artist from düsseldorf present their work in the glasshouse at worringerplatz, düsseldorf. also there: marc potocnik with his videomontage "daylight". 12.-16.10.10, from nightfall to midnight. impressions of the premiere can be seen here...

 

30.09.2010

impressive 3d - the blog cinema4d-c4d-r12.de of maxon-reseller software3d features the work of renderbaron. read here ....

 

26.09.2010

on behalf of of jwt düsseldorf renderbaron produced a seven-second tv-tagon for listerine mouthwash (johnson and johnson). from 26.09.10 on @ primetime on your favourite tv-channel. see here ....

 

24.09.10

on behalf of of jwt düsseldorf renderbaron produced six animations for staging the new nokia n8 in a public place. 27.09. - 04.10.2010, subway station friedrichstrasse berlin. see here

 

14.09.2010

primetime with renderaron - the professional journal "digital production" features a detailed article on marc potocniks visualizations for second german tv-channel. read the article here...

 

12.09.2010

sustainable design as a competitive advantage - marc potocnik showcases some of his works @ 6th rhine design symposium in düsseldorf. 21.09.09, from 16h, kit-gallery, düsseldorf. participation is free. more info and program here ....

 

05.08.2010

right through the earth - for the coverphoto of a magazine-feature marc potocnik created the view of a cross-sectioned earth. download it here as a desktop picture, free for personal, non-commercial use...

 

27.07.2010

fiery fluid animations - the renowned international journal "3dworld" reports on visual effects of renderbaron with the cinema4d-plugin "turbulence fd" of jawset.com. read here...

 

12.05.2010

on cinema4d-mission in south korea - marc potocnik meets members of the korean cinema4d-community in seoul/south korea and gets to know the local cinema4d-academy. see a movie of this cool meeting here

 

07.05.2010

icehockey worldchampionship with renderbaron - on behalf of of jwt düsseldorf renderbaron produces a fullcg tv-spot for nokia airing during advertising breaks on german sports-channel sport1. see here...

 

05.05.2010

the shave continues: on behalf of of jwt düsseldorf renderbaron produced several full-cg-TV spots render baron for wilkinson sword airing in april & may several times daily on rtl, sat1, pro7, vox, dmax, MTV, among others. the spot for wilkinson quattro titanium can be watched here...

 

09.03.2010

silky skin with renderbaron: renderbaron produces two full-cg-spots for wilkinson swords lady shaver "intuition" airing in march and may on rtl, sat1, pro7, vox, and others. watch here

 

03.03.2010

the agency - on behalf of taglichtmedia cologne renderbaron created visualisations for a long-term documentation of arte international about the international atomic energy authority. onair-date: 05.03.10, 23:20 on arte. see here

 

16.02.2010

lighting and rendering with renderbaron: cinema4d-users can expand their lighting-skills with trainer marc potocnik @ 3dpowerstore düsseldorf. date: 18 - 19.02.10. info and registration here

 

10.02.2010

benchmarking with squealing tires - maxon released their brand new test-suite "cinebench" for measuring the performance of computer systems. including a complex animation of a carchase to determine the performance of your graphics card with opengl - made by renderbaron. free download here...

 

 

2009

 

 

12.12.2009

klitschko vs. johnson: renderbaron created visual effetcs for the championship fight between worldchampion vitali klitschko and kevin johnson, airing at 12.12.09 live from bern by over 100 tv-stations worldwide. watch it in the current renderbaron-demoreel here...

 

01.12.2009

renderbaron smoothes the skin digitally: on behalf of jwt düsseldorf renderbaron produces a five-second fullcg-spot for wilkinson sword. Airing from 23.12.09 at primetime on rtl, sat1, pro7, vox, etc. see here...

 

12.11.2009

showcase-time - with marc potocnik at the regional meeting of the alliance of german designers (agd) on 07.12.09, 20h in cologne city garden, venloer str. 40, 50672 cologne.

 

11.11.2009

"dangerous highway" - marc potocnik showcases his visual-effects for the rtl-action series "alarm for cobra 11" @ "3d in motion", 3dpowerstore düsseldorf. date: 27.11.2009. more info and photos here...

 

10.11.2009

marc potocnik shows the first unofficial trailer for his film project "under the open sky" as part of the event "short film d" on 18.11.2009, 20h, at blackbox-cinema düsseldorf. read more about the movie here...

 

05.10.2009

renderbaron at animago conference 2009 in potsdam babelsberg - on 29.10.2009 marc potocnik grants a glance behind the scenes of his current work for tv-documentations (zdf) @ fx center babelsberg. also represented at the conference are renowned speakers like pixar, electrofilm, mackevision, etc. more info, registration and tickets here...

 

02.09.2009

first trailer for "open-sky" - as part of the "moving monday"-event marc potocnik reveals the first (unofficial) trailer of his ambitious film project "under open sky" on 07.09.09, 20:00 h @ blackbox-cinema düsseldorf. tickets: 6.50 eu. more info on movie here...

 

30.08.2009

marc potocnik at the 5th rhine design symposium in düsseldorf. designer marc potocnik participates as an exhibitor. 15.09.09, kit-gallery düsseldorf. participation is free. more info and program here...

 

20.08.2009

renderbaron @ maxon usermeeting 2009 - marc potocnik gives an insight into the current visualization projects. date: 26-27. september 2009 at maxon usermeeting 2009, mediapark cologne. check out photos of the speech here

 

03.08.2009

renderbaron @ incas 3dforum on 28/08/2009, malkasten düsseldorf: "automotive 3d for action and event" marc potocnik shows recent works from the fields of visual effects and visualization with cinema4d. check out photos of the speech here

 

15.07.2009

a blast from cinema4d - on behalf of taglichtmedia cologne marc potocnik produces 3d animations on the topic "nuclear hunter - dirty transactions with bright material". airing date: 15.07.09, 22:15, zdf (second german tv-channel). see here….

 

12.03.2009

renderbaron produced 3d-animations for "abenteur wissen"/ zdf (second german tv-channel) on the topic "mineral resources on the seabed." see here....

 

05.03.2009

maxon.de features a glance behind the scenes of renderbarons 3d-animations for "abenteur wissen"/ zdf (second german tv-channel). read here...

 

 

2008

 

 

15.12.2008

renderbaron at center.tv - local televison düsseldorf features a report on the regular designermeeting düsseldorf. watch here ....

 

10.10.2008

maxon.de features a glance behind the scenes of renderbarons 3d-animations on worlds largest crane "mammoet ptc". read here...

 

22.09.2008

renderbaron @ maxon roadshow 2008 - in seven german and austrian cities maxon is promoting the release 11 of their 3dsoftware cinema 4d. t the event in düseldorf marc potocnik gives a lecture on current projects with cinema 4d. date/ place: 10th october 2008, malkasten düsseldorf...

 

28.08.2008

"water - down to the last drop" - renderbaron produced 3d-animations for "abenteur wissen"/ zdf (second german tv-channel) on the topic "lobal water crisis" airing on 27.08.2008. see here...

 

01.07.2008

the cinema-event @ mediaharbour düsseldorf runs marc marc potocnik's musicvideo "flying bullet" in the interlude of the classic "bullit" with steve mcqueen. date: 08.08.08. more info...

 

26.06.2008

the current issue of the professional journal "digital production" features an article about renderbarons visualization for bmw 7 hydrogen. read here...

 

27.05.2008

the current issue of professional journal "cadcam" features an article about renderbarons visualization of the world's largest crane, the mammoet ptc. read here...

 

14.04.2008

marc potocnik's animation "voice of the coma" is shown on 04.05.08, 17:15 h, in the scala-cinema. conversation with audience is attended by book-author mrs. zebin gernlach…

 

25.032008

der bildermacher - newspaper "rheinische psot" published a designer-portrait about marc potocnik. read here...

 

26.02.2008

maxon.de features a glance behind the scenes of renderbarons 3d-animations on bmw 7 hydrogen series. read here...

 

14.02.2008

cracking earth - on behalf of taglichtmedia cologne marc potocnik produces 3d-animations on the topic "earthquakes caused by gas-production". watch it here...

 

 

2007

 

 

01.09.2007

the current issue of agd (alliance of german designers) magazin features a report on marc potocniks ambitious film project "under open sky." read here...

 

21.08.2007

mammoet ptc - on behalf of parasol island renderbaron produces 3d-visualizations for staging the worlds largest crane, the mammoet ptc @ tv-documentation "abeneteuer leben" @ kabel1.

 

01.06.2007

founding network düsseldorf appoints renderbaron as "company of the month june 2007". learn more...

 

 

 

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