The cool folks at Digital Media Artists of Orange County are having a meet-up on November 7th at 6:00 pm at the Microsoft Store in Mission Viejo. Marty Kane will be on hand to discuss plug-in alternatives for Cinema 4D. It's a much smaller group than DMALA and is highly recommended. You can RSVP through www.meetup.com/digitalmediaartists/events/244061929/meetup.com.
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