August 28, 2008
Lucasfilm Selects Autodesk Maya Software As Animation Platform
Autodesk, a provider of 2D and 3D design software, has announced that Lucasfilm and Lucasfilm Animation have selected Autodesk Maya software to create the upcoming television series Star Wars: The Clone Wars.
These are the first animated Star Wars projects from Lucasfilm. The projects benefited from a global production environment, with Maya as the hub for creating detailed worlds, characters and creatures, including Anakin Skywalker, R2-D2, Obi-Wan Kenobi and Jabba the Hutt.