Motion Graphics in Houdini


Software Workshop with Pixeltrain

About workshop

The workshop led by Helge Maus will be technically oriented and will focus on how to effectively use the highly complex and sought-after tool Houdini from SideFX. Maus’ popularity is primarily derived from his humane approach to teaching; therefore, the workshop will be a great stepping stone for anyone who wishes to start using Houdini or perfect their skills and be able to use it in a more effective and efficient way.

What you learn

You will find out how the procedural approach and the various VFX Tools of Houdini FX can help you to be more effective in the fields of Motion Graphics, Creation and Commercials. By working through different examples Helge will show you how Particles, Pyro, Wires, Cloth and Rigid Body Simulations can be used to generate exciting abstracts and animations. You will have a unique opportunity to ask specific workflow related questions and deal with technical problems under master guidance of a very experienced instructor.

Who should attend

Motion designers, animators, VFX artists, digital artists, post-production operators.

Meet the instructor

Helge Maus is a 3D & VFX trainer and a popular German author of books and tutorials known under the brand of Pixeltrain. He has worked as a freelance motion designer for more than 15 years and his portfolio boasts work for brands such as Sony, Intel, ProSieben, Sat 1 and Sky. He has also worked closely with Adobe, Maxon and Autodesk for many years, and is one of the most experienced and advanced lecturers on technologies such as Maya, Cinema 4D, Houdini FX, Nuke, V-Ray, Arnold, RealFlow, Substance, Unity 3D, SynthEyes and many others.


Q: Do I need to bring anything?
A: Computer with Houdini installed.

Q: Is it worth the money?
A: No doubt. We offer this session for a very special price.

Q: Can I learn more?
A: We plan to develop our Mouvo Lab educational platform even more and will prepare more Houdini workshops in the future. This is just the beginning.

Q: Do I get a discount if I buy the festival ticket too?
A: If you buy the Mouvo lover ticket you automatically get a 50% discounted price of the workshops. Just buy those two together at our website.

Event details

Friday 22/2 12–17