KC Animation Professionals

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The Kansas City Animation Professionals is a dedicated group committed to the excellence of the animation and 3D industries. Join us for networking opportunities, exclusive presentations from the top authorities in the industry, and a chance to have fun with like-minded peers. Click the link below to sign up for email updates and details about our next meeting!



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Kansas City Animation Professionals is for anyone currently working or studying in the animation field. Meet other professionals and learn about app developments and concepts from top brands like Autodesk, Trimble, Chaos, and McNeel Rhino. Past events have featured Chaos CGI Artist Ivan Kozaliev and Trinity Animation President and CEO Jim Lammers. Presentations included new strategies and ideas to utilize with your V-Ray workflow. Meet our presenters below:



Jim Lammers - Trinity Animation       

Jim Lammers
President and CEO, Trinity Animation, Inc. 

Jim Lammers is the founder and CEO of Trinity Animation, Inc. and has been in the animation industry for over 30 years. Starting with a degree in Electrical Engineering, Jim entered the Aerospace Engineering field as a Sensor Array Test Engineer in Los Angeles. After a time in California, Jim found his interests drawn back to his love of art animation and returned to Kansas City to open Trinity Animation in 1994. A Kansas City pioneer, Jim has co-written 4 best-selling books on 3D animation for Pearson Publishing, including the seminal "Maya For Beginners" series.


Ivan Kozaliev - Chaos CG Artist 


Ivan Kozaliev
CG Specialist - Chaos

Ivan developed a solid background in architecture, participating in various building design projects up to high-rise buildings and skyscrapers. After years in architecture, his passion for 3D prevailed and made visualization his career of choice. Ivan’s enthusiasm brought him to Chaos and nowadays one can find him involved in visualization projects where his architectural experience is crucial for performing assignments employing a combination of his 3D skills and programming logic.


 Our Winter Meeting featured the opportunities to:


  • Learn about the latest developments at Chaos

  • Get in-depth with demonstrations for V-Ray for Sketchup and V-Ray Collection

  • Explore the Chaos Cosmos Model Library featuring models made by our talented animators at Trinity Animation

  • See live renderings of V-Ray projects from our two presenters

  • Live Q&A after the presentations with Trinity Animation President and CEO, Jim Lammers

  • Enjoy free food and beverages catered by Cascone's Italian Restaurant

  • Prize drawings for attendees including Chaos and Trinity3D swag and gift cards



Discover the tools and techniques to elevate your career while meeting new colleagues with the Kansas City Animation Professionals. 





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