TMG Productions and NewTek Offer Simple 3D Animation for Non-Linear Editors at Breakthrough Pricing


3D Arsenal™ and 3D Logo Arsenal™ offered with LightWave® [7.5] at $599.00

Last Updated: July 21, 2005 10:56 pm GMT
(Longmont, CO - July 21, 2005) TMG Productions, LLC, otherwise known as the Toasterdudes, developers of amazing 3D content packages for LightWave 3D®, and NewTek, manufacturer of industry-leading animation and video products, today announced the release of a new bundle package providing purchasers with a full copy of LightWave® [7.5] along with the 3D Arsenal™ and 3D Logo Arsenal™ content and training packages.

At an original combined retail price of $2027.00, this package, known as the 3D Arsenal Creation Theater™, will be priced at $599.00USD.

"LightWave 3D is already the most cost-effective 3D animation software on the planet," said Donetta Colboch, vice-president of 3D Marketing for NewTek, Inc "Including LightWave with the 3D Arsenal Creation Theater content and training at this price-point allows NLE users to get the full benefits of LightWave 3D's power, and they don't have to spend a lot of time learning to use it."

NewTek's LightWave 3D combines a state-of-the-art photo-realistic renderer with intuitive and powerful modeling and animation tools. It is used worldwide as a complete 3D production solution for broadcast, graphics, games, print, web and visual effects for film and television. LightWave 3D and/or its users have won Emmy Award's for the last 5 years in a row.

TMG Productions 3D Arsenal and 3D Logo Arsenal are collections of content, plug-ins and training for LightWave 3D that make creating customized 3D animation and logo animation for Non-Linear editors simple. Cutting the learning curve of LightWave 3D in half, with interactive tutorials and ready-to-use content, allows any user of any NLE system to create 3D animation and integrate it into their editing environment quickly and easily.

"We are delighted to be working with NewTek to bring this amazing offer to the Non-Linear editing market," said Don Ballance, TMG Productions, LLC president. "Using our unique content and training materials, we can bring a new level of simplicity to LightWave 3D for the Non-Linear Editing professionals who want to use 3D, but don't have time to learn how. These truly are Weapons of Mass Creation."

LightWave 3D [7.5] sold for $1595.00US Full Version and $495.00 for upgrade. 3D Arsenal is available for $179.00US Full Version and 3D Logo Arsenal is available for $249.00US Full Version. The 3D Arsenal Creation Theater™ offers all three of these packages, integrated with training and new plug-ins for $599.00. For more information on the items offered or to locate a reseller, visit: or call TMG Productions at 303-776-2303.

About NewTek, Inc.
With headquarters in San Antonio, Texas, NewTek is a leading provider of full-featured video editing, live production, presentation, animation and special effects tools including TriCaster™, VT[4]™ and LightWave 3D®, winner of the 2003 Primetime Emmy® Engineering Award. NewTek launched the desktop video revolution in 1990 with the release of the legendary Video Toaster®. The company's products are used worldwide on projects ranging from home video to feature film. Recent television and film projects using NewTek production tools include Sin City, The Aviator, Aliens of the Deep, "I, Robot", Spiderman 2, Battlestar: Galactica, Access Hollywood and Entertainment Tonight. Recent game titles include Doom III, Unreal Tournament, and Age of Mythology. Website:

About TMG Productions
TMG Productions, LLC is a leading developer of 3D content and training packages for LightWave 3D and has been based in Longmont, CO since 2003. TMG Productions was founded by Don Ballance and Ralph Messana, both of whom worked for NewTek for over 8 years. Using their knowledge of LightWave 3D and their extensive experience with end-users, they have created software packages to help people learn and use LightWave 3D for use in all Non-Linear Editing systems.


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