CV helge maus

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Trainer CV Helge Maus / pixeltrain

Helge Maus

born 1972 in Bad Kreuznach, Germany


Helge Maus

Plüddemanngasse 14/10

8010 Graz, Austria


mobil +43 699.10 66 99 79





Helge Maus delivers with his company pixeltrain | 3d | vfx | animation in-house trainings, workshops and online-coachings for the 3d & vfx industry. He enables you to master professional production techniques with the following tools: 

Maxon Cinema 4D, SideFX Houdini FX, Autodesk Maya und Foundry NUKE


In addition to that Helge Maus also trains the following software products:

 Adobe After Effects, Chaosgroup V-Ray for Maya, Corona for C4D, INSYDIUM X-Particles & Cycles 4D, Solid Angle Arnold, UNITY 3D, Epic Unreal Engine, Allegorithmic Substance Designer / Painter, Andersson Technologies SynthEyes, Blackmagic Design DaVinci Resolve / Fusion,  3D-Coat, Isotropix Clarisse iFX und Pixologic ZBrush.


He has worked as a freelancer for more than 15 years for Adobe Systems and is a member of the beta team for Autodesk Maya, Maxon Cinema 4D, Adobe After Effects and is MAXON Certified Lead Instructor for CINEMA 4D. 


He has worked with clients such as Jura, Vitra, Jung-von-Matt, Pirates ´n Paradise, redseven Entertainment, ProSiebenSat.1, SKY Deutschland, NDR, rbb, Sony DADC, Intel and many more international companies (see list below >>).


Helge Maus is well known as an author for his specialized books and trainings-dvds, which were published by several publishers like Addison Wesley, Galileo Press or video2brain, as well as a producer of a number of video tutorials.


Find more information on trainings & tutorials >>



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Company Description

pixeltrain | 3d | vfx | animation offers you in-house trainings, workshops and online-coaching with experienced instructors and publications for the 3d & vfx industry. We enable you to master professional production techniques with the following tools: Maya, Cinema 4D, Houdini FX, Nuke, V-Ray, Arnold, RealFlow, Unity 3D, ZBrush, Fusion, SynthEyes and many more. 


Availability and Conditions

  • international
  • Customers bear the accommodation costs
  • No travel expenses for Germany, Austria, Switzerland
  • basically always on request
  • Trainings are held on demand internationally in German or English.
  • Daily rate on request.


  • Holder of pixeltrain – 3D, motion, vfx, animation – training, consulting, publications since 2008
  • Lecturer at the ifs International Film School Colgne (Maxon Cinema 4D, Autodesk Maya, The Foundry NUKE)
  • Lecturer at the ARD / ZDF Medienakademie
  • Lecturer at the University of Applied Arts Vienna / Universität für angewandte Kunst Wien 
  • Lecturer at the Hochschule Ravensburg-Weingarten (SynthEyes, Cinema 4D, The Foundry NUKE)
  • Author of articles in the journal Digital Production since 2011
  • Holder of iPARTNER, agency for web and multimedia development / creative software trainings 1998-2008
  • Beta tester for Maxon Cinema 4D since 2008
  • Beta tester for Autodesk Maya since 2016
  • Beta tester for software by Adobe Systems GmbH since 2001
  • freelancer at Adobe Systems since 2000
  • independent trainer / consultant since 1998
  • freelance writer for various publications since 1998, publisher: Galileo Design
  • author of video trainings for video2brain, 2002-2008
  • Educator (state recognized) with methodological / didactic training
  • Technical university, subject areas: math, electrical engineering and physics


  • Maxon Certified Lead Instructor
  • Adobe Certified Expert GoLive 6, Photoshop 7, Photoshop CS, Photoshop CS2, Photoshop CS3
  • Adobe Certified Instructor

Product Knowledge and Priorities


  • Python Scripting (Cinema 4D, Maya, Nuke, Houdini FX)
  • Maya MEL
  • Houdini VEX
  • C# / C++ / Blueprint (UNITY / UE4)



  • Maxon Cinema 4D
  • Sidefx Houdini FX
  • Autodesk Maya


  • Foundry Nuke / NUKEX / NUKE Studio
  • Adobe After Effects (inkl. RedGiant Trapcode Suite)


  • Unity
  • Unreal Engine


  • VRAY for Maya
  • SolidAngle Arnold
  • INSYDIUM Cycles4D
  • Corona for Cinema 4D
  • PIXAR's RenderMan


  • isotropix Clarisse iFX


  • Mocha Pro
  • Pixologic ZBrush
  • 3D-Coat


  • Blender 2.8
  • PhotoScan
  • SynthEyes / 3D-Camera-Tracking & MatchMoving


  • Turbulence FD for CINEMA 4D
  • X-Particles for CINEMA 4D
  • BodyPaint 3D for CINEMA 4D


  • Adobe Video Products (PremierePro, AfterEffects, Audition)
  • Blackmagic Design DaVinci Resolve (inkl. Fusion)



  • Many years of training and workshop experience
  • Trade talks e.g. for Adobe Systems Incorporated, even in front of large audiences
  • Long-time beta tester for Adobe Systems
  • Beta-Tester for Maxon Cinema 4D
  • Beta-Tester for Autodesk Maya
  • Specialist lecturer in web, multimedia and 3D for various publishers


Publications (language: German)

pixeltrain is currently working on English publications with Helge Maus. We'll keep you informed.

  • Author Video-Trainings-DVD CINEMA 4D - Camera-Tracking, Calibration & ProjectionMan >> Deep Dive, pixeltrain
  • Author Video-Trainings-DVD CINEMA 4D R15 - Fast Forward >>, pixeltrain
  • Author Video-Trainings-DVD NUKE 7 / NUKEX 7 - Fast Forward >>, pixeltrain
  • Author Video-Trainings-DVD CINEMA 4D R14 - Fast Forward >>, pixeltrain
  • Author Video-Trainings-DVD Maxon Cinema 4D 13 - Das umfassende Training, Galileo Design
  • Author Video-Trainings-DVD Maxon Cinema 4D 12 - Das umfassende Training, Galileo Design
  • Author Video-Trainings-DVD Maxon Cinema 4D 11 - Das umfassende Training, Galileo Design
  • Author Video-Trainings-DVD Blender 2.5 - Das umfassende Training, Galileo Design


  • Author Buch Maxon Cinema 4D 11 - Einstieg in 3D-Modelling, Texturing und Animation


  • Author Video-Trainings-DVD Adobe Flash CS5 - Das umfassende Training, Galileo Design
  • Author Video-Trainings-DVD Adobe Flash CS4 - Das umfassende Training, Galileo Design
  • Author Video-Trainings-DVD Adobe Dreamweaver CS4 - Webdesign, Galileo Design


  • Author Video-Trainings-DVD Adobe Flash CS3 Grundlagen, video2brain, Addison-Wesley
  • Author Video-Trainings-DVD Blender 3D, video2brain, Addison-Wesley


  • Co-Author Buch Adobe GoLive CS2 – verständlich erklärt. GalileoPress
  • Co-Author Buch Adobe GoLive CS – verständlich erklärt. GalileoPress


  • Articles in magazines like DOCMA, MACup, MX Magazin, photoshop digital


  • Author Online-Videos Crashkurs Adobe Flex 2, video2brain
  • Author Online-Videos Crashkurs Adobe Apollo / AIR, video2brain
  • Author Online-Videos Fireworks CS3, video2brain
  • Author Online-Videos Google SketchUP, video2brain
  • Author Online-Videos Cinema 4D MoGraph, video2brain


  • Adobe Trainings-Videos delivered in the Adobe Creative Suite 3 Box


  • Author Video-Trainings-DVD Flash MX Spieleentwicklung, video2brain
  • Author  Video-Trainings-DVD JAVA 5, video2brain, Markt & Technik
  • Author Video-Trainings-DVD GoLive CS2, video2brain, Addison-Wesley
  • Author Video-Trainings-DVD Flash 8 Grundlagen, Addision-Wesley
  • Author Video-Trainings-DVD CSS Design, video2brain, Markt & Technik
  • Author Video-Trainings-DVD AJAX, video2brain, Addison-Wesley
  • Author Video-Trainings-DVD C++, video2brain, Markt & Technik
  • Author Video-Trainings-DVD JAVA 6, video2brain, Markt & Technik


  • Author Video-Trainings-CDROM GoLive 6, video2brain, GalileoPress
  • Author Video-Trainings-CDROM GoLive CS, video2brain, GalileoPress
  • Author Video-Trainings-CDROM PHP & MySQL, video2brain, GalileoPress
  • Author Video-Trainings-CDROM Flash MX 2004, video2brain, GalileoPress
  • Author Video-Trainings-CDROM ActionScript 1 & 2, video2brain, GalileoPress



  • Production of Trainings-Videos, Online-Videos and other learning systems
  • Video-Editing and Compositing of Company Presentations
  • Design and implementation of various trailers
  • 3D visualization of architectural spaces and products, "still and animated"
  • 3D visualization of products in various sectors and fields
  • Compositing of 3D animations with high-definition footage in advertising
  • Advertising and Corporate Video Production
  • Various 3D modeling jobs
  • Solution development in VFX (Particle, Fluids, Smoke)

Some Clients and Case Studies

Schools / Universities

  • Muthesius Kunsthochschule Kiel
  • ifs internationalefilmschule köln
  • GBS St.Gallen - Schule für Gestaltung
  • Hochschule Ravensburg-Weingarten
  • Westsächsische Hochschule Zwickau Fakultät Architektur

Publishing Houses

  • Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co
  • Markt & Technik
  • Addision-Wesley
  • Galileo Press
  • ATEC


  • ARD
  • Mackevision Medien Design GmbH
  • Staud Studios GmbH
  • Repronorm GmbH
  • SSI SCHÄFER | Fritz Schäfer GmbH, Neunkirchen
  • Brillux GmbH & Co. KG, Münster
  • Kao Germany GmbH, Darmstadt
  • HUGO Boss AG, Metzingen
  • afim - Agentur für interaktives Marketing, Leinfelden
  • Adobe Systems GmbH
  • Adobe Engineering GmbH
  • Presenter for MAXON in IBC 2013
  • CeBIT 2002, 2001, Photokina 2002, Photokina 2004, Photokina 2006
  • FMX 2016-2012 (as Speaker & Exhibitor)
  • Bildungsmesse, Crossmedia Roadshows, diverse "BrownBag"-Trainings, AdobeLive 2007, PIXEL
  • ProSiebenSat.1 Media AG
  • SKY Deutschland Fernsehen GmbH
  • Rundfunk Berlin-Brandenburg / RBB
  • Norddeutscher Rundfunk (NDR)
  • Deutsche Welle Bonn
  • d&d digital data medien GmbH, Bad Oeynhausen
  • Jung von Matt / Spree GmbH
  • DDB Group Germany GmbH
  • bultmann. design works, Bremen
  • vitra. AG
  • V4 GmbH, Stuttgart
  • PIRATES 'N' PARADISE, Düsseldorf
  • FES GmbH Fahrzeug-Entwicklung Sachsen
  • ISARIA Corporate Design AG
  • VISUELL - Studio für visuelle Kommunikation, Stuttgart
  • trio-interactive it services gmbh
  • virtual identity AG
  • adwerk GmbH, Freiburg
  • agentur baumgärtner - fine art of communication
  • Team 2 Werbeagentur
  • AOL Deutschland im Bereich Creative Software Training
  • OSRAM GmbH
  • DB Deutsche Bundesbahn
  • SAP AG
  • Jako-O GmbH
  • CDN automotive AG
  • Deutsche Gesetzliche Unfallversicherung
  • Bayrisches Staatsministerium für Umwelt
  • Giesecke & Devrient GmbH
  • Aurentum Innovationstechnologien GmbH
  • reinisch AG
  • Sparkasse Vogtland Marketing
  • Media-Markt-Akademie
  • PCware
  • i-training, München
  • ncd Nietfeld GmbH


  • JURA Elektroapparate AG
  • Moevenpick Wein AG
  • RR Donnelly Document Solutions
  • Burki & Scherer
  • Calitho SA
  • Strüby Konzept AG
  • EMS Chemie AG
  • Bucher Hydraulics AG Frutigen
  • creaholic SA
  • Strüby Konzept AG


  • D. Swarovski KG
  • Red Bull Media House GmbH
  • Sony DADC Austria AG
  • WiFi Graz - Steiermark
  • TEAM 7 Natürlich Wohnen GmbH
  • Wien Energie Gasnetz GmbH


  • pasucha klepzig associès


  • CUPOLA AEC, Ljubljana Crnuc


  • tv2 / bornholm


  • Techlimits - Informática, Lda. / 2775-342 Parede
  • SIC Portugal
  • TVI - Televisão Independente, S.A.

  • Plural Entertainment Portugal, S.A.


  • ISCAR LTD. Manufacturer of Metalworking Tools





  • Presenter at HilfDirSelbst Forum (
  • Member of Deutscher Multimedia Verband
  • Official Member as ACI (Adobe Certified Instructor)
  • Blender User Group Graz


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