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Shuttle Bus Schedule for #AdobeMAX

Complimentary shuttle bus transportation is provided between The L.A. Hotel Downtown, Westin Bonaventure, Sheraton Los Angeles Downtown, Los Angeles Athletic Club, The Standard, and the Omni at California Plaza and the Los Angeles Convention Center from Sunday May 5 through Wednesday May 8.

Sunday, May 5
6:30 am – 9:30 am 15 minute intervals
9:30 am – 2:30 pm 30 minute intervals
2:30 pm – 5:30 pm 15 minute intervals

Monday, May 6

6:30 am – 10:00 am 15 minute intervals
10:00 am – 4:30 pm 30 minute intervals
4:30 pm – 7:30 pm 15 minute intervals
7:30 pm – 9:00 pm 30 minute intervals

Tuesday, May 7
7:00 am – 10:00 am 15 minute intervals
10:00 am – 4:30 pm 30 minute intervals
4:30 pm – 6:30 pm 15 minute intervals

MAX Bash, Tuesday May 7
6:30 pm – 11:30 pm 15 minute intervals
* All shuttles operate to and from LACC.

Wednesday, May 8
7:00 am – 10:30 am 15 minute intervals
10:30 am – 3:30 pm 30 minute intervals
3:30 pm – 6:30 pm 15 minute intervals

CDW – Gold Sponsor at Adobe MAX

We’re pleased to announce that CDW is a Gold sponsor of Adobe MAX.  We encourage you to visit the CDW booth for daily raffle prizes and to learn more about the Adobe Creative Cloud for teams.  CDW will have Adobe Product Specialists onsite throughout the event to answer any questions about licensing, product features & functionality, and help customers understand the most cost effective way to purchase Adobe software based on their business needs.

Please click on the link below to learn how CDW can help you!


Red Bull Collective Art Exhibit at MAX

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As we posted earlier this month, Red Bull will be presenting the artwork from the Red Bull Collective Art project at Adobe MAX. The collective artwork in its entirety will be continuously streamed on the large screens at the Red Bull Collective Art Exhibit. In addition, Red Bull and Adobe have selected a few sequences that will be printed and presented in the exhibit gallery.

It is truly amazing to see the project cross country borders and unite artists to create something great. Adobe and Red Bull want to say thank you and congratulations to the artists whose work has been chosen for display:

Ned France Madeleine Allcock UK
Willian Cotô Brazil Raquel Segal Brazil
Non-Format Norway Kristof Versluys Belgium
Jonas Lerach Germany Ivan Encinas Santos Spain
André Portugal Christian Castro Portaro Mexico
Antonio Garcia Ferrando Spain Murtaza Saeed Pakistan
Samiha Fozi Pakistan Maria Arestova
Felix Pirvan Romania Dimitrios  NIKOLAOU Greece
Ustuff Headquarters Spain J’Me Penc USA
Joanna Mida Poland Citelova Sweden
Terui Masakuni Japan YoonGi Kim South Korea
Hugo Andrade Portugal Hisashi Tenmyouya Japan
Tube Japan TYMOTE Japan
SuperBlast Germany Vasava Spain
Lysenko Ukraine Žiga Blazinšek Slovenia
J. Krimmel Germany Victor Okopni Brazil
Alexander Lory Germany Hernando Torres Colombia
Luis Favas Portugal Amanda Conduto Portugal
Maria K Estonia Dsg Jeremy France
Magda Łupińska Poland Miguel Portugal
Dindinger France  

Our 2013 Adobe MAX Insiders

Introducing… our MAX Insiders!  This year for Adobe MAX we’ve selected six creative pros to serve as our digital correspondents to share their personal experiences and thoughts on keynotes, sessions, and they’ll even get behind-the-scenes for some exclusive events!

Check out all six of our MAX Insiders below, and be sure to look for them at MAX and follow them on their social channels as they share their Adobe MAX experiences!


Kelly Beall
Kelly Beall began the blog Design Crush in 2007 as a love letter to the design community and hasn’t looked back since! Her work has been featured in the Huffington Post, Herman Miller, and Etsy among other publications and she has had the honor of working with such brands as Electrolux, Traditional Home, and Nissan. Kelly also works as a graphic designer and creative consultant when she’s not chasing her two dogs and two cats around her Oklahoma City home.


Andy Sowards
Andy Sowards is a professional Web Designer, Developer, Programmer, Family man, and All around advocate of all things Science & Tech. He loves building anything and everything on the web (and in real life, he’s sort of a DIY geek). He is the founder of and - oh and he tweets a lot @andysowards.


Jason Zavaleta
Jason Zavaleta is an award winning San Francisco Bay Area native filmmaker. Since discovering his passion for directing at the age of eight from public service announcements for the United Nations, to online commercials for a leading cosmetics company, and from music videos to feature foreign documentaries, there’s no genre that Zavaleta won’t explore. Jason graduated from San Francisco State University with a B.A. in Cinema. While a sophomore at SFSU, Jason founded the Epsilon Chapter of the revived National Professional Cinema Fraternity, Delta Kappa Alpha (est. at the University of Southern California, 1936). He’s currently in development on numerous feature films in both the United States and Italy. Zavaleta’s two most recent narrative shorts (In the Forest of Darkness and The Proceedings) will be part of the Shorts Film Corner at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival. He hopes to continue to explore the infinite possibilities of cinema and share them with the world to experience, discuss, and enjoy!

J_CavanJan Cavan
Jan Cavan is a Designer and Illustrator based in Los Angeles. Her work has been featured in various online publications, books and magazines worldwide. She currently designs at NationBuilder and runs a design blog dedicated to offering tutorials and resources to the design community.


J_GoldbergJeremy Goldberg
Jeremy Goldberg is a forward thinking graphic designer from Scottsdale, Arizona with a focus in design, web, UI/UX, and brand identity. A professional freelance designer since 2006, Jeremy also serves as a member on two advisory boards at Adobe. Jeremy is also the Co-founder of two new tech startups, Whistl and Répresent. Visit Jeremy’s website at


R_ConnollyRyan Connolly
Ryan Connolly is a writer, director, and online personality. After graduating film school Ryan went right to work establishing his production company Triune Films. Since then he has released two successful short films and has worked with companies such as Kessler Crane, Dell, Ford, T-Mobile and EA games. He is also partnered with Revision3 to create and host shows like Film Riot and Film State.

If you can’t make it to Adobe MAX this year, be sure to watch our keynote live stream on May 6, 2013 and May 7, 2013.  You’ll hear from a collection of Adobe visionaries as we unveil brand new creative workflows, capabilities, plus a lot more.


Rainn Wilson hosting the MAX Sneak Peeks!


He’s back!  We’re excited to let MAX attendees know that the very entertaining Rainn Wilson will be hosting our MAX Sneak Peeks event at Adobe MAX 2013 again – and this time he’s bringing a friend: Mary Lyn Rajskub.

Quite possibly the most anticipated evening of the event, the Sneaks provide a unique opportunity to see inside Adobe development labs as product teams show off new technologies that may (or may not) make into future products and services. Adobe’s own Ben Forta will be joining the celebrity hosts for an evening of innovation and laughs.

Be sure to join us at Nokia Theatre, Tuesday evening, May 7th – MAX badge required, so register now.

The Black Keys – MAX 2013 Poster



You probably are already aware that multiple-Grammy winning band The Black Keys will be playing live at our MAX Bash.  To commemorate the occasion, artist Brian Yap has designed a special poster. If you’re going to be at MAX, you can win a copy. Read all about it on our Creative Layer blog.

Adobe welcomes platinum sponsor Sony Corporation


We’re pleased to announce that Sony Corporation is the Adobe MAX platinum sponsor. Be sure to visit Sony on the Community Pavilion floor and try out the latest Adobe software on VAIO® Duo 11 and VAIO® Tap 20.
VAIO® Duo 11 is a light weighted hybrid Ultrabook that comes with a very unique digitizer stylus. 
With Sony’s latest and unique technologies embedded, this will change your work & play style; write, draw, design, sketch and doodle wherever you want!
VAIO® Tap 20 is a big screen tabletop PC that you can adjust to the best angle when you are drawing, sketching and being creative as if you are using a real canvas.It also lays completely flat (we call it “lay-flat style”) and supports up to 10 multi touch so, you can interact and collaborate with several people to complete the artwork. 

Six reasons to sign up for RussellBrown@MAX

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  1. Classic Movie Monsters
  2. Amazing Photoshop Instructors like Julieanne Kost and Joel Grimes
  3. Meet the Wolfman and Dracula in person!
  4. Print directly on to a t-shirt in class!
  5. Print 60X40 inch GIANT movie posters
  6. Learn cool things about Photoshop that you have NEVER been shown before!

What are you waiting for?!

(and hurry – RussellBrown@MAX sells out every year)

Win big with BlackBerry at Adobe Max 2013

From the folks at BlackBerry:

We’re excited to announce that BlackBerry is a Gold Sponsor at Adobe Max 2013! If you’re attending the event, which runs from May 4 – 8 in Los Angeles, California, you’ll want to stop by our booth (#312) to check out the new BlackBerry® Z10 device up close and enter for your chance to win your very own, along with other great prizes.

Your PhoneGap app can get you to BlackBerry Live

When you stop by our booth at Adobe Max 2013, why not take the opportunity to port your PhoneGap™ app to BlackBerry 10? Porting can take as few as 10 minutes and you could win a free entry pass to this year’s BlackBerry Live™ conference — the event that BlackBerry enthusiasts, business leaders, IT decision makers, developers and partners look forward to all year.

This year BlackBerry Live is being held in Orlando, Florida from May 14 – 16 and also includes the BlackBerry Jam Americas conference. If you’re developing mobile applications for BlackBerry, this is the place to gain  valuable insights into platform features, tooling, fast track development tips and pathways to profitability.

Tools to help you port

Porting your PhoneGap app over to BlackBerry 10 is really a simple process, but if you think you could use a little help, check out our Porting Guide. It’s designed to help you easily port existing BlackBerry® WebWorks™ PhoneGap apps over to the BlackBerry 10 platform. If you’re new to PhoneGap development, no problem: There is a complete Getting Started Guide available to walk you through the setup process.


Hope to see you at Adobe Max 2013!

Traditional publishing session

The Digital Publishing Suite team has scheduled a session at MAX where attendees will explore case studies from leading publishers who are using Adobe Digital Publishing Suite to transform their publishing business.  More about it on their blog.