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Python for 3ds Max: Overview

Did you ever sat in front of 3ds Max and thought: "I did that 1.000.000 times before!"?! ๐Ÿ˜ญ Automate your processes and let Python do the "boring stuff"!

What is the Python for Max masterclass?

The focus of this masterclass is to teach Python beginners how to use Python in 3ds Max to automate daily processes. You will learn the fundamentals of scripting in Python from scratch, how to use Python to manipulate your environment and finally to automate and simplify processes in 3ds Max.

After this masterclass you're able to

โœ… Create helpful 3ds Max scripts using Python

โœ… Create and connect node trees from scratch

โœ… Manipulate, save, load and import scenes

โœ… Automate the "boring stuff" and support your project

โœ… Create custom UIs using PySide 2

What's inside?

The masterclass is a 8 weeks cohort which focuses on teaching you the fundamentals of scripting, lets you practice the newly learned topics weekly, gives you personal feedback, allows you to ask questions in the Q&As and be part of a community with other learners.

To achieve our goal we focus the first 5 weeks on Python itself ans answer questions like: What are data types? How to loop through and change items? How to use code from multiple files? After these first 5 weeks you understand how the scripting process works while being able to write your own helpful Python scripts.

Generate a forest with Python
Generate a forest with Python

In the final 3 weeks we move over to 3ds Max and learn how to access the 3ds Max API using Python. How can we use Python to access and manipulate the specific elements in 3ds Max? Answering this question allows us to write impactful scripts to manipulate the scene, create and modify materials and automate repetitive processes.

The Python for 3ds Max is an 8 weeks masterclass which includes

  • ๐Ÿ–ฅ๏ธ Create your Max Applications

  • ๐Ÿ“ผ 10 hours video training

  • ๐Ÿ™‹ 8 hours Live Q&A

  • ๐Ÿ“ 8 Weekly Assignments

  • โœ… Personal code feedback

  • ๐Ÿ˜๏ธ Private Discord community

  • ๐Ÿ† Python Certificate

At the end of the masterclass you'll get the chance to write your final application to help with your current work and to open doors for your career.

Python for Max Weeks

How to access Python for Max masterclass?

The masterclass is held every few months and will be limited to 20 participants while we currently have over 40 Wishlist's. So be quick to reserve your spot. First come, first served.

Let me know if you have any questions. I am looking forward to you joining in the next semester and learning career changing Python skills in 3ds Max! ๐Ÿ˜Š

See you on the next cohort,


Enroll in Python for 3ds Max now to reserve a spot:


Author: Alex

I'm Alexander, an Award-Winning Technical Director & Coach in Visual Effects, Animation and Games. My skills are solving technical problems, simplifying workflows and mentoring career goals.

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