Hi Octane team,
I would love to participate. You need to know one thing, when you purchase the update from Autodesk you are obligated to delete all prior versions of Maya within 120 days.... so i can't offer anything else except Maya 2012. I'm heavily involved in the movie industry as generalist and i've been hired by Prime Focus to work on various projects. My skills include: match-moving, modeling, set extensions, lighting and rendering setups (Vray and MR), compositing, rigid body simulations (usually shattering the objects) etc. I'm Maya guru that knows true production techniques and with the dawn of your additional passes i could put Octane to use on some projects that are in the pipeline (scenes that are completely CG because we still miss a shadow catching shader).
All the best,
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