Product of the Month for September is -
Lighting and Rendering in Maya - Lights and Shadows by Jeremy Birn (http://store.cgsociety.org/product/000447/)
Great lighting is the key to getting professional-looking output from Maya and Mental Ray. Now, for the first time, Pixar Technical Director Jeremy Birn shares his secrets, his settings, and his Maya scenes, in a Maya-specific training DVD. This new DVD features over 3 hours of tightly edited demonstrations of professional lighting and rendering techniques using Maya and Mental Ray.