Apple has kicked off a new promotion that offers customers up to US$3,000 off Shake 2.5 for Mac OS X, its industry-leading compositing and visual effects software. Customers who purchase version 4.5 of Alias|Wavefront’s Maya Complete or Unlimited can get $2000 off Shake 2.5 GUI for Mac OS X, and can get $1000 off Shake 2.5 Render by also attending a Maya/Shake seminar. The offer expires December 20, 2002.