INDUSTRY GIANTS 2010: Creative Alchemy
A BUNCH OF SHORT GUYS and
Host INDUSTRY GIANTS 2010: Creative Alchemy
Visual Effects, Animation and Game Forum
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DALLAS/FORT WORTH –
A Bunch of Short Guys, in association with SMU Guildhall and the Texas Film Commission, are proud to present to you with the golden opportunity of this year’s Industry Giants 2010: Creative Alchemy, the Visual Effects, Animation and Game Forum. The two day conference features Weta Digital 3D Special Effects Supervisor, Guy Williams, with a presentation on the making the film Avatar and Creating the world and characters of Pandora, along with many other presentations from creative professionals around the world. The ninth annual event takes place Saturday, June 12 and Sunday, June 13, 2010 at the Hughes-Trigg Student Center of Southern Methodist University, 3140 Dyer Street, Dallas, Texas 75205. It’s open to the public, students and industry professionals.
Hosted annually by the filmmaking/visual effects, animation, game development non-profit, A Bunch of Short Guys, and this year in association with SMU’s Guildhall at Southern Methodist University’s premiere graduate video game education program and the Texas Film Commission, Industry Giants 2010 features Masterclasses and a one-day forum and panel discussion. The event features a distinctive lineup of speakers working in all areas of animation and visual effects for film, television, and games. Schedules for the Masterclasses, forum and ticket information are available online at www.industrygiants.org.
Guy Williams – Visual Effects Supervisor, Weta Digital - “The Making of Avatar and Creating the World of Pandora”
David Schaub – Animation Director, Sony Pictures Imageworks - “The Making of Alice in Wonderland”
Kenneth Scott – Senior Art Director, Mircosoft - “The Inside the Biggest Industry Games”
Stephan Martiniere – Art Director, i.d. Software – “Creating Science Fiction and Fantasy in Today’s Entertainment”
Jeff Dates – Visual Effects/CG Supervisor, The Mill NY – “Breaking Down the World of Commercial Production”
Joseph Gilland – Artist, Author of Elemental Magic - “The Alchemy of Elemental Magic”
Rita Street – President, Radar Cartoons - “Interviewing the Industry Giants”
Paul Gaboury – Technical Director, Pixologic – “ZBrush Workflows”
Dan Kuenster – Creative Director, i-Station – “The Basics of Storyboarding”
Brad Gabe – Senior Technical Animator, Janimation – “Simulations in ICE (Softimage)
Johan and Norma Klingler – Animation Instructors, The Art Institute of Dallas – “From Storyboard to Production”
Brad Clark – Co-Founder, RiggingMentor.com – “Bones to Animation”
Mary Morgan – Actress, “Voiceover for Animation”
Michael Mentler – Artist, The Dallas Figurative Arts Society – “Modern Life Drawing”
A Bunch of Short Guys now offers three levels of membership to attend their events. Membership levels include $25 for Professionals, $20 for Students, as well as a Free Membership. Free members will not receive discounts on tickets or merchandise.
Industry Giants 2010: Creative Alchemy ticket prices are:
1-Day Forum for Student Members - $35
1-Day Forum for Professional Members - $40
1-Day Forum for Free Members - $50
2-Day Masterclasses for Student Members - $75
2-Day Masterclasses for Professional Members -$80
2-Day Masterclasses for Free Members - $100
Questions? Please contact Amy Cass at 512-659-3705 or by email: email@example.com.