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3D Artist Josh Mossotti to Speak at SIGGRAPH Panel

3D Artist Josh Mossoitti , of LOOK Effects, will be participating in the Los Angeles SIGGRAPH CG Lighting Panel and Technology Session on Thursday, February 16th at Gnomon School of Visual Effects.

Press Release from LOOK Effects:

LOS ANGELES, CA – LOOK Effects is proud to announce that 3D Artist Josh Mossoitti will be participating in the Los Angeles SIGGRAPH CG Lighting Panel and Technology Session on Thursday, February 16th at Gnomon School of Visual Effects. The evening begins at 6:30pm with a social hour with the presentations scheduled to start at 7:30. Gnomon is located at 1015 N. Cahuenga Bl, Hollywood, CA. Additional details can be found at http://www.gnomonschool.com/?p=2152.

The panel will be moderated by Rob Bredow, Chief Technology Officer and Visual Effects Supervisor, Sony Pictures Imageworks. Besides Josh Mossotti, other panelists will be Alessandro Jacomini, Lighting Supervisor, Disney Animation and Kevin Souls, Lead Lookdev and Lighting Technical Director, Sony Pictures Imageworks.  The panelists will discuss how they approach their work and will present examples of their CG lighting techniques. Josh will talk about the work he did for Underworld Awakening. The panel is to be followed by a product demonstration by Andy Lomas, Product Manager for KATANA, The Foundry.

“Our shop may be smaller, but I’ve had the opportunity to work on some pretty big projects. Underworld being one that offered some particular challenges,” says Mossotti. “I’m looking forward to presenting how being a 3D generalist makes my approach to lighting different from someone who specializes.”

For over 14 years, LOOK Effects has been a leading provider of digital-effects solutions for feature film, episodic television and special venue projects.  With studios in Los Angeles, New York and Vancouver, LOOK offers a knowledgeable and resourceful approach in partnering with their clients to supervise and produce visual effects.  In all three offices, LOOK offers ideas and options for digital effects design, on-set supervision, set-extension creation, 3D animation and complex compositing that dovetail smoothly into production schedules.  This combined experience and expertise has earned LOOK a high level of trust and an impressive list of clients and credits.  LOOK’s recently completed feature film credits include the recently-released Underworld Awakening, The Muppets, Captain America, Fast Five, Limitless, Black Swan, The King’s Speech, and Step Up 3D. Television credits include the newly-aired The Finder, Bones, Harry’s Law, No Ordinary Family, the Emmy-nominated effects for Life After People, and all of the effects for the final season of Lost.  See more of LOOK Effects’ work at http://www.lookfx.com

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