The legendary industry pioneer shares his insights as an artist, director, visual effects supervisor and survivor, including thoughts on digital character performance and conflicts with studio executives.
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Theme of ‘Creating Worlds’ resonated across tracks and through presentations from Aardman, Phil Tippett, Réka Bucsi and top tech companies.
Conference also has added a screening of ‘Early Man,’ and presentations on ‘Blade Runner 2049’ and the app ‘Tunnel AR,’ the world’s first interactive AR music video.
Conference set for April 24-27 also will explore virtual product lifecycle and how expanded realities can make a valuable impact on society.
Highlights for the technology and games-related tracks also announced for the annual event, set for April 24-27 in Stuttgart, Germany.
Conference also sets Animation Production Day for April 26-27, releases third trailer in a series and confirms new participants.
Event confirms Phil Tippett and Aardman’s David Sproxton as speakers at the annual conference set for April 24-27 in Stuttgart, Germany.
The Oscar-winning director details the exhausting and exacting oil painting on canvass stop-motion technique he used for his latest animated feature about Vincent van Gogh.
The studio’s human resources manager discusses recruiting challenges and goals as well as recommendations for young professionals looking for a job.
The Disney VP discusses a range of post-production challenges on the studio's feature animation musicals.
The previs supervisor discusses a wide-range of visualization work on HBO’s award-winning TV series, as well as her studio’s efforts on Disney’s live-action hit, ‘Beauty and the Beast.’
The veteran director and NFB filmmaker discusses story and design inspirations as well production and artistic challenges he faced during the making of his award-winning animated short film.
The veteran animation director discusses his experience at the helm of Sony Pictures Animation’s latest animated feature.
The veteran VFX supervisor talks about his recent work on VR and animated stereoscopic 3-D dome projection projects as well as feature films in development.
The veteran VFX supervisor and producer discusses the differences in visual effects he supervised on the new sequel compared to his Oscar-winning VFX work 20 years ago on the original Roland Emmerich hit film, Independence Day.
The veteran designer details his work as production designer and art director on Pixar’s third offering of their hit ‘Cars’ franchise.
The GM and executive producer talks in detail about his studio’s previs work on Marvel’s ‘Doctor Strange,’ Disney’s ‘Beauty and the Beast’ and ‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.’
The veteran VFX and VR director talks about the challenges of bringing compelling storytelling to VR and how to navigate the growing cloud of VR “hype” in order to better focus on viable creative opportunities.
The veteran Framestore VFX supervisor talks about previs, virtual production and visual development on the first cinematic installment about the magical creatures of J. K. Rowling’s ‘Harry Potter’ universe.
The overall VFX supervisor on Luc Besson’s upcoming epic sci-fi adventure discusses the film's challenges and his relationship with the director going back 20 years to 'The Fifth Element.'
The veteran producer talks about creating some of the world’s funniest, most popular and endearing animated films, TV series, shorts and commercials as well as new challenges like storytelling in VR.