Sony Pictures Imageworks VFX supervisor Danny Dimian will present work on hit animated feature; animators Sophie Koto Gate, Michael Frei, Boris Labbé and Tomek Popakul will share their distinctive work.
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Studio’s head and executive creative director will share inner workings of their visual and physical effects work on Disney's BAFTA and VES-nominated sci-fi adventure.
Keynote by Oscar-winner and Google Spotlight Stories creative director Jan Pinkava one of initial set of events confirmed for upcoming animation and VFX conference.
Animation and VFX conference, set for next April 30-May 3, will highlight worldviews and workflows that inspire artistic exchange.
The director discusses his latest film, the live-action/VFX driven adaptation of the classic German children’s story.
The DreamWorks TV Animation veteran artist talks about her different approaches to character and conceptual design projects, the dynamic of realizing a strong director’s vision, such as Genndy Tartakovsky, and challenges she faced on shows such as ‘Samurai Jack.’
The indie director discusses her animated film project performed with live music, her residency at the Open Workshop in Viborg, Denmark, and her feelings about artistic inspiration and choice of technique.
REWIND’s head of partnerships talks about how AR, VR and immersive media technology are impacting people’s scientific and creative engagement with the world around them, as well as her work with UK-based Unfold Inclusion promoting gender diversity in the technology industry.
The studio’s co-founder discusses their most recent animated feature, ‘Early Man,’ sharing insights on Oscar-winner Nick Park’s writing and directing process and how more and more CGI is integrated into stop-motion filmmaking.
The creator of ‘Kubo and the Two Strings’ teases his new animated feature film at SPA, shares his insights on the difficulties of the creative process, and gives advice for young artists looking for a career in the industry.
The Oscar-winning director and studio co-founder shares his insights on the animation industry, what inspires and drives him, as well as what advice he has for young professionals.
The Oscar-nominated director talks about his work on Fox’s multiple Emmy Award-winning hit series, some of the show’s history as well as his new feature film in production with Wink Animation.
The veteran designer discusses her work creating the riveting sounds of White Walkers and dragons on HBO’s hit action-adventure series.
The creator and visual supervisor discusses his world-building and design work on the upcoming VFX-driven Netflix Original Series.
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.
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.