The Los Angeles Chapter of ACM SIGGRAPH will host a one night only event, sponsored by Side Effects software on the making of NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM: BATTLE OF THE SMITHSONIAN. Francisco Rodriguez, FX Supervisor at Rhythm & Hues will provide an overview of the visual effects techniques employed across the production pipeline integrating both propriety tools and Houdini. There will be a special emphasis showcasing the creation of the climatic "Netherworld Sequence."
A screening of the film will immediately follow the presentation. Side Effects software will host a drawing for 3 copies of Houdini Master Apprentice HD.
Tuesday, June 9, 20096:30-7:30 p.m. Social Hour - Karl Strauss Brewing Company, Universal Citywalk7:30-10 p.m. - Presentation and Screening at AMC Citywalk 19 Stadium 19 Theaters.
Check the LA ACM SIGGRAPH website, for parking and other important information.