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Autodesk Announces SIGGRAPH 2016 Production Sessions

Autodesk’s Vision Series at SIGGRAPH  2016 includes presentations from Academy Award-winning director Patrick Osborne, Portland-based animation studio LAIKA and VFX outfit Atomic Fiction.

Autodesk’s Vision Series at the SIGGRAPH 2016 conference will feature a slate of programming covering visual effects from the summer’s top films, and topics that range from VR workflows to production in the cloud. The sessions will take place on July 26-27 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Room 207 D and are open to the public.

Attend sessions to hear about how Academy Award winner Patrick Osborne, animation studio LAIKA and VFX outfit Atomic Fiction brought recent projects to life. Learn more about the future of Cloud computing from a panel of industry experts and discover Autodesk’s view on the future from Maya, Arnold, Shotgun, and LIVE Design product specialists. Production sessions that will be part of the Vision Series include:

Pearl: Taking 2D Animation into Virtual Reality

Presented by Patrick Osborne, July 26, 10:00-11:00AM

The Future of Production: Journey to The Cloud

Panel hosted by Phil Peterson, July 26, 1:00-2:00PM

With Gregory Liegey, Mammal Studios; Jesse Lucas, Framestore; Jonathan Harb, Whiskeytree; Don Parker and Marcos Fajardo

Behind the Blockbuster: Kubo and the Two Strings with LAIKA

Presented by Michael Laubach, July 26, 2:00-3:00PM

Behind the Blockbuster: Star Trek Beyond with Atomic Fiction

Presented by Kevin Baillie, July 27, 2:00-3:00PM

A complete list of sessions and registration information is available here.

Source: Autodesk