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Robert Zemeckis Joins VIEW 2022 Lineup

Italy’s premiere animation event adds the famed director to its packed program of industry speakers, including ILM’s Rob Bredow, Paramount’s Ramsey Naito, and Sony Pictures Animation’s Kristine Belson; the event runs October 16-21 in Torino, Italy.

VIEW Conference 2022 has announced that director Robert Zemeckis will join Kevin Baillie in a virtual discussion of the making of his latest film, Disney’s Pinocchio. The upcoming 23rd edition of Italy’s premiere animation, VFX, games, and computer graphics conference runs October 16-21 in Torino, Italy.

The VIEW Conference 2022 Program is available to browse by topic or speaker.

Here are some presentation highlights:

Industry leaders discuss the future of storytelling and other cutting-edge topics:

  • James Knight, AMD's Global Director of Media & Entertainment/Visual Effects
  • Faik Karaoglu, Wacom's Executive VP of Branded Business
  • Marc Petit, VP, and GM at Epic Games Unreal Engine
  • Steve May, Pixar's Chief Technology Officer
  • Rob Bredow, CCO at Industrial Light & Magic
  • Ramsey Naito, President of Nickelodeon/Paramount
  • Kristine Belson, President of Sony Pictures Animation
  • Peter Ramsey, Director at Netflix Animation (Spider-Man: Into the Spider-verse / Lost Ollie)
  • Rob Hoffmann, Lenovo’s Manager of Worldwide Media & Entertainment
  • Cathal Loughnane, Head of Aston Martin Partnerships at Aston Martin Lagonda

Exciting panels exploring virtual production, featuring:

  • Steve Griffith, Executive Producer of Virtual Production at DNEG
  • Paul Debevec, Director of Research at Netflix
  • Janet Muswell Hamilton, Senior VP of VFX at HBO
  • Roslyn Aronowitz, Senior Producer for Virtual Production at ILM
  • Christina Heller, CEO of Metastage

In-depth presentations on the latest creative triumphs, including:

  • Love, Death + Robots: Night of the Mini Dead with BUCK Creative Directors Robert Bisi and Andy Lyon
  • The Sandman – with Raphaël Letertre, Rodeo FX CG Supervisor
  • Returnal – Housemarque’s Sharman Jagadeesan and Risto Jankkila
  • Entergalactic – DNEG’s David Prescott, Archie Donato & Kapil Sharma

The complete list of speakers is available here.

Plus, looks at Jurassic World Dominion; Thor: Love and Thunder; Westworld; Lightyear; Turning Red; The Sea Beast; and My Father’s Dragon.

The VIEW Conference invites students and professionals to the recruitment fair - an opportunity to pitch talents to major game and movie studios, share reels and meet mentors. Recruiters include Industrial Light & Magic, Framestore, Alps Studios, Trixter, Axis Studios, El Ranchito, and Rotomaker.

Get your tickets here.

Source: VIEW 2022

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