Journalist and director discusses her award-winning room-scale VR experience, which chronicles the ever-present dangers of hidden IEDs for civilians in Iraq after the war against IS ended.
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Visual effects supervisor talks about his role leading the Weta Digital team on Disney and Marvel’s smash action-adventure hit.
DNEG visual effects producer discusses unique processing of never-before-seen NASA footage on Damien Chazelle’s Oscar-winning drama about Neil Armstrong’s legendary Moon walk.
Epic Games CTO discusses his work, alongside Oscar winner John Gaeta, producing the legendary “Bullet Time” VFX sequences on ‘The Matrix,’ as well as the growing use of game engines and real-time rendering in feature film and TV production.
Filmmaker discusses design and production on her thoughtful and provocative 2D animated short, and how she hopes audiences will respond to her self-described “ugly” style.
The noted researcher and consultant discusses various aspects of artificial intelligence, how the technology is being used in visual effects and the dangers of unchecked deployment.
VFX supervisor discusses animation styles, production challenges and his efforts leading the visual effect team on Lord & Miller and Sony Pictures Animation’s Oscar-winning animated comic adventure.
Oscar-winning animator, author, teacher and historian discusses Disney effects guru’s ‘lost notebook,’ ‘Golden Age’ Disney animation legends and Winsor McCay’s pioneering dinosaur.
VFX supervisor on Disney and Marvel’s action-adventure hit discusses the complex digital character work used to create a young version of Agent Nick Fury.
Legendary artist shares concept design insights, George Lucas’ impact on his evolution as a designer, working through production design challenges and how he handles different opinions from strong creative voices on a film.
ILM’s SVP and Executive Director discusses studio production and management challenges as well as technology investment strategies and plans.
Image Engine lead animator details her work creating Drogon the dragon in the hit HBO series’ Season 7 Episode 4 battle where the Lannister army is incinerated as it tries to flee.
Supervising sound editor discusses ADR work, Rami Malek voice integration and how she handles challenges specific to recording audio for fully digital characters.
Animation director discusses pertinent issues including the art of animated filmmaking, careers, mentorship and the reality of working under a “woman” animator label.
Schoolism.com founder and Imaginism Studios producer / designer shares his insights on design challenges, artistic tools, working with directors and how filmability impacts his creative decision-making.
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.