Renown animation, VFX, virtual production, and games conference reveals massive program of free events featuring master filmmakers and top industry professionals, including Sir Roger Deakins and the Badass Women Production Designers; event runs in person and online October 17-22 in Torino, Italy.
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The Oscar-Winning cinematographer, best known for ‘The Shawshank Redemption,’ ‘Blade Runner 2049,’ and ‘1917’ has been named the 2021 VIEW Visionary Award recipient; a special interview with Deakins and ‘How to Trail Your Dragon’ writer, director and producer Dean DeBlois is set for October 20.
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Kirk DeMicco, Phil Lord and Chris Miller, Tim Miller, and Everett Downing Jr. join growing list of industry leaders and experts who will lead a variety of sessions at Italy’s premiere animation, VFX and CG conference, taking place online and in-person October 17-22; early bird tickets are now on sale.
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