V-RAY DAY @ FMX 2018

April 25, 2018 – Stuttgart, Germany

DISCOVER THE LATEST V-RAY TECHNIQUES FROM EXPERT VFX ARTISTS


Every year, VFX, animation and games specialists come to FMX to present their latest and greatest achievements in the world of entertainment.

The ever popular V-Ray Day, hosted by Chaos Group in Mannheim Room, will feature exclusive insight into the latest projects from PIXOMONDO, RealtimeUK and Cube Creative. In addition, we'll be announcing an exciting competition in partnership with HP and our education team.

We look forward to seeing you in Germany!

GET YOUR FMX PASS HERE!

V-Ray Day entry is included with your conference pass.

V-RAY DAY – Wednesday, April 25

© HP
CHAOS GROUP EDUCATION TEAM & HP MARS HOME PLANET: Visualize Your Future

14:00, Mannheim Room

Albena Ivanova, Education Specialist & Barbara Marshall, Global Industry Manager

Mars Home Planet is a programme from HP and NASA aimed at imagining life on Mars for one million humans. Anyone can participate in a number of projects involving designing buildings, transportation, clothing and robotics which will be used to create a complete virtual experience of the red planet of tomorrow. Chaos Group and HP are joining forces to support the Rendering stage of the competition. By using V-Ray in their submissions, entrants will achieve amazing results — and be in with a chance of winning some great prizes.

VISIT HP MARS HOME PLANET
© Cube Creative
CUBE CREATIVE: From Cartoon to Photorealistic — Using V-Ray for Animated TV Series

15:00, Mannheim Room

Tanguy Weyland, 3D Supervisor & Sylvain Grain, Producer

With 15 years of experience in 2D, 3D and VFX for TV series, commercials and special formats for theme parks, Cube Creative will share its experience of using an in house production pipeline built around V-Ray to deliver premium quality TV series with a wide range of visual styles, from its historical IP "Kaeloo" to its new creation "Athleticus".

VISIT CUBE CREATIVE
© RealtimeUK
REALTIMEUK: Cinematic Worlds — A holistic overview of creating game trailers

16:00, Mannheim Room

Stuart Bayley, Art Director

Stu will look across multiple projects to get an overview of the design process involved in creating cinematic environments for games trailers. From concept art to the final product, you’ll understand the balance between creativity and practicality, alongside potential time and budget restrictions.

VISIT REALTIMEUK
PIXOMONDO © CBS
PIXOMONDO: Creating a Universe — Star Trek Discovery

17:00, Mannheim Room

Max Riess, VFX Supervisor

Max will showcase PIXOMONDO’s work on Star Trek Discovery by giving an inside view into the creation of assets, complex environments and how to get a shot from concept to final. Drawing from his longtime experience in matte painting, compositing and VFX supervision, Max will dissect the workflows in Star Trek Discovery and show the crucial role V-Ray played in achieving success with creating some of the most complex CG heavy shots.

VISIT PIXOMONDO

For infomation on the full line-up of inspirational talks at this year's FMX, visit the conference website.

FMX PROGRAM

V-RAY DAY SPEAKERS

Tanguy Weyland
3D Supervisor, Cube Creative

Tanguy is one of the youngest 3D supervisors at Cube Creative — but he’s progressing fast. He specializes in rendering, pipeline and special effects, he’s involved in challenging projects in 4K, stereoscopic-3D and 360°, and he's leading the design of a new production pipeline for an upcoming TV series at the studio. Tanguy graduated from French animation school Supinfocom Valenciennes.

Sylvain Grain
Producer, Cube Creative

A producer and consultant with 10 years’ experience in CG animation and stereoscopic-3D imaging, Sylvain Grain is in charge of special formats, innovation and international business development at Cube Creative. He graduated from ENSAAMA Oliver de Serres with a BA in 3D Communication, and from Université Paris 8 with a Master's degree in Image Arts and Technology.

Stu Bayley
Art Director, RealtimeUK

As RealtimeUK’s Art Director, Stu Bailey has led major projects including a character-focused cinematic for SMITE, a cinematic for Dropzone, and the studio’s record-breaking Jurassic World trailer. Stu is proud to drive his passionate team to create unique and creative solutions to RealtimeUK’s clients’ needs.

Max Riess
VFX Supervisor, PIXOMONDO

Max has been working in the VFX industry for over 10 years. He started as a 3D generalist for commercials in Frankfurt, then moved to Los Angeles to focus on matte painting and compositing. In 2015 he moved back to Germany, and has worked on projects like Game of Thrones, The Fate of the Furious and Iron Sky 2.

Barbara Marshall
Global Industry Manager (Media & Entertainment), HP Workstations

Barbara has spent 25 years in the media and entertainment industry with the BBC, Autodesk, and Epic Games. She has led marketing and PR teams both in-house and agency-side, consulted for several start-ups and served as technology editor for Broadcast Magazine in the UK.

Albena Ivanova
Education Specialist, Chaos Group

Albena is one of our Education Specialists at Chaos Group, dedicated to researching and implementing best practices for technological improvements in education. Before joining the Chaos family, Albena worked as a regional manager in the IT industry. She’s passionate about machine learning, AI, and filmmaking.

Gerrit Corsmeyer
3D Artist, Qoobee

Got questions about V-Ray? Gerrit is your man! For more than 20 years, Gerrit has worked as a 3D Artist, a Chaos Group collaborator, and a certified V-Ray Instructor. While Gerrit will not be presenting a talk, he will at our Chaos Group booth in the Marketplace to help answer any V-Ray related questions you might have.

Lyudmil Vanev
CG Specialist, Chaos Group

Lyudmil is a CG professional with more than 10 years experience in the field of architectural visualization, animation and visual effects. Before joining Chaos Group, he worked as a CG specialist and compositor at some of the biggest VFX studios in Bulgaria. Lyudmil will be at our Chaos Group booth in the Marketplace and ready to show you demos of the latest V-Ray features.

WANT MORE V-RAY?

See demos of the latest V-Ray features at booth 1.1 in the FMX Marketplace, 24 – 27 April.
MARKETPLACE DETAILS