Beyond pretty pictures: Using rendering to push the boundaries of full color 3D printed objects — Chaos Group
10:00 – 11:00 AM, Room 409A
Jaroslav Křivánek, Director of Research
Join Jaroslav for a discussion on how the tech used to drive photorealistic renderers such as V-Ray or Corona can be used to achieve super-realistic, color 3D prints. Realistic rendering and full-color 3D printing, though seemingly different, share the same basis: accurate simulation of light behavior — and exploring this observation has allowed Jaroslav and this team to create 3D prints of a much higher visual quality than ever before.
Innovative real-time solutions: Where tech, art and film converge — Method Studios
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM, Room 409A
Lee Carlton, CG Supervisor
“The Kit” opens up a flexible and creative way of producing top quality content for any deliverable. Maximizing production workflows with real-time toolsets makes speedy iterations possible: creatives are able to evaluate artistic choices instantly and deliver the highest quality in a fraction of the time normally associated with the development tasks. In his presentation, Lee will break down how it works and show how it’s helped out in real-world scenarios.
Elastic © 2019 Home Box Office, Inc.
Game of Thrones main title design: A 10 year journey — Elastic
2:00 – 3:00 PM, Room 409A
Kirk Shintani, Art Director & Head of 3D
Over the past decade, Elastic has provided the stirring and tantalizing title sequence for all 73 episodes of HBO’s global fantasy phenomenon, Game of Thrones. Kirk will explain how this relationship came about, the approaches Elastic took to the various series, the clever design decisions they made to create a scale version of Westeros — and how V-Ray has powered the credits since day one. An essential talk for Thronies and VFX fans alike.
WOMEN IN TECHNOLOGY: CARVE YOUR NICHE IN THE INDUSTRY WITH TIPS FROM THE PROS
3:00 – 4:00 PM, Room 409A
Albena Ivanova (Chaos Group), Joy Lea (ARwall), Kat Harris (Magnopus), Keely Colcleugh (Kilograph), Sara Mustafa (Pixomondo), Sarah McGee (Zoic Studios)
Join an impressive line-up of panelists for a career-focused discussion. Discover tips and tools to help you advance your skills, understand the role of branding, identify your strengths, and find your authentic voice in the workplace. The discussion will look toward the future of careers in a competitive industry, and help you make your own impact. The panelists will also offer advice for encouraging more women to find their dream careers in the CG industries.
Pixomondo © 2019 Fox Media LLC.
Choreographing chaos: The Orville’s epic space battle — Pixomondo
4:00 – 5:00 PM, Room 409A
Nhat Phong Tran, VFX Supervisor & Daniel Carbo, VFX Producer
Seth MacFarlane’s The Orville has refreshed and reinvented episodic sci-fi TV, with series two culminating in a frantic battle to save Planet Earth from the evil Kaylons. Nhat and Daniel will talk about Pixomondo’s VFX work on the show, including the role that previz played in the process, creating that epic two-part space battle and how they constructed true works of visual art to not only support the narrative and story, but to elevate it.