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EUROPE'S NEWEST COMPUTER GRAPHICS EVENT

May 18 – 19, 2018 | Sofia, Bulgaria
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CHAOS GROUP PRESENTS TOTAL CHAOS


A global event uniting the art, science & technology of computer graphics. 
 

This May, Chaos Group invites you to Total Chaos. Born from our yearly CG² event, we are inviting artists and developers from around the world to join us for two full days of world-class speakers and hands-on workshops — all to celebrate the art and science of CG.

This event brings together experts from architectural visualization, automotive design, games and visual effects.

It’s a great opportunity to network with some of the world’s top artists and studios and learn how they create their inspiring work. It’s also the perfect chance to meet the teams behind V-Ray, Corona, VRscans and Phoenix FD and share your feedback and feature wish list.

SPEAKERS



Stay tuned as we continue to add to our speaker lineup.
Alessandro Cannavà

Senior 3D Artist, Venini

Andre Matos

3D Artist, Porsche

Arsène Pérard-Gayot

Doctoral Researcher,
Saarland University

Asen Atanasov

Senior Software Developer,
Chaos Group

Attila Cselovszki
Blagovest Taskov

Lead Developer, Chaos Group

Christopher Nichols
Dean Niskota & Hrvoje Čop
Enea LeFons

Architect, Designer, Developer, Artist & 3D Expert

Hristo Velev

Founder & Co-Manager,
Bottleship VFX

Jaroslav Křivánek

Lead of Research & Development at Render Legion & Associate Professor at Charles University

Jan Kokol

CEO & Founder,
IMAGO Design

Karim Moussa

Art Director & Architect,
Mozses

Lidija Grozdanic
Lon Grohs

CCO & VP Strategic Marketing,
Chaos Group

Martin Krastev

Senior Software Developer,
Chaos Group

Miguel Ortega & Tran Ma

half M.T / Spy Films

Ondřej Karlík

CTO & Main Developer of Corona Renderer,
Render Legion

Péter Sárhidai

Development Specialist,
Brick Visual

Sven Woop

Graphics Software Engineer, Intel

Tomasz Wyszolmirski

Studio Director,
Dabarti Studio

Viktor Kirilov

Game Developer

Vladimir Koylazov

Co-Founder & CTO,
Chaos Group

Will Cavanagh

Pipeline TD,
Blur

FULL SCHEDULE — COMING SOON!

 
Get inspired. World-class presentations, masterclasses and hands-on workshops.
 

We’re putting together a great lineup of speakers for Total Chaos — one that already includes talented artists from renowned studios and top developers. In addition to an inspiring series of presentations, we’ll also be offering a variety of hands-on 3D artist workshops and masterclasses. Artist or developer - this special event is a must for you!

We’ll host three parallel tracks: Art, Code and Craft. You can also take part in masterclasses from the world’s top CG experts, and become an accredited pro with V-Ray Certification Exams.

Sign up below and we’ll keep you up to date with all the latest additions to the speaker lineup and the event schedule.

Photos from our previous CG² - Code for Art event.

Tickets



Save up to 50% with our Early Bird rates.


Total Chaos will take place on May 18 - 19, 2018.
Early Bird tickets will be available until March 10, 2018.
Regular tickets will be available from March 11 until sold out.

The last event sold out in three weeks, so book early to save your seat!

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BECOME A V-RAY CERTIFIED PROFESSIONAL

Don’t miss your chance to take the exam while attending Total Chaos.

VENUE

© Sofia Tech Park

Sofia Tech Park

111, Tsarigradsko Shose Blvd., Sofia, Bulgaria

Sofia Tech Park is one of Bulgaria’s premier meeting spaces and was created especially as a platform for science and technology forums. Total Chaos Art and Code sessions will run in parallel in the main halls of the John Atanasoff building. Workshops and Craft sessions will be held in the adjacent Innovation Center.

© Sketches of Sofia
© Sketches of Sofia

DISCOVER SOFIA

Check out our suggestions of where to visit while you are in town!
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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Is this event for me?

If you’re a 3D artist or developer with a passion for computer graphics this event is a must! You’ll be inspired by the latest technologies and trends, and you’ll see amazing projects — some of which will premiere at Total Chaos. And you’ll have the chance to network with some of the industry’s most important people, and build great friendships. We recommend having some prior experience or knowledge of computer graphics.

How do I register?

The ticket shop on our website is now open. Choose between a student ticket (student ID will be required at registration desk), a professional pass that gives you access to the full conference program, or a masterclass pass which gives you full access to the conference as well as the exclusive masterclasses taught by world class CG professionals.

Can I get an early bird discount?

Yes! Early bird tickets will be available until March 10, 2018.

When and where is the conference?

Total Chaos will take place on May 18-19, 2018 at Sofia Tech Park. The venue is located at the following address: 111, Tsarigradsko Shose Blvd.

See the venue location on Google Maps.

Where can I stay?

You can book a room anywhere in Sofia. We recommend the following hotels located in close proximity to the event venue:

 

Recommended hotels with special conference rates

Best Western Hotel Expo Sofia

149 Tsarigradsko Shosse blvd. | Sofia | Bulgaria | 1784
€60 per night / Superior room / SGL use / Breakfast and VAT inlc. / City tax excluded (€ 0.56 per day)
Please use the special code ChaosSG2 to get advantage of the special rate quoted above. You can send you booking request at reservations@hotelexposofia.com.


Metropolitan Hotel Sofia

64 Tsarigradsko shosse Blvd. | Sofia | Bulgaria |1784
€69 per night / Single room / Breakfast and VAT inlc. / City tax excluded (€ 0.56 per day)
Please use the special code CHAOSCG2 group to get advantage of the special rate quoted above. You can send you booking request at reservations@metropolitanhotelsofia.com
 

ATM Hotel

131 Tsarigradsko Shosse blvd. | Sofia | Bulgaria | 1784
€28.5 per night / Single room / Breakfast and VAT inlc.
Please use the special code CHAOSCG2 to get advantage of the special rate quoted above. You can send you booking request at  info@atm-hotel.com
 

Best Western Hotel Europe

1, Liditse Str. | Sofia | Bulgaria | 1113
€50 per night / Single room / Breakfast and VAT inlc.
€60 per night / Double room / Breakfast and VAT inlc
Please use the special code CHAOSCG2 to get advantage of the special rate quoted above. You can send you booking request at  info@hotel-europe-bg.com

How do I get my badge?

Once you have purchased your ticket, you will receive a confirmation email from Eventbrite. Please save your ticket on your mobile device or print it out. You’ll need to show it at the registration desk onsite in order to receive your pass.

Reception desk opens at 8.30 am on May 18 in the foyer of the John Atanasoff Hall, Sofia Tech Park. Badges must be worn within the event area, both during sessions and receptions.

Can I pay at the door?

No, tickets can be purchased online only.

What`s the refund policy?

Tickets are non-refundable, however you can transfer your ticket to a friend in case you can’t make it to the event. If you wish to transfer your ticket to someone else, please be sure to let us know by emailing us at totalchaos@chaosgroup.com.

What are my transportation and parking options?

By public transportation:
Direct lines:

Trolley buses 5 and 8 to station “Sofia Tech Park”
Bus 84 to station “Sofia Tech Park”
Trolley bus 4 to Arena Armeets Stadium
 

Nearby public transport lines:

At a close proximity (5-10 min walking distance) to Sofia Tech Park there is a bus station named after the local hospital „St. Anna“ (or often called “Okrazhna Bolnitza”). You can reach it with busses 3, 5, 6, 76, 84, 204, 213, 305, 306, 604.
 

Prices for public transportation are currently the following:

Single ticket price is 1.60 BGN (~0.80 EUR);

Vouchers for ten trips for one passenger cost 12,00 BGN (~6 EUR). You can’t use those for subway transportation! A card for unlimited bus and trolley bus trips for one day is 4 BGN (2 EUR).

By taxi:

We recommend either Green Taxi, O.K. Supertrans or Yellow Taxi.

You can also use the TaxiMe app for iOS and Android.

Green Taxi

Call +359 2 810 810 or download their Android or iOS app.

O.K. Supertrans

You can order a taxi by calling +359 2 973 21 21. Make sure you use only O.K. Supertrans cars marked with the number 973 21 21 below their logo!

Yellow Taxi

You can order a taxi by calling +359 2 91119 or using their Android or iOS apps.

A taxi ride from the city center to Sofia Tech Park should cost around 15 BGN (7.5 EUR).

Parking space:

There are over 200 parking spots available within close walking distance to the event venue. Parking rate is 1 BGN per hour.

Can I get an invoice?

To receive an invoice, ensure you fill in your company details in the Eventbrite invoice field, which appears before you purchase your ticket. Your invoices will be issued on the first week of the month following your purchase.

Do I need a visa?

Maybe. Citizens of some countries may require a visa before they visit Bulgaria, and it’s a very good idea to check before you buy a ticket or book accomodation. We can send you an invitation letter in English to support your visa application — email us at totalchaos@chaosgroup.com if you need one.

Can I become a sponsor or a media partner?

We’d love to hear from potential sponsors or media partners. Email us at totalchaos@chaosgroup.com if you’re interested.

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