Asterix – The Secret of the Magic Potion: Anatomy of a Gallic village

Tuesday, June 4th

À Room A Categories: Animation , Expo Session By: Clément Deltour, Mikros Animation Nicolas Delval, Mikros Animation

Immerse yourself in the heart of a Gallic village and explore the trade secrets of the feature film “Asterix – The Secret of the Magic Potion”, made at Mikros Animation Paris. Through the analysis of a sequence, the presentation will cover the following themes: – how to produce a 3D road movie – a new […]

Cherry on Top: The Art of Creature FX

Tuesday, June 4th

À Room A Categories: Expo Session , VFX By: Russell Lloyd, Framestore

Creating believable characters today requires more than just skillful rigging and talented animation. A bit of flowing cloth, bouncing hair, or firing muscles adds that finishing touch to digital characters. Participants in this session will get an insider’s view of the tools, work flows, and techniques employed by Framestore Creaturefx artists. Like the cherry on […]

How MPC Film delivered Tim Burtons’ reimagination of Disney’s Dumbo

Tuesday, June 4th

À Room A Categories: Premium session , VFX By: Carlos Caballero Valdes, MPC

DFX Supervisor Carlos Caballero Valdes will offer an insight into MPC Film’s work on Dumbo. In this presentation MPC DFX Supervisor Carlos Caballero Valdes will showcase the creative and technical challenges behind the VFX of Disney’s reimagination of Dumbo. As lead VFX studio, MPC Film crafted 1150 shots for the movie with a team of […]

Mary Poppins Returns : The Magic Behind The Curtain

Tuesday, June 4th

À Room A Categories: Expo Session , VFX By: Jeremie Lodomez, Framestore Frederikke Glick, Framestore

Framestore was the lead VFX company on Disney’s wonderful Mary Poppins Returns. Hear from the VFX experts who conjured the magic, working on scenes that took audiences under the ocean and above the London streets, as well as the iconic ‘dance hall’ sequence which saw traditional 2D animation intersect with cutting-edge modern technology.   All […]

RenderMan 22 | The Latest & Greatest from Pixar (Sponsored)

Wednesday, June 5th

À Room A Categories: Expo Session , VFX By: Dylan Sisson, Pixar Animation Studios

Come see cutting-edge features for lighting and look development in the latest version of RenderMan 22. Pixar’s Dylan Sisson will show how these features are being used on Pixar’s feature films, including breakdowns from Toy Story 4. Learn about Pixar’s latest release, RenderMan 22.5, which includes the new RenderMan for Houdini plugin, a complete rewrite. […]

Shopify – All Together Now: How to Get Stuff Done

Wednesday, June 5th

À Room A Categories: Career & Diversity , Expo Session By: Mark Rigley, Shopify

Working together is what humans do. So why is it so hard sometimes? Especially when it’s a bunch of weird computer nerds and flaky designers? Some teams gel, some wish death on each other. Some projects are glorious, some hellish. Some leaders lift everyone around them, others step on necks. Mark will examine some of […]

The Effect of the Dark Phoenix

Tuesday, June 4th

À Room A Categories: VFX By: Bryan Grill, Scanline VFX

The making of the Cosmic Entity and how it affects Jean Grey’s powers and transformation to the Dark Phoenix. All sessions

THE VFX OF “SOLO: A STAR WARS STORY”

Wednesday, June 5th

À Room A Categories: Premium session , VFX By: Joseph Kasparian, Hybride Technologies Patrick Tubach, Industrial Light & Magic

Join the visual effects team as they take you behind the scenes on one of 2018’s biggest films. The team will showcase the innovative shooting techniques developed for the film and the unique collaboration with Director Ron Howard that allowed this chapter in the Star Wars universe to be brought to the screen. The team […]

The VFX of The Nutcracker and the Four Realms

Tuesday, June 4th

À Room A Categories: Expo Session , VFX By: Mathieu Assemat, MPC

CG Supervisor Mathieu Assemat will offer an insight into MPC Film’s work on Disney’s The Nutcracker and the Four Realms. Led by overall VFX Supervisor Max Wood and MPC VFX Supervisor Richard Clegg, MPC’s artist’s crafted more than 1000 shots for Disney’s “The Nutcracker and the Four Realms.” The scope of the work was wide-ranging, […]

Underlying Form–The Application of Classical Art Concepts to Animation

Tuesday, June 4th

À Room A Categories: Animation , Expo Session By: Chris Kirshbaum, Cinesite

This lecture will be about connecting the past with the future. Citing examples of classical art innovations (2 point and 3 point perspective, architectural structure, and greater understanding of anatomy, among others), I will do a demonstration on how the application of such concepts can help posing and performance in 3D character animation. I will […]

Walt Disney Animation Studios: Knowing More About Knowsmore

Wednesday, June 5th

À Room A Categories: Animation , Expo Session By: Rachel Bibb, Walt Disney Animation Studios

Join Final Line Artist Rachel Bibb from Walt Disney Animation Studios as she talks through the process of combining traditional animation and technology to bring the character Knowsmore to life from the film Ralph Breaks The Internet. All sessions