Posts: Event

Ron Fedkiw to Be Keynote Speaker at Imagina 2005

by malducin

Ron Fedkiw, Assistant Professor at Stanford and consultant for ILM, will give the keynote speech at Imagina 2005 in Monte Carlo. Speakers from many high profile studios, including Digital Domain, Imageworks, Framestore/CFC, MPC, Dreamworks, Cineste UK, Aardman and Glassworks, among others, will explain the work on some of their recent projects.

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Steve Gawley and Jon Berg Online Chats

by malducin

The Hyperspace area of the official Star Wars site will conclude its classic Star Wars ILM chats with Lead Modelmaker Steve Gawley and model maker Jon Berg. The Steve Gawley chat will take place this Wednesday September 29, 2004 at 2:30 pm PT, while Jon Berg's chat will take place Friday October 1, 2004 at 2:30 pm PT.

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Tom St. Amand Online Chat about Classic Star Wars Trilogy

by malducin

Senior Animator and ILM veteran Tom St. Amand will participate on an online chat at the official Star Wars site's Hyperspace area. The chat will take place today September 22 at 2:30 pm. PST.

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Paul Huston Online Chat about Classic Star Wars Trilogy

by malducin

Senior Modelmaker, Matte Painter and Star Wars veteran Paul Huston participated on an online chat at the official Star Wars site's Hyperspace area. The chat tookplace September 17 at 2:30 pm. PT.

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Lorne Peterson Online Chat about Classic Star Wars Trilogy

by malducin

Senior Modelmaker and Star Wars veteran Lorne Peterson will participate on an online chat at the official Star Wars site's Hyperspace area. The chat will take place today, September 15 at 2:30 pm. PT.

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Dennis Muren Online Chat about Classic Star Wars Trilogy

by malducin

Senior VFX Supervisor Dennis Muren will participate on an online chat at the official Star Wars site's Hyperspace area. The chat will take place this Friday, September 10 at 2:30 pm. PT.

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Rob Coleman Chat at Star Wars Site

by malducin

The official Star Wars site is announcing that Animation Director Rob Coleman is slated to participate on his second online chat June 30, 2004 2:00 p.m. PST.

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Hal Hickel at 3DFestival 2004

by malducin

Animation Supervisor Hal Hickel will be the speaker at 3DFestival 2004. He will present the VFX work on Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl, on Wednesday May 5, 2004 at 2pm. He is substituting for Animation Supervisor Dave Andrews.

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Dave Andrews to Speak at 3DFestival 2004

by malducin

Animation Supervisor Dave Andrews, currently working on Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, will be a speaker at 3DFestival 2004 on May 5, while former ILM member and Weta Digital VFX Supervisor Joe Letteri, will talk about the work of on The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King at the Australian Effects and Animation Festival 2004 on June 1st. Several other VFX projects will get exposure, some by former ILM members.

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Jamy Wheless at Imagina 2004

by malducin

Jamy Wheless, Animation Supervisor at ILM, will be a speaker at Imagina 2004 (this year at the Grimaldi Forum in Monte Carlo), on Thursday February 5. He will talk about VFX in feature films (like the Hulk and Yoda) along with a panel compromised of Jim Radford (MPC), George Borshukov (ESC), Rodolphe Chabrier (Mac Guff Ligne) and Jacquemin Piel (Duran).

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ILM at Animex 2004

by malducin

The Animex International Festival of Animation 2004 website has recently announced that CG Supervisor Tom Martinek will give a talk on January 30, 2004 at 2pm. Animex 2004 will take place from January 26 to the 30th at University of Teesside in Middlesbrough, England.

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Seth Rosenthal at AEAF 2003

by malducin

Seth Rosenthal, Motion Capture Supervisor at ILM, will present a Masterclass on mocap for production at AEAF 2003 (the Australian Effects and Animation Festival). His presentation will take place at 11:15 am on Wednesday, December 10, 2003.

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Alex Laurant to Show Peter Pan Work at AEAF 2003

by malducin

ILM VFX Art Director Alex Laurant will present the work ILM has done for Peter Pan at the Australian Effects and Animation Festival 2003 (in Sydney), on Wednesday December 10, 2003 at 10 am. Other projects to be presented include Pixar's Finding Nemo, The Final Flight of the Osiris (part of the Animatrix), the VFX work of Imageworks on Charlie's Angels 2: Full Throttle and the VFX work on Tomb Raider 2 by the Moving Picture Company.

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ILM at eDIT/VES 2003

by malducin

eDIT/VES 2003 has announced its lineup of presentations. There will be 4 presentations by ILM: The Hulk, Terminator 3, presented by VFX Supervisor Pablo Helman, and Pirates of the Caribbean will be discussed plus Dennis Muren will be interviewed by Harrison Ellenshaw. Other projects from the US and Europe will be covered like Bad Boys 2, by Imageworks, Tomb Raider 2 by MPC, Kaena, and a session with Director of Photography Michael Ballhaus.

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Ari Rapkin at Nimbus 2003

by malducin

Ari Rapkin, CG Software Engineer at ILM, will be present at Nimbus 2003, a Harry Potter symposium taking place in Orlando Florida. She has worked on the cloth dynamics system at ILM which was showcased in the Quidditch match for Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets. Her presentation will be on Saturday, July 19, 2003.

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Marty Shindler at F.A.M.E. Event

by malducin

CGChannel.com is reporting that Marty Shindler will be the speaker at a special F.A.M.E. (Financial and Administrative Management Executives in Entertainment) event about effective organizational and financial lessons for companies in the entertainment industry. He worked as Director of Finance at ILM (he started in 1989) for several years. The event will take place April 29, 2003 at 12:00 pm at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel.

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Ralph McQuarrie and Doug Chiang at Academy of Art College

by malducin

The Academy of Art College in San Francisco will have a presentation with legendary designers Ralph McQuarrie and Doug Chiang as part of their Legends of Film Graphics series. The event will take place on Wednesday, April 23, 2003, 7 pm where they will also receive Honorary Doctoral degrees.

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Cliff Plumer to Speak at AEAF 2003

by malducin

Cliff Plumer, CTO of ILM, will be one of the speakers at the Australian Effects and Animation Festival (AEAF), along with Weta VFX Supervisor Jim Rygiel, Moving Picture Company supervisor Tom Wood, and several members of The Core VFX group, among others.

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Matthew Wallin Lectures on Cremaster 3

by malducin

VFXPro.com is announcing that former ILM artist Matthew Wallin will give a lecture on April 12 at the Sackler Center for Arts Education at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, about his company's involvement in an art project, "Matthew Barney: The Cremaster Cycle".

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Rob Coleman at 3D Festival

by malducin

3D Festival 2003 in Copenhagen has announced its list of speakers. Rob Coleman, Animation Director at ILM, will be present along with former ILM animator Eric Armstrong, now Animation Supervisor at Imageworks. Other speakers include Matt Aitken and Jason Schleifer of Weta Digital, Victor Navone of Pixar, Mike Milne and Markus Manninen of Framestore/CFC, Peter Muyzers of The Moving Picture Company, Paul Franklin of Double Negative, Guillaume Hellouin of Sparx (makers of the Robota trailer), David Hofmann of Das Werk, and Chris Landreth, among others. The event will take place between May 7 to May 10, 2003 at the Bella Center in Copenhagen.

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