dvGarage, the 3D training outfit co-founded by exILMer Alex Lindsay, will have an event with several seminars geared at producing FX on the desktop. Several of the speakers are either current or former ILMers: VFX Supervisor John Knoll, matte painter Eric Chauvin, and pre-viz and animatics supervisor David Dozoretz. The event will take place January 7, 2002 at the San Francisco Academy of Art.
The event will advanced surfacing techniques, FX fight sequences presented by Dave Macomber (of Duality fame), an ask the experts session, portfolio review and an evening session detailing behind the scenes secrets and techniques. You can find out more, including prices and schedule here:
Found it at the CGChannel.com site.