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Tue, 11/12/2013

The digital artists from the original 'Jurassic Park' will participate in a panel discussion on the seminal animation they created and how they changed the visual effects industry. A screening of the documentary on Steve "Spaz" Williams, titled 'The Wizard of Awe' will preceed the discussion.

Tue, 12/10/2013

The location of this event has changed to Otis. Do NOT go to Sony. Use the link below for directions to Otis. No reservations are required.

The way productions are run is changing, and the way the pipelines are built is changing rapidly. Smaller studios, telecommuting artists, and remote studios are the new normal. What skills does a pipeline td need to keep ahead of the curve? Our panel will speak about what you need to know to get ahead and build a better pipeline.

Tue, 04/20/2010

Date Changed - Third Tuesday in April Park in the Van Ness structure: $ 5.00
Moving processor intensive tasks to the GPU: Rendering & Pre-computation

Tue, 12/08/2009

A panel discusses the evolving workflows having a profound effect on the work of all 3D animators as well as 2D departments who now do the "finish work" like never before using Flame, Combustion, Toxik, and Nuke.

Wed, 12/10/2008

Walt Disney Animation Studios presents the making of Bolt.

Tue, 05/13/2014

Exciting development in the games industry.

Fri, 01/21/2011

Twenty-eight years ago when the Los Angeles SIGGRAPH Chapter was formed, the first presentation was on TRON. Join the artists at Digital Domain as they discuss the new installment in the story of code writer Flynn. Also, present will be visual effects artists from the 1982 TRON.

Tron Legacy
Tue, 10/13/2015

Learn how Hollywood studios are using existing applications for Virtual Reality post production work flows from The Mill and Miranda.

Sat, 03/12/2016

Virtual reality and augmented reality (VR/AR) revenues are projected to hit $150 billion by 2020! This event will cover the latest live action VR post production techniques to realize the dream of VR. All attendees must RSVP through VES' page.

VR Post Production
Tue, 05/10/2011

Members Only Join Zareh Gorjian of the Solar System Visualization project, and other members of the JPL computer graphics team, including several drivers of the Mars Rover, as they discuss space science, visual image processing and computer graphics technology in relation to the MSL, Juno, and Solar STEREO missions.

Thu, 06/23/2011

Visual effects from X-MEN FIRST CLASS will be presented.

X-Men First Class