Meet The Artist — Michela Ledwidge

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Due to a family emergency, our invited speaker is unable to join us in October but the amazing Michela Ledwidge has much to share with us about her brilliant career as a pioneer in CGI and emerging creative practise and so please com and …

Meet The Artist — Michela Ledwidge

Date: Wednesday 3rd October

Time: 7:00pm to approx 8:00pm

Venue: JMC Academy

Speaker: Michela Ledwidge, Artist – Director – Technologist

Michela is a director who specialises in realtime and virtual production. With extensive experience in helming the creative storytelling and experience across any platform, she has recently been at the forefront of developing projects for augmented and virtual reality, games and using these technologies behind the scenes for film & TV.

Please join us at JMC in October.

Cost: Free for Sydney ACM SIGGRAPH members, guests and non-members.

RSVP: Seating is limited so RSVPing via Facebook is essential.

Probably best known for the annual SIGGRAPH International conference on computer graphics for film, televisions and new media industries, ACM SIGGRAPH also puts on a variety of programs year-round and worldwide to benefit the SIGGRAPH community. The event listed above is hosted by our local chapter with JMC Academy and is free for all chapter members.

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Meet the Studio – altVFX

Meet the Studio – altVFX

Date: Wednesday 5th September

Time: 7:00pm to approx 8:00pm

Venue: JMC Academy

Speaker: Executive Producer Tyrone Estephan and VR Creative Technologist Raymond Leung – altVFX

Alt.vfx is a world-leading visual effects and post-production company with studios in Brisbane, Sydney, Los Angeles and Melbourne.

We are owned and driven by a collective of leading artists and producers, all of whom share a vision – to create the most stunning visual content possible, across all mediums.

From visual effects to virtual reality, Alt collaborates with leading agencies and filmmakers across the world, helping creatives tell their stories across a vast range of projects.

Please join us at JMC in September.

Cost: Free for Sydney ACM SIGGRAPH members, guests and non-members.

RSVP: Seating is limited so RSVPing via Facebook is essential.

Probably best known for the annual SIGGRAPH International conference on computer graphics for film, televisions and new media industries, ACM SIGGRAPH also puts on a variety of programs year-round and worldwide to benefit the SIGGRAPH community. The event listed above is hosted by our local chapter with JMC Academy and is free for all chapter members.

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Sydney ACM SIGGRAPH & JMC present a Special Event with Tom Sito

Sydney ACM SIGGRAPH & JMC Special Event with Tom Sito

Date: Friday 10th August 2018

Time: midday to 1pm

Venue: Main Auditorium, L2 JMC Academy

Speaker: Tom Sito

We are happy to announce a talk by Tom Sito — an American animator included by Animation Magazine in their list of the One Hundred Most Important People in Animation.

Tom Sito’s screen credits include the Disney classics The Little Mermaid (1989), Beauty and the Beast (1991), Aladdin (1992), The Lion King (1994), Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988), Pocahontas (1995), Dinosaurs (2000) and Fantasia 2000. Animation World Network called Tom “one of the key players in the Disney Animation Revival” (January 2001). In 1995 he left a Disney directorship post to help set up the Dreamworks Animation unit. He worked on The Prince of Egypt (2001), Antz (1999), Paulie (1998), Spirit, Stallion of the Cimarron (2002), and was the storyboard supervisor for a time on the award winning film Shrek (2001).

He is the author of four books. His first book, Drawing the Line: the Untold Story of Animation Unions from Bosko to Bart Simpson,(2006) was praised by the London Review of Books and Princeton University. His latest, Moving Innovation, a History of Computer Animation, has recently been released from MIT Press and is appointed as Professor — John C. Hench Division of Animation & Digital Arts, The School of Cinematic Arts, USC.

Please join us at JMC in August.

Cost: Free for Sydney ACM SIGGRAPH members, guests and non-members.

RSVP: Seating is limited so RSVPing via Facebook is essential.

Probably best known for the annual SIGGRAPH International conference on computer graphics for film, televisions and new media industries, ACM SIGGRAPH also puts on a variety of programs year-round and worldwide to benefit the SIGGRAPH community. The event listed above is hosted by our local chapter with JMC Academy and is free for all chapter members.

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Meet The Artist: Angela Cerasi

Meet The Artist: Angela Cerasi – Film & TV Colourist

Date: Wednesday 1st August 2018

Time: 7:00pm to approx 8:00pm

Venue: JMC Academy

Speaker: Angela Cerasi, Film & TV Colourist

Angela Cerasi, Film & TV Colourist with more than a decade of experience in both long and short form work, with credits spanning Baz Luhrmann’s The Great Gatsby to commercials for Mitsubishi, UberEats, and Berocca.

Please join us at JMC in August.

Cost: Free for Sydney ACM SIGGRAPH members in good financial standing. $5 cover charge for guests and non-members.

(Attendees can sign up as a new member on the night. Annual Membership fees are $50 for professionals and $25 for students)

RSVP: Seating is limited so RSVPing via Facebook is essential.

Probably best known for the annual SIGGRAPH International conference on computer graphics for film, televisions and new media industries, ACM SIGGRAPH also puts on a variety of programs year-round and worldwide to benefit the SIGGRAPH community. The event listed above is hosted by our local chapter and is free for all chapter members.

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Meet The Artist: Brandon Hendroff – Storyboard Artist

Meet The Artist: Brandon Hendroff – Storyboard Artist

Date: Wednesday 6th June 2018

Time: 7:00pm to approx 8:00pm

Venue: JMC Academy

Speaker: Brandon Hendroff

Brandon is a Storyboard & Conceptual designer with 30 years experience and about 2000x Commercial projects and 20 Feature film Projects under his belt; principally in Film design, although his wide-ranging skills enable him to create practical solutions for almost any design problem however complex, and he is at heart, a passionate Artist.

Please join us at JMC in June.

Cost: Free for Sydney ACM SIGGRAPH members in good financial standing. $5 cover charge for guests and non-members.

(Attendees can sign up as a new member on the night. Annual Membership fees are $50 for professionals and $25 for students)

RSVP: Seating is limited so RSVPing via Facebook is essential.

Probably best known for the annual SIGGRAPH International conference on computer graphics for film, televisions and new media industries, ACM SIGGRAPH also puts on a variety of programs year-round and worldwide to benefit the SIGGRAPH community. The event listed above is hosted by our local chapter and is free for all chapter members.

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Meet the Artist: Mark van den Bergen

Meet The Artist: Mark van den Bergen

Date: Wednesday 2nd May 2018

Time: 7:00pm to approx 8:00pm

Venue: JMC Academy

Speaker: Mark van den Bergen

Mark is a VFX Artist with experience as a VFX Supervisor and Compositing Supervisor. His passion for using new technologies to achieve a director’s creative goals on music videos and films has taken him around the world. His credits include: Avatar and George Millar’s Mad Max 4 and many other challenging VFX projects. As VFX Supervisor on the film Monkey King 3 Mark supervised storyboards and previs as well as VFX Supervising on large sets in China. He currently is working on VR projects and innovative mixed CGI/traditional film techniques.

Please join us at JMC in May.

Cost: Free for Sydney ACM SIGGRAPH members in good financial standing. $5 cover charge for guests and non-members.

(Attendees can sign up as a new member on the night. Annual Membership fees are $50 for professionals and $25 for students)

RSVP: Seating is limited so RSVPing via Facebook is essential.

Probably best known for the annual SIGGRAPH International conference on computer graphics for film, televisions and new media industries, ACM SIGGRAPH also puts on a variety of programs year-round and worldwide to benefit the SIGGRAPH community. The event listed above is hosted by our local chapter and is free for all chapter members.

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Meet The Artist: Wayne Haag

Meet The Artist: Wayne Haag

Date: Wednesday 4th April 2018

Time: 7:00pm to approx 8:00pm

Venue: JMC Academy

Speaker: Wayne Haag

Wayne Haag – Concept Artist, Fine Artist, Illustrator for clients in a variety of industries including publishing, film/tv, fine art and for private commission.

Film Credits include.

Alien: Covenant
The Scorch Trials
Gods of Egypt
Unbroken
Maze Runner
The Wolverine
Knowing
The Fourth Magi
Superman Returns
Seven Swords of Mt Tian Shan
Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
Lord of the Rings: Fellowship of the Ring
Red Corner
The Fifth Element

Please join us at JMC in April.

Cost: Free for Sydney ACM SIGGRAPH members in good financial standing. $5 cover charge for guests and non-members.

(Attendees can sign up as a new member on the night. Annual Membership fees are $50 for professionals and $25 for students)

RSVP: Seating is limited so RSVPing via Facebook is essential.

Probably best known for the annual SIGGRAPH International conference on computer graphics for film, televisions and new media industries, ACM SIGGRAPH also puts on a variety of programs year-round and worldwide to benefit the SIGGRAPH community. The event listed above is hosted by our local chapter and is free for all chapter members.

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Meet the Artist, Lead Modeller

Meet the Artist, Lead Modeller

Date: Wednesday 7th March 2018

Time: 7:00pm to approx 8:00pm

Venue: JMC Academy

Speaker: Jeff Driver, Animal Logic Australia

Our first speaker for the year is Jeff Driver, Lead Modeller, Animal Logic. Credits include: Peter Rabbit, The LEGO Batman Movie, Monk Comes Down the Mountain, Unbroken.

Please join us at JMC in March.

Cost: Free for Sydney ACM SIGGRAPH members in good financial standing. $5 cover charge for guests and non-members.

(Attendees can sign up as a new member on the night. Annual Membership fees are $50 for professionals and $25 for students)

RSVP: Seating is limited so RSVPing via Facebook is essential.

Probably best known for the annual SIGGRAPH International conference on computer graphics for film, televisions and new media industries, ACM SIGGRAPH also puts on a variety of programs year-round and worldwide to benefit the SIGGRAPH community. The event listed above is hosted by our local chapter and is free for all chapter members.

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Hi friends. Just letting you know we plan to put on 10 events this year. Starting at 7pm on the first Wednesday of March (7th) we will hold an evening event each first Wednesday through to November. We will also hold a professional day around Oct/Nov on a Saturday. Details to follow shortly.

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A Creative Flight plan…. and how 99% of the time we’re off course

A Creative Flight plan…. and how 99% of the time we’re off course

Date: Wednesday 1st November 2017

Time: 7:00pm to approx 8:00pm

Venue: JMC Academy

Speaker: Paul Butterworth, VFx Supervisor – Director

Paul is going to finish up our year of Sydney ACM SIGGRAPH events with a talk about projects, research, and planning. You’re probably familiar with his work 🙂 Guardians of the Galaxy vol. 2, Avengers: Age of Ultron, Allegiant, Insurgent, Iron Man Three, Prometheus, and so many others. He’s an engaging and entertaining speaker, you should come.

Cost: Free for Sydney ACM SIGGRAPH members in good financial standing. $5 cover charge for guests and non-members.

(Attendees can sign up as a new member on the night. Annual Membership fees are $50 for professionals and $25 for students)

RSVP: Seating is limited so RSVPing via Facebook is essential.

Probably best known for the annual SIGGRAPH International conference on computer graphics for film, televisions and new media industries, ACM SIGGRAPH also puts on a variety of programs year-round and worldwide to benefit the SIGGRAPH community. The event listed above is hosted by our local chapter and is free for all chapter members.

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