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About sydgraph

Sydney ACM SIGGRAPH is dedicated to the generation and dissemination of information on computer graphics and interactive techniques. We are a membership organisation that values passion, integrity, excellence, volunteerism, and cross-disciplinary interaction in all of our activities.

Compositing Q&A with one of the industry’s top compositors

[ 2016-07-6; 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] Compositing Q&A with one of the industry’s top compositors

Date: Wednesday 6th July 2016

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

Venue: JMC Academy

Speaker: Niki Bern

Niki Bern is a Senior Compositor currently working with Cutting Edge. She has worked locally and internationally with major studios including: Animal Logic, Weta, Rising Sun Pictures, Iloura, Fuelvfx, Digital Domain, and Framestore-CFC.
Credits: Monk […]

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Lifelong Career Readiness : Magali Rigaudias, Lead Animator, Animal Logic

[ 2016-06-1; 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] Lifelong Career Readiness: Magali Rigaudias, Lead Animator, Animal Logic

Date: Wednesday 1st June 2016

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

Venue: JMC Academy

Speaker: Magali Rigaudias

Starting out and want to know what your showreel needs to have to get noticed? Mid-career and feeling stuck? Senior artist and wondering if stepping up will take you away from doing shots? Magali will […]

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From Idea to Delivery: animation in a cross-global production environment

[ 2016-05-4; 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] From Idea to Delivery: animation in a cross-global production environment

Date: Wednesday 4th May 2016

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

Venue: JMC Academy

Speaker: David Carden-Smith, Director
David brings 20 years of animation experience to a session that will cover animation storytelling from pre-production to delivery. He’ll cover directing voice performances and the nuances of working in a […]

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The 3D Character Pipeline

[ 2016-04-6; 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] The 3D Character Pipeline

Date: Wednesday 6th April 2016

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

Venue: JMC Academy

Speaker: Andrew Silke

Back by popular demand, feature film animator and award-winning filmmaker Andrew Silke will talk about bringing 3d characters to life. He will cover the 3d pipeline, managing expectations and how to acquire the skills in each area: modeling, rigging, […]

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Meet The Director – Alex Weight

[ 2016-03-2; 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] Meet The Director – Alex Weight

Date: Wednesday 2nd March 2016

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

Venue: JMC Academy

Speaker: Alex Weight

Writer/Director Alex Weight will talk about his career and how to work with a director. He has been working professionally in 3D Animation and VFX for 18 years with experience at Rising Sun, Animal Logic, and Flying […]

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Meet the Artist: Andrew Taylor

[ 2016-02-3; 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm. 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] Meet the Artist: Andrew Taylor

Date: Wednesday 3rd February 2016

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

Venue: JMC Academy

Speaker: Andrew Taylor

After six years at Weta Digital, Technical Director Andrew Taylor returns to Sydney to help us kick off 2016 with our first talk of the year in our new venue at JMC with a Meet The Artist […]

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SYDNEY ACM SIGGRAPH Animation Masterclass 2015

[ 2015-11-7; 9:30 am to 4:00 pm. ] Sydney SIGGRAPH Masterclass 2015 :
The Illusion of Life – 12 Principles of Animation

Date: Saturday 7th November 2015

Time: 9:30am to approx 4:00pm

Venue: Enmore Centre for Design, Edgeware Road, Enmore

Join some of the world’s leading animators for an intensive day focussing on The Illusion of Life – 12 Principles of Animation. This is an all-day […]

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CG Case Studies — Insurgent & Avengers Age of Ultron

[ 2015-11-4; 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] CG Case Studies — Insurgent & Avengers Age of Ultron

Date: Wednesday 4th November 2015

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

Venue: the Studio at Metro Screen

Speaker: Paul Butterworth, VFX Supervisor/Director/Designer.

Don’t miss our now final Wednesday event for the year and our last at Metro Screen. ;-(

Cost: Free for Sydney ACM SIGGRAPH members in good financial standing. $5 […]

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Jobs In The Industry: things you probably haven’t been told about contracts and freelancing

[ 2015-10-7; 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] Jobs In The Industry: things you probably haven’t been told about contracts and freelancing

Date: Wednesday 7th October 2015

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

Venue: the Studio at Metro Screen

Speaker: Krista Jordan, Training Department Supervisor, Animal Logic.

A compositor with credits in The Matrix, Babe, and Moulin Rouge, Krista now works in Human Resources and Training and has […]

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Oliver Morton-Evans

Oliver has over 15 years experience in the areas of graphic design, multimedia and marketing, having run his own design company, Sweetspot Design over this period. For seven of these years, Oliver performed regular work for the highly popular children’s entertainment group, The Wiggles. This work included the creation of their interactive web content as […]

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