Category Archives: Events

Most events listed are hosted by our local chapter and are free for all chapter members.
Members of the public are welcome to join us; the entry fee for most events is $5.00 for non-members.

Meet the Studio : altVFX

[ 2017-05-3; 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] Meet the Studio : altVFX

Date: Wednesday 3rd May 2017

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

Venue: JMC Academy

Speaker: Nick Angus – Head of VFX, and Colin Renshaw – Co-founder & VFX Supervisor

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Alt is a state­of-the-art post­production studio specializing in visual effects and design for film and television. Alt has won international awards from Cannes Lions, Adfest, […]

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The Shotgun Pipeline Toolkit with Anshul Dayal

[ 2017-04-5; 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] The Shotgun Pipeline Toolkit with Anshul Dayal

Date: Wednesday 5th April 2017

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

Venue: JMC Academy

Speaker: Anshul Dayal

Having worked as a Technical Director at Animal Logic and CG Supervisor with Method Studios Australia, Anshul is now working with pic4 as they gear up for feature film and VR projects.

Anshul currently heads the VFX […]

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Meet The Director & Screening of the Award-Winning, A Cautionary Tail

[ 2017-03-1; 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] Meet The Director & Screening of the Award-Winning, A Cautionary Tail

Date: Wednesday 1st March 2017

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

Venue: JMC Academy

Speaker: Simon Rippingale

Simon Rippingale is a Sydney-based director and writer with a background in animation and illustration. Most recently, Simon directed A Cautionary Tail, an animated short film starring Cate Blanchett, Barry Otto and David […]

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Showreel Planning Workshop

[ 2017-02-1; 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] Showreel Planning Workshop

Date: Wednesday 1st February 2017

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

Venue: JMC Academy

Speaker: Shilo T. McClean

Shilo McClean is the Head of the UTS Animal Logic Academy and Chair of Sydney ACM Siggraph (Professional Chapter). She is the author of the books: Digital Storytelling – the narrative power of VFX in film and Digital Playing Fields […]

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Sydney ACM SIGGRAPH Masterclass 2016

[ 2016-11-12; 9:15 am to 3:30 pm. ] Sydney ACM SIGGRAPH Masterclass 2016 : Professional Day

Date: Saturday 12th November 2015

Time: 9:15am to 3:30pm

Venue: Enmore Centre for Design, Edgeware Road, Enmore

Sessions & Speakers:
Applications, Showreels & Interviews — Nick Hore, Recruiter, Animal Logic
Business Model for Freelancers — Tracey Sernack Chee-Quee, Higher Education Advisor, TAFE NSW
Panel: Career Paths & How They Change — Charles Santoso […]

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VR Goes Mainstream (Finally) with Mark Pesce

[ 2016-10-5; 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] VR Goes Mainstream (Finally) … and what that really means.

Date: Wednesday 5th October 2016

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

Venue: JMC Academy

Speaker: Mark Pesce – an inventor, writer, entrepreneur, educator and broadcaster

In 1994 Pesce co-invented VRML, a 3D interface to the World Wide Web. Pesce has written six books, including VRML: Browsing and Building Cyberspace and […]

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‘Allegiant’ Case Study with Paul Butterworth

[ 2016-11-2; 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] ‘Allegiant’ Case Study

Date: Wednesday 2nd November 2016

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

Venue: JMC Academy

Speaker: Paul Butterworth VFX supervisor / Director / Designer Animal Logic

Our final event for the year with our regular final event speaker for the year! Always an exciting talk, don’t miss out.

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

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VFX & Animation Pipelines

[ 2016-09-7; 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] VFX & Animation Pipelines

Date: Wednesday 7th September 2016

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

Venue: JMC Academy

Speaker: Aidan Sarsfield

Aidan joined Animal Logic’s film division in 1999 following a successful career as a freelance industrial designer and in-house product designer for fashion label ‘Mambo.’ Since that time, Aidan has spent over a decade supervising both film VFX and […]

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Meet The Studio: ineni Realtime

[ 2016-08-3; 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] Meet The Studio: ineni Realtime

Date: Wednesday 3rd August 2016

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

Venue: JMC Academy

Speaker: Jeremy Harkins

ineni Realtime is at the leading edge of real-time virtual technologies including: 3D immersive environments, VR (Virtual Reality) and AR (Augmented Reality) for architecture, mining and smart cities. The company has partnered with world leaders in building automation, […]

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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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