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.

Sydney ACM SIGGRAPH Masterclass 2017

[ 2017-10-28; 10:00 am to 2:30 pm. ] Sydney ACM SIGGRAPH Masterclass 2017 : Professional Day

Date: Saturday 28th October 2017

Time: 10am to 2:30pm

Venue: Enmore Centre for Design, Edgeware Road, Enmore

Sessions & Speakers:

TBA shortly but we’ll certainly by having:

Showreel Speed Dates with Studios & Industry Reps

again, so get your reel/portfolio ready to bring with you.

Confirmed industry attendees so far:

Studios

altVFX

Animal Logic

Rotor Studios

Animators

Chris Ebeling

Masha Juergens

and […]

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#MEETMIKE

[ 2017-10-4; 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm. ]

Date: Wednesday 4th October 2017

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

Venue: JMC Academy

Speaker: Mike Seymour, fxGuide

Come and see Mike Seymour talk about the presentation he gave @ SIGGRAPH 2017 in Los Angeles earlier this year.

Producing a digital human in CG has been the ‘Manhattan’ project of computer graphics, it is both extremely difficult and has wide ranging […]

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Fractal Sets for Guardians of the Galaxy Volume 2

[ 2017-09-6; 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] Fractal Sets for Guardians of the Galaxy Volume 2

Date: Wednesday 6th September 2017

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

Venue: JMC Academy

Speaker: Miles Green and Matt Ebb, Animal Logic Australia

“Fractal Sets for Guardians of the Galaxy Volume 2” with Miles Green and Matt Ebb.

Miles Green FX Department Supervisor, Animal Logic Australia. Miles has worked at Animal […]

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Meet the Artist : Peter Sved

[ 2017-08-2; 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] Meet the Artist : Peter Sved

Date: Wednesday 2nd August 2017

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

Venue: JMC Academy

Speaker: Peter Sved

Peter has returned to Australia after  working in Hungary for Digic Pictures creating leading work on games cinematics, VFX and feature animation. Now at Rotor, he will talk about his career as an artist and the experience […]

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Meet the Artist : Mike Cottee

[ 2017-07-5; 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] Meet the Artist : Mike Cottee

Date: Wednesday 5th July 2017

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

Venue: JMC Academy

Speaker: Mike Cottee, Animator, Animal Logic

Senior Animator, formerly with MPC London and now with Animal Logic. Credit include: The Lego Movie, Happy Feet 2, The Guardians of Ga’hoole, Corpse Bride, Wallace & Gromit’s Cracking Contraptions, Chicken Run.

Cost: Free […]

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Meet the Artist : Lily Dell

[ 2017-06-7; 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] Meet the Artist : Lily Dell

Date: Wednesday 7th June 2017

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

Venue: JMC Academy

Speaker: Lily Dell, Animator

Lily Dell was raised in Southern California, where her father worked at Disneyland as a caricature artist. A keen art student from an early age, Lily began her drawing career by following in his […]

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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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