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.

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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Intellectual Property: what you need to know as a working artist

[ 2015-08-5; 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] Intellectual Property: what you need to know as a working artist

Date: Wednesday 5th August 2015

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

Venue: the Studio at Metro Screen

Speaker: Michael Frankel

Michael Frankel from Frankel Lawyers: Entertainment Lawyers in Film, Music, Art, Literature, Theatre, Dance, Computer Games, Branding and the Internet. Frankel Lawyers is a pre-eminent Australian boutique Media, Entertainment […]

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From camera to screen – maximising your DCP pipeline

[ 2015-07-15; 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] fxguide and Adobe in association with Sydney ACM SIGGRAPH and Australian Cinematographers Society present a free special event

From camera to screen – maximising your DCP pipeline

Date: Wednesday 15th July 2015

Time: from 6:00pm

Venue: HOYTS Cinemas, EQ, Moore Park

Speaker: Lars Borg and Bil Roberts

Join Lars Borg, Principal Scientist at Adobe, and Bill Roberts, Senior Director of Professional […]

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The Future of Visualization: virtual spaces, real data, imagining the future

[ 2015-07-1; 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] The Future of Visualization: virtual spaces, real data, imagining the future

Date: Wednesday 1st July 2015

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

Venue: the Studio at Metro Screen

Speaker: Ben Simons, Lead Developer, Data Arena UTS

As Lead Developer of the Data Arena Ben is building a Virtual Reality Theatre at UTS which will allow Research Communities to interact with […]

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