Monthly Archives: February 2014

Gravity: designing shots and action

Gravity: designing shots and action

Date: Wednesday 5th March 2014

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

Venue: the Studio at Metro Screen

Speaker: Andrew Silke

Back by popular demand and with the support of Framestore, we have a fantastic opportunity to hear Andrew talk about the work he did on this fantastic feature film. Andrew will also cover his work on create3dcharacters. Andrew Silke is an award winning animator and 3d generalist whose credits include: Avatar, the Harry Potter films and the Happy Feet movies. An AFI nominee and the creator of the short films Cane-Toad and Samurice, both which featured in the SIGGRAPH Electronic Theatre, Andrew was the founder of the not-for-profit 3D training web videos, GuerrillaCG and is highly regarded for his work as an educator and mentor to fellow CG professionals, many of whom rely on his animation rigs and videos that are used by thousands of animators around the world.

Cost: Free for Sydney ACM SIGGRAPH members in good financial standing. $5 cover charge for refreshments 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: Seats are limited at our current venue 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.