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Meet the Artist: Andrew Taylor

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 session that will cover his journey from student to Shader Writer on major feature films at one of the world’s top digital effects studios. His credits include:
Avatar, The Lovely Bones, King Kong 360 Ride, Gulliver’s Travels, The Adventures of Tintin, X-Men: First Class, Rise of the Planet of the Apes, The Avengers, Prometheus, Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter, Iron Man 3, Man of Steel, The Wolverine, Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, Furious 7, and The Hobbit Trilogy

Cost: Free for Sydney ACM SIGGRAPH members in good financial standing. $5 cover charge 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: Seating is limited 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.