Monthly Archives: July 2018

Meet the Studio – altVFX

Meet the Studio – altVFX

Date: Wednesday 5th September

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

Venue: JMC Academy

Speaker: Executive Producer Tyrone Estephan and VR Creative Technologist Raymond Leung – altVFX

Alt.vfx is a world-leading visual effects and post-production company with studios in Brisbane, Sydney, Los Angeles and Melbourne.

We are owned and driven by a collective of leading artists and producers, all of whom share a vision – to create the most stunning visual content possible, across all mediums.

From visual effects to virtual reality, Alt collaborates with leading agencies and filmmakers across the world, helping creatives tell their stories across a vast range of projects.

Please join us at JMC in September.

Cost: Free for Sydney ACM SIGGRAPH members, guests and non-members.

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 with JMC Academy and is free for all chapter members.

Sydney ACM SIGGRAPH & JMC present a Special Event with Tom Sito

Sydney ACM SIGGRAPH & JMC Special Event with Tom Sito

Date: Friday 10th August 2018

Time: midday to 1pm

Venue: Main Auditorium, L2 JMC Academy

Speaker: Tom Sito

We are happy to announce a talk by Tom Sito — an American animator included by Animation Magazine in their list of the One Hundred Most Important People in Animation.

Tom Sito’s screen credits include the Disney classics The Little Mermaid (1989), Beauty and the Beast (1991), Aladdin (1992), The Lion King (1994), Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988), Pocahontas (1995), Dinosaurs (2000) and Fantasia 2000. Animation World Network called Tom “one of the key players in the Disney Animation Revival” (January 2001). In 1995 he left a Disney directorship post to help set up the Dreamworks Animation unit. He worked on The Prince of Egypt (2001), Antz (1999), Paulie (1998), Spirit, Stallion of the Cimarron (2002), and was the storyboard supervisor for a time on the award winning film Shrek (2001).

He is the author of four books. His first book, Drawing the Line: the Untold Story of Animation Unions from Bosko to Bart Simpson,(2006) was praised by the London Review of Books and Princeton University. His latest, Moving Innovation, a History of Computer Animation, has recently been released from MIT Press and is appointed as Professor — John C. Hench Division of Animation & Digital Arts, The School of Cinematic Arts, USC.

Please join us at JMC in August.

Cost: Free for Sydney ACM SIGGRAPH members, guests and non-members.

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 with JMC Academy and is free for all chapter members.

Meet The Artist: Angela Cerasi

Meet The Artist: Angela Cerasi – Film & TV Colourist

Date: Wednesday 1st August 2018

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

Venue: JMC Academy

Speaker: Angela Cerasi, Film & TV Colourist

Angela Cerasi, Film & TV Colourist with more than a decade of experience in both long and short form work, with credits spanning Baz Luhrmann’s The Great Gatsby to commercials for Mitsubishi, UberEats, and Berocca.

Please join us at JMC in August.

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.