Monthly Archives: October 2018

Sydney ACM SIGGRAPH Masterclass/Job Fair 2018

Sydney ACM SIGGRAPH Masterclass 2018 : Professional Day/Job Fair

A chance to meet with the studios and senior artists.

Date: Saturday 3rd November 2018

Time: 10:00 am to 3:00 pm

Venue: Enmore Centre for Design, Edgeware Road, Enmore

Sessions & Speakers:

Join us for our Professional Day & Job Fair!

Speakers include: Nick Hore (Animal Logic), Tim Preston and Tracey Sernack Chee-Quee who will cover everything from showreels, interviews, working overseas, and setting yourself up for freelance & contract work.

Our Job Fair will include artists from Animal Logic – Nick Hore, Felicity Coonan and Fiona Darwin, Plastic Wax’s Head of Production – Peter Sved, alt-VFX studio reps, and industry leading artists Tim Preston, Andrew Silke and Masha Jeurgens

Cost: Free for Sydney ACM SIGGRAPH members in good financial standing. $20 cover charge for guests and non-members.

(Attendees can sign up as a new member on the day. Annual Membership fees are $50 for professionals and $25 for students)

RSVP: This event is catered so RSVPing 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.

Meet the future – Omar Dabbagh

Meet the future – Omar Dabbagh

Date: Wednesday 7th November

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

Venue: JMC Academy

Speaker: Meet The Artist – Omar Dabbagh

Omar Dabbagh (formerly with Animal Logic and currently Digital Manager Technical Art, Aristocrat) whose credits include:
Walking with Dinosaurs
The Lego Movie
The Lego Batman Movie
The Master
The Ninjago Lego Movie
will present a session for everyone readying themselves for work in the CGI/VFX industry. Omar’s talk is one of the most inspiring and informative talks on what you need to know to be ready to build your career.

Our previously announced speaker — Andrew Silke — will be joining us early in 2019 and we are thrilled that Omar is stepping up to bring our 2018 slate of talks to a brilliant conclusion for the year.

Please join us at JMC in November.

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 – Andrew Silke

Meet The Artist – Andrew Silke

Date: Wednesday 6th March 2019

Time: 6:30pm to approx 8:00pm

Venue: JMC Academy

Speaker: Meet The Artist – Andrew Silke, 3D Animator & Filmmaker

Andrew Silke — Feature Film Animator, Award-winning Filmmaker, & Creator of create3dcharacters.com — Andrew is a leader in the development of tools and training that supports animators & 3d creatives. He will kick off our year with a talk about his work and creative practice. His feature film credits include: Gravity, Avatar, the Harry Potter films and the Happy Feet movies. Andrew is an AFI nominee and the creator of the short films Cane-Toad and Samurice, both of which featured in the SIGGRAPH Electronic Theatre program. He now runs create3dcharacters.com, a company dedicated to teaching the entire 3d character pipeline. He is an inspiring speaker and industry leader. Here is a preview of what he does: https://vimeo.com/306726894

Please join us at JMC in March.

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.