Author Archives: Shilo

Sydgraph Computer Graphics Initiative/Sydgraph CGI

This initiative arises out of Vice Chair, Shilo McClean’s experience with the Screen NSW Digital Visual Effects programme. Over the thirteen years of the program’s operation, it has become clear that local artists seeking to gain entry to the industry … Continue reading

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SIGGRAPH Blog: October 2008

Bless me members, for I have sinned … it has been many months since my last blog. 2008, hey? Wow, that went quickly! and very well for members who had the benefit of some great sessions over the last six … Continue reading

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March ’08

The First Wednesday of the Month seems to have made it into lots of our members’ and friends’ calendars as we have had an excellent turnout for the first two events. We kicked off the year with ‘Mapping the ‘Verse‘, … Continue reading

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December 07

Our last two sessions have been wonderful opportunities for members to learn about 3D environments with Kit Devine and motion graphics with Anthony Battaglia of Box Communications. Kit’s session provided a comprehensive analysis of the importance of meaning and the … Continue reading

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October 07

In July we held a pre-conference mixer and screened highlights from the 2006 Animation Theatre DVD to remind everyone of what they could look forward to at the Annual General Meeting and Electronic Theatre screening in August. Both events drew … Continue reading

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Sound & Image

Greetings, everyone. I apologize for the delay in posting this review but June is Sydney Film Festival time and, as a guest curator, it tends to monopolize me for the duration. On Wednesday, 6 June we were thrilled to have … Continue reading

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May Blog #3

A big thank you to our May session speaker David J. Smith. His session was Acting Styles and Animation — a great mix of animation know-how and insight into performance. David presented acting styles across the range of subtle cinematic … Continue reading

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Things to remember about Climbing the Ladder

A big thank you to Peter Giles (AFTRS), Nick Hore (Animal Logic), Jason Bath (Fuel) and Lara Hopkins (Rising Sun Pictures) for their excellent session on career paths and how to get into the industry. Playing to a packed house, … Continue reading

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Welcome to the Vice Chair’s Blog – Showreels and Happy Feet Report

On 7 February we kicked off this year’s events with a session on that perennial favourite: showreels. The Industry Forum last November made it clear that events focussing on career issues would be very welcome so I put together a session on showreels that included the following… Continue reading

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