Matte Painter with Ben Walker

Matte Painter with Ben Walker

Date: Wednesday 1st June 2011

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

Venue: EGO2 Auditorium, CoFA

Speakers: Ben Walker

What’s it all about:
Ben is a matte painter currently working at Animal Logic. He has previously worked at The People’s Republic of Animation and attended the Australian Film, Television and Radio School in 2007. His feature film credits include Australia, Knowing, Legend of the Guardian’s and Sucker Punch. He has worked on video games and commercials at the People’s Republic of Animation and worked as a tutor and lecturer in digital media at the University of South Australia.

In 2010 he was part of the matte painting team that was the recipient of the VES award for outstanding matte paintings in commercial or broadcast in the Animal Logic TVC Emerald Cities (2009)

His strengths lie in 3D/2.5D matte paintings and photography.

Cost: Free for Siggraph members. $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 $40 for professionals and $20 for students)

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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.

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