Meet The Director – Alex Weight

Meet The Director – Alex Weight

Date: Wednesday 2nd March 2016

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

Venue: JMC Academy

Speaker: Alex Weight

Writer/Director Alex Weight will talk about his career and how to work with a director. He has been working professionally in 3D Animation and VFX for 18 years with experience at Rising Sun, Animal Logic, and Flying Bark. His film credits include: George of the Jungle 2, Happy Feet, Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga’Hoole (Animation Supervisor), The Woodlies (Animation Director), Blinky Bill: the Movie 2015 (Director). He is currently working internationally writing and directing animated feature films.

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 to 80 at our current venue 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.

About sydgraph

Sydney ACM SIGGRAPH is dedicated to the generation and dissemination of information on computer graphics and interactive techniques. We are a membership organisation that values passion, integrity, excellence, volunteerism, and cross-disciplinary interaction in all of our activities.