The 3D Character Pipeline

The 3D Character Pipeline

Date: Wednesday 6th April 2016

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

Venue: JMC Academy

Speaker: Andrew Silke

Back by popular demand, feature film animator and award-winning filmmaker Andrew Silke will talk about bringing 3d characters to life. He will cover the 3d pipeline, managing expectations and how to acquire the skills in each area: modeling, rigging, animation, surfacing, lighting and compositing. With a focus on how to become multi skilled, he will address building a secure career in the 3d industry and talk about what work gets jobs, including what companies are looking for in terms of skills and reels.

Speaker: Andrew Silke, 3D Animator & Filmmaker. Andrew is an award-winning animator and 3d generalist whose credits include: Gravity, Avatar, the Harry Potter films and the Happy Feet movies. An AFI nominee and the creator of the short films Cane-Toad and Samurice, both which featured in the SIGGRAPH Electronic Theatre. Andrew now runs create3dcharacters.com a company dedicated to teaching the entire 3d character pipeline and has lectured at UTS, UNSW and AFTRS.

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.
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