Autodesk Announces 'Vision Series' Line-Up
July 31, 2017

Autodesk Announces 'Vision Series' Line-Up

LOS ANGELES — Autodesk is at SIGGRAPH with the latest in VFX and animation solutions. Attendees are invited to join the company in their Vision Series room (Room 409B) to hear from Autodesk speakers and acclaimed guests, or at a partner booth to learn how Autodesk tools can connect their world. Autodesk solutions link creative workflows to bring artist teams and studios around the globe together.
Vision Series - August 1st

9:30am-10:00am - Beyond Media and Entertainment: How AR & VR are changing design - Joel Pennington, Autodesk

10:00am-11:00am - The Future of Storytelling - Hilmar Koch, Autodesk

11:00am-12:00pm - Rogue One’s Virtual Sets: The Future of Production with ILM - John Knoll, ILM

1:00pm-2:00pm - Virtual Production to VR with CBS Digital - Craig Weiss, Jim Berndt, CBS Digital

2:00pm-3:00pm - Character Creation for Beauty and the Beast with Framestore - Adrien Saint Girons, Framestore

3:00pm-4:00pm - Scaling Beyond Four Walls with Jellyfish Pictures - Jeremy Smith, Jellyfish Pictures

Vision Series - August 2nd

10:00am-11:00am - Smart Content: Empowering Creators to Work Smarter, Not Harder - Michael Spaw, Autodesk

11:00am-12:00pm - Evolving The Planet of the Apes with Weta Digital - Anders Langlands, Weta Digital

1:00pm-2:00pm - How MPC Brought the Sea to Life in Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales - Kai Wolter, MPC

2:00pm-3:00pm - Panel: The Promise and Challenges of Embracing the Cloud - Phil Peterson, Autodesk; Nick Cannon, Walt Disney; Simon Robinson, Foundry; 
Don Parker, Autodesk

3:00pm-4:00pm - Open@ADSK - Integrating Effective Open Source Practices in Media & Entertainment, and Beyond - Guy Martin, Autodesk

4:00pm-5:00pm - What's new in Arnold 5 - Frederic Servant, Autodesk; Jonah Friedman, Psyop; Andrew C. Jones, Psyop

Show Floor

Visit Autodesk Booth 801 to see how the company’s tools can help connect your world, from creative workflows to collaborating with teams in different time zones. The company is bringing a number of customers and partners to the show to demonstrate how Autodesk tools are used to create out-of-this-world VR experiences. Autodesk’s own experts will also give first-hand demos all day, every day of the show.

Booth Presentations, August 1st

10:30am-11:00am - Connecting Creative Teams and Workflows with Shotgun - Ken LaRue

11:30am-12:00pm - 3D to VR Workflows with 3ds Max - Jose Elizardo

1:00pm-1:30pm - Accelerating VR Workflows with Shotgun and Nuke- Ken LaRue

1:30pm-2:00pm - Journey to VR: Creating Our First AR Experience- Daryl Obert

2:30pm-3:00pm - Arnold and Motion Graphics - Lee Fraser

3:30pm- 4:00pm - Maya and Adobe Workflows for Motion Graphics - Steven Roselle

Booth Presentations, August 2nd

10:30am-11:00am - 3D to VR Workflows with 3ds Max - Jose Elizardo

11:30am-12:00pm - Connecting Creative Teams and Workflows with Shotgun - Ken LaRue

1:30pm-2:00pm - Maya and Arnold 5 Workflow - Marcel de Jong

2:00pm- 2:30pm - Journey to VR: Creating Our First AR Experience - Daryl Obert

2:30pm-3:00pm - Boldly into Virtual Reality: The Molecule’s Journey with VR - Chris Healer

3:30pm-4:00pm - Maya and Adobe Workflows for Motion Graphics - Steven Roselle

4:00pm-4:30pm - Accelerating VR Workflows with Shotgun and Nuke - Ken LaRue

Shotgun Pipeline Awards

On Tuesday, August 1st, from 5:00pm-6:00pm, Autodesk will host The Pipeline Awards at its booth (#801). The Pipeline Awards celebrate creative geniuses behind the screens that make laborious processes better and faster for studios of all sizes. Attendees are invited to join Autodesk at their booth to toast this year’s winners for excellence in pipeline tool development and contributions driving the wider pipeline community forward.