October 26, 2007

Upgrade 2007: Evolving Art & Filmmaking Forum Debuts

Upgrade 2007, open to both students and professionals will boast top professionals in the following categories: Video Games, 3D Animation, Visual Effects, Advertising, and Feature Films.  
Speakers will be available for questions, quotes, and photos at a separate Press Conference, which will be held from 3:30 pm - 4:00 pm at the event.
 
Attendance for this event is free and open to the public, however seating will be limited.  
 
Date & Time:
Friday, October 26, 2007
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
 
Address & Location:  
Presbyterian Health Foundation
655 Research Parkway
Suite 500
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma73104        
 
Among the presentations are:
 
Video Games, Feature Films, and Beyond: The Art of Softimage|XSI
by Mark Schoennagel and Jennifer Goldfinch, Softimage 
 
Avalanches and Explosions: Visual Effects Magic with Houdini
by Peter Robbinson, Side Effects Software     
 
Technology That Moves You: Motion Capture in Film and Games
by Scott Gagain, House of Moves     
 
Creative Practices with Creative Tools: A Behind the Scenes Look
by Greg Punchatz, Janimation     
 
Creating Tomorrow's Artist Today: Training and Education in CG
by Piyush Patel, Digital-Tutors     
 
Hollywood's Secret Recipe: Pixar's RenderMan Technology
by Dylan Sisson, Pixar Animation Studios, RenderMan Technical Artist, Pixar Animation Studios