'Evolve' with the VES
October 6, 2012

'Evolve' with the VES

Opportunities and complexities abound. Technology offers us tremendous access to the world and its global village. The 2012 VES Summit will shine a spotlight on the intersection between creative content and the business bottom line with a focus on how social media impacts decision making on all levels.
The 2012 VES Summit will be held October 13 at the Ritz Carlton Hotel in Marina del Rey. The Summit has become a must-attend event for the leading creatives and decision makers in our industry. Back by popular demand are the Breakfast Round Tables and more.

Guest speakers will be:

Members of the visual effects community scheduled to speak include:

· George Whitesides (CEO, Virgin Galactic) – Keynote

· Sean Carroll (Senior Research Associate in Physics, California Institute of Technology) – Keynote

· Albert Cheng (EVP & Chief Product Officer, Digital Media, Disney/ABC Television Group) – Featured Speaker

·  Scott Ross (Co-Founder, Former CEO Digital Domain)

·  Jim Morris (GM and Executive Vice President of Production, Pixar Animation Studios)

·  Mary Ann Hughes (Vice President, Film and Television Production Planning, The Walt Disney Company)

·  Sam Nicholson (CEO, VFX Supervisor, Stargate Studios)

·  Andrew Orloff (Founder, Creative Director, VFX Supervisor Zoic Studios)

·  Bill Lischak (COO, OddLot Entertainment)

·  Mat Beck, ASC (VFX Supervisor, Director, DP, President Entity FX)

For more information, go to http://www.visualeffectssociety.com/ves-summit-2012.