Gnomon School of Visual Effects is proud to be hosting several of the artists responsible for the ground breaking film Avatar! This full day event will cover design and technology with a wide array of never before scene artwork, shot breakdowns and Q&A. This event is free but seats are limited so RSVP now.
The Design of Avatar: 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Topics covered during the Design portion will include the design of various elements of Avatar, including characters, creatures, vehicles, props, sets and the world of Pandora.
Featuring presentations from:
Robert Stromberg /Production Designer
Neville Page/?Lead Creature Designer
Tully Summers /Creature Designer
Jordu Schell /Lead Character Designer
Yuri Bartoli /Supervising Virtual Art Director
Alex Alvarez /Creature Artist
Sofia Vale Cruz /Creature Artist
Daphne Yap /Concept Artist
Ben Proctor/?Art Director
Craig Shoji /Concept Artist
Dylan Cole /Concept Artist
Steve Messing /Digital Artist
Ryan Church /Concept Artist
John Rosengrant /Character Effects Coordinator ?(Stan Winston Studio)
Joe Pepe/?Lead Character Designer (Stan Winston Studio)
Joey Orosco /Artist
Chris Swift /Key Character Designer (Stan Winston Studio)
Scott Patton /Concept Artist
Lunch: 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
A free lunch will be provided.
The Technology of Avatar: 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Presenters will discuss the technology used in creating Avatar. Topics will include motion capture and animation and integration techniques, real-time virtual filmmaking, and live action/augmented reality integration. Each presenter will cover their responsibilities and show behind the scenes footage related to their work.
Richard Baneham /Oscar Winning ?Animation Supervisor
Glenn Derry /Virtual Production Supervisor
Stephen Rosenbaum/?Oscar Winning ?Visual Effects Supervisor
Nolan Murtha /Digital Effects Supervisor
This event is free of charge, but seats are limited. The first 700 people to RSVP will receive a confirmation email verifying admittance to the event. Confirmation emails will be sent out on Wednesday, March 31st.
When: Saturday, April 3rd, 2010
Design Presentation: 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Lunch: 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Technology Presentation: 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Gnomon School of Visual Effects
1015 N. Cahuenga Blvd. Hollywood, CA 90038
Gnomon will be hosting a live event featuring presentations from the art team and the tech team…this is definitely going to be better than the art book, and you can ask questions! What would you like to know about the art or tech side of Avatar?