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If you missed SIGGRAPH 2017 watch a selection of recorded Live Streaming Sessions.

Alt. Workflows

3D World

Epson

Wednesday, 2 August, 9:00 am - 10:30 am, Los Angeles Convention Center, Los Angeles Convention Center - Room 402AB

Director-Centric Virtual-Camera Production Tools for Rogue One

For "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story", the Industrial Light & Magic R&D team created a director-centric virtual-camera system and the innovative ILMvCAM iPad/Gamevice joystick virtual camera to achieve consistency between the all-CG shots and director Gareth Edwards’ signature handheld camera style.

Mike Jutan
Lucasfilm, Industrial Light & Magic

Steve Ellis
Lucasfilm, Industrial Light & Magic

Smash and Grab: Off-The-Rails Filmmaking at Pixar

Pixar launched an internal, experimental storytelling initiative to create short films without executive oversight, to explore new creative visions and increase studio opportunities. This talk shares Pixar's six-month journey of creating seven-minute shorts, with limited resources, amidst the backdrop of a busy studio, juggling multiple feature productions.

Vincent Serritella
Pixar Animation Studios

Jason Kim
Pixar Animation Studios

David Lally
Pixar Animation Studios

Farhez Rayani
Pixar Animation Studios

Matthew Silas
Pixar Animation Studios

Brian Larsen
Pixar Animation Studios

LAIKA's Digital Big Boards

To manage increased complexity in its legendary hybrid stop-motion, CG-animated features, LAIKA built a custom production-scheduling system to convert the traditional tactile and laborious approach of planning a stop-motion shooting schedule on a big board into a fully digital, live, and interactive experience that connects the entire crew.

Jeff Stringer
LAIKA

Owen Nelson
LAIKA

Tony Aiello
LAIKA

"VarCity - the Video": the Struggles and Triumphs of Leveraging Fundamental Research Results in a Graphics Video

The story of the technical and human challenges encountered in producing "VarCity - the Video", a CGI short movie explaining the fundamental computer-vision research project VarCity.

Kenneth Vanhoey
ETH Zürich

Carlos Eduardo Porto de Oliveira
ETH Zürich

Hayko Riemenschneider
ETH Zürich

Andrrás Bódis-Szomorú
ETH Zürich

Santiago Manén-Freixa
ETH Zürich

Danda Pani Paudel
ETH Zürich

Michael Gygli
ETH Zürich

Nikolay Kobyshev
ETH Zürich

Till Kroeger
ETH Zürich

Dengxin Dai
ETH Zürich

Luc Van Gool
ETH Zürich