Chaos Group Spotlights Students and Independent Films at FMX 2014
April 10, 2014 --
Miguel Ortega and Tran Ma, the creators of ?Green Ruby Pumpkin? are giving multiple talks on how their team approaches creature design on ?The Ningyo.? Currently in production, ?The Ningyo? focuses on the world of cryptozoology (the search for mythological creatures). This Kickstarter-funded project is also a collaboration with students from Gnomon School of Visual Effects. Method Studio s? CG Supervisor, Blake Sweeney will demonstrate the techniques behind the invisible effects his team used on the ?mirror room? sequence in ?Divergent.? Sweeney will also explain what benefits studios draw from V-Ray?s advanced raytracing capabilities, adding a real world perspective on what makes it an effective production solution for students to learn .
Sweeney , who has worked on ?Robocop? and ?Iron Man 3,? will return again to provide students with insight into how they can make a great portfolio and successfully approach blockbuster film work during a special lecture session. Students will also be on hand to offer their own case studies/tips as teams from Supinfocom and Filmakademie share the secrets behind their award - winning projects , " The Rise and Fall of Globosome, " " Bet She'an " and "Rugbybugs . "
April 22, 2014, 12:00 p.m. in Room Mannheim ˇ ?Blockbuster VFX: Behind ?Divergent??s ?Mirror Room?,? Blake Sweeney, CG Supervisor at Method Studios
April 22, 2014, 12:00 p.m. in Room Mannheim ˇ ?V-Ray 3.0 Crash Course: Rendering Characters and Environments,? by Konstantin Gaytandziev, V-Ray Master Trainer at Chaos Group
April 22, 2014, 2:00 p.m., 3:00 p.m.
April 23, 2014, 11:00 a.m., 3:00 p.m., 4:00 p.m., 5:00 p.m.
April 25, 2014, 11:00 a.m., 2:00 p.m. in the Chaos Group Booth
April 22, 2014, 4:00 p.m. ? 5:00 p.m. in Room Karlsruheˇ ?What?s New In V-Ray 3.0,? by Konstantin Gaytandziev, V-Ray Master Trainer at Chaos Group
April 23, 2014, 12:00 p.m. ? 1:00 p.m. in Room Karlsruhe ˇ ?A Career in Visual Effects,? by Blake Sweeney, CG Supervisor at Method Studios
April 23, 2014, 11:00 a.m., 3:00 p.m.
April 24, 2014, 1:00 p.m. in the Chaos Group Booth ˇ ?Character Design Crash Course,? by Miguel Ortega, Director at Spy Films
April 23, 2014, 2:00 p.m., 4:00 p.m.
April 24, 2014, 12:00 p.m., 2:00 p.m. in the Chaos Group Booth ˇ ?Award Winning Student Projects,? by Supinfocom and Filmakademie students
April 25, 2014, 12:00 p.m. ? 1:00 p.m. in Room Mannheim For more information on what Chaos Group will be doing at FMX, please visit: fmx2014.chaosgroup.com and watch for updates on Twitter ( @ChaosGroup ). If you are interested in a meeting with Chaos Group at FMX, please contact: email@example.com
About Chaos Group
Chaos Group creates physically-based rendering and simulation software for artists and designers. Founded in 1997, Chaos Group has devoted the last 16 years to helping artists advance the speed and quality of one of their most important tools. Today, Chaos Group?s photorealistic rendering software, V-RayŽ, has become the rendering engine of choice for many high-profile companies and innovators in the visual effects and design industries. Thanks to the great work of the V-Ray community, V-Ray-created designs have become nearly inescapable for everyone with access to a TV, computer, or movie ticket.