Computer Animation Festival Sketches

rats ad infinitum
Monday, 31 July
3 - 4 pm
Room 107A-C

Tech Talk: For "One Rat Short," Charlex rendered thousands of furry rats with off-the-shelf Maya and mental ray tools.

Seth Lippman
Karl Coyner
Charlex, Inc.
slippman@charlex.com
The Making of "458nm" (Special Jury Honors)
Tuesday, 1 August
3 - 4 pm
Room 107A-C

Tech Talk: Summary of the concept, design, rigging and animation, pipeline, rendering and compositing, and music and editing required to produce "458nm."

Jan Bitzer
Ilija Brunck
Tom Weber
Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg
jan.blitzer@filmakademie.de
The Making of "One Rat Short" (Best of Show)
Wednesday, 2 August
3 - 4 pm
Room 107A-C

Director Talk: Using visual analogies between "One Rat Short" and other movies, especially 1940s and 1950s film noir, this talk summarizes the production techniques in this year's Best of Show work in the Computer Animation Festival.

Alex Weil
Charlex, Inc.
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