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View Conference 2017

07 Sep 2017

VIEW Conference 2017 Announces Final Program

Registration Now Open for the October 23-27 Symposium in Turin, Italy

Award Entry deadline: September 15.

 www.viewconference.it

 

With more than 50 speakers confirmed for the 18th annual confab, Italy’s largest digital media conference promises to offer inspiring and practical content to artists, animators, game developers, storytellers, content creators and other students and professionals who work with computer graphics.

 

Six visual effects Oscar winners, two Academy Sci-Tech award winners, animated feature film directors, virtual reality pioneers, computer graphics researchers, game developers, photographers, writers, and studio executives will converge in Turin, Italy from October 23-27. 

 

“One of the special reasons to attend VIEW is that our speakers like to stay for the entire week and attend talks given by the other speakers, so our attendees have many opportunities to interact with them,” says Conference Director Dr. Maria Elena Gutierrez. “Another reason is that I think VIEW might be the only conference at which, in addition to talks, animated film directors and Oscar-winning artists offer small, interactive workshops and master classes.”

 

All told, VIEW boasts 15 master classes and workshops this year including those from Director Mark Osborne (The Little Prince) and Director Kris Pearn (The Willoughbys)who will offer storytelling and storyboarding tips. Character Artist Jason Bickerstaff (Pixar Animation Studios) and Animation Supervisor Hal Hickel (Industrial Light & Magic) who will delve into the mysteries of character animation; and, Professor Dr. Donald Greenberg (Cornell University) who will lead workshop attendees on an interactive exploration of virtual reality technology and techniques.

 

Also unique to VIEW is the game developers bootcampand accelerator program during which selected start-ups receive mentoring from industry experts and equity partners leading to the opportunity to pitch their projects to potential investors.

 

“VIEW brings together the world’s best and brightest minds across multiple disciplines, in a uniquely intimate and collaborative place where creatives can incubate and celebrate,” says Dr. Gutierrez. “I’m as proud as ever of VIEW 2017. I hope you can join the VIEW family in beautiful Torino.”

 

You can view the final program online at: 

http://www.viewconference.it