This year’s Industry Giants will be the biggest year to date as A Bunch of Short Guys have teamed up with Big Design and the International Game Developers Association (IGDA) to have dual conferences focused on art, animation, games and interactive development all under one roof. Industry Giants 2013: Visual Effects, Animation and Game Forum features a distinctive lineup of more than a dozen industry professionals working in animation and visual effects for film, television, and games.
Industry Giants 2013 is a two-day event with the forum and panel discussion taking place on Saturday, October 19, 2013 from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm and The Industry Giants MasterClasses to be held on Sunday, October 20, 2013 from 9:00 am until 6:00 pm at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, 14315 Midway Rd, Addison, TX 75001. In addition, we will have evening events including Friday game night with IDGA at the hotel and Saturday night after party at Londoner.
Hosted annually the nonprofit animator’s group, A Bunch of Short Guys, Industry Giants 2013 and Industry Giants MasterClasses are two days full of learning, discussions and networking. The Industry Giants forum and panel discussion includes individual presentations by industry professionals followed by a panel discussion on creative approaches and methods. The Industry Giants MasterClasses include industry skills and more taught by leading industry professionals. Industry Giants 2012 and Industry Giants MasterClasses feature over a dozen industry professionals.
INDUSTRY GIANTS 2013 SPEAKERS INCLUDE:
-Chris Fowler - Lighting Supervisor at Pixar Canada
-Ed Jones – Principle at Reel FX Creative Studios
-Brandon Oldenberg – Director at Moonbot Studios / Academy Award Winner
-Miguel Ortega - Director at Spy Films / Original Artists
-Steven Stahlberg – Senior Figure Artist at ZeniMax Online Studios
INDUSTRY GIANTS MASTERCLASS 2013 SPEAKERS INCLUDE:
-Animation for Games with Bryan Brewer
-Advanced Rigging in Maya with the Rigging Dojo Crew
-Discovering ZBrush4R6 with Paul Gaboury
-Design for Animation with Fred Gardner
-After Effects and Cinema 4D with Marc Gilpin
-After Effects and Element 3D with Ian Johnson
-Figure Drawing with Michael Mentler
-Procedural Graphics with Houdini with Luke Olson
-Figure Drawing, Being Bold with Elegance with Steve Quentin
-Feather Creation with Bert Van brande
-Color Theory for the Digital Age with Ed Whetstone
-Modo and Mari with The Foundry
Registration is now open and tickets can be purchased on our website at IndustryGiants.org. Register today at: http://www.industrygiants.org/register.html
More information at: http://www.industrygiants.org/