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Foundry at CG Event: St Petersburg

Foundry at CG Event: St Petersburg

Don’t miss Foundry team at CG Event: St Petersburg, June 30th! The first of three events across Russia and Ukraine that Foundry are sponsoring, at CG Event: St Petersburg we’ll have presentations on how the VFX was created for sci-fi film The Dark Tower, and about where the future lies for look dev, lighting and compositing artists.

The future of look development and lighting

In this talk, Jordan Thistlewood, senior product manager at Foundry, and Aghiles Kheffache,  CTO of 3Delight, talk about where they see the future of look development and lighting heading, and why we’re approaching a golden age, where the human experience element of look dev and lighting is the next wave of innovation. This will be presented in both Russian and English.

How we created the stunning VFX for The Dark Tower

In this presentation, Vladislav Akhtyrskiy, head of compositing at MPC Vancouver, will talk about the studio’s VFX work on dark science fantasy western film, The Dark Tower. He’ll speak about the tools MPC used on the film,  explaining how they harnessed the combined power of Nuke and Katana to improve workflow efficiency. This talk will be presented in Russian.

The future of compositing and how to prepare for it

In this tech talk, Vladislav Akhtyrskiy, head of compositing at MPC Vancouver, will give his thoughts on where he sees the art of compositing evolving in the future, and what artists will need to know to keep their skillset up-to-date. This talk will be presented in Russian.