Foundry announces Virtual Events Plan
The events will feature a mix of speakers from the VFX industry: compositors, lighting artists and 3D artists
In the light of COVID-19, Foundry has implemented new ways of interacting with its customers from helping them adapt to remote working , offering access to Foundry software and transitioning all its current events to online.
The virtual events will start in April 2020, with the goal of connecting artists and offering support and insights to the creative industry. Foundry’s events will continue to feature a mix of speakers from the VFX industry: compositors, lighting artists and 3D artists.
Here are the different types of events Foundry will be offering:
- Foundry LIVEstream – a series of talks around projects, pipelines and tools.
- Foundry Webinars – A 30-40 min technical deep dive into Foundry products, workflows and 3rd party tools.
- Foundry Skill-Ups – A 30 min guide to improving your skills as a compositor/lighter/texture artist to get to that next level in your career.
- Foundry Sessions – Special conversations with our customers, sharing insights, tips and tricks.
- Foundry Workflow Wednesdays – 10 min weekly videos posted on social media showing tips and tricks with Nuke from our experts.
Each virtual event will have a 15 min Q&A. Registration information for all events will be posted on Foundry’s social media channels and website.
April 7 - 12:00 p.m. BST | 7:00 p.m. SGT | 7:00 a.m. EST
Foundry Webinar: All-new Nuke 12.1 updates you need to know
Join our Head of Creative Services - APAC, Roy Yang as he reviews the latest features of 12.1 followed by a live Q&A.Register
April 9 - 6:00 p.m. BST | 1:00 p.m. EST | 10:00 a.m. PST
Foundry Session: Alternative methods of income for the creative industry
With most of the VFX industry having to adapt to working from home and with so many film and TV productions being cancelled or delayed, Hugo Guerra, Director and VFX Supervisor, will show you what a digital artist can do as an alternative method of income.Register
April 14 - 6:00 p.m. BST | 1:00 p.m. EST | 10:00 a.m. PST
Foundry Skill-Up: Explore what you can do with Katana
Join Arielle Martin, Creative Specialist at Foundry to explore Katana, learn how to boost your workflow and get up to speed with new features.Register
April 21 - 7:00 p.m. BST | 2:00 p.m. EST | 11:00 a.m. PST
Foundry Webinar: Leviathan Texture Workflow in Mari
Paul H. Paulino, Texture Artist, will share his workflow and how Mari was used to create photorealistic textures for the Leviathan Sentinel project.Register
April 23 - 6:00 p.m. BST | 1:00 p.m. EST | 10:00 a.m. PST
Foundry Session: How to improve your Nuke workflow with Python scripting
Ben McEwan, Compositing Supervisor at Image Engine Design Inc., will provide tips and tricks on how Python scripting can improve your compositing workflow.Register
April 28 - 6:00 p.m. BST | 1:00 p.m. EST | 10:00 a.m. PST
Foundry Skill Up: Becoming a Senior Compositor
Looking to improve your Nuke skills and advance your career? Join our skill-up for insight on how to become a Senior Compositor with Courtney Pryce, Freelance Nuke VFX Artist.Register
Foundry will be announcing the program for Foundry LIVEstream in the upcoming weeks.
Jennifer Goldfinch, Foundry’s Director, Worldwide Field Marketing and Alliances comments:
“Our main goal is to keep our global community of artists inspired and engaged during these uncertain times. Connecting with our customers has always been important to all of us at Foundry, and we remain committed to offering best-in-class service to help them overcome the toughest creative challenges. We are excited to launch this series of virtual events so we can bring customers and industry partners together to share insights, projects and stories from around the globe.”
For any ideas on topics or feedback please email Foundry at firstname.lastname@example.org