Foundry rounds up global creative leaders again at this year's SIGGRAPH

Foundry lines up an exciting SIGGRAPH schedule with its 3rd annual All Stars Event and six Exhibitor Sessions

All Stars Announcement

This year, Foundry will be at the DigiPro 2019 Symposium on Saturday, July 27th, where Head of Research, Dan Ring will be talking about how to experiment with Machine Learning in Post-Production Software. 

Returning for the third year, Foundry’s own All Stars event will take place on Sunday, July 28th, with speakers from the most innovative companies from around the world including Digital Domain, DNEG, Nike, More VFX, LAIKA, Method Studios, Framestore and Weta Digital. The event features an inspirational keynote from Marvel Studios and opening remarks from Mikki Rose, SIGGRAPH 2019 conference chair.

Foundry is also supporting the SIGGRAPH Student Volunteer Program, the annual JPR SIGGRAPH Luncheon on July 31st and the new Pipeline Conference, taking place on Sunday, July 28th.

Foundry’s Exhibitor Sessions will take place on Monday, July 29th and Tuesday, July 30th. They will focus on Education, Look Development and Lighting, Cloud-Based Solutions, solving creative challenges with Nuke and Modo in 3D design. 

Jody Madden, Chief Product and Customer Officer at Foundry, commented: “SIGGRAPH is a great opportunity for us to meet our customers and share the latest updates on our products and innovations with the wider industry. We are thrilled to return this year with our third annual All Stars event with another impressive line-up of speakers sharing their work that truly brings imagination to life with our products. Complemented by a suite of exhibitor sessions on everything from education to research, we’ll have something for everyone.”

Mikki Rose, SIGGRAPH 2019 Conference Chair, commented: “I am very excited to be speaking at Foundry’s All Stars event this year, where I plan to address how our industry can continue to thrive and foster creativity by creating a more diverse and inclusive future for artists. Foundry’s All Stars speakers this year truly show how powerful software can inspire creativity in artists and studios from all around the world.”

Foundry will be located at Booth 925 during SIGGRAPH 2019, where they’ll be showcasing products in partnership with Lenovo and NVIDIA. Foundry’s team will also be present at the NVIDIA Limelight event on Monday, July 28th with the latest Modo updates and in the NVIDIA Booth on Wednesday, August 1st, discussing Machine Learning. Foundry’s products will also be showcased at the following booths: WACOM, NVIDIA and AWS.