Monday, September 20, 2021

Sony Pictures Imageworks Showcasing Work and Recruiting New Talent at SIGGRAPH 2014

Culver City, CA, USA — Sony Pictures Imageworks will be an active participant at SIGGRAPH 2014, the 41st International Conference and Exhibition on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques, which is being held August 10th – 14th, in Vancouver.

SIGGRAPH 2014 highlights from our Academy Award®-winning visual effects company, which recently centralized its production headquarters in Vancouver, will include the following: 

–Senior Visual Effects Supervisor Jerome Chen, Animation Director David Schaub and Digital Effects Supervisor David Smith will conduct a production session titled Unmask the Secrets Behind “The Amazing Spider-Man 2,” on Wednesday, August 13th, from 10:45am – 12:15pm, in West Ballroom AB.

–Principal Algorithmic Engineer Daniel Sheerin will host a talk titled Creature Feature: Procedural Tentacle Bundles in “Edge of Tomorrow,”onTuesday, August 12th, from 9:00am – 10:30am, in West Building, Rooms 211-214.

–FX Animation Supervisor Steve Avoujageli will give a booth presentation titled SideFX: Creating the FX for “Edge of Tomorrow,” on Tuesday, August 12th, from 3:00pm – 3:30 pm, Wednesday, August 13th, from 1:30pm – 2:00pm and Thursday, August 14th, from 2:00pm – 2:30pm, in West Building, Exhibit Hall, Booth #901.

–Pipeline Supervisor John Hood will give a talk titled Got Crowds? CrAM: Artist-Friendly Crowds on “Edge of Tomorrow,” on Sunday, August 10th, from 2:00pm – 3:30pm, in East Building, Hall A.

–During the SIGGRAPH Job Fair, at the Sony Pictures Imageworks booth (West Building, Exhibit Hall B, Booths 19 and 20), recruiters will be activity recruiting for all disciplines, including: animators, lighting TD’s and a number of software development potions – Tuesday, August 12th, 9:30 am to 6:00 pm, Wednesday, August 13th 9:30 am- 3:30 p.m. and Thursday, August 14th from 9:30am – 3:30pm.

Imageworks will also participate in the Vancouver Studio Crawl social event on Wednesday, August 13th, from 5:00pm to 8:00pm at its current Vancouver location where artists will be able to meet with some of our top talent and executives.

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Joe Kleimanhttp://www.themedreality.com
Raised in San Diego on theme parks, zoos, and IMAX films, Joe Kleiman would expand his childhood loves into two decades as a projectionist and theater director within the giant screen industry. In addition to his work in commercial and museum operations, Joe has volunteered his time to animal husbandry at leading facilities in California and Texas and has played a leading management role for a number of performing arts companies. Joe has been News Editor and contributing author to InPark Magazine since 2011. HIs writing has also appeared in Sound & Communications, LF Examiner, Jim Hill Media, and MiceChat. His blog, ThemedReality.com takes an unconventional look at the attractions industry. Follow on twitter @themedreality Joe lives in Sacramento, California with his fiancé, two dogs, and a ghost.

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