2014 VIEW conference

Mon 1st Sep 2014, by Mike Hepburn | Eventcoverage

The 2014 VIEW conference will take place October 14 to 17 in Turin (Torino), Italy, a baroque city in the foothills of the Alps known for cars, chocolate, and cinema. The largest computer graphics conference in Italy, VIEW is celebrating its 15th year of bringing top talent and remarkable visionaries to Turin. The VIEW conference follows the annual VIEWFest digital film festival. Most talks are in English, with translation available to and from Italian and English.


2014 highlights are:

World Premiere Presentation of BIG HERO 6 by Alessandro Jacomini, Disney Animation Studios.


Italian Premiere Presentation of FEAST by Patrick Osborne, Director,  Disney Animation Studios.


Alessandro Carloni, Head of Story,  How to Train your Dragon 2. Co-Director Kung Fu Panda 3 (2015), DreamWorks Animation.


Rob Coleman, Head of Animation, The Lego Movie, Animal Logic.


Stefen Fangmeier, VFX Supervisor, Sin City: A Dame to Kill for, Independent.


Merzin Tavaria, Co-Founder and Chief Creative Director, Prime Focus.


Kyle McCulloch, VFX Supervisor, Guardians of the Galaxy, Framestore.


Scott Farrar, VFX Supervisor, Transformers: Age of Extinction, ILM.


Tim Harrington, Animation Supervisor, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, ILM.


David Schaub, Director of Animation, The Amazing Spider-man 2, Imageworks.


Lucia Modesto, Ingredients of Time Travel: Art, Models, Rigs, and FX, Mr. Peabody and Sherman, Dreamworks Animation.


Marcelo Vignali, Production Designer/Art Director, Smurfs (2016), Sony Pictures Animation.


Noelle Triaureau, Art Director, Smurfs (2016), Sony Pictures Animation.


Parag Havaldar, R and D Lead, Blizzard Entertainment.


Kim Baumann Larsen, The DARK Adventure - Innovating Architectural Immersive VR using Storytelling and Gameplay.


Philip Stevju Løken, Interactive 3D Designer, The DARK Adventure - Innovating Architectural Immersive VR using Storytelling and Gameplay, Placebo Effects.


European Premiere Presentation of Siggraph's 2014 Computer Animation Festival presented by Jerome Solomon, Director,  CAF 2014.


David Putrino, Not Impossible Labs, Weill-Cornell Medical College.


Brenda Bakker Harger, Theatre Director, Improviser, Professor at Entertainment Technology Center, Carnegie Mellon University


Nelson Lowry, Supervising Production Designer, Boxtrolls, Laika.



“We will roll out announcements to introduce more speakers and our workshop series over the next few weeks, so please stay tuned,” Gutierrez says. “I am so enthusiastic about our 2014 program. It matches the amazing conferences we’ve had before and takes us beyond.”



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