Chaos Group @ FMX

Thu 10th Apr 2014 | News


 

At FMX 2014, Chaos Group will be highlighting a series of presentations by both student teams and professional artists.

 

Students that stop by Chaos Group’s booth will be able to meet with representatives, see V-Ray for Blender in action (every day at 10 a.m.) and try out both versions of V-Ray 3.0 in the FMX marketplace.

 

Miguel Ortega  and Tran Ma, the creators of “Green Ruby Pumpkin” are giving multiple talks on how their team approaches creature design on “The Ningyo.” Currently in production, “The Ningyo” focuses on the world of cryptozoology (the search for mythological creatures). This Kickstarter-funded project is also a collaboration with students from Gnomon School of Visual Effects.

 

Method Studios’ CG Supervisor, Blake Sweeney will demonstrate the techniques behind the invisible effects his team used on the “mirror room” sequence in “Divergent.” Sweeney will also explain what benefits studios draw from V-Ray’s advanced raytracing capabilities, adding a real world perspective on what makes it an effective production solution for students to learn.

 

Sweeney, who has worked on “Robocop” and “Iron Man 3,” will return again to provide students with insight into how they can make a great portfolio and successfully approach blockbuster film work during a special lecture session. Students will also be on hand to offer their own case studies/tips as teams from Supinfocom and Filmakademie share the secrets behind their award-winning projects, "The Rise and Fall of Globosome," "Bet She'an" and "Rugbybugs."

 

Chaos Group CEO Peter Mitev is set to describe how GPU-accelerated V-Ray RT 3.0 rendering is establishing a new paradigm for filmmaking. The upcoming CG-animated short film "CONSTRUCT," rendered entirely on NVIDIA GPUs will be highlighted, as well as a tech preview of V-Ray for MotionBuilder, which was used on the project.

 

Complete Presentation Schedule


• “‘The Ningyo’: Decrypting Cryptozoology,” by Miguel Ortega, Director at Spy Films and Tran Ma, Production Designer at Spy Films
April 22, 2014, 12:00 p.m. in Room Mannheim

• “Blockbuster VFX: Behind ‘Divergent’’s ‘Mirror Room’,” Blake Sweeney, CG Supervisor at Method Studios
April 22, 2014, 12:00 p.m. in Room Mannheim

• “V-Ray 3.0 Crash Course: Rendering Characters and Environments,” by Konstantin Gaytandziev, V-Ray Master Trainer at Chaos Group
April 22, 2014, 2:00 p.m., 3:00 p.m.
April 23, 2014, 11:00 a.m., 3:00 p.m., 4:00 p.m., 5:00 p.m.
April 25, 2014, 11:00 a.m., 2:00 p.m. in the Chaos Group Booth

• “Creating ‘CONSTRUCT’: How V-Ray RT and GPU Rendering is Defining a New Filmmaking Paradigm,” by Peter Mitev, CEO at Chaos Group and Konstantin Gaytandziev, V-Ray Master Trainer at Chaos Group
April 22, 2014, 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. in Room Karlsruhe

• “What’s New In V-Ray 3.0,” by Konstantin Gaytandziev, V-Ray Master Trainer at Chaos Group
April 23, 2014, 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. in Room Karlsruhe

• “A Career in Visual Effects,” by Blake Sweeney, CG Supervisor at Method Studios
April 23, 2014, 11:00 a.m., 3:00 p.m.
April 24, 2014, 1:00 p.m. in the Chaos Group Booth

• “Character Design Crash Course,” by Miguel Ortega, Director at Spy Films
April 23, 2014, 2:00 p.m., 4:00 p.m.
April 24, 2014, 12:00 p.m., 2:00 p.m. in the Chaos Group Booth

• “Award Winning Student Projects,” by Supinfocom and Filmakademie students
April 25, 2014, 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. in Room Mannheim

 

Rleated links

fmx2014.chaosgroup.com

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