Genndy Tartakovsky on 'Hotel Transylvania' and Sam Fell on 'ParaNorman', at VIEW Conference.
The VIEW Conference is proud to announce that award winning director Genndy Tartakovsky (Dexter’s Laboratory, Samurai Jack, Star Wars: Clone Wars) will present and discuss his feature film debut, Sony Pictures Animation’s 3D monster comedy Hotel Transylvania, for the first time in Italy during the 2012 conference, October 16 to 19 in Torino, Italy.
Sam Fell will bring a presentation about his work on ParaNorman to the conference, as well as Vander Caballero, the creator of Papo y yo will bring this game as well as his latest work to VIEW.
The VIEW Conference is also excited to announce presentations from Sony Pictures Imageworks. Rob Bredow, Imageworks’ CTO, will showcase 20 years of innovation in character, creature and effects animation. Imageworks award-winning animation supervisor David Schaub, will explore the secrets behind the summer blockbuster The Amazing Spider-Man.
This year, Sony Pictures Animation (SPA) celebrates its 10th anniversary, and Sony Pictures Imageworks (SPI), its 20th anniversary. SPA’s previous animated features include Open Season, Surf’s Up, Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs, and The Smurfs. SPI creates visual effects and dynamic creature and character animation for live-action films including this year’s The Amazing Spider-Man and Men in Black 3. The VIEW is Italy’s largest computer graphics conference. Now in its lucky 13th year, the conference hosts prominent people in animation, visual effects, game development, architecture, design, and other areas of computer graphics in beautiful Torino, Italy where they share experiences, ideas, and knowledge with each other and with the professionals and students who attend the presentations and workshops.
The 2012 VIEW Conference also features award-winning sound designer and animated film director Gary Rydstrom from Skywalker Sound, writer/director Eric Darnell from PDI/DreamWorks who directed the Madagascar trilogy, television director and winner of the Directors Guild of America award Dan Attias, creative director of all the Halos, Josh Holmes, who brings to VIEW the premiere of Halo 4, award-winning writer and director Chris Perry, academy award-winning computer graphics pioneer Glenn Entis, academy award-winning author and Autodesk Fellow Tom Wujec, ILM’s Jason Smith, visual effects associate supervisor will discuss The Avengers, and many others.
Registration is now open for the VIEW conference, and for VIEWFest, the digital movie festival following the VIEW Conference from 19 to 21 Oct.