28 April 2017

Dneg at FMX 2017

We are thrilled to announce our programme for FMX 2017, in Stuttgart, from Tuesday, May 2nd to Friday, May 5th! Lots of great talks scheduled featuring A Cure For Wellness, Star Trek Beyond, The Young Pope, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, plenty of opportunities to have a sneak peak behind the scenes, and meet with our senior crew and recruiters! Don’t miss out!

Talks

Tuesday, May 2

 

MarkPascoe11:30-12:20 The Young Pope: The Invisible Art of VFX
Venue: Clarisse Suite, Raum Ulm

Mark Pascoe, DnegTV’s CG Supervisor takes us on a journey of how the iconic shots in The Young Pope were brought to life with seamless VFX using Clarisse. Mark explores the technical set- up of the opening shot in the series to populating the Vatican with almost 100,000 extras.

 

 

 

AmandaJBatt15:30-16:20 Rendering Trillions of Polys with Star Trek

Venue: Clarisse Suite, Raum Ulm

Amanda Johnstone-Batt, 3D Sequence Supervisor at Dneg, talks us through using Clarisse to create hoards of attacking spaceships and intricate cities on Star Trek Beyond.

 

 

 

Raph_Hamm_cropped16:00-17:00 Raphael Hamm’s Secret Nuke Kitchen
Venue: The Foundry Suite, Raum Heilbronn

Double Negative’s 2D Sequence Supervisor Raphael Hamm makes a homecoming appearance to Stuttgart for FMX! Raphael will present his recent work using Nuke and shares a few fireproofed compositing tricks he used on some of the biggest recent Hollywood releases, including the magical Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.

 

 

Wednesday, May 3

 

MarkPascoe11:30-12:20 The Young Pope: The Invisible Art of VFX
Venue: Clarisse Suite, Raum Ulm

Mark Pascoe, DnegTV’s CG Supervisor takes us on a journey of how the iconic shots in The Young Pope were brought to life with seamless VFX using Clarisse. Mark explores the technical set- up of the opening shot in the series to populating the Vatican with almost 100,000 extras.

 

 

 

AmandaJBatt15:30-16:20 Rendering Trillions of Polys with Star Trek
Venue: Clarisse Suite, Raum Ulm

Amanda Johnstone-Batt, 3D Sequence Supervisor at Dneg, talks us through using Clarisse to create hoards of attacking spaceships and intricate cities on Star Trek Beyond.

 

 

 

LogoWhiteOnGreen15:00-15:30 Dneg, what’s coming up in 2017
Venue: Raum Reutlingen

Dneg Recruitment Team will present on the amazing shows we are currently working on, the year ahead, and how you can be part of it!

 

Thursday, May 4

 

LauriePriest16:00-17:00 Creatures in Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
Venue: Houdini Suite, Raum Mannheim

Laurie Priest, FX Supervisor at Dneg, will give an overview of our creature work on the BAFTA nominated Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them. From the majestic Thunderbird to the dark and disturbing Obscurus, Laurie will talk about the creative challenges encountered and the use of Houdini over the course of the project.

 

Friday, May 5

 

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11:00-12:00 Darkness in Motion: Animating Gore Verbinski’s ‘A Cure For Wellness’
Venue: Meidinger-Saal

Double Negative’s Animation Supervisor on A Cure For Wellness Ben Wiggs walk us through the creature animation work on Gore Verbinski’s surreal thriller. From wounded deer to jars of eels, the animation team was tasked with dialling in just the right amount of creepiness, strangeness and down-right brutality to fit the film’s macabre feel.

 

 

Recruitment
Tuesday, May 2 to Friday, May 5

 

09:30-19:00  Double Negative Recruitment – Recruitment Hub
Venue: Eyth-Saal, Booth E16

Dneg Recruiters and senior crew will be on hand throughout the week to discuss career opportunities at Double Negative!

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