RTC 2021 Replay

Revisit Our Panels From The 2021 RealTime Conference!

Last December, our talented teams attended the 2021 RealTime Conference!

As the world’s premier event for real-time technologies, the RealTime Conference brings together cross-industry experts from around the globe to explore and propel the transformative impact real-time is having on Art, Technology, Business, and Society.

During RealTime Conference 2021: The Rise Of The Metaverse – Populating The Metaverse, the DNEG team held several thought-provoking panels exploring the impact that real-time tech and tools are having on the production processes. We’re pleased to share that these presentations are now available to view online!

From the role of virtual production on Paul Franklin’s new short film ‘Fireworks’, to the dynamic impact of real-time game engine technology on animation and content production, get all caught up with DNEG’s RTC 2021 talks below.


FIREWORKS, The Making of a Virtual Production

Presented by Paul Franklin (Director of ‘Fireworks’, Creative Director & VFX Supervisor, DNEG)

Paul Franklin goes behind the scenes to show how his innovative new short film ‘Fireworks’ put virtual production at the heart of the story.


The Making of an Epic Short: Moving the Traditional Animation Pipeline into Unreal

Presented by Shelley Smith (Producer, DNEG Animation), Gabriele Pellegrini (CG Supervisor, DNEG Animation), Taylor Moll (VFX Supervisor, DNEG Animation), Alison Wortman (CG Lighting Supervisor, DNEG Animation), moderated by Karen Dufilho (Executive Producer, Epic Games).

Go behind the scenes with the makers of the new short from Academy Award-winning director Bill Joyce and DNEG Animation, ‘Mr. Spam Gets a New Hat‘, as they discuss their creative journey, as well as their thoughts on the future of real-time in animation production.


Connected Worlds – The Future of Content Production

Presented by Paul Salvini (Global Chief Technology Officer, DNEG)

“Production is a collaborative process but the way we collaborate is changing.” Listen as Paul Salvini discusses what it takes to bring globally distributed teams together with the collaborative power of real-time.





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