Effects MTL 2017 in Montréal!

DNEG at Effects MTL 2017 6-7th September in Montréal!

Wednesday, September 6 – Thursday, September 7, 2017

Double Negative is delighted to be attending Effects MTL 2017 in Montréal, the largest international conference for the VFX & Animation industries on the North American east coast. Our top team of recruiters and senior crew can’t wait to meet you at recruitment booth number 107 – come on over and discuss current and future career opportunities at Double Negative.

Also Zoe Cranley, DNEG’s Head of Build, will share her very inspirational success story in a panel called ‘Women in VFX’, and Albert Szostkiewicz, DNEG CG Sequence Supervisor, will be giving some in-depth insights into our FX work on ‘The Mummy’.

Read on for the full program!

Talks & Panels

The Mummy: Lighting in an FX Driven Show

Albert Szostkiewicz, DNEG CG Sequence Supervisor

Wednesday, September 6, 2017, 3.00 pm, Room 510B

Albert will be presenting his method for creating a streamlined effects-lighting ecosystem on Double Negative’s latest effects heavy show ‘The Mummy’, using the Houdini package. He will talk about the optimisation of the FX for pipeline and also how to deal with common FX problems from the perspective of lighting artists. He will also talk about creating custom light tools in Houdini without need of deep coding.

Double Negative’s Surfacing Pipeline: A Matter of Substance?

Zoe Cranley, DNEG Head of Build & Wes McDermott, Allegorithmic Integrations Product Manager & Substance Trainer

Thursday, September 7, 2017, 10.00 am, Room 510B

Double Negative: Our texture / lookdev pipeline is changing. We will talk about how we are redefining some areas of our build pipeline to be more surfacing focused, and how we are looking towards tools like Substance to help us.

Allegorithmic: The pipeline initially employed by Double Negative can be achieved with Substance Designer and the newly released Substance Automation Toolkit, of which we will do a live demo.

Panel: Women in VFX

With Zoe Cranley, DNEG Head of Build

Thursday, September 7, 2017, 1.30 pm, Room 510D

Zoe Cranley will be sharing her very own inspirational success story on this panel for ‘Women in VFX’.


Wednesday, September 6 – Thursday, September 7 2017

DNEG recruiters and key crew will be on hand to discuss career opportunities at Double Negative! We are hiring across all departments globally.

Have a look at our current open positions here!

Boost your career & meet our team at Effects MTL – BOOTH 107:

We would love to speak to anyone interested in roles with us so please come by the job fair, booth 107!

We can’t wait to meet you at Effects Montréal – see you there!




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