Industry leaders will gather, debate and present at Ravensbourne on 3 November
bluegfx, a leading supplier of software and hardware technology and services for the digital media industry, today announced the second bluegfx expo will take place on 3 November at Ravensbourne. The one-day event will gather experts from all sectors of the media and entertainment industry to debate and discuss hot industry trends and issues. Key topics already on the agenda include 3D stereoscopy: hype or reality and Collaborate to create: managing assets efficiently and profitably.
High-calibre experts from the film and TV, games and design visualisation industries already confirmed to present include:
· Steve MacPherson, VFX CTO at Framestore
· Christian Kaestner, compositor at Framestore
· Chris Christodoulou, CEO of Saddington Baynes
· Alan Marques, post-production expert and founder of Magic Camera Company
· Mike Owen, CGI technical director at Burrows
· Tanguy Dewavrin, art director at Double Six Games
More speakers will be announced in the coming weeks.
Supporting bluegfx expo are software and hardware manufacturers Autodesk, BlueArc, now a part of Hitachi Data Systems, Chaos Group, NVIDIA and PipelineFX. On the day, their experts will showcase and advise attendees on industry-leading solutions for 3D animation and design visualisation, stereoscopic 3D, editing, networked storage and render management.
Matt Allen, managing director of bluegfx, said: “We’re extremely proud to be hosting the second bluegfx expo at Ravensbourne, one of the UK’s leading educational institutions for digital media and design. The day will bring together a wealth of creative talent and experts who will help stimulate thought-provoking debate and offer valuable tips to their peers, as well as inspiring the students – our next generation of digital artists.”
The bluegfx expo is free to attend.