April 21, 2012 Posted by Brian J. Pohl in Animation News, VFX News

JPR Interview at Siggraph 2011

During Siggraph 2011 in Vancouver, a panel on virtual moviemaking was held for Jon Peddie Research. Here's some info from Jon Peddie's website:

Recorded at the Jon Peddie Research Press Luncheon on August 10, 2011 during SIGGRAPH 2011. Panelists: Brian Pohl - Company: Autodesk A veteran of George Lucas' JAK Films' previsualization team and ILM; Ping Fu - Company: Geomagic Chairman and CEO; Darin Grant - Company: DreamWorks, Head of Production Technology; Steve Cooper - Company: Smith Micro Software, Poser Product Manager; Rob Powers - Company: Newtek, Vice President Worked on Avatar and other films.

Topics ranged from discussing the Uncanny Valley to new technologies that are altering the filmmaking landscape.

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