Hawaii Film Blog

Monday, November 13, 2006

Talk on CGI, Animation, Games on Wed ,11/15

This just in from the ACM's Kaveh Kardan:

There will be a gathering of the local Siggraph chapter this Wednesday evening. It should be a fun event for anyone interested in computer graphics, animation, and games.

University of Hawaii at Manoa
POST Building, Room 127
Wed, Nov 15, 6:00-8:30pm

There will be two guest speakers:
  • Chris Lee, director of the Academy for Creative Media, and executive producer of "Superman Returns," will speak about how computer graphics is changing the making of movies, from pre-production to special effects. He will also speak of what it will take to build a digital effects industry in Hawaii.
  • Gerard Banel, software engineer on "Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within" and developer of the Syflex cloth simulation system, will speak about the current state of the art in simulating clothing using computer graphics.

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