July 31st, 2017

For the very first time, Rodeo FX is presenting at the 2017 edition of Siggraph at the Los Angeles Convention Center. Our recruiting team will also attend the Siggraph Job Fair for the whole duration of the event at Booth #12.

Our Head of R&D, Guillaume Laforge, will kick off the event on August 1st with a presentation on the use of Walter in the Rodeo FX pipeline. This presentation is part of the "Open Source at Pixar: USD and OpenSubdiv" and will start at 4 PM.

The following day (August 2) will be busy with three presentations involving five Rodeo FX team members. At 9:30 AM Guillaume Laforge and one of Rodeo FX R&D engineers, Victor Yudin, will start off the day by presenting “The Interesting and Novel Uses of Alembic in our Pipelines”.

At 2 PM, Rodeo FX Supervisor Peter Nofz and Art Director and Concept Artist Olivier Martin will join Sophie Leclerc (VFX Producer), Martin Hill (Weta Digital), Jose Burgos (ILM) and Christian Alzmann (ILM) to take you inside the world of Luc Besson’s newly released movie Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets.

Last but not least, Rodeo FX Supervisor Patrick David and Lead FX/CG Artist Thomas Hullin will present Game of Thrones: Building and Destroying Meereen. This presentation will take place at 3:45 PM in the South Hall K of the LA Convention Center and will tell you the secrets behind the award-winning environment introduced in Game of Thrones season 4.

Beside those four presentations, our recruitment team will welcome visitors at booth #12 of the Siggraph Job Fair. Our recruiters Jennifer Elena and Hana Benosman will tell you all about our Rodeo FX and answer any questions you may have.

Siggraph is the biggest conference on computer graphics and interactive techniques and takes place at the Los Angeles Convention Center from July 30th to August 3rd. For more info visit their website.