Our team recently attended effects America at Marché Bonsecours in Montreal. While our recruiters from Montreal and Quebec City were busy meeting with many promising artists at our booth, other members of our team took part in conferences and panels.
RODEO FX’S SIMULATIONS IN FANTASTIC BEASTS: THE CRIMES OF GRINDELWALD
Chloé Ostiguy, FX Artist, and Nicolas Jacques, Lighting Lead, revealed the magic behind Rodeo FX’s remarkable work on this feature film. From full CG recreations of Paris, London, and the Harry Potter Ministry of Magic, to highly complex effects simulations for the Obscurus destruction sequence, this presentation detailed the creative and technical challenges that our team faced in creating these dramatic sequences. Our work on this film was nominated at the 2019 VES Awards for Outstanding Effects Simulations in a Photoreal Feature.
USD AT RODEO FX: PRESENTATION OF OUR ARTIST DRIVEN PIPELINE TOOLS
Our Head of R&D, Guillaume Laforge, gave TD developers and 3D artists privileged access to innovative uses of Open Source USD technology.
CREATING THE IDEAL LEARNING ENVIRONMENT IN THE WORKPLACE
Eric Labranche, Training Manager, sat down with counterparts from other major studios to discuss the methods to find, develop, and retain the best people in a range of highly specialised roles.