Production

(Production Supervisors (VFX, DFX, CG, etc.), Pipeline Engineers, Technical Directors, Technical Managers) Examine how practitioners plug the latest research into their creativity and use world-class technology to produce new adventures in digital media: feature films, research videos, science illustrations, advertising, games, alternative realities, and more.

Dailies

PLUS:

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Talks

Killing Monsters: Behind the Scenes of the Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

Sunday, 09 August 10:45 AM - 12:15 PM | Los Angeles Convention Center, Room 152
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Talks

Inside Your Head and Out of This World

Sunday, 09 August 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM | Los Angeles Convention Center, Room 150/151
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Talks

On and Under the Surface

Sunday, 09 August 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM | Los Angeles Convention Center, Room 515AB
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Talks

An Animator's (Day) Dream

Sunday, 09 August 3:45 PM - 5:15 PM | Los Angeles Convention Center, Room 515AB
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Off the Beaten Path (Tracing)

Sunday, 09 August 3:45 PM - 5:35 PM | Los Angeles Convention Center, Room 152
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Talks

Capturing the World

Monday, 10 August 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM | Los Angeles Convention Center, Room 403AB
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Production Sessions

SIGGRAPH Special Event: ILM 40th Anniversary Presentation

Monday, 10 August 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM | Los Angeles Convention Center, South Hall K
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Talks

Links and Locks

Monday, 10 August 3:45 PM - 5:35 PM | Los Angeles Convention Center, Room 502AB
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Talks

Got 'Bots

Tuesday, 11 August 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM | Los Angeles Convention Center, Room 515AB
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Courses

The Path-Tracing Revolution in the Movie Industry

Tuesday, 11 August 9:00 AM - 12:15 PM | Los Angeles Convention Center, Room 403AB
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Production Sessions

Disney•Pixar's "Lava": Moving Mountains

Tuesday, 11 August 10:45 AM - 12:15 PM | Los Angeles Convention Center, South Hall K
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Talks

Effects Omelette

Tuesday, 11 August 10:45 AM - 12:15 PM | Los Angeles Convention Center, Room 515AB
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Production Sessions

To the Ends of Middle-Earth:Weta Digital Presents "The Hobbit"

Tuesday, 11 August 10:45 AM - 12:15 PM | Los Angeles Convention Center, West Hall B
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Courses

Denoising Your Monte Carlo Renders: Recent Advances in Image-Space Adaptive Sampling and Reconstruction

Tuesday, 11 August 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM | Los Angeles Convention Center, Room 404AB
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Production Sessions

Double Negative Presents: The Visual Effects of "Interstellar"

Tuesday, 11 August 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM | Los Angeles Convention Center, West Hall B
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Production Sessions

Inside the Mind: The Making of Disney•Pixar's "Inside Out”

Tuesday, 11 August 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM | Los Angeles Convention Center, South Hall K
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Behind the Cinematic of Blizzard Entertainment's Overwatch

Tuesday, 11 August 3:45 PM - 5:15 PM | Los Angeles Convention Center, Room 515AB
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Panels

Convergences in Film and Games Technologies

Tuesday, 11 August 3:45 PM - 5:15 PM | Los Angeles Convention Center, South Hall K
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Talks

Dream Big (Peanuts)

Wednesday, 12 August 8:30 AM - 10:30 AM | Los Angeles Convention Center, Room 515AB
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Studio - Talks

Building Fantastic Worlds, Studio Games Talks 1

Wednesday, 12 August 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM | Los Angeles Convention Center, Room 402AB
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Courses

Multi-Threading for Visual Effects

Wednesday, 12 August 9:00 AM - 12:15 PM | Los Angeles Convention Center, Room 502AB
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Production Sessions

From Post-it to Post Production, The Uncompromising Journey of "The Book of Life"

Wednesday, 12 August 10:45 AM - 12:15 PM | Los Angeles Convention Center, West Hall B
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Production Sessions

Image Engine Presents: Breathing Life Into CHAPPiE

Wednesday, 12 August 10:45 AM - 12:15 PM | Los Angeles Convention Center, South Hall K
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Talks

Supernatural

Wednesday, 12 August 10:45 AM - 12:15 PM | Los Angeles Convention Center, Room 515AB
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Courses

Building Blocks for Making 3D Pipelines

Wednesday, 12 August 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM | Los Angeles Convention Center, Room 403AB
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Production Sessions

DreamWorks Animation Presents "HOME": Just Another Post-Apocalyptic-Alien-Invasion-Buddy-Road Movie?

Wednesday, 12 August 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM | Los Angeles Convention Center, West Hall B
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Production Sessions

The Park is Open: Journey to "Jurassic World" with Industrial Light & Magic

Wednesday, 12 August 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM | Los Angeles Convention Center, South Hall K
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Werewolves in London: The Order - 1886 Production Talks

Wednesday, 12 August 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM | Los Angeles Convention Center, Room 515AB
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Production Sessions

Fix the Future: Industrial Light & Magic and Visual Effects for "Tomorowland"

Wednesday, 12 August 3:45 PM - 5:15 PM | Los Angeles Convention Center, South Hall K
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Leap of Faith: The World of Mirror's Edge: Catalyst

Wednesday, 12 August 3:45 PM - 5:15 PM | Los Angeles Convention Center, Room 515AB
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Talks

Pipeline & Asset Management

Wednesday, 12 August 3:45 PM - 5:15 PM | Los Angeles Convention Center, Room 403AB
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Courses

Bringing Stories to Life: For Programmers, Animators, and Interactive Designers

Thursday, 13 August 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM | Los Angeles Convention Center, Room 153A-C
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Courses

OpenVDB

Thursday, 13 August 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM | Los Angeles Convention Center, Room 502AB
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Production Sessions

"The Peanuts Movie": From Comic Strip to Feature Film

Thursday, 13 August 10:45 AM - 12:15 PM | Los Angeles Convention Center, South Hall K
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Talks

I've Got You Covered

Thursday, 13 August 10:45 AM - 12:30 PM | Los Angeles Convention Center, Room 515AB
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Talks

Follow the Crowd

Thursday, 13 August 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM | Los Angeles Convention Center, Room 515AB
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Courses

Modeling and Capturing the Human Body for Rendering, Health, and Visualization

Thursday, 13 August 2:00 PM - 5:15 PM | Los Angeles Convention Center, Room 153A-C
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Production Sessions

The Making of Marvel’s "Ant-Man"

Thursday, 13 August 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM | Los Angeles Convention Center, South Hall K
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Courses

User-Centric Computational Videography

Thursday, 13 August 2:00 PM - 5:15 PM | Los Angeles Convention Center, Room 502AB
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Production Sessions

The Making of the Characters of Marvel’s "Avengers: Age of Ultron"

Thursday, 13 August 3:45 PM - 5:15 PM | Los Angeles Convention Center, South Hall K
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Labs R&D: The Rendering Techniques of Deus EX: Mankind Divided and Rise of the Tomb Raider

Thursday, 13 August 3:45 PM - 5:15 PM | Los Angeles Convention Center, Room 152