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    POSTPONED How to Make Heads Explode: Imaging for VFX

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    POSTPONED

    Whether you’re a seasoned filmmaker, an aspiring creator, or simply curious about cutting-edge technology and VFX join Tristan Simpson, Post Operations at The Rebel Fleet, in conversation with Aliesha Staples, founder and director of StaplesVR, and Tim Capper, Senior VFX Supervisor to explore the power of photogrammetry and cyber scanning processes.

    • What is cyber scanning and how is it impacting the screen industry?
    • How can photogrammetry be used in the creative process and how has this changed over time? What IS photogrammetry?
    • How does this technology help with the production process?
    • What are some of the different usages of the scans?
    • Why use it?
    • How does the rig work?
    • What type of projects have you worked on and how do we help the local sector access and use the technology?

    SEE THE TECHNOLOGY IN ACTION!

    Presenters:
    Aliesha Staples – Aliesha is the founder and CEO of StaplesVR, The company specialises in augmented, virtual and mixed reality technology, and has also produced immersive experiences for the likes of Warner Brothers, Paramount and Disney. Aliesha is also the co-founder of CLICK Studios and the recipient of the 2022 WIFT Awards Imagezone Entrepreneurship Award. 

    Tim Capper is the Senior VFX supervisor at Cause and FX, Auckland’s largest VFX studio. With a focus on TV and Film projects, Cause and FX has a client base both locally and for studios based around the globe. The scanning rig was a build project that Tim has led over the last 8 years and is now a joint venture with Staples VR.

    Time:  6:00 PM –  8:30 pm *Doors open at 6pm, event starts at 6:30 pm*

    Venue: WIFT Auckland Office, 525 Rosebank Road, Avondale, Auckland

    Members: FREE.  Non-members: $20. Students: $10.



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