VIEW Conference 2022 Reveals More Speakers

VIEW Conference 2022 revealed other exciting speakers, most of whom have confirmed their attendance in person, for the 23rd edition of Italy’s premier conference on animation, visual effects, games and computer graphics taking place October 16-21 in Turin, Italy. Other speakers will be announced soon.

Here are some of the recently announced speakers heading to Turin in October:

Ramsey Naito: President of Paramount Pictures Animation and Nickelodeon Animation, Naito oversees animation content across all formats and platforms, spanning linear, digital, television, motion pictures and SVOD. She has behind Nickelodeon projects such as Star Trek: Prodigy, PAW Patrol: The Movieand the expansion of Sponge Bob SquarePants universe, as well as upcoming Paramount theatrical releases of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhemproduced by Seth Rogen and Point Gray Pictures, and The Tiger’s Apprentice directed by Raman Hui. Naito also produced the Oscar nominee The boss baby.

Kristine Belson: President of Sony Pictures Animation, the studio behind the Oscar-winning film Spider-Man: Into the Spider-VerseOscar nominee The Mitchells vs. the Machinesand the popular Hotel Transylvania franchise. In his presentation, Belson will look back on some of the studio’s most impactful creative breakthroughs, share his perspective on what sets Sony Pictures Animation apart, and look at what’s in store for the studio in the feature film and series arenas.

Nora Twomey: Co-founder of Cartoon Saloon and producer of wolf walkerswill present the studio’s new animated feature for Netflix, My Father’s Dragon. The Oscar-nominated director The BreadwinnerTwomey, received the VIEW Conference Visionary Award in 2018.

Chris Williams: The Oscar-winning director of Big Hero 6 and Lock and co-director of Moana will discuss his latest film project, the Netflix Animation feature The beast from the seajoined by producer Jed Schlagner and other team members.

Shannon Tindle: The creator/executive producer/screenwriter will join Oscar-winning director Peter Ramsey in a presentation on the epic adventure series “Lost Ollie, based on the acclaimed children’s book “Ollie’s Odyssey” by William Joyce, premieres August 24 on Netflix.

VIEW Conference Master Class Presenters:

Georgina Hayns: The creative supervisor of the puppets on Pinocchio by Guillermo del Torothe new stop-motion animated feature adapted from Carlo Collodi’s classic children’s novel, directed by del Toro and Mark Gustafson.

Marc Hewis – Director of the Aardman Academy, Hewis will lead a workshop entitled “The Art of Stop Motion Production”.

Simon Verstraete: Technical artist and gaming guru Simon Verstraete leads a cutting-edge workshop on procedural concepts with SideFX Houdini and Unreal Engine 5.

Scott Eaton: The digital artist will explore the interface between art and technology and share his breathtaking views on today’s cutting-edge AI and its extraordinary capabilities for artists around the world.

This year’s VIEW conference features a special track dedicated to the metaverse, bringing together some of the leading thinkers in this rapidly evolving field and led by Mark Littlevice president and general manager of Epic Games’ Unreal Engine.

Speakers include:

Julien Fournie and Jean Paul Cauvin: CEO and COO, respectively, of Haute Couture, will discuss the Metaverse, their innovative work with PUBG Studios, and present their vision for how the arts can come together in the Metaverse.

Restaurant Jankkila and Sharman Jagadeesan: The duo’s presentation will focus on the award-winning roguelike sci-fi shooter Return developed by Housemarque for Sony Playstation 5.

Guido Quaroni: Adobe’s senior director of engineering, 3D and immersive, will speak.

VIEW Conference 2022 also includes a career fair offering students and professionals from schools and studios the opportunity to showcase their talents to major game and film studios, show off their reels and meet their mentors. Recruiters have access to a large pool of exceptional talent. Recruiters include Industrial Light & Magic, Framestore, Twister and Axis.

Recruiters are invited to email the VIEW Conference 2022 recruiting team at: [email protected]

“We are absolutely delighted to welcome our honored guests to the VIEW conference in Turin this year,” said conference director Dr. Maria Elena Gutierrez. “It is truly a privilege to open our doors to so many personalities from the worlds of animation, design and visual effects, not to mention all the creative thinkers who converge on the VIEW conference to discuss their visions for the metaverse. This year’s event is going to be unforgettable!

An English-language event, VIEW Conference 2022, invites industry professionals, students and enthusiasts to attend in person at the futuristic OGR venue in Turin, where our live program of conferences, presentations, workshops and masterclasses promises a dynamic and inclusive atmosphere. Online access allows global audiences to enjoy the entire event via an exclusive live stream. All visitors to the VIEW 2022 conference, on-site or online, will have the opportunity to meet leading filmmakers, artists and visionary thinkers in an inspiring exchange of ideas and experiences.

Tickets for the VIEW 2022 conference are available here.

Source: VIEW Conference

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Debbie Diamond Sarto is Editor-in-Chief of Animation World Network.

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