Call: VR Post Production – Presented by Visual Effects Society and LA SIGGRAPH

VES Vision and Education Committees with LA SIGGRAPH present

VR Post Production
Saturday, 12 March 2016
Sony’s Ray Harryhausen Theater
Los Angeles

RSVP’s required
Space is filling up – make your reservation now!

Revenues from virtual reality and augmented reality are projected to hit $150 billion by 2020! Visual effects artists are on the front lines to deliver that immersive content. These presentations will cover the latest live action VR post production techniques which are currently being used to realize the dream of VR.

All attendees must register through VES’ page ( Space is limited. You MUST RSVP.


Mariana Acuña Acosta, Media & Production Creative Manager, The Foundry, will describe the latest set of tools that The Foundry is working on to help solve the day to day problems of working with VR.

Gawain Lilliard, VFX Supervisor, The Mill and his team, will present the methodology and techniques they used to deliver the Google Spotlight live action VR project “Help”, directed Justin Lin, of “Fast and Furious” fame.

Jason Shugardt, Head of CG/VFX Supervisor with MPC LA will share the tools and techniques used to create the live action/CG VR adventure, “Goosebumps”.  Goosebumps VR is a stereoscopic special venue experience that premiered in conjunction with Sony’s feature film in select theatre lobbies.

Moderator: Scott Squires, Academy Tech Award Winning Visual Effects Supervisor and Developer


MacMall Pro


08:45am – 09:15am Registration and Refreshments
09:15am – 11:35am Event
11:35am – 12:30pm VR Demos


Sony Pictures Imageworks: Ray Harryhausen (formerly Ince) Theater
9050 W. Washington Blvd.
Culver City, CA. 90232


LA ACM SIGGRAPH and VES Members are admitted free. Membership will be checked against the current membership roster. No membership card is necessary for LA ACM SIGGRAPH members. LA ACM SIGGRAPH will have a table at the event for attendees to join LA SIGGRAPH (and thus get in as part of their new membership).

Memberships will be accepted for $40/person. The chapter accepts checks, cash, or credit cards (Mastercard or Visa only) for all dues or fees.

Students may attend for $10. All other non-members ($20 fee).

All attendees must RSVP through VES’ page. Registration is on a first come, first served basis. If the event is overbooked and paid registered guests cannot be seated, refunds will be issued.


Sony Pictures Imageworks; The Foundry, Mariana Acuña Acosta; For MacMall Pro, Keith Scott and Jim Reisman For the VES: Toni Pace Carstensen, Scott Squires, Susan Thurmond O’Neal, Rob Stauffer; For LA ACM SIGGRAPH Joan Collins, Mike Amron, and all the volunteers.

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