The Cinematic Cloud - Pixar Studios

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If you have ever dreamed of crafting mind-bending visual effects for movies like Inside Out, this is THE SESSION to attend! Chris Ford from Pixar's RenderMan team, responsible for the technology behind some of the film industry's most stunning visuals, as seen in 19 out of the last 21 Academy Awards for visual effects, will share his insights into the present and future of cinematic rendering. Chris will look at why the cloud is particularly well-suited to the demanding compute requirements of feature film animation and visual effects, and give an update on Pixar's initial work to enable high-end CGI rendering on Microsoft Azure for the global film production community. As well as outlining lessons learnt and current trends that are defining Pixar's future cloud deployment strategy, Chris will explore how the cloud is opening up new opportunities for artists who want to create their own incredible cinematic content.

Day:

2

Level:

Level 100

Track:

Innovation

Session Type:

Breakout Session

Code:

M121

Room:

SKYCITY Theatre

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