LONDON — At SIGGRAPH 2016, The Foundry (www.thefoundry.co.uk) will host a number of customers who will take attendees behind the scenes of some of this year’s top films and TV projects. Finding Dory (Pixar),
The Jungle Book (MPC),
Kubo and the Two Strings (Laika),
Angry Birds (Sony Pictures Imageworks),
Deadpool (Blur Studio) and
The Flash (Deluxe’s Encore VFX) will all be highlighted at this year’s show.
Additionally Framestore LA will showcase Eyes on Gigi Hadid, its 360 video for BMW. Magnopus will discuss their latest 360 experience, The Argos File.
As part of a tech preview, The Foundry's research team will provide a sneak peek of two new cloud technologies that are currently in the R&D phase. Pipeline in the Cloud and Project Bunsen will both debut during the show.
"Our customers are at the heart of our business and The Foundry’s SIGGRAPH presence this year is a perfect reflection of that,” says Alex Mahon, CEO at The Foundry. “It’s a fantastic testament to the amazing relationships we have with our customers that so many of them are joining us to talk about how they use our technology to bring to life their incredible ideas. Coupled with a showcase of the mind-blowing work that’s coming from our research team, SIGGRAPH 2016 is set to be an exciting year for us.”
VR, a growing force, will see talks on Cara VR and a new use for Modo, while Katana will see the first public unveiling of V.2.5, as well as presentations from Pixar and 3Delight on recent integrations. Additional presentations for Nuke Studio, Mari and Flix are also slated.