FMX 2014

Join Image Engine at FMX 2014, the conference on Animation, Effects, Games and Transmedia. We are proud to announce that Senior Developer Andrew Kaufman will be presenting as part of the Open Source track this year; while Recruiter Jimmy Ockey will be giving a sneak peek behind the doors of Image Engine to show why our crew thinks it’s such a great place to work!

Friday, April 25, Raum Reutlingen, 15:00 – 16:00

Developing a Unified Pipeline with Character

Andrew Kaufman will discuss Image Engine’s current development efforts towards scalable, maintainable tools for the ever-increasing complexity involved in visual effects production.

The presentation will detail specific software design choices, highlight successful intra and inter-studio collaborations, and describe the architecture of Image Engine’s two open source projects, Cortex and Gaffer, explaining how they are used inside proprietary applications for look development, lighting, and asset management, and how such applications are embedded into 3rd party software like Maya, Houdini, and Nuke.

The Image Engine pipeline has seen continuous development and use on all Image Engine projects to date, including District 9, The Twilight Saga: Eclipse, The Thing, Battleship, Zero Dark Thirty, Fast & Furious 6, R.I.P.D., White House Down, Elysium, and Lone Survivor.

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Thursday, April 24, Raum Reutlingen, 10:00 – 10:30

Jimmy Ockey Leads a Behind the Scenes Tour with the Image Engine Crew

Recruiter, Jimmy Ockey, presents an insiders guide to what it takes to be an Image Engine artist, and leads a virtual tour through the studio to meet the crew.

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