The Bengaluru GAFX conference 2019, Asia’s leading animation, visual effects, gaming and comics (AVGC) event is a just a few days shy of ushering a striking convergence of industry experts. As a summit that witnesses a beeline of experts, studios, production houses, game developers from all over the world, the list only seems to expand with each passing day. The second roster of speakers includes some of the most eminent professionals from the AVGC sphere.
DNEG VFX Supervisor Jaykar Arudra, NY VFXWAALA co-founder Prasad Sutar, UK Foundry’s Katana Creative Specialist, The Mill Head of Studio Chris Harlowe, Graphiti Multimedia Pvt Ltd director and COO Munjal Shroff, MPC Global head of product Matthew Plec, MPC Advertising California Visual Effects Supervisor Daniel Seddon, redchillies.vfx VFX Supervisor Ronak Sanghadia, Makuta VFX division head and chief technical director Pete Draper, Fire Fly Studios co-founder and VFX Supervisor P C Sanath, Walt Disney Animation Studios California Simulation Supervisor Avneet Kaur, BRANSCOME INTERNATIONAL founder Catherine Branscome are some of the names that will be gracing the aisles of the GAFX summit.
It is enormously thrilling to discover that the delegates and speakers hail from some of the most prominent studios and production houses of the world. Whilst Foundry is largely responsible for the software that helps VFX artist deploy the imagery, Walt Disney is world-renowned for bringing alive some of the most classic stories that sparked our imaginations. Each one of them will show the best of their works from their respective countries.
A Presentation and panel discussion is set to be held with Kirti Rambhatla, Saumin Patel, Anand Radhakrishnan, and Somnath Pal. Moderated by PC Vikram, the enlightening chat will be opening up a Pandora’s box on the creation of IP through one of the most efficient ways of storytelling.
Similarly, MPC is one of the leading VFX studios that has breathed life into absolute age-old classics that have reigned over generations whilst Dneg VFX studio has gone on to bag as many as five consecutive Oscars for their services in VFX imagery. Representatives of companies that have played a pivotal role in the collective leaps and strides of the entertainment industry being brought under one roof in itself a superlative prospect that we can’t help looking forward to.
VFX is revolutionising the Indian filmscape and the future is quite interesting and bright for everyone involved!
PC Sanath of Firefly studios will take you through the ‘Best of Firefly’ VFX journey. He will be speaking about blockbuster films like ‘Jersey’ and ‘Kayamkulam Kochunni’ and what went into making them!
Indranarayanan Dutta from Toonz Media will be taking us through the journey of their IPs that have made waves across the world.
Ronak Sanghadia from redchillies.vfx will be showcasing how they created such groundbreaking imagery in movies over the years. Given the whole gamut of offerings, GAFX team, in their endeavour to simplify and aid the attendees, has launched a nifty application that will serve as an overall source of information.
Poised as a one-stop shop to know everything, GAFX application is set to help folks navigate through the event in the easiest possible way. Below are some of the application features:-– Know all session, screening and competition updates on the go! – Do not miss on any session update or change in the session venue. – Shy to ask your questions aloud in a session? Just put it on the app and our speakers shall answer it. – Take part in interesting polls and quizzes throughout the event.You can download Bengaluru GAFX app on the iOS App store and google play store today. Organised by ABAI, the three-day event will be held from 21 June at The Lalit Ashok, Bengaluru. You can register yourself here.