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VIEW Conference 2011, 12th International Computer Graphics Conference
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I’m Lucia and I'm writing to you from VIEW Conference, the premiere international event in Italy on Computer Graphics, Digital Cinema, 3D Animation, Gaming, VFX and Interactive Techniques. It will take place in Turin from 25th to 28th, preceded by the VIEWFest, the Computer Animation Festival (from 21st to 23rd October 2011).
You can find our press release at this link:

I want to inform you about one of the workshop of the VIEW 2011 training programme, that will precede the official start of the conference.
Pixar's Director of Photography/Lighting Sharon Calahan
Workshop on color and light at VIEW Conference

Sharon Calahan joined Pixar Animation Studios in 1994 as lighting supervisor on the studio’s first feature film, Toy Story. She then served as director of photography on Toy Story, A Bug’s Life, Toy Story 2, Finding Nemo, Ratatouille and Cars 2.
Sharon knew at the age of three that she wanted to be an artist for Disney. She went on to study graphic design, illustration and photography. Following art school, she began her career as an art director for broadcast television and video production.
Prior to joining Pixar, she was a lighting director at Pacific Data Images completing commercial work, longer format television, and graphics packages.
2011 – Cars 2 - Director of Photography – Lighting
2010 – Toy Story 3 – Lighting Consultant
2008 – Wall-E – Lighting Consultant
2007 – Ratatouille – Director of Photography – Lighting
2003 – Finding Nemo – Director of Photography (Lighting)
1999 – Toy Story 2 – Director of Photography (Lighting)
1998 – A Bug’s Life – Director of Photography (Lighting)
1995 – Toy Story – Lighting Supervisor

Date: 24 Oct
Time: 11:00-13:00
Location: Centro Congressi Torino Incontra

Sharon Calahan will be also the opening keynote of VIEW 2011. Some of the international special guests of VIEW2011 will be: Randy Thom, multiple Academy-Award winning director of sound design for Skywalker Sound; Cory Doctorow, science fiction novelist, blogger, e technology activist; Tom Wujec, the visual thinking guru and award-winning innovator @ Autodesk; Glenn Entis, Academy Award Winner, Co-Founder and General Partner @ Vanedge Capital; Scott Farrar, Academy Award Winner and VFX Supervisor for Transformers 3, @ ILM; Roger Guyett, VFX Supervisor for Cowboys & Aliens, @ ILM; Lucia Modesto, Character Technical Director Supervisor for Kung Fu Panda 2, @ PDI/Dreamworks Animation; Peter Nofz, CG Supervisor for Green Lantern, @ Sony Imageworks; Erminio Pinque, Artistic Director at BIG NAZO LAB; Joshua Grow, 2011 Siggraph Computer Animation Festival Chair; Roger Gould, Creative Director @ Pixar's Theme Park Group; David Revoy, Digital Painter and Art Director.

The event is realized with the support of Regione Piemonte, Provincia di Torino, Città di Torino, Compagnia di San Paolo, Fondazione CRT, Camera di Commercio di Torino, ALPS Europa and it is part of the caldendar of Esperienza Italia 150°, Piemonte Dal Vivo, Contemporary Art.

Below please find a link to CG Society’s feature of VIEW 2011:

All information is on the website:
Register online to access the conference

VIEW Conference 2011 (25-28 October, Conference Center Torino Incontra,Via N. Costa 8, Turin, Italy)

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