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Introducing CinCraft

- In-person event   in Sherman Oaks,  (Ventura & Sepulveda).  

Almost all movies today have some digital manipulation, as well as many, if not thousands, of VFX shots inserted as well. The task of creating those images of the real world, that will finally be manipulated, rests on the camera lens as its "eye". It's at that first point where the light from the analog world makes its way in and becomes encoded digitally. 

We'll take a look at several of the CinCraft tools as well as look at some examples of them in action.

Tuesday, 14 November 2023
Director of Sales at Ncam Technologies
Ncam Technologies

ZEISS is one of the most well-known brands when it comes to lenses and at this year's SIGGRAPH conference they debuted a flexible camera tracking solution, Scenario, another in a series of CinCraft tools which works indoors and outdoors, on film sets, with green and blue screens and in LED volumes. Scenario uses natural markers, reflective markers, and even digital markers on LED screens, providing camera tracking data for real-time use and records it for post-production. 


6:30pm -- Attendee check-in at ZEISS / Social Hour with food & bev
7:30pm -- Introduction to the CinCraft tools/Scenario - David Warner
8:15pm -- Introduction to Mapper

9:00pm -- End


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Special Thanks

Anna Schmidt & everyone at the ZEISS Cinema Lens Demo Center; Presenters: David Warner, Tanner Grimshaw, and Nick Hayes.  Sunil Rampersad, Joan Collins, Leonard Daly, and all the members of the Executive Council of the LA chapter of ACM SIGGRAPH.  

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