Presenters

Presenters at Chapter Events since 2009. You may type in a name or part of a name to quickly search the list.

Host, Executive Producer ; The Look Club

Jessica Kantor is highly sought after for her work in virtual and augmented reality, having developed a unique perspective of place, movement, and

Labor Organizer; The Animation Guild, IATSE Local 839

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Head of Light Field Video; Lytro

Jon is head of Light Field Video for Lytro, a company which develops light field cameras.

Digital Operations; DreamWorks Animation SKG

Hailing from Seattle, Washington, Maya Karp has been loving animation her whole life.

Partner / VP of Strategy and Growth; HOLOGATE

Gregg Katano is a media entrepreneur, solutions architect, and educator with over 20 years of experience in the areas of production, visual effects

Principal Investigator; USC's Institute for Creative Technologies (ICT)

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Production Assistant; Mammal Studios

A graduate of San Jose State University, Jules Kenville first became involved with SIGGRAPH as a Student Volunteer in 2012.

CCO; Tamadé

Narae Kim is a visual artist who creates experiences in both physical and virtual spaces.

Executive Producer; The Mill

Pete King is Executive Producer in the Los Angeles studio where he leads the production team in delivering cutting edge content to The Mill’s autom

Digital sculptor, formerly with Pixologic.

CEO and Cofounder; Synthespian Studios

Kleiser has consulted with the Bose Corporation on experimental multichannel sound systems, and has built a DIY Atmos mixing room at the Synthespia

Trainer; mental images, Inc.

Andy Kopra has over twenty-five years of computer graphics production and software development experience, including work at Digital Effects Inc.,

Creative Director; PaintScaping.com

As a design major at UCLA in the 1980's, Michael Kory was first exposed to the field of 3D computer animation, an emerging medium that represented

Founder, President and CTO; Vortex Immersion Media, Inc.

Ed Lantz is an entertainment technology engineer, immersive experience designer and innovator in giant-screen digital cinema and large-scale immers

Co-Founder/Motion Capture Supervisor; Mova
Pipeline Architect; Sony Pictures Imageworks

Steve began at Sony Pictures Imageworks in 1999.

Producer; Multiple

Lazerus Winter is a Grammy-nominated, 12-time multi-gold and platinum award-winning record producer, composer, artist, musician, and mastering/mix

Comp Artist; BGSVFX

Derek Ledbetter is an artist with more than 13 years of experience working in film and television.

Co-Founder; Studio.Lightship

Brett Leonard is an award-winning Filmmaker/Futurist with over 25 years of Hollywood experience as a pioneer in both the development and use of new

Art Leonardi, emmy winning animator on Warner Bros., DePatie-Freeling and Jetsons cartoons, among many others, will talk about timing, pacing, anim