Presenters

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

Art Director; Side Effects

John Courte is currently art-directing demo projects at Side Effects Software in Santa Monica.

Kate Crash called by one LA weekly critic; as her ‘favorite collision between art and music’ will end the night with a live music performance, whic

Senior Technical Manager; Universal Studios Hollywood

Paul Cuoco is a filmmaker and themed entertainment designer who, as Sr.

Pipeline Architect; Tippett Studio

As Tippett Studio's Pipeline Architect, Kevin Cureton guides the ongoing reengineering and development of the studio's VFX production pipeline.

The Larger Than Life 1985 digital animation, incorporating early motion-capture techniques and other innovative computer graphics techniques, was a

Lead Animator; Rhythm & Hues

Amanda Dague has worked with Rhythm & Hues Studios on fifteen films over the past eight years, most recently as a Lead Animator on Happy Feet,

President; Daly Realism

This is not a real bio - but just here for the purposes of testing

Curator & "Signs of Life" Director; Griffith Observatory

Dr. Laura Danly is Curator at Griffith Observatory and Director of "Signs of Life"

Principal / Owner ; Michael Daut Productions

Michael Daut is an immersive media specialist, working as an independent writer/producer/director in Los Angeles, CA.

CG Artist; Battlestar VFX

Michael Davidson received his BAS (Bachelor of Applied Science) from the University of Advancing Computer Technology in Phoenix, Arizona.

Chief Visual Officer; USC Institute for Creative Technologies

Paul Debevec is a Senior Scientist at Google VR, a member of GoogleVR’s Daydream team, and Adjunct Research Professor of Computer Science in the Vi

Mark A. Z. Dippe' is a director and vfx supervisor. He was integral in creating the effects 'The Abyss', 'T2' and 'Jurassic Park'.

Senior Pipeline Architect; Luma Pictures

After graduating from the University of Virginia with a major in Art History, Chad Dombrova joined Luma Pictures in 2003, when the company was stil

VFX Supervisor; Digital Domain

coming soon

; Hyperacuity

Greg Downing specializes in image-based 3D technologies and computational photography techniques.

CG Modeler; BSGVFX

Pierre worked on Battlestar Galactica for four years and is currently working as Lead Modeler on the new television series "Caprica".

Sr. Colorist; Cinelicious

After a year working as Sr.

Randal Dutra is a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, and has been nominated for two Academy Awards for best achievement in