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Presenters

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

Sequence Supervisor; Luma Pictures
Flame Product Manager, Media & Entertainment solutions; Autodesk

Will is the Flame Family product manager at Autodesk, serving as the interface between customers needs and the Flame development team in Montreal.

Director of Sales at Ncam Technologies; Ncam Technologies

Jim came to Los Angeles in 1979 as an artist, animator and musician.

Founder; Kognat

Sam Hodge is the founder of the software company Kognat, the maker of Rotobot, the first software to market to make video layers based on a single

Animation Creative Director; Exceptional Minds Studio

Howie's decades-long involvement with Exceptional Minds combines a dual career in education and animation with his two degrees in Psychology and Fi

Musical Artist; Moodswings

James Hood is renowned as a vital, versatile musical pioneer.

Co-Founder, Managing Partner and Managing Director/Executive Producer; Imaginary Forces
Computer Animation Festival Director; SIGGRAPH 2019 / Blizzard Entertainment

Emily Hsu began her journey with SIGGRAPH as a Student Volunteer in 2011 and quickly fell in love with the conference and all it had to offer, even

Co Founder, Chief Operating Officer; DreamView

Nathaniel Hunter has held pivotal roles at the forefront of computer-generated imagery development for almost 3 decades.

Chief Storyteller, CEO ; StoryTech® Immersive

A multi-disciplinary producer, writer and strategist, Brian Seth Hurst has spent his career at the forefront of innovation and storytelling.

; Big Rock Creative/BRCvr

Doug is a co-founder of Big Rock Creative, a XR company producing large scale events in VR.

Live Audio Visuals in Unity; Independent

I use a number of programs – mainly Unity3d, Blender, Cinema4D, Processing, and Photoshop.  

Associate Agent; Digial Artist Agency

An Austrian native, Dan’s exposure to music and passion for the arts and entertainment began at an early age.

Moderator & Teacher of Computer Science; SIGGRAPH Pioneers Steering Committee and the SIGGRAPH Education Committee.

Dr. William J. Joel recently retired from teaching Computer Science full time after thirty-nine years in academia. Dr.