2011 VES Events List

January

  • (L.A./Bay Area/Vancouver/London) 9th Annual VES Awards Nomination Event
  • (L.A.) HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON – 3D Screening
  • (L.A.) TRON: LEGACY - IMAX 3D Screening
  • (L.A.) TRUE GRIT - Screening, Q&A w/ Ethan Coen, Dir., Jeff Bridges & more
  • (L.A.) TRON: NOW AND THEN – Panel (Watch the Video - Members Only)
  • (L.A.) ALICE IN WONDERLAND – 3D Screening
  • (L.A.) THE LORD OF THE RINGS TRILOGY – Screening
  • (Bay Area) TRON: LEGACY - 3D Screening
  • (L.A./Bay Area) INCEPTION – Screening
  • (L.A.) THE KING’S SPEECH – Screening
  • (London) Annual UK Social
  • (Bay Area) THE FIGHTER – Screening
  • (Bay Area/Vancouver) THE GREEN HORNET – 2D & 3D Screenings
  • (L.A.) AMADEUS – Screening

February

  • (L.A.) 9th Annual VES Awards Dinner – Black tie gala at the Beverly Hilton Hotel (Watch the Video in 2 parts - Members Only)
  • (L.A.) PLATOON - Screening
  • (Vancouver) VES Pub Night
  • (L.A.) INCEPTION – Screening, Q&A w/ Chris Corbould, Paul Franklin & more
  • (L.A.) THE FIGHTER - Screening, Q&A w/ David O. Russell, Director & more
  • (L.A.) Stereo 3D Essentials: Capture to Conversion - Panel
  • (L.A.) 127 HOURS & SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE – Screening w/ Q&A
  • (Bay Area/Vancouver) BLACK SWAN – Screenings
  • (London) MEGAMIND – 3D Screening
  • (L.A.) GNOMEO & JULIET – 3D Screening
  • (L.A./Bay Area) I AM NUMBER FOUR – Screenings
  • (L.A.) RESERVOIR DOGS – Screening
  • (Vancouver) THE KING’S SPEECH - Screening

March

  • (Bay Area) UNKNOWN – Screening
  • (Bay Area) VES Pub Night
  • (Bay Area) INCEPTION – Screening, Q&A w/ Paul Franklin
  • (L.A.) TRON (1982) – Screening & Q&A Richard Winn Taylor, II & Harrison Ellenshaw, VFX Supervisors (Watch the Video - Members Only)
  • (Bay Area) TARZAN AND HIS MATE & TARZAN FINDS A SON – Screenings
  • (London) 20% Discount for NUKE Training Course
  • (L.A.) World of Color at Disney’s California Adventure – Presentation
  • (L.A./Bay Area) RANGO – Screenings w/ Q&A in the Bay Area
  • (L.A.) Big Effects for the Small Screen – Presentations from CSI, THE PACIFIC & THE WALKING DEAD
  • (L.A./Bay Area) MARS NEEDS MOMS – 3D & 2D Screenings
  • (Bay Area) LIMITLESS – Screening
  • (L.A.) STAR TREK: THE MOTION PICTURE – Screening w/ Q&A (Watch the Video - Members Only)
  • (Bay Area) PAUL – Screening
  • (London) SCOTT PILGRIM VS. THE WORLD – Screening

April

 

  • (L.A.) PAUL – Screening
  • (Bay Area/Vancouver) SUCKER PUNCH – 3D Screenings w/ Q&A in Vancouver
  • (Las Vegas) Virtual Filmmaking Revolution: Merging Live Action, CG, Previs and Real-Time Technology – Panel (Watch the Video - Members Only)
  • (Las Vegas) VES Cocktail Party at the NAB Show
  • (L.A.) PAGE ONE: INSIDE THE NEW YORK TIMES – Screening
  • (L.A.) Post Production Technology Showcase
  • (London) RANGO – Screening w/ Q&A
  • (L.A.) VES Pub Night at HALON
  • (Bay Area) The Art of TRON: LEGACY – Screening & Presentation

 

May

  • (Bay Area) RIO – 3D Screening
  • (Online) Fair Use Explained with Prof. Eric Faden (Watch the Video - Members Only)
  • (London) NORWEGIAN WOOD – Screening
  • (London) The Making of TANGLED – Event
  • (London) ILM: CREATING THE IMPOSSIBLE - Screening
  • (Bay Area) JOURNEY FROM ZANSKAR – Screening
  • (Bay Area) FAST FIVE – Screening
  • (New York) Sony Technology Center 3D Seminar
  • (L.A.) 3D: A TRANSFORMING VISUAL ART w/ James Cameron & Michael Bay
  • (L.A./Bay Area) THOR – 2D & 3D Screenings
  • (L.A.) Practical Lighting for CG Artists – All day event w/ Robert Elswit, Cinematographer
  • (L.A.) The Crossover Between Animation & Visual Effects – Panel (Watch the Video in 2 parts - Members Only)
  • (Online) Virtual Town Hall – Employee & Contractor Deal Point Considerations (Watch the Video - Members Only)
  • (Bay Area) PRIEST – 3D Screening
  • (L.A./Bay Area/Vancouver) PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: ON STRANGER TIDES – 3D Screenings

June

  • (New York) TRANSFORMERS: DARK OF THE MOON Footage Preview – Screening
  • (Bay Area) AFRICAN CATS – Screening as part of Penguins in Pajamas
  • (Vancouver) THOR – Screening w/ Q&A from Digital Domain
  • (New Zealand) VES Pub Night
  • (Vancouver) Let’s Talk VES Vancouver - Meeting
  • (L.A./Bay Area) X-MEN: FIRST CLASS – 3D Screenings
  • (L.A./Bay Area/New York) SUPER 8 – Screenings
  • (L.A.) Visual Effects for All Budget Sizes – Event & Panel w/ Q&A (Watch the Video in 2 parts - Members Only)
  • (L.A.) Creating Photoreal Digital Characters, an Evening at the ICT Graphics Lab – Event (Watch the Video in 2 parts - Members Only)
  • (L.A.) VES Career Fair at the Hollywood Renaissance Hotel – All Day Event
  • (New York) TRANSFORMERS: DARK OF THE MOON – 3D Screening

July

  • (L.A./Bay Area) CARS 2 – 2D & 3D Screenings
  • (Bay Area) HARRY POTTER AND THE PHILOSOPHER’S STONE – Screening
  • (Bay Area) HARRY POTTER AND THE CHAMBER OF SECRETS – Screening
  • (Bay Area) HARRY POTTER AND THE PRISONER OF AZKABAN – Screening
  • (Bay Area) HARRY POTTER AND THE GOBLET OF FIRE – Screening
  • (Bay Area) HARRY POTTER AND THE ORDER OF THE PHOENIX – Screening
  • (Bay Area) HARRY POTTER AND THE HALF BLOOD-PRINCE – Screening
  • (Bay Area) HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HALLOWS: PART 1 - Screening
  • (L.A./ Bay Area) HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HALLOWS: PART 2 - Screenings
  • (Santa Barbara) Chardonnay Symposium Wine Tasting Weekend
  • (L.A./Bay Area/Vancouver/New York) TRANSFORMERS: DARK OF THE MOON – Global 3D Screenings w/ Panel from ILM (Watch the Video - Members Only)
  • (L.A./Bay Area) COWBOYS AND ALIENS – Screenings
  • (L.A.) V-Ray for the Layperson – Event (Watch the Video in 2 parts - Members Only)
  • (L.A./Bay Area) THE SMURFS – 2D & 3D Screenings
  • (L.A.) WINNIE THE POOH – Screening
  • (L.A.) CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE FIRST AVENGER – 3D Screening
  • (L.A.) Sony Technology Seminars – 2 Day Events

August

  • (L.A.) VES Mixer at Universal’s Virtual Stage 1
  • (Bay Area/London) COWBOYS AND ALIENS – Screenings
  • (Bay Area) CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE FIRST AVENGER - Screening
  • (Vancouver) VES Siggraph Party
  • (Bay Area) TREE OF LIFE – Screening w/ Q&A
  • (London) PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: ON STRANGER TIDES – 3D Screening
  • (New York) VES Pub Night
  • (L.A./Bay Area/New York/London) FRIGHT NIGHT – 2D & 3D Screenings
  • (London) VES Summer Party
  • (L.A./Bay Area/Vancouver/New Zealand) RISE OF THE PLANET OF THE APES – Global Screenings w/ Panel from Weta Digital (Watch the Video - Members Only)
  • (London) CARS 2 – 3D Screening
  • (L.A.) Sony Technology Seminars – 2 Day Events

September

  • (London) RISE OF THE PLANET OF THE APES - Screening
  • (L.A./Bay Area/New York) CONTAGION – Screenings
  • (London) An Evening With Andy Bechtolsheim – Event on the Need for Faster Networks
  • (London) CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE FIRST AVENGER – 3D Screening
  • (New York) MONEYBALL – Screening

October

  • (L.A.) VES Production Summit 2011 – All day event w/ Panels on the Future of VFX (Watch the Video in 8 parts - Members Only)
  • (L.A./New York) THE TREE OF LIFE – Screening, Q&A w/ Dan Glass, VFX Supervisor (Watch the Video - Members Only)
  • (L.A./Bay Area) MONEYBALL – Screenings w/ Q&A in L.A. (Watch the Video - Members Only)
  • (L.A./Bay Area/Vancouver/London/Australia/New Zealand) REAL STEEL – Global Screenings w/ Q&A from Digital Domain in L.A. (Watch the Video in 2 parts - Members Only)
  • (Bay Area) An Evening With Randal Dutra And Jan Wahl – Panel
  • (Bay Area) RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK – 30th Anniversary Screning w/ Q&A (Watch the Video - Members Only)
  • (New Zealand) THE DEVIL’S ROCK – Screening, Q&A w/ Paul Campion, Director
  • (L.A.) THE THING – Screening
  • (L.A./Bay Area/Vancouver/Albuquerque/New York) VES 2011 Annual Membership Meeting (Watch the Video in 7 parts - Members Only)
  • (Bay Area) TRANSFORMERS: DARK OF THE MOON – 3D Screening
  • (London) THE ADVENTURES OF TINTIN: THE SECRET OF THE UNICORN – 3D Screening
  • (Bay Area) MONEYBALL – Screening, Q&A w/ Dir., Bennett Miller and more
  • (L.A.) GHOST STORY – Screening
  • (New York/London) ANONYMOUS – Screening

November

  • (L.A./New Zealand) ANONYMOUS – Screenings, Q&A in L.A. w/ VFX Sups., Volker Engel & Marc Weigert (Watch the Video - Members Only)
  • (L.A.) HUGO – 3D Screening, Q&A w/ Dir., Martin Scorcese, VFX Sup., Rob Lagato & more
  • (London/New Zealand) SUPER 8 - Screenings
  • (Bay Area) PUSS IN BOOTS – 3D Screening
  • (New York) VES Pub Night
  • (L.A.) VFX Minds – Event w/ Chuck Comisky, Doug Drexler, Ron Thornton & Eric Hance
  • (Bay Area) Night At The Museum VES Bay Area Party & Panel
  • (Bay Area) STAR TREK (2009) – Screening at California Science Academy
  • (Vancouver) 5th Annual Celebration of Animation and Visual Effects
  • (London) TRANSFORMERS: DARK OF THE MOON – 3D IMAX Screening

December

  • (L.A.) ARTHUR CHRISTMAS – Screening w/ Q&A (Watch the Video - Members Only)
  • (L.A.) Cutting Edge Advancements in Performance Capture Technology – Panel (Watch the Video in 3 parts - Members Only)
  • (L.A.) DreamWorks Animation Holiday Open House
  • (L.A./Bay Area) THE MUPPETS – Screening w/ Q&A (Watch the Video - Members Only)
  • (L.A.) 2011 VES Holiday Party
  • (L.A.) SHAME – Screening
  • (L.A.) THE TREE OF LIFE – Screenings w/ Q&A Panels
  • (London) THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO – Screening w/ Q&A
  • (New York) RISE OF THE PLANET OF THE APES – Screening w/ Sr. VFX Sup., Joe Letteri
  • (L.A./New York) THE MILL AND THE CROSS – Screenings
  • (L.A.) TRANSFORMERS: DARK OF THE MOON – Screening Q&A w/ Director, Michael Bay
  • (Australia/New Zealand/Bay Area/New York) THE ADVENTURES OF TINTIN: THE SECRET OF THE UNICORN –3D Screenings w/ Q&A Panel from Weta Digital incuding Joe Letteri
  • (Bay Area) HUGO – 3D Screening
  • (L.A.) Basic CG for Compositors – Event
  • (L.A./New York) REAL STEEL - Screenings w/ Q&A in L.A.

 

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