Sat Sep 20, 2014 5:00pm to 11:45pm

STAR WARS Reunion Party & Art Auction Event To Benefit Robbie Edwards

Please help our dear friend Robbie Edwards overcome a debil-itating stroke that he suffered in October 2013. You'll also have the opportunity to bid on some fabulous artwork generously donated by renowned Bay Area artists. Click here for the flyer with more information.

Click here to RSVP for the party
September 20, 2014 from 5:00PM to midnight

Historic Main Stage at 32TEN Studios
3210 Kerner Blvd., San Rafael, CA 94901
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Click here to bid on artwork starting September 10, 2014.

Robbie Edwards suffered a debilitating stroke in October. The stroke damage caused paralysis and loss of some sensation on the left side of his body; including his leg, arm, hand, face and mouth. He spent six weeks in the hospital receiving intensive therapy. Robbie continues a rigorous outpatient physical therapy program and receives in-home care from two physical therapists five days a week. Robbie’s COBRA health insurance plan ended just before his trauma; he was not covered by any health care plan for this medical emergency. We see a long and successful road to recovery for Robbie. We know in our hearts and souls that he is up for this task…we are just asking for your help to make this event less catastrophic for Robbie and his family.

Click here to help with Robbie's medical bills.

Click here to watch the short film MUSTN'T GRUMBLE.

Sat Aug 16, 2014 12:00pm to 2:30pm

The VES Education Committee Presents The Video Games Making Of Series

The Art And Visual Effects Of Sucker Punch Productions’ InFAMOUS: Second Son©

Please RSVP below
Free for VES members, $15 for non-members
(VES members only may attend live online)
This in person event is for ages 21 and older.
Saturday, August 16, 2014 at 12:00PM
Cocktail reception from 12:00PM to 12:30PM
Event from 12:30PM to 2:30PM
Big Picture
2505 First Ave., Seattle, WA 98121
Click here for a map

Panelists will include Lead Visual Effects Artist Matt Vainio, Art Director Horia Dociu and Programmer Matt Durasoff.

InFAMOUS: Second Son© was one of the few early releases for PS4™ and launched on March 21 to great critical acclaim. It has been nominated for 20 awards including IGN’s Best PlayStation Game and Best PlayStation 4 Game, GameInformer and EGM's Best PS4™ Game.

The visual effects and development team created a new scriptable particle system engine and tool to accomplish the astounding visual effects that are crucial to gameplay and themselves a major character in the game.

Join us for an afternoon to take a look at the art, tools and approaches that Sucker Punch Productions team used to create InFAMOUS: Second Son©.

Sponsored by PopcornFX and IGDA Seattle

Sun Aug 10, 2014 3:00pm to 5:15pm

Bay Area VES Members And Their Families Are Invited To A 3D Screening Of Marvel Studios' And Walt Disney Pictures' GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY

Please RSVP below
Sunday, August 10, 2014 at 3:00PM

(RSVPs close at 5:00PM on Thursday, August 7)
The Steve Jobs Theater at Pixar Animation Studios
1200 Park Avenue, Emeryville, CA 94608
Click here for a map.

Screenings are overbooked to compensate for no-shows. Seating is limited and will be available on a first come, first served basis. An RSVP does not guarantee seating.

Sun Jul 13, 2014 2:00pm to 5:00pm

Bay Area VES Members And Their Families Are Invited To A 2D Screening Of 20th Century Fox's DAWN OF THE PLANET OF THE APES plus a live interactive Q&A with the filmmakers

Watch Q&A (Available for Logged in VES Members only)

Panelists will include Senior Visual Effects Supervisor Joe Letteri, Animation Supervisor Dan Barrett, Motion Capture Supervisor Dejan Momcilovic, CG Supervisor Phillip Leonhardt, and Terry Notary who plays the character of 'Rocket'.

Please RSVP below
Sunday, July 13, 2014 at 2:00PM
(RSVPs will close at 12:00PM on Friday, July 11)
32TEN Studios
3210 Kerner Blvd., San Rafael, CA 94901
Click here for a map

Please tweet your questions after the screening in order to participate in the Q&A panel (which will take place in New Zealand) immediately following the screening. (be sure to include the hashtag, #VESDAWNOFTHEAPES, in your tweet.)

Screenings are overbooked to compensate for no-shows. Seating is limited and will be available on a first come, first served basis. An RSVP does not guarantee seating.

 

Sat Jul 19, 2014 11:00am to 3:30pm

VES Summer BBQ and Art Festival!
Bay Area VES Members And Their Families Are Invited To The Annual Bay Area BBQ and this year's new Art Festival!  There will be family fun activities, great food and beverage, live music and wonderful opportunities to connect with new and old friends.

RSVP Below!

ARTWORK
We will also be incorporating a display of artwork from the VES membership as a celebration of the creative and amazing talent in the Bay Area.   We invite you to enter your art in our gallery for everyone to appreciate!

To obtain an entry form, and submission guidelines please email:
TO: vesbayarea@gmail.com
SUBJECT: VESBA Artwork Submission Request

WHEN: Saturday July 19, 2014 at 11AM - 3:30PM (food from 12:30-2:30)
WHERE: 32TEN 3210 Kerner Blvd, San Rafael, CA 94901

Click here for a map.

Fri May 30, 2014 7:30pm to 9:45pm

Bay Area VES Members And Their Families Are Invited To A 3D Screening Of 20th Century Fox's X-MEN: DAYS OF FUTURE PAST

Please RSVP below
Friday, May 30, 2014 at 7:30PM
Dolby Laboratories Screening Room
100 Potrero Ave., San Francisco, CA 94103
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Screenings are overbooked to compensate for no-shows. Seating is limited and will be available on a first come, first served basis. An RSVP does not guarantee seating.

Sun Mar 30, 2014 2:00pm to 5:00pm

Gothic legends are brought to life by gorgeous stop-motion animation in this adult fantasy film from Spain, featuring work from several Bay Area Visual Effects Artists.  In Spanish with English subtitles.

Thursday, March 30, 2014 at 2:00PM & 5:00PM
32Ten Studios
3210 Kerner Blvd, San Rafael, CA 94901

"O Apóstolo" Trailer

Tim Taylor is hosting this screening. There will be a reception outside before/after the screenings.

Thu Mar 20, 2014 7:00pm to 10:00pm

This fascinating documentary explores the genesis of one of cinema's greatest epics that never was: cult filmmaker Alejandro Jodorowsky's (EL TOPO) adaptation of Frank Herbert's sci-fi classic Dune, whose cast would have included such icons as Salvador Dali, Orson Welles and Mick Jagger.

Thursday, March 20, 2014 at 7:00PM
Embarcadero Center Cinema
1 Embarcadero Center, San Francisco, CA 94111

Sat Mar 8, 2014 11:00am to 1:30pm

Bay Area VES Members & Their Families Are

Invited To An Opening Weekend 3D Screening Of
DreamWorks Animation's & 20th Century Fox's

MR. PEABODY & SHERMAN

 

Sun Jan 23, 2011 1:00pm to 3:30pm

VES Members And Guests In The Bay Area

Are Invited To Attend An Awards Screening Of

TRON: LEGACY In 3D

Sun Dec 15, 2013 8:00pm to 11:45pm

VES Bay Area Section Invites VES Members

And Guests To The VES Bay Area Holiday Bash

"It Came From Beneath The Sea"

Plus a special tribute to Ray Harryhausen by Craig Barron and guests

Sat Dec 14, 2013 7:00pm to 9:45pm

Bay Area VES Members & Their Guests Are Invited To A 3D Screening Of New Line Cinema's, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures' And Warner Bros. Studios'

THE HOBBIT: THE DESOLATION OF SMAUG