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9.30.2015 7:00 pm PDT | Event

Event – Breaking into VFX: A discussion with women in the visual effects industry

Wednesday, September 30, 2015 from 7:20 PM to 9:20 PM (EDT)

 

Live Stream starts @ 7:20 pm EST

https://livestream.com/vesny/BreakingIntoVFX

 

The Visual Effects Society and HBO, in association with Post New York Alliance and the School of Visual Arts, are proud to host the upcoming Women in Visual Effects panel on Wednesday September 30th. The keynote speaker will be Marvel’s EVP of Visual Effects & Post Production, Victoria Alonso. The panel, to be moderated by postPerspective’s Editor in Chief, Randi Altman, will be comprised of five talented New York based women who hold various positions within the visual effects industry.  Focusing on the achievements of the panelists, career paths taken, as well as the challenges and changing opportunities within the visual effects industry and what it takes to succeed there.
 
The panel will be held at SVA’s Beatrice Theatre and is open to members of the VES, PNYA, and NYWIFT, as well as students from School of Visual Arts and other NY schools. 
 
Details:
 
KEYNOTE SPEAKER:
Victoria Alonso, EVP of Physical Production, Marvel Studios
 
MODERATOR:
Randi Altman, Editor in Chief postPerspective.com
 
PANELISTS:
Leslie Chung, VFX Artist, VFX Shop Owner, VES NY Board Member 
Vivian Connolly, CEO / Executive Producer, Phosphene 
Sabine Heller, Character Development Supervisor, Blue Sky Studios
Gong Myung Lee, VFX Supervisor / Head of 3D at Mr.X Gotham, NYC
Lesley Robson-Foster, Visual Effects Supervisor, Freelance

 
 

The panel will be held at the SVA Theatre and is open to members of the VES, PNYA, and NYWIFT, as well as students from School of Visual Arts and other NY schools. 
 
Doors open at 6:50pm and the panel will begin promptly at 7:20pm. 
 
Event entry is free, however registration is required as seating is limited. Register on Eventbrite now to reserve your seat. 
 
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