When: 
Sat Jul 29, 2017 9:00am to 7:00pm
Type: 
event
DGA Digital Day 2017
DGA Logo

Saturday, July 29, 2017
Doors open at 9:00 a.m.
Directors Guild of America
7920 Sunset Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90046


Registration Fee: $40

(Cost Includes Lunch and Refreshments)

For more information call Special Projects at (310) 289-2088 or visit www.dga.org

Click Here to Download a Registration Form

Please note that programming is subject to change.


PANELS & PRESENTATIONS IN THEATERS

VISUALIZING THE STORY: A LOOK INSIDE PREVIS, POSTVIS AND PITCHVIS

  • Enter Disney’s Beauty and the Beast through previs, postvis, technical planning and on-set visualization that helped sync up live action and animation across the film's signature set piece sequences. Presenters: Shannon Justison (Previs Supervisor, The Third Floor) and Casey Schatz (Head of Virtual Production, The Third Floor).
  • Learn about the breakdown of previs on Logan, the pitchvis process, and how it expands creative freedom, helps shape and realize the story, tailored to a director’s creative vision before cameras begin rolling. Presenter: Tefft Smith II (VFX Supervisor, Halon Entertainment).

ENHANCING THE STORY: A DIALOGUE BETWEEN DIRECTORS AND THEIR VFX TEAMS

  • An in-depth conversation with Directors and their VFX Supervisors about the use of visual effects in television and features with a range in budgets. Panelists: Michael Goi (Director, American Horror Story, Megan is Missing, Shadowhunters), Richie Keen (Director, Fist Fight, It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, The Goldbergs), Chris LeDoux (VFX Supervisor, Fist Fight, Hidden Figures, La La Land), Jason Piccioni (VFX Supervisor, American Horror Story, Megan is Missing, Snowfall) and Brad Powell (VFX Supervisor, Bull, CSI:NY, Elementary). Moderator: Oz Scott (Director, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., CSI:NY, The Night Shift).

HONING THE STORY: THE DIRECTOR / EDITOR RELATIONSHIP

  • An inside look at the Director/Editor relationship and how they work together to cut the story for the screen. Panelists: Mark Cendrowski (Director, The Big Bang Theory, Super Donuts, The Carmichael Show), Billy Fox (Editor, Granite Mountain Hotshots, Lowriders, Straight Outta Compton), Nisha Ganatra (Director, You Me Her, Girls, Transparent), Eleanor Infante (Editor, You Me Her, Lore, Pete’s Christmas) and Joseph Kosinski (Director, Granite Mountain Hotshots, Oblivion, Tron: Legacy). Moderator: Gregory Plotkin (Editor, Get Out / Director, Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension).

TOOLS FOR PRODUCTION

  • An overview of creative and production apps for Directors and Director's team members. Presenter: Susan Zwerman (DGA AD/UPM VFX/Digital Technology Committee Chair).
  • Protect the creative vision: Learn how the Academy Color Encoding System (ACES) digital production standard enables consistent color from set to screen, and protects your content now and for the future. Presenters: Glenn S. Gainor (UPM / Head of Physical Production, Screen Gems), Andy Maltz (Managing Director, AMPAS Science and Technology Council) and Jake Morrison (VFX Supervisor, Ant-Man, The Avengers, Thor: Ragnarok).

LOBBY EXHIBITS & HANDS-ON DEMOS

  • EXPERIENCE the most recent tools from Premiere Pro and learn how to transform 2D characters into live animations using Character Animator. (Demo by Adobe)
  • SEE the latest features in one of the industry’s leading creative editorial tools, Avid | Media Composer, now featuring ScriptSync and PhraseFind. (Demo by Avid)
  • ENHANCE your vision using pre-visualization, visual effects, and post-production creative services for television, feature films, commercials and more. (Demo by CBS Digital)
  • INNOVATE new camera moves with the AntigravityCam, providing perfect stability from floor to nine feet overhead without heavy counterweights or long set up times. (Demo by Cinema Devices)
  • TAP into the creativity of young artists on the autism spectrum as they demonstrate their skills in VFX and Animation. (Demo by Exceptional Minds Studio)
  • DISCOVER the latest in visual effects for episodic television and virtual reality. (Demo by FuseFX)
  • EXPLORE the limits of your imagination and creative vision with Previs(ualization). (Demo by Halon Entertainment)
  • NAVIGATE 3D models of real-life locations using an all-in-one interactive reality capture system that changes the way individuals and crews interact with physical spaces. (Demo by Home3D.us / Matterport)
  • EXAMINE volumetric capture and computational cinematography solutions designed to impact traditional image making and emerging forms of content. (Demos curated by International Cinematographers Guild)
  • LEARN how to maintain audiences for VOD and live TV and increase ROI through onscreen content recognition, using AI-based facial recognition. (Demo by Reminiz)
  • STREAMLINE production and cut days off of wrap with modern software for the crew. (Demo by SyncOnSet)
  • MEET the AI that sees, hears and understands what's inside videos. (Demo by Valossa)
  • AND MORE...


Participation or mention of any company or product in the program does not constitute endorsement or recommendation by the Directors Guild of America.


Click here to download a registration form
For more information call Special Projects at (310) 289-2088 or visit www.dga.org

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