This year at the 2019 Animation Nights New York (ANNY) Best of Fest the NY Section of the Visual Effects Society will be hosting a panel and invite only mixer titled Made in New York: The Visual Effects Behind the Greatest City in the World.
Join our moderator Lauren F. Ellis, EP of Series and Features at ZOIC and panelists:
Lesley Robson Foster: VFX Supervisor
Doug Purver: VFX Designer/Supervisor
Amanda Foley Burbank: Locations Manager
Brad Carpenter: Producer
Colleen Bachman VFX Producer
as they discuss the challenges and VFX techniques used to recreate authentic NYC period environments for television and film. From reimagining a bustling garment district of the 1950s to skyscraping action sequences, visual effects teams work to bring every era of The Big Apple to life.
The event will take place Saturday October 5 at 6pm-7pm which will be an open presentation to all participants at ANNY Best of Fest.
Immediately following the open presentation ticketed attendees will be invited to delve deeper into the subject and interact with an in-depth Q&A and mini reception from 7pm-8pm.
Lastly there will be a private mixer from 8:30pm-10:00pm hosted by ZOIC Studios at the nearby bar Trading Post.
VES members who signup will have reserved spaces for all of the premiere panel events and following mixer.
Space will be limited.
The 2019 ANNY Best of Fest is a two day conference (Saturday & Sunday, October 5-6, 12pm-10pm) featuring Animation Screenings, Fine Art Exhibits, VR Workshop Presentations, and XR Showcase, Professional Panels and Industry Events held at 180 Maiden Lane in the Seaport District of NYC.
Industry badges for ANNY Best of Fest are $30 but the NY VES will cover the costs of members who sign up through the VES website. Industry badges will be needed for the private event and after party. ANNY Badges on the donation or student level will not grant you admission to the private event.
And while you're at ANNY Best of Fest check out all the other cool presentations, screenings, panels and galleries!