CGA WarmUP - OPEN DAY 2018

Crater VFX Training Center opens its doors and invites you to visit us on May 11th in Novi Sad and on May 12th in Belgrade, both as warm up events for CGA Belgrade conference in November!

As previous years, we've set up an interesting programme with lots of computer graphics' lectures, in order to assist you step into visual effects and gaming or advance your knowledge. This year we are coming to Novi Sad as well thanks to hospitality of Startit Center and invitations of many students and artists from Novi Sad. Open day serves as a warm up event for CGA conference in November, 16/17.

Entrance is free with prior registration at link.

Welcome!


Friday, 11.5.2018
Time: 12pm-8pm
Location: Startit centar, Miroslava Antića 2, Novi Sad


PROGRAMME


12pm Skin shading with Arnold 5

Outline: Basics of skin shading in Arnold 5 using scanned head of Emily O'Brien, also known as Digital Emily from Wikihuman project. 
Language: Serbian
Lecturer: Dušan Ković, CG Artist, Autodesk, SR
                 http://dusankovic.com/









1.15pm  What is NEW in Modo 12 and Mari 4.x

Outline: Present new features in Foundry product lineup.
Language: English
Lecturer: Martin Mayer, Head of Creative Specialists, Foundry, UK










2.30pm  Modo - in service of concept design for movies and video games

Outline: New trends in design - 3D and rendering as a new standards in 2D concept design and illustration. Review of variety of complex tools' fast and diverse development from non technical stuff's point of view and the place Modo fills.
Language: Serbian
Lecturer: Lazar Kačarević, Illustrator/Concept artist, SR
                 https://www.artstation.com/boink









3.10pm Working in VFX - Escape Studios

Outline: An overview of the types of jobs available in VFX with a particular emphasis on the London based studios and how to start a career.
Language: English
Lecturer: Andrew Brassington, Head of Strategic Projects, Escape Studios, UK











4.30pm Bottleship -smash and go!

Outline: 
Hristo Velev will take you on the thrill ride that forming Bottleship took him on! Ups and downs, joys and hardships, hard work and harder parties! Spiced up with some inside the kitchen info on cool stuff created on recent projects - explosions, destruction, water and magic.
Language: English
Lecturer
Hristo Velev, Founder, Bottleship, BG 
                 http://www.bottleshipvfx.com










5.45pm  Ederlezi Rising VFX break down I

Language: Serbian
Lecturers: Primer Studio, SR 
                 http://www.primervfx.com


6.20pm  Ederlezi Rising VFX break down II

Language: Serbian
Lecturers: Fried, SR 
                 http://www.fried.tv


7pm  Ederlezi Rising - Film screening

Storyline: Ederlezi Rising, script based on Zoran Nešković prose text, brings a story about an astronaut on a long intergalactic mission. He falls in love with female android companion, starting to believe there is a real person within the machine. As per the production team, this is a sophisticated melodrama situated in a sci-fi scenery in near future, a world so much different than ours today.

Director: Lazar Bodroža
Script: Dimitrije Vojinov
Director of photography: Kosta Glušica
Visual effects: Primer Studio and Fried
















Saturday, 12.5.2018.
Time: 12pm-8pm
Location: Crater VFX Training Center, Knićaninova 3/I, Belgrade


PROGRAMME


12pm Artistic and technical approach to animation

Outline: Skills and knowledge necessary for successful animation team work? How to overcome obstacles and finish the job on time?
Language: Serbian
Lecturer: Kostadin Martić, Lead character animator, Spring Onion Studio, SR
                 http://www.springonionstudio.com









1.15pm What is NEW in Modo 12 and Mari 4.x

Outline: Present new features in Foundry product lineup.
Language: English
Lecturer: Martin Mayer, Head of Creative Specialists, Foundry, UK










2.30pm  Modo - in service of concept design for movies and video games

Outline: New trends in design - 3D and rendering as a new standards in 2D concept design and illustration. Review of variety of complex tools' fast and diverse development from non technical stuff's point of view and the place Modo fills.
Language: Serbian
lecturer: Lazar Kačarević, Illustrator/Concept artist, SR
                 https://www.artstation.com/boink









3.10pm Working in VFX - Escape Studios

Outline: An overview of the types of jobs available in VFX with a particular emphasis on the London based studios and how to start a career.
Language: English
Lecturer: Andrew Brassington, Head of Strategic Projects, Escape Studios, UK











4.30pm Bottleship -smash and go!

Outline: 
Hristo Velev will take you on the thrill ride that forming Bottleship took him on! Ups and downs, joys and hardships, hard work and harder parties! Spiced up with some inside the kitchen info on cool stuff created on recent projects - explosions, destruction, water and magic.
Language: Serbian
Lecturer
Hristo Velev, Founder, Bottleship, BG 
                 http://www.bottleshipvfx.com









5.45pm  Ederlezi Rising VFX break down I

Language: Serbian
Lecturers: Primer Studio, SR 
                 http://www.primervfx.com


6.20pm  Ederlezi Rising VFX break down II

Language: Serbian
Lecturers: Fried, SR 
                 http://www.fried.tv


7pm  Ederlezi Rising - Film screening

Storyline: Ederlezi Rising, script based on Zoran Nešković prose text, brings a story about an astronaut on a long intergalactic mission. He falls in love with female android companion, starting to believe there is a real person within the machine. As per the production team, this is a sophisticated melodrama situated in a sci-fi scenery in near future, a world so much different than ours today.

Director: Lazar Bodroža
Script: Dimitrije Vojinov
Director of photography: Kosta Glušica
Visual effects: Primer Studio and Fried








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