Last evening in the new Autodesk Portland office, about 150 local 3D creatives and some Autodesk employees gathered for the first ever M&E (Media & Entertainment) Showcase event put on by two local Portland Autodesk employees Jordan Giboney and Hagen Deloss. There were several top local 3D talent presenting and some VR demos, and a really good food and beverages. The event was free and solely held to showcase the amazing talent in Portland's creative artist community.
Roland Gauthier, Executive Producer at Hinge: From concept to broadcast, the making of Adult Swim's Toonami
Naomi Fish, Animation Director at Super Genius: How to cheat secondary animation with constraints
Kyle Layser, Senior Art Director at Pixel Pool: Design Visualization
Nandini Ranganathan, PNCA Executive Director of Make+Think+Code: Make+Think+Code program at PNCA
Fred Ruff, Executive Producer at Refuge VFX: Stories that tell Visual Effects
Eric Wachtman, CG Look Development Lead at Laika: CG Asset and Look Development at Laika
There were some kind words when we learned of the passing of Portland’s own Will Vinton by some people that knew him. Will Vinton, Oscar winner and pioneering Portland animator, dies at age 70
Thank you to everyone that attended, presented, and those that made this event possible. It is always inspiring to see the amazing things that our customers make using our software and technology.