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Title: VFX Artist Spotlight - The Senior Compositor
Post by: Mark Benard on March 13, 2013, 03:42:36 PM
*Link to Source (http://vesvancouver.com/events/vfx-artist-spotlights/senior-digital-compositor-artist-presentation/)

The Craft of the Senior Compositor
with Landon Bootsma

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Date
Wednesday, March 27th, 2013


Time
6:30PM -> 8:30PM


RSVP
Register here at VESVancouver.com (http://vesvancouver.com/events/vfx-artist-spotlights/senior-digital-compositor-artist-presentation/)


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Presented By - The Foundry Nuke (http://www.thefoundry.co.uk/products/nuke/), Visual Effects Society – Vancouver Section (https://www.vesvancouver.com) & Lost Boys | School of Visual Effects (http://www.lostboys-studios.com/)

Overview

The primary focus of this talk will showcase the mindset of a Senior Compositing Artist. Senior Compositor, Landon Bootsma will share insight into his experiences with major VFX studios and working in various pipelines. In addition, Landon’s experience as a VFX Instructor will also give prospective students valuable insight into what it takes to learn the art of Compositing, along with sharing tips on how to best succeed in the industry. If you are interested in Digital Compositing please come and check it out. The presentation March 27th, 2013 6:30-8:30pm and is free to attend.

Speaker Bio

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Landon Bootsma - Senior Compositor and Instructor

A true Vancouverite born and raised in the Lower Mainland, Landon made his start in VFX here in Vancouver. Like many others, a start in the industry equated to working on episodic Sci Fi shows like Andromeda and Stargate SG1. Since then, Landon has taken advantage of the global industry and has worked at major studios including: Weta Digital, Double Negative, MPC and ILM to name a few. In addition, Landon has worked as an Instructor for several years at some of Vancouver’s Digital Art Schools.

View Landon's IMDB Credits (http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1629546/?ref_=fn_al_nm_1)

An example of Landon's work

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Select Speaker Credits

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Event Location

Lost Boys | School of Visual Effects (http://www.lostboys-studios.com)
Suite 200 - 495 Railway Street
Vancouver, B.C.
Canada

Email: contact@lostboys-studios.com
Studio Phone: (604)558-4999

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*Plenty of free street parking available along Railway Street and Jackson Ave.

About our Sponsors

Visual Effects Society - Vancouver Section (http://vesvancouver.com)
The Visual Effects Society (VES) is the entertainment industry's only organization representing the full breadth of visual effects practitioners including artists, technologists, model makers, educators, studio leaders, supervisors, PR/marketing specialists and producers in all areas of entertainment from film, television and commercials to music videos and games. Comprised of a diverse group of more than 2,500 members in 29 countries, the VES strives to enrich and educate its own members and members of the entertainment community at large through a multitude of domestic and international events, screenings and programs.

Lost Boys | School of Visual Effects (http://www.lostboys-studios.com/)
Based in Vancouver Canada, Lost Boys | School of VFX is North America's top dedicated visual effects school offering an intensive ten month Visual Effects Production Diploma program. Led by award-winning VFX Supervisor/Mentor, Mark Bénard, a pioneer of Vancouver’s VFX Industry, bringing over 16 years of studio, on-set and supervisory experience from projects across the globe. Boasting over a 98% placement rate, Lost Boys is the preeminent school of visual effects. For more information please visit our website at www.lostboys-studios.com, www.lostboys-vfx.com or join us on Facebook www.facebook.com/SchoolOfVFX.

*Lost Boys will be holding an Open House March 23, 2013 1:30 – 3:30PM - More information here! (https://www.facebook.com/events/149288531901980/)

The Foundry - Nuke (http://www.thefoundry.co.uk/products/nuke/)
The company's award-winning NUKE compositing product was born out of industry-proven technology developed at Digital Domain. An aggressive development schedule has created a product that is today the de facto standard in VFX compositing. A key addition has been support for stereoscopic imagery and the OCULA toolset, which have facilitated VFX on groundbreaking productions including AVATAR, TRON: LEGACY and HUGO, winner of the 2012 Oscar® for Best Visual Effects

NUKE is the industry standard Swiss army knife for film, battle tested on the most ambitious visual effects projects ever attempted and proven to deliver a robust pipeline able to adapt and scale to any production demand.


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