Vertex tickets now on sale! VFX, VR, Game Art and more

We are pleased to announce that tickets are now available for Vertex, a brand-new event from the makers of 3D Artist and 3D World. This one-day event will take place on Tuesday 13 March 2018 at Olympia, London, so grab your ticket now! Just like how a vertex connects everything, this event will bring the CG community together for practical inspiration and fantastic networking opportunities.

This special event assembles experts from every industry and discipline in CG, from games and VFX through to VR, covering character concepting, real-time creation and more. You’ll be able to boost your skills with leading industry artists and learn from the world’s best creative studios no matter which area you specialise in.

Keynote speaker Christopher Nichols is founder of the Digital Human League and director of Chaos Group Labs

Expert speakers

You’ll get hands-on advice and tips and hear about the newest developments at top talks, including a keynote from CG industry veteran Christopher Nichols (founder of the Digital Human League and director of Chaos Group Labs).

Brett Ineson, president of Animatrik, North America’s largest independent motion capture stage, will discuss the future of virtual production in light of the latest developments in real time 3D technology, while Sébastien Deguy (founder and CEO at Allegorithmic) will discuss how Substance and other ‘augmenting’ tools are empowering today’s 3D artists’ workflows.

We have even more amazing speakers that we will be announcing soon, so make sure you sign up to our newsletter, keep an eye on social media channels using #vertexconf and Like the Vertex Facebook page for more announcements.

Adam Dewhirst from The Mill will teach a Creature creation masterclass

Learn new skills in workshops

There will also be engaging workshops, including one from The Mill’s Adam Dewhirst who will show his process for character and creature creation, from initial concepts to modelling, texturing and preparing for production use.

Glen Southern will take us on a journey through VR creation, in VR, with Oculus Medium, and Bader Badruddin (series animation director at Blue Zoo), meanwhile, gives us an expert masterclass in animating a character shot in a small amount of time without sacrificing quality.

Saddington Baynes’s CEO Chris Christodoulou and senior digital artist Marc Shephard will also teach the technical processes that sit behind mass customisation with a focus on tools such as Maya and Nuke that help invigorate imagery. And there’s even more to be announced soon!

Portfolio reviews and recruitment fair

On top of this amazing insight you can get involved in the portfolio review sessions, fascinating evening panel, and unmissable networking event. There’s even a recruitment fair for aspiring and professional artists and an expo area to showcase the latest in technology and software. What’s more, there will be an ‘Ask an Artist’ area to help you troubleshoot your technique woes one-on-one with pro artists.

Tickets to the exhibition area are free, with access all areas tickets priced at £49 or just £25 for students. Don’t miss out! Find out more and get your tickets now at www.vertexconf.com.

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