Monday, March 26, 2012


Meet Digital Heroes and their culture of creativity that produce the Movies, Video Games, and Products that have revolutionized the past decade and will continue to shape the vision of our future.

AAUGA will meet Digital Heroes from Architecture, Medicine, and Emergency Simulation. They will show us some amazing uses of computer modeling to design the tallest skyscrapers, help train surgeons with medical animation, and the team that helped visually solve the oil spill in the gulf.
Many people want to create special FX for movies, create the latest video game, or want to be in a career of computer modeling and animation, but how? We will show you how several individuals followed their dream and made it to the top of their field. We will discuss with them their tools and techniques and what it takes to work in the computer graphics industry.

Traveling North America in a high tech digitally outfitted super van in order to meet the greatest digital artist of our time. AAUGA discuss hosts sessions featuring inside techniques, computer programs, artist backgrounds, and where the industry headed visually in the future.
Along the way, meet Academy Award winning artist behind Golem of Lord of the Rings, and the technical lead behind Star Wars Yoda, and Davey Jones from Pirates of the Caribbean.

Attendees will also meet the makers of games such as Doom, World of Warcraft, and Unreal. There will be sneak peaks inside studios like Sony and FX Studios.

Primary Presentation
Borislav “Bobo” Petrov of Thinkbox Software showing various Thinkbox software tools and some examples of their use in high profile film and video projects

Learning Presentation
Joe Gunn showing how to create fast liquids with glu3d GPU by 3D Aliens

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