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NAB 2016 Presenters

Nick Campbell

Nick Campbell

Nick Campbell worked at Digital Kitchen as an animator and a photographer where he made TV commercials and title sequences. He also founded an iPhone App company called BananaCameraCo and a motion design education and product site called Greyscalegorilla. Nick has recently been speaking to students and creatives about how to be creative and get paid to do what you love.

Presentation Times:

Tuesday April 19th at 12:30 PM
Wednesday April 20th at 11:30 AM

Casey Hupke

Casey Hupke

Casey Hupke is a freelance digital content creator who has been working in the live visual, and commercial field, for nearly a decade. He has contributed work to major tours for U2, Lady Gaga, Niki Minaj, and Deadmau5. He’s collaborated with studios to help define a generative art style for brands such as, IBM, ATT, Exxon, Intel, and Buick.

Presentation Times:

Monday April 18th at 12:30 PM
Thursday April 21st at 10:30 AM

Athanasios Pozantzis - Noseman

Athanasios Pozantzis - Noseman

Thanassis has been using digital imaging software since 1985, 3D since 1988 and Maxon Cinema 4D for the last 17 years. He is a huge fan of the German crafted software. Working behind the scenes for UK based Advertising agencies for the last 8 years, he landed in Canada, compliments of his wife, to experience "3D in the freezer." He's proud to be the first Maxon Certified Instructor in Canada. He also won a Grand Epica in 2005.

Presentation Times:

Wednesday April 20th at 3:30 PM
Wednesday April 20th at 4:30 PM

Chris Schmidt

Chris Schmidt

Chris is the Director of 3D Product Development at Greyscalegorilla and helps make tutorials. This guy really knows his Cinema 4D, is a great teacher, and is hugely helpful on the technical side of things. His lego collection is probably MUCH bigger than yours.

Presentation Times:

Tuesday April 19th at 2:30 PM

Jeremy Cox

Jeremy Cox

Jeremy is a director, designer, and animator at Imaginary Forces in New York. His work includes TV commercials, network branding, and game cinematics. Jeremy has contributed to many title sequences including Mad Men, Boardwalk Empire, Terminator: Salvation, Hell on Wheels, Rubicon, and most recently won an Emmy for his work on WGN’s Manhattan.

Presentation Times:

Tuesday April 19th at 10:30 AM
Wednesday April 20th at 12:30 PM

Thomas Brown

Thomas Brown

Thomas Brown is the Founder and Creative Director of the medical animation production company, Vessel Studios. He finds his passion in discovering Cinema 4D techniques that bring to life the mechanics of the microscopic. He creates cinematic stories for pharmaceutical, broadcast, and biotech. Thomas has received international recognition for his animations.

Presentation Times:

Tuesday April 19th at 3:30 PM

Trevor Kerr

Trevor Kerr

Trevor Kerr is a freelance CG designer, compositor, and fx artist. Having worked for studios like Optimus Design and Imaginary Forces, Kerr specializes in shading, lighting, lookdev and camera composition/animation. Every project is an experiment in bringing the familiarity of life to the screen through the tasteful imperfections of reality.

Presentation Times:

Monday April 18th at 10:30 AM
Thursday April 21st at 11:30 AM

Allison House

Allison House

Allison House is a designer, visual artist, and educator known for her tenacity and upbeat, make-it-happen attitude. Her recent work in 3D includes directing Tweedy’s “Summer Noon” music video and a GIF series exploring childhood fixations. Previously, she was a product designer at Dropbox and the lead designer on Codecademy and Treehouse. Her work has appeared in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, TIME, and more.

Presentation Times:

Tuesday April 19th at 11:30 AM

Donnie Bauer

Donnie Bauer

Donnie Bauer is a Creative Director at Optimus Design. Over the last decade, he has created award-winning work for clients such as Reebok, Ford, McDonald's and Pitchfork. Together with his small team of artists, he tackles projects that span CGI, motion graphics, stop-motion, and hand drawn animation. Donnie prides himself on staying flexible and making the most out of every opportunity.

Presentation Times:

Monday April 18th at 11:30 AM

Steve Teeple

Steve Teeple

Steve Teeple is part of the future-arts collective and production company Teaching Machine, which contributes to concert visuals and installations all over the world. Steve conceptualizes and animates designs for prominent artists such as Flying Lotus, Future, and the Weeknd, while continuing to try and learn something new every day.

Presentation Times:

Wednesday April 20th at 9:30 AM

Joshua Michie

Joshua Michie

Joshua Michie is Motion Designer and Director based in Toronto. His passion is found with projects on the forefront of technology and storytelling. This passion has led to collaborations with brands like TED, Apple, Starbucks, Sky, McDonalds; Agencies like DDB, Blast Radius, Brothers and Sisters; and studios like NEON, Township & co, Jam3, and Tendril.

Presentation Times:

Monday April 18th at 1:30 PM

Chad Ashley

Chad Ashley

Chad Ashley has directed/concepted work that has earned several industry awards including a Design Grand Prix at the Cannes International Creativity Festival. With over 15 years of experience directing animation, Chad has created worlds for many adventurous brands, including Estee Lauder, Budweiser, and Cartoon Network.

Presentation Times:

Monday April 18th at 2:30 PM

David Ariew

David Ariew

David’s background is in the border between the music and film industries, where he spent three years working on touring visuals for Dave Matthews Band. Now a freelancer, he pushes himself to create high-end imagery, at least for a solo generalist. This year, he’s completed the VFX for three feature films, and worked on numerous commercials, short films, and music videos.

Presentation Times:

Monday April 18th at 3:30 PM

Dan Pierse

Dan Pierse

Ever since he was a little kid, Dan has been fascinated about seeing the production logos and titles in movies and tv. Little did he know that fascination would turn into a career. He’s been creating motion graphics for film and broadcast since the late 90s, dipping in and out of freelance life and senior staff positions, meeting and learning from many talented people.

Presentation Times:

Tuesday April 19th at 9:30 AM
Wednesday April 20th at 1:30 PM

Sarofsky

Sarofsky

Sarofsky specializes in design-driven production and works with a broad range of clients in the advertising, broadcast, network, film and entertainment industries across the United States and in Europe. Sarofsky produces high-end designs that take many forms, including commercials, television and film main title sequences and new media applications.

Presentation Times:

Tuesday April 19th at 1:30 PM
Wednesday April 20th at 10:30 AM

Graham Johnson

Graham Johnson

Graham is a Certified Medical Illustrator with 18 years of professional experience. He serves as the Scientific Director of Vessel Studios and has been using Cinema 4D since 1998. Graham’s part-time lab at UCSF and his Animated Cell team at the Allen Institute for Cell Science unite biologists, programmers and artists to interoperate the computational tools of science and art.

Presentation Times:

Tuesday April 19th at 4:30 PM

Jesse Vartanian

Jesse Vartanian

Jesse Vartanian is a motion graphics artist specializing in high-end production for entertainment and lifestyle, sports, branded content, commercials and more. He has worked with brands such as MLB Network, Under Armour, Bleacher Report, Maxon, GenArts and Yes Network to name a few.

Presentation Times:

Wednesday April 20th at 2:30 PM

Robert Whiting

Robert Whiting

Robert Whiting is a 3D artist who has been working in the events industry for over 10 years. Robert has designed and visualised events for a wide variety of clients within a wide range of budgets, from EA Games to the Coronation Festival Gala at Buckingham Palace, celebrating the 60th anniversary of the Queen's coronation.

Presentation Times:

Thursday April 21st at 9:30 AM