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SIGGRAPH 2017 Presentation Schedule (All Times PDT)

SIGGRAPH 2017 Presenters

Nick Campbell

Nick Campbell

Nick Campbell is the Founder of Greyscalegorilla.com and has been working in the Motion Design and 3D industry for 12 years. He and his team have helped over 150,000 3D artists learn and work faster with their award winning Training and Tools.

Presentation Times:

Wednesday August 2nd at 11:30 AM

EJ Hassenfratz

EJ Hassenfratz

EJ is the host of the popular motion graphics training blog, Eyedesyn.com and LinkedIn Learning instructor. With thousands of people from around the world watching his tutorials any given day, he is passionate about creating learning resources to make Cinema 4D accessible to all artists from any type of background. He's a fan of putting cartoon faces on inanimate objects and has tried more types of craft beer in 1 year than you probably will have in your entire lifetime.

Presentation Times:

Tuesday August 1st at 9:30 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 over 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, and Buick.

Presentation Times:

Wednesday August 2nd at 1:30 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 August 1st at 1:30 PM

Jeremy Cox

Jeremy Cox

Jeremy is a designer and director for film and television. His curiosity and love of art and technology are always pushing him to experiment and learn. Jeremy has spent the last 10 years wearing various hats at Imaginary Forces in New York. His work includes TV commercials, network branding, and game cinematics for clients such as HBO, ESPN, Google, Microsoft, and National Geographic. He most recently won an Emmy for his work on WGN's Manhattan.

Presentation Times:

Wednesday August 2nd at 12:30 PM
Thursday August 3rd at 9:30 AM

Steve Teeple

Steve Teeple

Steve Teeple (better known as Teeps) is a digital artist currently residing in the the city of Oakland, CA where he dreams of vast 3D worlds and mind bending creatures. His recent work has been exploring virtual reality tools in a professional pipeline, and developing workflow techniques that focus on creativity, while minimizing technical barriers.

Presentation Times:

Tuesday August 1st at 11:30 AM

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, before jumping off as a freelancer. This year, he's worked on many commercials, feature films, C4D + Octane tutorials for eyedesyn.com, and a full CG sci-fi music video. His passion lies in using C4D and Octane to push the boundaries of what a single artist can create.

Presentation Times:

Wednesday August 2nd at 3:30 PM

Brian Behm

Brian Behm

Brian is Motion Design Director at Rooster Teeth Productions in Austin, TX. He oversees screen graphics and visual effects for a myriad of RT productions and other special projects. When he’s not designing, Brian and his wife enjoy hunting for new food trailers and being involved in the Austin film scene.

Presentation Times:

Wednesday August 2nd at 10:30 AM

Eric Nicolas Smit

Eric Nicolas Smit

Eric Nicolas Smit is an illusionist, a dream designer. He enjoys shaping 3D worlds and orchestrating motions. In the last decade he created visualizations and animations for Paramount Pictures, Sony Music, MTV, The European Space Agency, Lexus, Toyota, and Nike. Recently he started developing and directing movies and documentaries, a new career path that allows him to blend all his skills and talents.

Presentation Times:

Tuesday August 1st at 10:30 AM
Thursday August 3rd at 11:30 AM

Ethan Shaftel

Ethan Shaftel

Ethan's work bridges cinema, interactive design, and immersive media. His work includes EXTRAVAGANZA, a VR film that premiered at Tribeca this year, a room-sized video installation for Nike, animated parade floats for Disneyland Tokyo, screen content for artists such as Rihanna, Beyonce and Jay Z, plus dozens of award-winning shorts, music videos, and a sci-fi feature.

Presentation Times:

Tuesday August 1st at 3:30 PM

Mitch Myers

Mitch Myers

Mitch Myers is a multi Award Winning Motion Designer / 3D artist specializing in telling stories without words. Throughout his career, Mitch has worked alongside clients like GoPro, UnderArmour, NFL, JBL, and many more. Utilizing Cinema 4D, he has been able to create Emmy Award winning work while sharing his techniques to as many as possible.

Presentation Times:

Tuesday August 1st at 12:30 PM

Winston Matthews

Winston Matthews

Winston Matthews, age 14, started his career as the youngest virtual reality game developer for a Silicon Valley VR gaming company when he just turned 13. His first game, "Worst Nightbear" has been released in several Silicon Valley VR arcades since October 2016 earning him royalties. Winston successfully raised his first angel investment round shortly thereafter to launch his own startup company.

Presentation Times:

Tuesday August 1st at 4:30 PM

Christian Whiticar

Christian Whiticar

Christian Whiticar is a motion designer at the Sequence group in Vancouver. He works on a range of projects in 2D and 3D working with many different mediums. He like painting, photography, and drawing and tends to incorporate that into his pieces.

Presentation Times:

Wednesday August 2nd at 4:30 PM

Mike Winkelmann

Mike Winkelmann

Mike Winkelmann is a graphic designer from Appleton WI. He has been doing everydays for over ten years and has also released a series of Creative Commons live visuals that have been used by electronic acts such as deadmau5, Skrillex, Avicii, Zedd, Taio Cruz, Tiësto, Amon Tobin, Wolfgang Gartner, and Flying Lotus and many others.

Presentation Times:

Tuesday August 1st at 2:30 PM
Thursday August 3rd at 10:30 AM

Nick Lyons

Nick Lyons

Originally from California, Nick Lyons' wanderlust and passion for motion graphics led him from Los Angeles to London and Territory Studio. From creative concepting through to final delivery, C4D is one of Nick's 'go to' tools, making his work on the studio's film, TV, VR, commercial and installation projects easier and more effective.

Presentation Times:

Wednesday August 2nd at 9:30 AM

Aude Guivarc’h

Aude Guivarc’h

Aude is a multimedia director and motion designer at Moment Factory. Her inspirations and creative process revolve around music and immersive experiences, she has been conceptualizing, designing and directing various shows and multimedia installations over the past 7 years. She has been involved on multiple projects for clients such as Madonna, Justin Timberlake, JayZ, NBA, Imagine Dragons, Muse, and Ed Sheeran.

Presentation Times:

Wednesday August 2nd at 2:30 PM

Jan Sladecko

Jan Sladecko

Jan is a motion designer who is constantly seeking new challenges and exploring other countries. He recently moved to California and works at The Mill in the design department. Over the last 7 years, he has had the chance to work on feature movies, music videos, commercials, as well as video mappings and contributed on couple of award winning projects.

Presentation Times:

Thursday August 3rd at 12:30 PM