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Virtual Production – The Tools and Technology Behind the Evolution of Modern Cinema – Presented by Wacom and Stratasys
August 26, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Join us Thursday, August 26 at 12:00pm PDT for an online event and learn about the tools and technology Roninfilm and Fonco Studios use on the set of Gods of Mars and that blend physical and virtual worlds in camera.
- Learn how the Wacom Cintiq Pro and the Stratasys J55 are helping Fonco Studios accelerate rapid prototyping and the production process.
- Hear about the efficiencies of a full-color pipeline for virtual and physical assets on set, using Wacom and Stratasys.
- Understand how these tools are now being used on set for virtual production by Roninfilm.
Two randomly drawn attendees win a $250 3D printing voucher, courtesy of Stratasys Direct Manufacturing.
Meet Your Presenters
Peter Hyoguchi – CEO, Roninfilm
Peter started his career at fifteen years-old when he won a George Lucas youth film festival for his short sci-fi called The Future’s Future. At eighteen, he directed his first feature film; an adaptation of the play No Exit and has been making films ever since. In 2000, Peter wrote and directed First, Last and Deposit which won Best Feature at both New York and San Francisco Independent Film Festivals. The picture was distributed on many platforms including Netflix and IFC.
Fon Davis – Founder, Fonco Studios
In his two decade career, Fon Davis has worked on over 30 feature films and founded Fonco Studios – a design and fabrication studio that includes production, art department, set/prop fabrication, model shop, costume, wardrobe, combat training & choreography and 2 stages. As an alumnus of the Industrial Light and Magic Model Shop, Fon has worked on Starship Troopers, Galaxy Quest, Pearl Harbor feature films, as well as the Star Wars, Matrix, Terminator, Mission Impossible, and Jurassic Park franchises.
Joe Sliger – Sr. Technical Solutions Architect, Wacom Americas
Through his passion for science and creativity, and his desire to serve artists of all kinds, Joe landed his dream job focused solely on improving the lives of artists. He is a 20-year veteran of customer advocacy and pen-centric evangelism for Wacom Technologies, the world leader in creative pen-tablets and pen-displays. As Senior Solutions Architect, Joe has worked with the top brands in Cinema, Game and Automotive design, as well as individual artists and aspiring innovators.
Colton Mehlhoff – Applications Engineer, Stratasys
Colton is the leading Application Engineer for printing highly realistic 3D Printed Models at the leading 3D Manufacturer Stratasys. His skills sets in CAD, Packaging software, Keyshot and other software solutions allow him to take concepts on the computer screen and put them in the hands of customers in less than a day.