Ninth CVMP Conference Returns to London

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Thu, 11/29/2012 - 19:00 -- Nick Dager

The 9th annual European Conference on Visual Media Production is returning to London this month. From December 5-6 Leicester Square’s Vue Cinema will be the setting for and production and post-production specialists from the film broadcast and games industries will gather to share ideas. The confirmed speaker list includes: Mike Romey: CG Supervisor at ZOIC Studios Olga Sorkine: Assistant Professor of Computer Science at ETH Zurich Tom Mertens: CEO and Co-Founder at Camargus Fredo Durand: Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology John Zubryzcki: Archives Research Section Leader at BBC Research and Development Alexander Seaman: Effects Animation Supervisor at Double Negative Mark Wilson: CG Supervisor at Framestore Hannes Appell: Cinematic Artist at Crytek Adrian Hilton: Vision Speech & Signal Processing at University of Surrey Irregular modeling techniques broadcast innovations undertaken during the London Olympics and retrieving visual data once thought to be invisible are among the speaker topics up for discussion; academic topics will explore ideas like Can Our TV Robustly Understand Human Gestures? and Collaborative Visual Story Boarding. CVMP is an impartial event organized by The Foundry a world-leading innovator in visual effects software and committee members Trinity College Dublin BBC R&D and the University of Surrey. Leading sponsors include: Google MPC The Visual Effects Society and CG Channel. For more information visit