Date/Time: Thursday, September 24, 6:15pm – 7:15pm (not a Calgary Public Library event)
Audience: All ages
Description: Vice-president of global technology at DreamWorks Animation (yes, that DreamWorks), Andrew Pearce, BSc’84, MSc’88, will discuss what he’s learned in 38 years of computer graphics, visual effects, and animation. One of this year’s Arch Awards recipients, Pearce will take you through the production process of a CG-driven feature film with an eye to how computer science and art come together to create animation. The man who has watched Star Wars more than 60 times will also cover how the creative process drives innovation in a technology space. Plus: Pearce promises to regale us with anecdotes, visuals and clips from some of the movies that he has worked on.