Spark FX 2021: Outpost to Feature on Virtual Production Panel

Spark FX 2021: Outpost to Feature on Virtual Production Panel

Andy Williams will moderate the SparkFX 2021 panel on the future of virtual production

Date

4 March 2021

Reading Time

1 minute, 6 seconds

Andy Williams, Managing Director at Outpost VFX in Los Angeles, will moderate a virtual production panel at Spark FX 2021.

The panel, which will be streamed live during Spark FX 2021's Real-Time Summit on Friday 5 March, is entitled 'Virtual Prediction: The Future of Filmmaking and VFX'. The purpose of the discussion is to dissect the current state of virtual production and explore whether it's to become ubiquitous in filmmaking, or remain a 'luxury'. What is its practical longevity and where is it headed?

Joining Andy Williams will be Lori Furie (Sony Pictures), Steve Jelley (Dimension Studio), Josh Kerekes (Pixomondo) and Kathy Chasen-Hay (Skydance).

Spark FX presents some of the most creative and innovative work in VFX for both film and television. Its mission is to foster community, ignite the imagination and highlight leading artistic and technological advancements within visual effects. Rather than a public event in Vancouver, which is the norm for Spark FX, this year's conference will be held virtually.

Other highlights in 2021 include a 40th anniversary retrospective of Raiders of the Lost Ark with visual effects veteran Richard Edlund, a celebration of Space Jam on its 25th anniversary and a host of workshops for animators, compositors and more.

To find out more about the conference, or to access the livestream, click here.

Similar Articles

11 December 2020

Outpost Launching LA Studio with Andy Williams as MD

The new studio will be run by highly-regarded VFX exec, Andy Williams

15 February 2021

Outpost VFX Secures PE Investment, Appoints Robin Shenfield To Board

Multi-million pound investment will fund tech, culture and IP projects

24 February 2021

VFX Supervisor Illia Afanasiev Joins Outpost in Montreal

The latest senior creative to join Outpost is known for major features such as Godzilla and Detective Pikachu

3 March 2021

VES Awards 2021: Outpost VFX Nominated for News of the World

VES Award winners will be announced in a virtual ceremony on 6/7 April