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VIEW Conference & VIEWFest 2011- Italy

Posted: August 02, 2011
I’m Eleonora and I'm writing to you from VIEW Conference, the premiere international event in Italy on Computer Graphics, Digital Cinema, 3D Animation, Gaming, VFX and Interactive Techniques, will take place in Turin from 25th to 28th, followed by the VIEWFest, the Computer Animation Festival (from 21st to 23rd October 2011).

I would like to call your attention to one of our international guests that can be interesting for you.
We are pleased to announce the special participation of Sharon Calahan, Director of Photography/Lighting at Pixar Animation Studios.
The legendary Pixar's Director of Photography, who created the look of Ratatouille, has just finished to work at new Pixarmovie CARS 2 and she will present its lighting design at VIEW2011.

Sharon Calahan joined Pixar Animation Studios in 1994 as lighting supervisor on the studio’s first feature film, Toy Story. She then served as director of photography on Toy Story, A Bug’s Life, Toy Story 2, Finding Nemo, Ratatouille and Cars 2.
Sharon knew at the age of three that she wanted to be an artist for Disney. She went on to study graphic design, illustration and photography. Following art school, she began her career as an art director for broadcast television and video production.
Prior to joining Pixar, she was a lighting director at Pacific Data Images completing commercial work, longer format television, and graphics packages.
2011 – Cars 2 - Director of Photography – Lighting
2008 – Wall-E – Lighting Consultant
2007 – Ratatouille – Director of Photography – Lighting
2003 – Finding Nemo – Director of Photography (Lighting)
1999 – Toy Story 2 – Director of Photography (Lighting)
1998 – A Bug’s Life – Director of Photography (Lighting)
1995 – Toy Story – Lighting Supervisor

Some of the other international special guests of VIEW2011 will be: Tom Wujec, the visual thinking guru and award-winning innovator, Autodesk; Jay Shuster, VES Award Winner and Art Director at Pixar Animation Studios, Art Director of Cars 2; Glenn Entis, Academy Award Winner, Co-Founder and General Partner at Vanedge Capital; Lucia Modesto, Supervising Character Technical Director on Kung Fu Panda 2 at PDI/Dreamworks Animation; Erminio Pinque, Artistic Director at BIG NAZO LAB; Dylan Brown, Creative Director at Pixar Canada aka Glenn McQueen Pixar Animation Center; Roger Gould, Creative Director at Pixar's Theme Park Group; Kris Piotrowski
Creative Director of Superbrothers and Co-Founder of CAPY.

Register online to access the conference
VIEWConference 2011 (25-28 October, Conference Center Torino Incontra,Via N. Costa 8, Turin, Italy)
Posted: September 07, 2011
Sharon Calahan will partecipate at VIEW also with an exclusive workshop, that will precede the official start of the conference. It is open to students, professionists and appassionates.

Training @ VIEW
Pixar's Director of Photography/Lighting Sharon Calahan
Workshop on color and light at VIEW Conference

Date: 24 Oct
Time: 11:00-13:00
Location: Centro Congressi Torino Incontra