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Foundry Live: Research and Innovation Showcase

About this event

From developing machine learning for custom pipeline tools and building a foundation for the power of the cloud, to embracing game engines as part of the creative toolkit and taming virtual production—Foundry’s Research team has been tackling the hard problems in order to advance VFX workflows and pipeline efficiency.

Join Mathieu Mazerolle, Foundry’s Director of Product for New Technologies alongside, VFX Supervisor Ari Rubenstein, VFX Supervisor Matt Jacobs from Technicolor, Freelance Senior In-House Artist Shahin Toosi and Senior Compositor Indrajeet Sisodiya from Pixomondo, as they discuss the progress made and provide examples of how Foundry’s advances in AI, real-time, and cloud can be applied to creative workflows.

Foundry Live is sponsored by Dell and NVIDIA and attendees will have the chance to win a NVIDIA RTX 5000, Foundry licenses and special prizes.

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  • Team member
    Mathieu Mazerolle Director of Product, New Technology @ Foundry

    Mathieu's passion is unleashing the potential of technology and putting it in the hands of creatives. His projects have included launching a start-up, leading blockbuster video game franchises, pioneering the convergence of real-time graphics and film, and launching a cloud service for VFX artists.

  • Guest speaker
    S T In-House Artist

    Shahin started his career in VFX for feature film in 2005 on X-Men 3 and has since worked at Framestore, MPC and as Senior Compositor at DNEG for the last 7 years. Shahin’s work can be found in such films as “The Dark Knight”, “The Dark Knight Rises”, “Scott Pilgrim vs the World”, “ Captain America: The First Avenger”, “Exodus: Gods and Kings” and more

  • Guest speaker
    Matt Jacobs Visual Effects Supervisor @ Technicolor

    Matt Jacobs has been a VFX Supervisor for the last 13 years. In 2019, Jacobs joined Intrepid Creative. Jacobs and his team utilized Unreal Engine for Virtual Production filming creating a wide range of environments. Jacobs recently rejoined Technicolor bringing VP his experience to Mr. X and MPC.

  • Guest speaker
    Ari Rubenstein Visual Effects Supervisor

    Ari Rubenstein is a Visual Effects Supervisor with over 25 years experience focused on VFX for Live-Action and Animated Feature Films. In addition to these commercial ventures, Ari spends considerable time developing independent not for profit films utilizing a worldwide crew of remote-based talent.

  • Guest speaker
    Indrajeet Sisodiya Senior Compositor @ Pixomondo

    Indrajeet Sisodiya, also known by his artist pseudonym IndyStry, is a Senior Compositor and an Unreal Engine Generalist currently working at Pixomondo, Toronto. He loves to tell stories with striking visuals, the quality of which parallels the VFX he has delivered for features, TV and commercials.


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