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Chaos Group Brings Total Chaos to SIGGRAPH 2019

LOS ANGELES, Calif., June 27, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

Today, Chaos Group announces the lineup for Total Chaos @ SIGGRAPH (previously V-Ray Days), featuring in-depth production talks on Captain Marvel, Game of Thrones and more. Total Chaos will also play host to “Vlado in Renderland,” covering the latest in V-Ray research and development, as well as a new “Women in Technology” panel featuring speakers from VFX production studios such as Zoic Studios and Pixomondo.

The free two-day event will be held in room 409A of the Los Angeles Convention Center, on the second-floor concourse. Presentations begin Tuesday, July 30 at 10:00 a.m. While the sessions are open to all SIGGRAPH attendees, seating may be limited. Due to the exclusive content being shown, recording is not permitted.

For the second year in a row, Digital Domain will dive deep into the Marvel Cinematic Universe, exploring recent films like Captain Marvel. Game of Thrones’ iconic credits will be discussed by Elastic Art Director and Head of 3D Kirk Shintani, who will chart a 10-year journey from season one through eight. Pixomondo will also be on hand to break down a fiery space battle recently featured on Seth MacFarlane’s The Orville.

On day two, industry players from Pixomondo, Magnopus, ARwall and Zoic Studios will lead an all-women panel focused on the best ways to carve out a niche in CG. Using insights from their careers, the speakers will explain how to identify strengths, advance skill sets and find an authentic voice in a competitive industry.

Other presentations will cover visual architectural design ( KPF), real-time workflows ( Method Studios) and the latest developments from Chaos Research, the new research arm of Chaos Group. Corona advances in rendering caustics and scene assembly with V-Ray for Houdini ( Ingenuity Studios) will also be shown.

Total Chaos @ SIGGRAPH Presentation Schedule:

Tuesday, July 30

Wednesday, July 31

Additional SIGGRAPH presentations:

In addition to Total Chaos @ SIGGRAPH, Chaos Group staff and developers are set to present several talks to the community, highlighting new developments in V-Ray and Corona.

To see Chaos Group’s full schedule, please visit https://www.chaosgroup.com/siggraph2019. If you would like to schedule a meeting at the show, please contact david.tracy@chaosgroup.com.

About Chaos Group

Chaos Group is a worldwide leader in computer graphics technology, helping artists and designers create photorealistic imagery and animation for architecture, design, and visual effects. Chaos Group’s award-winning physically-based rendering and simulation software is used daily by top design studios, architectural firms, advertising agencies, and visual effects companies around the globe. Today, the company's research and development in ray-traced rendering, cloud computing and real-time ray tracing is shaping the future of creative storytelling and digital design. Founded in 1997, Chaos Group is privately owned with offices in Sofia, Los Angeles, Prague, Seoul, and Tokyo. For more information, visit: chaosgroup.com.


Colin McLaughlin
Chaos Group