Siggraph 2012: Autodesk Working to Develop the Next Generation of Virtual Production Technology

Listen to the virtual production news that was announced at the show

Robert Hoffman talks to us about the news that Autodesk has formed a relationship with Lightstorm Entertainment and Weta Digital to build the next generation of virtual production tool sets. He explains how and why this development will change and improve the techniques artists use and the way projects are developed.

Siggraph 2012 – Autodesk from Createasphere.

The three companies have been working collaboratively to further expand the virtual production workflows and technologies that were first developed for “Avatar.” Some of the tools and enhancements resulting from the collaboration have been incorporated into certain products in the latest Autodesk Entertainment Creation Suites . These and more developments stemming from the technology partnership will be used in the production of the “Avatar” sequels.

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Jeremiah Karpowicz

Jeremiah Karpowicz moved to Los Angeles to become a screenwriter but quickly realized making a film was about much more than the script. He worked at a post house where films like Watchmen (2009), Gamer (2009), and Green Lantern (2011) came through the door, but settled in as the Executive Editor of ProVideo Coalition, a publication which pulls together content from working professionals across media & entertainment. He’s shot, edited, and posted video content from various trade shows for PVC and writes for the site regularly.