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LA ACM SIGGRAPH Presents: VFX of "Day After Tomorrow"

Karen Goulekas, Mike Chambers and Joshua Kolden to speak (June 18, 2004)

Come and see how the Visual Effects for ?The Day After Tomorrow were created from pre-visualization to the final renders. Different weather effects had to be created including; hurricanes, twisters, clouds, rain, snow and ice. See how far these complex effects have come.

The Visual Effects Supervisor, Karen Goulekas, will be our guide through the vast territory of creating the extensive visual effects. Mike Chambers, the Visual Effects Producer will talk to us about keeping this huge production train together. Joshua Kolden, from Crack Creative will talk about setting up pre-visualization for the movie giving advance scouting to those who went on this journey through the digital effects process.

To top off the event two NVIDIA Quadro FX 500 boards will be given away by PNY!

The event will be co-hosted by NVIDIA. Come and see a demonstration in the lobby on Gelato.

This is going to be an exciting event. It is the last meeting of the 2003/2004 season for the Los Angeles Chapter. It will be a great time to get together with everyone before the summer. We will be having a reception outdoors in the plaza starting at 6:30 p.m. Come and join us! We have plenty of room for everyone.

6:30-7:30 Social Hour
7:30-9:30 Program

The Aratani/Japan American Theatre
244 South San Pedro Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012

From Hollywood and the San Fernando Valley
Take the 101 (Hollywood Fwy) South. Exit at Los Angeles Street, turn right, then left on 2nd Street, and right on San Pedro Street.

From Santa Monica or West Los Angeles
Take the 10 (Santa Monica Fwy) East to the 110 (Harbor Fwy) North. Exit at 4th St, then left on San Pedro Street.

From Long Beach and the South Bay
Take the 405 (San Diego Fwy) North to the 110 (Harbor Fwy) North. Exit at 4th St, then left on San Pedro Street.

Parking is $3 in the Structure at 350 2nd St or the Lot at 245 San Pedro Street, directly across from the JACCC.

Remember to bring your ballots! They must be dropped in the ballot box before 7:30 p.m. The results will be announced at the meeting.

The event is free to L.A. ACM SIGGRAPH members and $15 for non-members.
New members who sign up on site and pay the $35 annual membership fee
(Checks or cash only) do not have to pay the admission fee.

Special Thanks for the June Meeting to:
Claudia Sumner, Producer
Laura Dohrmann, NVIDIA
Matt Jefferson, NVIDIA
PNY for donating the Quadro FX 500 boards
The members of the Executive Council
And all our volunteers!

PLEASE NOTE:  No R.S.V.P.s are required or accepted!!

For detailed information go to: or call the SIGPhone at 310-358-6038.


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