If you haven't heard already, we're now just two days away from the debut of our exciting new London-based CG event Vertex. If you work or play in CG, you can't afford to miss it. Here's why:
01. Chris Nichols will share pro insight into the creation of digital humans
With the rise of digital humans in film and other media, what role will this type of CG play in the future? Chaos Group Labs director Chris Nichols will take an in-depth look at CG Labs’ Wikihumans project and reveal what they've learned along the way.
02. Digital Domain founder Scott Ross will discuss the effects of Brexit on the London VFX industry
VFX veteran Scott Ross will speak to 3D World editor Rob Redman about the state of the industry in Soho, and what the future holds for the workforce and the economy after Brexit. The discussion will take the form of a fireside talk. If you’re currently working in the VFX industry or aspiring to be, this talk is an essential listen.
03. Work smarter by attending a masterclass workshop
The best way to get your skills up to scratch is by learning from the experts. At Vertex 2018, we have a host of masterclass workshops you can attend, held by the likes of The Mill’s Adam Dewhirst, VR extraordinaire Glen Southern and the VFX geniuses at Saddington Baynes.
04. Get inspired in our Expo area
You’ll be able to discover – and even try out – cutting-edge new tech and software in our Expo area in the East Hall. The latest advancements will be on show so make sure you give them a go.
05. Allegorithmic CEO Dr Sebastien Deguy will bring Substance to Vertex
Artists working in the videogames industry are no stranger to the Substance suite of tools, but the VFX industry is also being shaken up by the texturing software tool. In his talk, Allegorithmic CEO Dr Deguy will discuss how tools like Substance and others are empowering today’s artists.
06. Supercharge your career prospects
Whether it’s at Vertex 2018's recruitment fair, networking event, portfolio review sessions or Ask An Artist spot, there are countless ways for you to upgrade your employability at Vertex.
You’ll meet experts from Creative Assembly, RARE, Framestore, MPC, Double Negative and more, helping you to get your next job, troubleshoot your skills and make your portfolio even better.
07. It’s the first time 3D Artist and 3D World are working together
That’s right: this is the first time that our two sister magazines will be working in tandem to bring you the best event we can. Both teams are incredibly excited and can’t wait to see you there.