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March 14, 2024

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POP-UP SERIES 2024
FROM SPARK CG + VANCOUVER ACM SIGGRAPH
March 14, 2024


The Spark Pop-Up Series are special one-off events offering an intimate look into the world of digital entertainment. Whether it’s a panel discussion, a behind-the-scenes talk, or a fireside chat, this is your opportunity to connect with enthusiasts and creators in the world of computer graphics. See you there!

Are you working on an exciting project that you’d like to share with the Vancouver community? Contact us with your suggestions at [email protected].




Thursday - March 14, 7:00 PM
PRESENTATION
NAVIGATING THE WILDERNESS: THE VFX OF YELLOWJACKETS S2
Presented by Showtime
with Kent O'Connor · Moderated by Marina Antunes

Regular: $10 // Groups (5+): $9*
* Group pricing only available through on-line advance sales.

Season 2 of Showtime’s award-winning series Yellowjackets pushed the envelope even further with an inventive second season full of thrillingly disturbing developments.

Led by VFX Supervisor Kent O’Connor, go behind the scenes of some of season 2’s most memorable scenes in what promises to be an immersive journey into the intricate process of crafting the stunning visuals that captivated audiences worldwide.

In this exclusive behind-the-scenes showcase, Kent will take us through the creative evolution of Yellowjackets Season 2, revealing the secrets behind the seamless integration of VFX into the gripping narrative of the show; from breathtaking landscapes to spine-tingling supernatural elements and even highlighting a few unsuccessful shots, delving into 'bad vfx' and explain what and how it happens.

VENUE:   VFS · Theatre 105
151 West Cordova St · Vancouver · BC


Yellowjackets · Season 2 ©2023 Showtime. All rights reserved.


BIOGRAPHIES

Kent O'Connor
VFX Supervisor // Showtime
(Yellowjackets, Jurassic World: Dominion, Sonic the Hedgehog 2, Altered Carbon)

Coming soon.

Marina Antunes
President // Spark CG Society

MarinaMarina has been writing and discussing film for over 15 years, first on a personal blog, followed by a decade-long tenure on the now retired Row Three. In 2008, she joined the writing staff at Quiet Earth, becoming Editor-In-Chief in 2014, a role she still holds. Over the years, she has also produced and hosted a number of podcasts including Before the Dawn, a long-running podcast on the Twilight franchise, Girls on Pop, a podcast on film and popular entertainment from women’s perspective and After the Credits, bi-monthly film podcast with nearly 300 episodes.

Marina is a member of ACM and ACM SIGGRAPH, the Online Film Critics Society, the Alliance of Women Film Journalists, and the Visual Effects Society. She is the President of Spark CG Society and the Vancouver ACM SIGGRAPH chapter. She has also served on juries for several film festivals including DOXA, St. Louis International Film Festival, and the Whistler Film Festival. She joined the Spark CG Society in 2014.

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