Speakers

Speaker Adam May

ADAM MAY

Head of Production, Vision3, United Kingdom

As Head of Production for Vision3, Adam works closely with Production teams on Feature Film and Large 3DTV projects to cost and assemble bespoke 3D equipment and workflow solutions. Now one of the company directors, Adam joined Vision3 in 2008, from his role as Business Development Producer at Bigger Pictures. 

BUZZ HAYS

BUZZ HAYS

Founder, True Image Co

Buzz Hays is one of the leading experts in stereoscopic 3D film development, production, and postproduction in the motion picture and television industry.

COLIN JENKEN

COLIN JENKEN

Technical Art Director, Gener8

Colin has been working in VFX for film and television since 1999. His roles have included Producer, Visual Effects Supervisor, and Programmer with credits including The Chronicles of Riddick and Final Destination 2.

DAVID BRENNER

DAVID BRENNER

CEO, Principal Media

David E. Brenner, CEO of Principal Media, oversees all aspects of the Beverly Hills-based TV production/distribution company.  Under his stewardship, Principal Media has grown into the largest distributor of 3D programming in the world.  They have also created over 300 hours of TV programming for Sky Channel, National Geographic, Travel Channel, Fox Reality, ABC Family and others.

GRANT ANDERSON

GRANT ANDERSON

Executive Director, Sony 3D Technology Center, Sony Corporation of America

Grant Anderson is Executive Director of the Sony 3D Technology Center where he consults on 3D productions and conversions, and teaches the theory and application of shooting high-quality 3D to motion picture industry professionals. The Sony 3D Technology Center, located on the Sony Pictures Studios lot in Culver City, CA, is dedicated to the creation of great 3D across movies, television, games and other platforms.

HUGH MURRAY

HUGH MURRAY

Senior VP, IMAX Entertainment

Hugh Murray has been with IMAX for 23 years during which he has helped guide the evolution of IMAX 3D production technology.

IAN HERRING

IAN HERRING

President, Parallax Film Productions

Ian Herring founded Parallax Film Productions to produce his own special brand of content - exploring the world of science and history for Canadian and international audiences. Growing up, Ian was draw to film technology by shooting dolly shots using shopping carts.  Now, he works with the team to morph technologies to create 3D images.

JAMES COWAN

JAMES COWAN

Digital Intermediate Manager & Editor, Finale Editworks

James Cowan has more than 18 years of post production and imaging experience in the Vancouver market.  With his recent move from Technicolor to Finale Editworks, James brings his feature film finishing expertise both in the 2D and 3D worlds. 

JAMES STEWART

JAMES STEWART

President, Geveva Film Co.

James Stewart is one of the world's top 3D directors and the founder of the Geneva Film Co. in Toronto, Canada. Since 2000, James has produced and directed leading-edge spots for brands such as Toyota, Ford, Acura, Hyundai, TD Canada Trust, CIBC, Panasonic, Xerox and Bayer among others.

Jim Chabin

IM CHABIN

President, International 3D & Advanced Imaging Society

In his capacities, over the last seven years, Chabin has logged over one million air miles to host, market, or executive produce more than 100 events in Hollywood, New York, Dubai, Singapore, Sydney, Buenos Aires, Vienna, Athens, Mumbai, London, Moscow, and Berlin.

JOSHUA HOLLANDER

JOSHUA HOLLANDER

Director of 3D Production, Pixar Animation Studios

Joshua Hollander joined Pixar Animation Studios in November 2000 as modeling coordinator on the Academy Award® winning feature, “Finding Nemo.” After a year in this role, he moved on to manage Pixar’s first character department, also for “Finding Nemo.” Upon completion of his work in the character department, Hollander went on to work in Image Mastering as the Camera Manager for “Finding Nemo” and another Academy Award winning film, “The Incredibles.”

DR. MARIA LANTIN

DR. MARIA LANTIN

Director of Research, Emily Carr University of Art + Design

Dr. Maria Lantin has been playing with stereoscopic 3D images and applications (both creative and applied) since 2000. Starting with Mainframe Entertainment where she worked on the first IMAX stereoscopic animation that never made it to the big screen but was still amazing, to running a stereoscopic CAVE at the Banff Centre, she has been experimenting with S3D in many forms.

MARK LASOFF

MARK LASOFF

Visual Effects Supervisor

Mark is an Academy Award–winning digital and visual effects supervisor. His work has appeared in numerous blockbusters such as Avatar, Titanic and Apollo 13.

ROBERT NEUMAN

ROBERT NEUMAN

Stereographic Supervisor, Disney Animation Studios

Robert Neuman is the Stereoscopic Department Head for Walt Disney Animation Studios. He recently finished work on “Wreck-it Ralph” and is currently supervising on their upcoming feature, “Big Hero 6″, and the 3D re-release of Disney’s hand drawn classic, “The Little Mermaid”.

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