Aug 3, 2018




SIGGRAPH is right around the corner and we have lots planned for the week! Here's a round-up of all the places you can find us:



Come by and speak with one of our experts about the latest in review, production tracking, and pipeline tools in Shotgun. We will be at demoing Shotgun on the booth all day, every day of the show.



Join us for a day of classes on how to develop for Shotgun. Learn how to use Shotgun’s advanced features to automate common tasks and make tool development easier.


Date: Monday, August 13, 2018

Time: 9AM-4:30PM

Location: Room 223, Vancouver Convention Center


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Two days of studio-driven presentations and deep dives will explore the workflows and mastery behind the year’s biggest blockbusters, the latest industry trends, and vision for the future. Here's a taster of just some of the sessions involving Shotgun clients:


Discussion Panel | Multi-Studio Workflows in the Golden Age of VFX

Tuesday, August 14, 11:15AM

The success and consumer adoption of streaming services has heralded the second Golden Age of VFX. Join a panel of experts including Rei Sparks (A Series of Unfortunate Events, Netflix), Chris van Dyck (Founder, CVD VFX), and James Hattin (Founder, VFX Legion), as they discuss what this means for content creation and distribution today, and the opportunities and challenges that come with leveraging the cloud to meet growing demand.


EA | Madden NFL Longshot Chapter 2

Wednesday, August 15, 10:30AM

EA Sports’ Art/Animation Director Tony Stanley and CG Supervisor Kevin Noone will speak about how the studio creates and manages hundreds of elements ranging from touchdown celebrations to first down reactions for Madden Longshot Story Mode. With teams dispersed across the U.S., Canada, and China, Shotgun helps everyone stay up to date and facilitates a 24-hour studio with continual notes and updates being passed around the world in real time.


Netflix | Client-side Production Integration of Shotgun for A Series of Unfortunate Events

Wednesday, August 15, 2:30PM

Netflix VFX Producer Rei Sparks and VFX Editor Steve Rhee will discuss how they utilized Shotgun’s Desktop Integration as their primary source of data management to wrangle Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events - a miniseries with over 2900 VFX shots. With VFX houses in India, Nepal, Sweden, the U.S., and Canada, Shotgun helped efficiently organize all set and vendor data in real time and with minimal staffing.


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The Pipeline Awards are back again this year to honor outstanding tools and individuals that make pipelines more manageable for studios of all sizes. Meet us in Room 224 at the convention center to toast this year's winners!


Date: Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Time: 5-6PM

Location: Room 224, Vancouver Convention Center