BEYOND
THE SCREEN

International Conference on Animation,
Effects, VR, Games and Transmedia
May 02-05, Stuttgart, Germany

Christophe Hery, Senior Scientist, Pixar Animation Studios

Christophe Hery joined Pixar in June 2010, where he holds the position of Senior Scientist. After writing new lighting models and rendering methods for Monsters University and The Blue Umbrella.  Christophe's latest work includes Finding Dory.

An alumnus of Industrial Light & Magic, Christophe previously served as a research and development lead, supporting the facility's shaders and providing rendering guidance. He was first hired by ILM in 1993 as a senior technical director. During his career at ILM, he received two Technical Achievement Awards from the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences.

FMX is funded by the Ministry of Science, Research and the Arts and the Ministry of Economic Affairs, Labour and Housing of the State of Baden-Wuerttemberg, the City of Stuttgart and the MFG Film Funding, taking place in cooperation with VES Visual Effects Society, ACM SIGGRAPH and the World Building Institute, supported by Animation Media Cluster Region Stuttgart (AMCRS), AMD, AutodeskBackstage, Epic Games and Mackevision. FMX is an event by the Filmakademie Baden-Wuerttemberg, organized by the Animationsinstitut, hosting the Animation Production Day (APD), a joint venture with the Festival of Animated Film Stuttgart (ITFS).