BEYOND
THE SCREEN

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

David Morin, Chairman, Joint Technology Subcommittee on Virtual Production

David is chairman of the Joint Technology Subcommittee on Virtual Production, a joint effort of six Hollywood-based organizations: the American Society of Cinematographers (ASC), the Art Director's Guild (ADG), the Visual Effects Society (VES), the Previsualization Society, the Producers Guild of America (PGA), and the International Cinematographers Guild (ICG). He is a past co-chair of the "ASC-ADG-VES Joint Technology Subcommittee on Previsualization", a committee that helped define the role of previsualization in the film industry, and he just started a new ASC-ICG joint subcommittee on virtual reality, to study VR from the cinematographers point of view. David also organized the first “Academy Summit on Open Source Software” on behalf of the Science and Technology Council of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. David earned a B.Sc.A. in computer science from Laval University (Quebec City, Canada) and has participated in the development of motion capture and 3D software at companies such as Softimage, Microsoft, Avid Technology and Autodesk. Today he is president of David Morin, LLC, a diversified consultancy specializing in immersive production, working with such clients as the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, Arri Inc., Autodesk and others. He works from his base in Los Angeles, California.

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).