Chaos Group Announces V-Ray Days Lineup for SIGGRAPH 2018

Chaos Group Announces V-Ray Days Lineup for SIGGRAPH 2018

Chaos Group has announced the V-Ray Days lineup for SIGGRAPH 2018, featuring in-depth production talks on Black PantherDeadpool 2Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom and Avengers: Infinity War. In addition, Vlado Koylazov, CTO and co-founder of Chaos Group, will be presenting the latest findings in V-Ray research and development.

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FuseFX Senior VFX supervisor/head of production Jon Cowley, head of 2D Richard Greenwood and CG supervisor Mariusz Korczak will delve into the VFX of Lost in Space as part of V-Ray Days at SIGGRAPH 2018.

V-Ray Days Presentation Schedule:

Tuesday, August 14

  • “Ian Spriggs: The New Portrait,” by Ian Spriggs, 3D character artist – 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
  • “Method Studios: Blockbuster Showcase” by Chris Ryan, CG supervisor; Jim McVay, lighting supervisor & Christian Emond, CG artist/lighter – 1:15 – 3:00 p.m.
  • “FuseFX: Lost in Space – Flying Jellyfish & Alien Landscapes,” by Jon Cowley, senior VFX supervisor/head of production; Richard Greenwood, head of 2D & Mariusz Korczak, CG supervisor – 3:00 – 4:00 p.m.
  • “Aaron Sims Creative: Character Design & VFX for the Big Screen & Immersive Theater,”by Michael Pecchia, executive producer & Justin Denton, director – 4:00 – 5:00 p.m.

CG supervisor Chris Ryan, lighting supervisor Jim McVay and CG artist/lighter Christian Emond to present the Method Studios Blockbuster Showcase as part of Chaos Group’s V-Ray Days at SIGGRAPH 2018.

Wednesday, August 15

  • “RealtimeUK: Cinematic Worlds – A Holistic Overview of Creating Game Trailers,” by Stuart Bayley, art director – 10:00 – 11:00 a.m.
  • “Digital Domain: How V-Ray Conquered Avengers: Infinity War,” by Fernando Brandao, lighting & look-dev lead – 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
  • “Chaos Group: Vlado in Renderland – 2018 Edition,” by Vlado Koylazov, co-founder and head of software development – 2:00 – 3:00 p.m.
  • “ILM: Large Natural Environments Using V-Ray,” by Daniel Schmid, generalist supervisor – 3:00 – 4:00 p.m.
  • “Scanline VFX: The VFX Powering Wakanda’s Warrior Falls,” by Ioan Boieriu, CG supervisor – 4:00 – 5:00 p.m.
  • “Render Legion: Corona Renderer – Past, Present & Future,” by Ondra Karlík, CTO & main developer of Corona Renderer – 5:00 – 6:00 p.m.
    Scanline VFX CG supervisor Ioan Boieriu will discuss the VFX powering Wakanda’s Warrior Falls as part of V-Ray Days at SIGGRAPH 2018.
  • Additional SIGGRAPH presentations:
  • In addition to V-Ray Days, Chaos Group staff and developers are set to present several talks to the SIGGRAPH community, highlighting new developments in V-Ray and Corona.​
  • Realistic Rendering in Architecture and Product Visualization,” a panel featuring Jaroslav Křivánek, Ondra Karlík and Vlado Koylazov – August 14, 9:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m., Ballroom A of the East Building.
  • “Chaos Group: V-Ray Educators’ Breakfast,” featuring Albena Ivanova, education specialist & Lyudmil Vanev, CG specialist – August 14, 10:00 – 11:00 a.m., Meeting Room 8 of the East Building.
  • NVIDIA Presents: Exploring Realtime Raytracing with NVIDIA GPUs,” a panel featuring Vlado Koylazov – August 14, 2:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m., Room 220 of the West Building.
  • Bayesian Online Regression for Adaptive Direct Illumination Sampling,” featuring Petr Vevoda and Jaroslav Křivánek – August 15, 3:45 p.m. – 5:35 p.m., Ballroom C of the West Building.
  • Adaptive Environment Sampling for CPU and GPU,” featuring Asen Atanasov and Jaroslav Křivánek – August 16, 10:45 a.m. – 11:05 a.m., Ballroom A of the East Building.
  • To see Chaos Group’s full schedule including partner presentations, visit

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