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Ron Frankel to Present Inside Look at Previs and Postvis Work During 2015 FMX Conference

Ron FrankelRon Frankel, creative director & founder of Proof Inc., one of the film industry’s leading visualization houses, will present a session entitled “All About the Viz—Recent Work and Developments from Proof,” on May 7, from 2-3 p.m., during the 2015 FMX Conference in Germany.

Frankel will demonstrate recent work from the talented artists at Proof. From the inter-galactic previs and postvis animations of Guardians of the Galaxy to the comedic digital stylings of Night at the Museum: The Secret of the Tomb, Frankel will offer attendees a sneak peak into the inner workings of the previs and postvis industry. He also may surprise attendees with a special insider’s glimpse into one of this year’s biggest “making of” stories. For more information on this session, please see: http://www.fmx.de/program2015/event/5859

About FMX 2015:
Considered Europe’s most influential conference for digital entertainment, the FMX 2015 event, which will be held in Stuttgart, Germany from May 5-8, is an annual, international conference on Animation, Visual Effects, Games and Transmedia. This year’s FMX will present how virtual realities and immersive technologies are revolutionizing production, storytelling, and content viewing. Pioneers and innovators from all branches of the industry will discuss the latest trends. FMX is held in cooperation with the Visual Effects Society, ACM SIGGRAPH, 5D Institute, and Eurographics.

About Ron Frankel:
Ron Frankel founded Proof, Inc., in 2002 to advance the use of previsualization in feature film production. His goal then, as now, is to leverage cutting-edge technology to foster better communication and creative decision-making. His most recent work employs augmented reality techniques to create live in-camera visualizations. In addition to his work on feature films, Frankel has used previs to problem solve large-scale architectural installations, to help create immersive environments, and to aid in the design and planning for virtual reality productions. Recent collaborators include David Yates, Joe Wright, James Gunn, James Wan, and Justin Lin.

Frankel is a founding member of the Previsualization Society, the Virtual Production Committee, and 5D: The Future of Immersive Design. He is a lecturer at the UCLA School of Architecture and Urban Design where he teaches a course on visualization.


April 29, 2015