The Foundry's Modo Live event comes to Gnomon


Speakers To Share Stories and Tips for Game, Animation, Automotive, VR and Design Projects; Livestream Planned for February 9

Last Updated: February 1, 2017 4:34 pm GMT
(Los Angeles, CA--February 1, 2017) On February 9, Modo users can learn from the masters at Modo Live, a free Foundry event held at the Gnomon School of Visual Effects, Games & Animation. Presentations from the six speakers will also be livestreamed, starting at 7:00 p.m. PST.

Covering the 3D content creation software from a variety of angles, Modo Live will give a wide view into how artists and designers apply Modo to their craft. Each presenter will have 20 minutes to share their work with the live audience, before fielding questions after the event. Current topics include: game environments, jewelry design, cloth and hard surface modeling for athletic gear, and an animated parrot design.

The speakers include:
  • Ed Ferrari - freelance 3D artist
  • Andres Reyes - Managing Director, Boxel Animation Studios
  • Yiris Hallal, Head of Production, Boxel Animation Studios
  • Yazan Malkosh - Managing Director, 9b Studios
  • Connor McCampbell - Environment Artist, BattleCry Studios

The Foundry’s Creative Specialist Greg Brown will also be there to showcase future technology.

Registration is open now. However space is limited, so please RSVP as soon as possible.

  • Thursday, February 9, 2017
  • 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM PST

Gnomon — School of Visual Effects, Games & Animation
1015 North Cahuenga Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90038

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About The Foundry
The Foundry designs creative software technologies used to deliver remarkable visual effects and 3D content for the design, visualisation and entertainment industries. The Foundry’s software advances the art and technology of visual experience in partnership with creative leaders across the globe. It enables clients like Pixar, Mercedes-Benz, Google, ILM, Weta Digital, Blizzard, The Moving Picture Company and Sony Pictures Imageworks to turn incredible ideas into reality by solving complex creative challenges. The company was founded in 1996 and is headquartered in London, with 300 staff based across offices in Silicon Valley, Los Angeles, Shanghai, Austin and the UK. The Foundry consistently invests in R&D to provide more efficient ways for its clients to bring visual concepts to life. In 2015, the London Stock Exchange named The Foundry one of its “1000 Companies to Inspire Britain.” It regularly features in The Sunday Times’ Tech Track as one of Britain’s fastest-growing private technology companies, most recently in 2016 when it also won the Excellence in Service Award at the International Track 200 awards. Every single film nominated for the Academy Award for Best Visual Effects in the last five years was made using The Foundry’s software. The company was acquired by HgCapital in 2015.


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