The list goes on: some 280 speakers will take part in more than 160 talks. To explore the full program and find out how to register, head to View Conference’s website.
Italy’s View Conference has finalized its program ahead of its 22nd edition, which starts on Sunday.
This year sees the long-running animation, vfx, and computer graphics conference hold its first hybrid edition, following last year’s all-virtual event. The bulk of the talks and presentations will be online, but some will be held onsite in Turin. Access is free for registrants — but for livestreams only (on-demand access costs extra).
View has built a reputation over two decades for drawing big names from a wide range of disciplines: animation and vfx, but also vr, video games, music, and academia. This year is no exception. Here are some of the speakers on the animation and vfx sides:

  • Mike Rianda, director and co-writer of The Mitchells vs. the Machines, and producers Phil Lord and Chris Miller
  • Tom McGrath, director of The Boss Baby: Family Business
  • Jorge Gutiérrez, director of Maya and the Three
  • Kirk DeMicco, director and co-writer of Vivo
  • Enrico Casarosa, director of Luca
  • Jennifer Yuh Nelson, supervising director of Love, Death & Robots
  • Conrad Vernon, director of The Addams Family 2
  • Patrick Imbert, director, Summit of the Gods
  • Elaine Bogan, director of Spirit: Untamed
  • Dan Ojari and Mikey Please, co-writers and directors of Robin Robin, and producer Sarah Cox
  • Dean DeBlois, director and co-writer, How to Train Your Dragon trilogy
  • Sheena Duggal, vfx supervisor of Venom: Let There Be Carnage
  • Sean Walker, vfx supervisor of Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings

Disney’s Encanto will be the subject of a virtual presentation on October 22, the last day of the conference. Director Byron Howard, production designer Ian Gooding, and assistant production designer Lorelay Bové will talk about the Colombia-set musical, which is due to come out in theaters on November 24.

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