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ACM SIGGRAPH June Meeting to Discuss VFX of IMAX Film “Walking on the Moon”



for the GIANT season finale as they discuss some of the very unique visual effects in the IMAX movie “Magnificent Desolation: Walking on the Moon,” the movie that was awarded Best Visual Effects in a Special Venue Project this year by the Visual Effects Society.

Hear Tim Sassoon and Johnathan Banta of Sassoon Film Design present some of their work from the movie with moderator Marty Shindler. Craig Barron of Matte World Digital will present work on the IMAX movie MacGillivray Freeman’s “Greece: Secrets of the

Past.” Myles Connolly, Editor on “Wired to Win: Surviving the Tour de France,” will discuss the unique computer graphics aspects of that movie.


IMAX Theater / Universal CityWalk

100 Universal City Plaza Universal City, CA 91608


Tuesday, June 13, 2006

6:30-7:30 P.M.

Social Hour – Appetizers & “No-Host” Cash Bar at Karl Strauss Brewing Company AT Universal CityWalk

7:30-8:00 P.M.

Announcements and short presentation on SIGGRAPH 2006 at the IMAX theater

8:00-10:00 P.M.

Speakers Presentation & screening of “Magnificent Desolation” in IMAX 3D!

MEMBERSHIP / FEES: The event is free to current LA SIGGRAPH members and $ 35 for those who choose to join at the event, (checks or cash only). Anyone can join LA SIGGRAPH and LA SIGGRAPH encourages new members. There is a $ 15.00 Registration Fee for all walk-in attendees.