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Australian VFX studio will be recruiting artists for upcoming projects and discussing its work on “X-Men: Days of Future Past”.
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Australian VFX studio will be recruiting artists for upcoming projects and discussing its work on “X-Men: Days of Future Past”.

Adelaide, South Australia—Rising Sun Pictures is sending a team of representatives to SIGGRAPH 2014 to discuss its work on the recent film X-Men: Days of Future Past and to recruit artists for future projects including Gods of Egypt, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Parts 1 & 2, Deadline Gallipoli, Pan & Tarzan. The 41st International Conference and Exhibition on Computer Graphics and Interactive Technologies, SIGGRAPH 2014 takes place 10-14 August in Vancouver, British Columbia.

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RSP will be an active participant in the SIGGRAPH Job Fair (Booth 4). Recruitment leads Marcus Wells and Sara Henschke, and director of production technology Kevin Campbell will conduct interviews across all disciplines. The studio currently has a wide range of open positions, including supervisors, trackers and match-movers, environment artists, shader writers, mid- and senior-level compositors, lighters (Mantra) and Houdini effects specialists. The Job Fair runs Tuesday, 12 August, 9:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Wednesday, 13 August, 9:30 am- 3:30 p.m.; and Thursday, 14 August, 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Additionally, RSP’s DFX Supervisor Adam Paschke will take part in a Production Session titled Twentieth Century Fox Presents the Visual Effects of ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’. He will discuss the creative and technical challenges for the studio in creating the time-bending Quicksilver Pentagon Kitchen sequence for the film.   Other panelists will include Benoit Dubuc, Animation Supervisor, MPC; and Lou Pecora, VFX Supervisor, Digital Domain. The session takes place at the Vancouver Convention Centre, West Building, Ballroom C/D on Thursday, 14 August from 3:45 - 5:15 p.m.

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Rising Sun Pictures at the SIGGRAPH 2014 Job Fair

Where: West Building, Exhibit Hall B, Booth 4

When: Tuesday, 12 August, 9:30 am - 6 pm; Wednesday, 13 August, 9:30 am - 6 pm; Thursday, 14 August, 9:30 am - 3:30 pm

Twentieth Century Fox Presents the Visual Effects of ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’

Production Session

Panelists:Adam Paschke, Rising Sun Pictures; Benoit Dubuc, Animation Supervisor, MPC; Lou Pecora, VFX Supervisor, Digital Domain

Where: Vancouver Convention Centre, West Building, Ballroom C/D 

When:  Thursday, 14 August from 3:45 - 5:15 p.m.

About Rising Sun Pictures:

Rising Sun Pictures are a passionate team of producers, artists and technicians, known globally for delivering complex visual effects on high profile feature film and television projects. Our clients are inspired by the creative and technical solutions we deliver, and our team is integral in providing a truly collaborative experience. RSP’s recent film credits include X-Men: Days of Future Past, Gravity, The Seventh Son, The Wolverine, The Great Gatsby, The Hunger Games, Prometheus, Journey 2: The Mysterious Island, Green Lantern and the final five Harry Potter films.   
More Info at http://www.rsp.com.au

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