Behind the Scenes of Pixar’s Coco – March 8 @ OMSI

VFX/PDX and OMSI are teaming to bring you a can’t miss night of Reel Science, taking us behind the scenes of Pixar’s Coco. Sponsored by SideFX, Pixar Animation Studios FX Supervisor Michael O’Brien and FX Lead Keith Klohn will be live in-person, navigating us through the challenges met during production. Pixar’s workflow and innovation will […]

VFX/PDX Resolve Workshop, 6/21 @ Ai

Part of VFX/PDX’s continuing workshop series aimed at keeping Portland up to date on the latest and greatest when it comes to post production, we bring you a special evening with Davinci Resolve 14. Dave Jahns (Joint) and Blackmagic Design bring you a hands-on look at what’s new with Davinci Resolve 14. Blackmagic continues to expand […]

VFX Roundtable At Portland Film Fest!

A great afternoon is shaping up for local visual effects and animation artists + fans.  Join us for a roundtable style discussion of the current state of visual effects filmmaking!  Welcome three VFX Supervisors well known throughout the industry:  3 time Oscar winner Jim Rygiel (Lord of the Rings, Godzilla), Sue Rowe (The Maze Runner, […]

Next VFX/PDX Meeting – LAIKA and SideFX Houdini! June 22

The role of “FX Artist” working on a film is a fun one indeed.  FX Artists are tasked with creating dynamics and particle animations that create flashy effects like explosions, psunami level tidal waves, smoke, buildings crumbling, and other such epic imagery that make summer blockbusters all the more fun. We’ll have 3 such individuals […]

VFX/PDX User Group Meeting – Short Film Saturday! w/Lessons Learned + Proximity & More!

The Portland area visual effects and animation user group, VFX/PDX, has a special program on tap for the upcoming user group meeting on November 15th.  A little something called “Short Film Saturday!”  It’s been a prolific year for eye-popping short films in the area, and this show promises an in-depth look behind the scenes at […]

3D Artist Scott Robertson Presenting Modo+Mari – April 18th!

3DPDX, VFX/PDX and PAMUG present an evening with concept artist Scott Robertson.  Scott is renowned for his product design work and contribution to films such as Minority Report.  He’ll be coming up to show us his recent work and demo the power of The Foundry’s Modo and Mari 3D software. Food + drink will be […]

Next VFX/PDX Meeting – Thursday, September 20th

The Portland area visual effects user group – VFX/PDX – is pulling together their next meeting and intend to wrap up summer with a bang! The talented and hard working artists & filmmakers from Hinge Digital are headlining this meeting, giving an in depth demo and breakdowns from their most ambitious project yet:  a commercial campaign and character design […]