- Wednesday, Apr. 29, 2015
Ron Frankel, Creative Director & Founder of Proof Inc., one of the film industry's leading visualization houses, will present a session entitled "All About the Viz - Recent Work and Developments from Proof," on May 7, from 2-3 PM, during the 2015 FMX Conference in Germany.
Frankel will demonstrate the latest and greatest work from the talented artists at Proof. From the inter-galactic previs and postvis animations of "Guardians of the Galaxy" to the comedic digital stylings of "Night at the Museum: The Secret of the Tomb," Frankel will offer attendees a sneak peak into the inner workings of the pre and post vis industry. He may also surprise attendees with a special insider's glimpse into one of this year's biggest "making of" stories. For more information on this session, please see: http://www.fmx.de/program2015/event/5859
About FMX 2015
Considered Europe's most influential conference for digital entertainment, the FMX 2015 event, which will be held in Stuttgart, Germany, May 5-8, is an annual, international conference on Animation, Visual Effects, Games and Transmedia. This year's FMX will present how virtual realities and immersive technologies are revolutionizing production, storytelling and content viewing. Pioneers and innovators from all branches of the industry will discuss the latest trends. FMX is held in cooperation with the Visual Effects Society, ACM SIGGRAPH, 5D Institute, and Eurographics. Please see: http://www.fmx.de/home/
About RON FRANKEL
Ron Frankel founded Proof, Inc., in 2002 to advance the use of previsualization in feature film production. His goal then, as now, is to leverage cutting edge technology to foster better communication and creative decision-making. His most recent work employs augmented reality techniques to create live in-camera visualizations. In addition to his work on feature films, Frankel has used previs to problem solve large-scale architectural installations, to help create immersive environments and to aid in the design and planning for virtual reality productions. Recent collaborators include David Yates, Joe Wright, James Gunn, James Wan, and Justin Lin.
Frankel has a Bachelor's degree in Philosophy from Bowdoin College and a Masters of Architecture from MIT. He is a founding member of the Previsualization Society, the Virtual Production Committee and 5D: The Future of Immersive Design. His work has been published in Cinefex, VFX World, American Cinematographer, The Los Angeles Times and The New York Times. Frankel is a Lecturer at the UCLA School of Architecture and Urban Design where he teaches a course on visualization.
About PROOF INC.
Founded in 2002 in Los Angeles by Ron Frankel, with additional offices in London and Sydney, Proof Inc. is one Hollywood's leading providers of high-quality visualization services for the feature film and live entertainment industries. Proof's recent projects have included "Furious 7," "Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb," Marvel's "Guardians of the Galaxy," "Captain America: The Winter Soldier," "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire," "Man of Steel," "The Amazing Spider-Man" and "The Hunger Games," to name just a few. Upcoming Proof projects include "Pan," "Tarzan 3D," "San Andreas: 3D" and "Gods of Egypt."
From the start of development through to delivery, the talented digital artists of Proof help filmmakers tell their stories and realize their visions. Whether a major studio feature film, a large-scale architectural installation, a TV commercial, or a live concert, Proof's unique blend of visual artistry and technical expertise ensures that the company's work on any project is as accurate as it is evocative. Proof specializes in four areas of creative services: Previs, Virtual Production, Postvis and Event Visualization.
Proof's Headquarters Office is located at 5150 Wilshire Blvd., Suite # 300, LA, CA, 90036. The phone is 323/465-6930 and the website is www.proof-inc.com