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25 #SIGGRAPHcaf | #SIGGRAPH2018 The Making of Marvel Studios' "Avengers: Infinity War" Thursday, 16 August, 3:45 pm – 5:15 pm West Building, Ballroom AB Four years after the events of "Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2," the Avengers have been torn apart following the events of "Captain America: Civil War." When Thanos arrives on Earth to collect the Infinity Stones for a gauntlet that will allow him to bend reality to his will, the Avengers must join forces with the Guardians of the Galaxy to stop him. Marvel Studios, ILM, Weta Digital, and Digital Domain take SIGGRAPH audiences through their VFX journey as they created some of the movie's most heart-stopping moments. Panelists: Making the Kessel Run in Less Than 12 Parsecs – The VFX of "Solo: A Star Wars Story" Thursday, 16 August, 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm West Building, Ballroom AB Join the visual effects team as they take you behind the scenes on one of 2018's biggest films. The team will showcase the innovative shooting techniques developed for the film and the unique collaboration with Director Ron Howard that allowed this chapter in the Star Wars universe to be brought to the screen. The team will also pull back the curtain on how they took old-school methodologies and combined them with cutting-edge technologies to create the film's groundbreaking visual effects work. Panelists: Larry Cutler, VFX Supervisor Scott Peterson, Director of Interactivity and Visual Effects Kane Lee, Producer and Head of Story Baobab Studios Sarah Eagle Heart, CEO Native Americans in Philanthropy Rob Bredow, Visual Effects Supervisor, Co-Producer Patrick Tubach, Visual Effects Supervisor Greg Kegel, Visual Effects Supervisor Industrial Light & Magic Joseph Kasparian, Visual Effects Supervisor, Hybride Panelists: Dan DeLeeuw, VFX Supervisor Jen Underdahl, VFX Producer Swen Gillberg, Additional VFX Supervisor Marvel Studios Kelly Port, VFX Supervisor Digital Domain Russell Earl, VFX Supervisor Industrial Light & Magic Matt Aitken, VFX Supervisor Weta Digital

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