7 reasons you can’t miss Vertex

If you haven’t heard already, we’re now just one month away from the debut of our CG event Vertex. You really can’t afford to miss it and here’s why…

01. Chris Nichols will explore the creation of digital humans

With the rise of digital humans in mediums such as film, what role will this type of CG play in the future? Chaos Group Labs director Chris Nichols will take an in-depth look at CG Labs’ Wikihumans project and what they have learnt along the way.

02. Digital Domain founder Scott Ross will discuss the effects of Brexit on the London VFX industry

VFX veteran Scott Ross will speak to 3D World editor Rob Redman about the state of the industry in Soho and what the future holds for the workforce and the economy after Brexit. The discussion will take the form of a fireside talk and if you’re currently working in the VFX industry or aspiring to be, this talk is an essential listen.

03. Explore new ways of working with our workshops

The best way to get your skills up to scratch is by attending one of our expert masterclass workshops, from the likes of The Mill’s Adam Dewhirst to VR extraordinaire Glen Southern and the VFX geniuses at Saddington Baynes.

04. Get inspired at our Expo area

You’ll be able to discover and even try out new tech and software in our Expo area in the East Hall. The latest advancements will be on show so make sure you give them a go!

05. Allegorithmic CEO Dr Sebastien Deguy will bring Substance to Vertex

Artists working in the videogames industry are no stranger to the Substance suite of tools, but the VFX industry is being shaken up by the texturing software too! In his talk, Dr Deguy will discuss how tools like Substance and others are empowering today’s artists.

06. Boost your career prospects

Whether it’s our recruitment fair, networking event, Portfolio Review sessions or Ask An Artist spot, there are countless ways for you to upgrade your employability at Vertex. You’ll meet experts from Creative Assembly, RARE, Framestore, MPC, Double Negative and more, helping you to get your next job, troubleshoot your skills and make your portfolio even better.

07. It’s the first time 3D Artist and 3D World are working together

That’s right, it’s the first time that our two sister magazines will be working in tandem to bring you the best event we can. We’re super excited and we can’t wait to see you there! Get your tickets now!

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