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7 Reasons you can’t miss Vertex!

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Carrie Mok

There’s plenty to see and get involved in at our debut CG event Vertex!

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 on the secrets of creating digital humans
With the rise of digital humans in mediums such as film, what role with 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’ve learnt along the way.

02. Digital Domain founder Scott Ross will discuss the effect 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. The discussion will take the place 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 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, try out and even discover new tech and software in our Expo area in the East Hall. The latest advancements will be on show so make sure you give it 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, Portfolio Review sessions, Ask An Artist spot or networking event, 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 so we can’t wait to see you there! Get your tickets now!