Pixar director is featured speaker at VIEW 2011 Turin, Italy

        Category: Blog Events | Article posted on: August 6, 2011

VIEW Conference is Italy’s most important event on Computer Graphics, Interactive Techniques, Digital Cinema, 3D Animation, Gaming and VFX. This year the dates are 25 – 28 Oct 2011. VIEW Conference is followed by the VIEWFest Digital Movie Festival.

Sharon Calahan, the Pixar Director of Photography who created the look of Ratatouille and has just finished work on Cars 2, will present lighting design at VIEW 2011.

Sharon Calahan

Sharon joined Pixar Animation Studios in 1994 as lighting supervisor on the studio’s first feature film, Toy Story. She then served as director of photography on A bug’s Life, Toy Story 2, Finding Nemo, Ratatouille and Cars 2. Sharon knew at the age of three that she wanted to be an artist for Disney. She went on to study graphic design, illustration and photography. Following art school, she began her career as an art director for broadcast television and video production. Prior to joining Pixar, she was a lighting director at Pacific Data Images completing commercial work, longer format television and graphics packages.

More info from: www.viewconference.it