Talks

List of Invited Presentations

The Impact of Online Self-publishing on Film Heritage
22nd International Conference on Virtual Systems & Multimedia – VSMM 2016, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, October 2016
Panel Speaker in session Treasuring Human Experiences in Virtual Systems and Media

Visual Effects – From Student to Hollywood Films
Step Up Multimedia Conference, Manila, Philippines, September 2016
International conference speaker. Showcasing and discussing the processes and strategies involved in creating student and Hollywood film Visual Effects

The Influence of Digital Visual Effects on Narrative Structure in Film-Making
Keynote speaker at the international Symposium “Narrative Structure and Visual Development” at the Stuttgart International Festival of Animated Film, Germany, April 2016

The Art of Visual Effects
Albert Laurence School of Communication Arts, Assumption University Bangkok, November 2015
Invited artist presentation, case studies of creative and research work on visual effects with an emphasis on academic teaching in the field of visual effects

The Imaginary Visual Effects of Hugo
Nanyang Polytechnic, Singapore, November 2015
Invited artist presentation, showcasing project work on the visual effects of the feature film Hugo

Pecha Kutcha
CCA Center for Contemporary Art Singapore, Singapore, October 2015
Invited artist presentation, showcasing project work in a fast pace “Pecha Kutcha – 6 minutes 40 seconds” presentation
The fourth in a series of informal creative exchanges, this forum aims to encourage dialogue around shared research interests among ADM faculty and NTU CCA Singapore Artists and Curators-in-Residence and Research Affiliates, with a focus on overlaps between creative practices

The Role of Color in Visual Effects
International Symposium “Color in Animation, Comics and Literature” at the Stuttgart International Festival of Animated Film, Germany, May 2015
Keynote speaker. The talk negotiated the aesthetic role of color in Visual Effects and its execution in production

The Stereoscopic Visual Effects of Hugo
International Symposium/Workshop, “The Art of 3D Stereo Media”, Singapore April 2015
International conference speaker, discussing the processes involved in creating the academy award winning visual effects of Martin Scorsese’s Hugo and the aspect of 3D stereoscopy. This three-day symposium was organized by Center for Liberal Arts and Social Science (CLASS) and NTU – School of Art, Design and Media (ADM)

Visual Effects: The Processes and Strategies
Industry workshop at Image Unit Postproduction Facilities, Shanghai, October 2014
Invited artist presentation. The talk focused on the production processes and strategies involved in successfully creating visual effects in a team environment

Visual Effects: The Processes and Strategies
ADM Research Lecture Series, Singapore, April 2014
Invited research presentation. As part of the presentation, the project People’s Car Project was examined to understand the production processes involved

The Imaginary Visual Effects of Hugo
Graphika Manila, Conference on Creativity, Philippines, February 2013
International conference speaker. From pre-production to final visual effects shot, the processes involved in creating the academy award winning visual effects of the feature film Hugo

The Imaginary Visual Effects of Hugo
Siggraph Asia, Singapore, November 2012
International conference speaker. The processes involved in creating the academy award winning visual effects of Martin Scorsese’s Hugo

Hugo: Academy Award Winning Visual Effects
UME Cinema – Hugo event screening, Shanghai, May 2012

Hugo: Academy Award Winning Visual Effects
IFC Cinema – Hugo event screening, Hong Kong, March 2012

The Processes and Strategies of Creating Visual Effects for „The Gustoff“
PXM Workshop, Beijing, 2011
Invited workshop presentation. Presentation of the feature film visual effects of “The Gustloff”

2030, Xing – Creating Visual Effects for General Motors World Expo pavilion
World Expo Shanghai, special screening, Shanghai, 2010
Presentation of the processes involved in creating visual effects for the General Motors World Expo pavilion main shows film

The Visual Effects Pre-Production of Roland Emmerich’s 2012
UME Cinema – “2012” event screening, Shanghai, 2009

The Processes and Strategies of Creating Visual Effects for „Volcano“
FMX – Conference on Animation, Effects, Games and Transmedia, Stuttgart, May 2009
International conference speaker. From pre-production to final visual effects shot, the processes involved in creating the visual effects of the feature film Volcano

The Processes and Strategies of Creating Visual Effects for „The Gustoff“
Berlinale – company event screening, Berlin, February 2009
Invited  workshop presentation of the feature film visual effects of “The Gustloff”

Going to Jerusalem
Artneuland gallery, Berlin, 2006
Invited artist presentation

COMIQS, Virtuguide 360 degree video
Frauenhofer Institute – St. Augustin, 2001
Invited artist presentation, presenting the outcome of the research project “COMIQS”, a project funded by the European Commission in cooperation with France Telecom, Telecom Italia, Philips and more

COMIQS, Virtuguide 360 degree video
FMX – Conference on Animation, Effects, Games and Transmedia, 2001
Invited artist presentation, presenting the outcome of the EC funded research project “COMIQS”