Speaker: Rob Legato
Time: Wednesday, February 20, 6:30 – 8:30 PM
Location: Lucas Building, Room 108
Meet Academy Award-winning visual effects artist Rob Legato as he shares his perspective on the VFX industry and art form. Legato has been the driving VFX force behind some of Hollywood’s biggest films, including The Departed, Aviator, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, Cast Away, Armageddon, Titanic and Apollo 13. In 1997, he received an Oscar for Best Visual Effects for Titanic. Legato most recently created the Virtual Cinematography System that will be used on the upcoming James Cameron films Avatar and Battle Angel, as well as the new Steven Spielberg/Peter Jackson film Tintin.
Doors open to all at 6:20p.m. on a first-come, first-served basis. (Priority seating for all Animation & Digital Arts and Interactive Media division students who arrive prior to 6:15.)