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11.27.2020 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm UTC+13 | Event

VES NZ Teq Talks Presents: Virtual Production in Unreal Engine

About the Speaker:

Shawn Dunn has been involved in the 3D industry for 27 years. During that time he spent 5 years at Alias|Wavefront on the software side of the business and 13 years at Weta Digital on both the art and technical side, which have given him a unique perspective on how technology serves the creative and artistic process and enables him to produce consistently high quality work. Dunn has also worked as a Professor of 3D Digital Animation at Seneca and Sheridan college. From 2016 Dunn was CTO for Original Force for 3.5 years, helping improve their technological footprint, quality and capacity of work. Since October 2019 he has been a Senior Product Manager with Epic Games focusing on the Film and Television industry. Shawn has worked on over 30 feature films during this time such as Steven Spielberg’s “The BFG”, “The Jungle Book”, James Cameron’s “Avatar”, Peter Jackson’s Hobbit trilogy, “Rise of The Planet of The Apes”, “Iron Man 3”, “Man Of Steel”, “The Adventures of Tintin”, “Dawn of the Planets of the Apes”, “The Avengers”, “X-Men: First Class”, “King Kong” and one of his favourites “The Lord Of The Rings: The Return of the King”.