ADVISORY

ADVISORY

Senior advisors who offer their guidance to RTC 2021.

COUNSELORS

CURATORS

FRIENDS OF RTC

Mariana Acuna Acosta
SVP Global Virtual Production and On-Set Servicers – Technicolor

Roy C. Anthony
Global Head of Research
DNEG

Girish Balakrishnan
Director of Virtual Production
Netflix

Elizabeth Baron
Enterprise Solutions Executive at Unity Technology & Chair-Elect of SIGGRAPH

Jacques Bled
CEO
Illumination Mac-Guff

Nick Cannon
CTO
Walt Disney Animation Studios

Molly Connolly
Director, Strategic Alliances & Solutions, Client Product Group
Dell Technologies

Lisa Cooke
Chair, Board of Directors
Visual Effects Society

Olivier Dauba
VP Editorial
Ubisoft

Mo Davoudian
Executive Creative Director / Executive Producer – Brain Zoo Studios

Paul Debevec
Director of Research, Creative Algorithms and Technology at Netflix

Chris DeFaria
Founder
Keylight

Erin Dusseault
Product Lead – Virtual Production
AWS

Chris Edwards
CEO
The Third Floor, Inc

Barbara Ford Grant
President – Prysm Stages, NEP Group, Inc.

Gilles Gaillard
CEO
Mikros Image

Nicolas Gaume
Executive Chairman
Orbite

Christina Heller
CEO
Metastage

Pol Jeremias-Vila
Director, Real-Time Production Tooling – Netflix | Co-Founder – Shadertoy

 

Jeff Kember
Creative Technologist – NVIDIA Director of Product Management, EBC & Omniverse

 

Connie Kennedy
Los Angeles Lab Director
Epic Games

Robert Legato
President
Ktm Productions, INC

Sandra E. Lopez
GM, CMO, Microsoft Advertising, Microsoft.

Alex McDowell
Co-Founder & Creativer Director of Experimental Design

Oliver Meiseberg
Vice President RenderMan
Pixar Animation Studios

David Morin
Industry Relations – Epic Games | Executive Director – Academy Software Foundation

Jeffrey A. Okun
Visual Effects Supervisor / VES Treasurer & VES Past Chair
VES

Tony Parisi
Metaverse Pioneer. Entrepreneur, Investor, Author, Musician, Composer

Amy Peck
Founder/CEO
EndeavorXR

Ken Perlin 
Professor of Computer Science – NYU Future Reality Lab FR

Jan Pinkava
Creative Director

David Prescott
Senior Vice President of Creative Production
DNEG Animation

Soloman Rogers
Founder/CEO Rewind & Global Director of Innovation Magnopus

Eric Roth
Executive Director
Visual Effects Society

William Sargent
CEO
Framestore

Mike Seymour
Lecturer, Researcher Digital Humans & Writer : MOTUS Lab (DDGR) USYD & fxguide co-founder

David Sproxton
CBE,  
Co-founder and Trustee – Aardman

Rick Stringfellow
Principal Art Director EA Create
Electronic Arts

Steve Sullivan
General Manager – Mixed Reality Capture Studios – Microsoft

 

Sebastian Sylwan
CTO – Film & Episodic VFX at Technicolor

Natalya Tatarchuk
Distinguished Technical Fellow & Chief Architect, Professional Artistry & Graphics Innovation
Unity Technologies

 

Alice Taylor
VP, Content Innovation & StudioLAB at The Walt Disney Studios

 

Marco Tempest
Creative Technologist
NASA
& Extended Reality Lead Consultant Accenture

 

Neil Trevett
Khronos Group President and Vice President of Developer Ecosystems at NVIDIA

Ed Ulbrich
Media and Entertainment Executive, Business Advisor / Consultant, Producer, Lecturer

 

Karl Woolley
Head of Realtime
Framestore