August 6, 2018

Join Unreal Enterprise at SIGGRAPH 2018!

By Ken Pimentel

It’s that time of year again! Each summer, SIGGRAPH brings together the heavy hitters of the tech industry to showcase the latest cutting edge innovation in CG, interactive visual design, VR, AR, games, animation, and more.

Join the Unreal Enterprise team at SIGGRAPH 2018 to delve into a whole new world of immersive experiences made possible through the power of Unreal Engine and Unreal Studio!

This year’s conference expo runs from August 14th to August 16th at the Vancouver Convention Center. The Unreal Enterprise team will be setup at Booth 1401 with lots of activities, presentations, and interactive demos to share. We’d love to see you there!

Here’s a quick look at what to expect:

Industry Expert Tech Talks

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On Wednesday, August 15, we’ll have a full day’s schedule of expert presentations (located in Meeting Room 16), featuring info-packed talks on a broad range of interesting topics, including:

 

  • Real-time ray tracing in Unreal Engine
  • Creating the Fortnite trailer using real-time production workflows
  • Live performance capture/motion capture
  • Virtual production-specific features in the Unreal Engine 4.20
  • And more!

 


Tech Talks will run from 9:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m., and a SIGGRAPH badge is required to attend.

Epic Theater Talks

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Curious about how our diverse user base is using Unreal Engine to blaze innovative new trails across games, product design, architectural visualization, automotive, engineering, and media & entertainment? We’ll be featuring a mix of both in-house and Enterprise customer speakers at Booth 1401 throughout the expo event. Special guests include The Mill, Third Floor, Technicolor, Zaha Hadid, Atomic Fiction and The Future Group, who will discuss their experiences with Unreal Engine 4.


Unreal Customer Mixer Event

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Enjoy an evening of shop talk, cocktails, and light refreshments on August 15th, from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. at Pinnacle Hotel Harbourfront (located at 1133 West Hastings Street, Vancouver, BC, V6E 3T3). This Unreal Enterprise customer mixer event is a perfect networking opportunity and a great chance to connect with many other creative minds in our professional user community.

*RSVP required!

Star Wars 'Reflections' Demo at Real-Time Live!
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On Tuesday, August 14th from 6 p.m. to 7:45 p.m., Epic Games, Nvidia, and ILMxLAB will present the stunning “Reflections” virtual filmmaking demonstration during Siggraph's Real-Time Live! special event. Set in the Star Wars universe, this live demo (located in the West Building, Ballroom AB) will feature recording a character performance into Unreal Engine Sequencer using virtual production and VR, and then playing back the finished scene in Unreal Engine using real-time ray tracing at 24 fps.


Meet the Epic Team

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Want to have a private one-on-one meeting with Epic? Don’t hesitate to get in touch to schedule an appointment: siggraph2018@epicgames.com

We can’t wait to see you at SIGGRAPH 2018! Be sure to check out our setup at Booth 1401 and stop by to say “Hi”!