The Pipeline Conference schedule is interleaved with that of DigiPro and is spanned over three days (August 11 through 13).
Note 1: All times are in PDT (Pacific Daylight Time)
Note 2: All of “The Pipeline Conference” videos will be recorded live and made available on Whova for a month after the conference ends.
Tuesday, Aug 11, 2020
8/11 10:30 – 11:30 PDT : Virtual Coffee in High Fidelity
8/11 11:30 – 11:40 PDT : Welcome to TPC 2020 & DigiPro 2020
Virtual VFX: Going Cloud Native
8/11 11:40 – 12:20 PDTThis panel will answer the following questions: what are the problems I will face when moving to the cloud, how can they be solved, what will be the benefits?
8/11 12:20 – 13:00 PDT : [DigiPro] Hair Effects in Trolls World Tour
8/11 13:00 – 13:40 PDT : [DigiPro] Making a short film Automaton
8/11 13:40 – 14:00 PDT: Break
Keynote: Smithsonian Open Source 3D Pipeline
8/11 14:00 – 15:00 PDTThe Smithsonian is developing a suite of open source tools to produce, manage, and deliver 3D assets from the Institution’s collections at an ambitious scale. The beta versions of these tools are being released to the GLAM community as an open source project.
All of these tools are being made freely available to other museums, learning institutions, and commercial entities worldwide, including our new 3D viewing platform and authoring tool, specifically developed for museums and educators. Along with a web-based API for delivering 3D content, we see these tools as a way to democratize the 3D assets that represent our collection across any number of platforms.
8/11 15:00 – 16:00 PDT : Virtual Reception
USD in Practice
8/11 15:00 – 15:40 PDTHow do you get started with USD? What are common pitfalls and best practices? Our panelists will be sharing their USD expertise on the issues they encountered, how they solved them, and how you can learn from their mistakes and successes.
Wednesday, Aug 12, 2020
8/12 10:30 – 11:30 PDT : Virtual Coffee in High Fidelity
8/12 11:30 – 11:40 PDT : Introduction
8/12 11:40 – 12:20 PDT : [DigiPro] SAUCE – Asset Libraries of the Future
The Motion Picture Industry and Open Source Software: GStreamer as an Alternative
8/12 12:20 – 13:00 PDTThis talk will explain how and why GStreamer, the multimedia frame- work that powers most TV screens and set top boxes in the world and is at the core of leading Deep learning frameworks such as the nvidia DeepStream SDK, could be leveraged in the motion picture industry to allow faster innovation and solve issues by reusing all the multi-platform infrastructure the community has to offer.
8/12 13:00 – 13:40 PDT : [DigiPro] The ASWF takes OpenColorIO to the Next Level
8/12 13:40 – 14:00 PDT : Break
8/12 14:00 – 15:00 PDT : [DigiPro Keynote] VFX of Mandalorian
8/12 15:00 – 16:00 PDT : Virtual Reception
Thursday, Aug 13, 2020
8/13 10:30 – 11:30 PDT : Virtual Coffee in High Fidelity
8/13 11:30 – 11:40 PDT : Introduction
8/13 11:40 – 12:40 PDT : [Digi Pro] Star Wars: A Crowd Asset Story
8/13 12:20 – 13:00 PDT : [Digi Pro] FaceLab: Scalable Facial Performance Capture for Visual Effects
Data Analytics, Automations and Workflows
8/13 13:00 – 13:40 PDTData analytics, automations and API driven worklfows for content creation: what are the roles of automations in modern media pipelines, which tools are involved, and how can data analytics help?
8/13 13:40 – 14:00 PDT : Break
8/13 14:00 – 14:30 PDTJoin us for the 7th annual Pipeline Awards, where we recognize the hard work people have done to advance pipelines and pipeline related technologies.
8/13 14:30 – 15:00 PDT : Concluding Remarks
8/13 15:00 – 16:00 PDT : Virtual Reception