IBC 2012 is now over… but there's still lots to see here on AREA. If you missed any of the content streamed live during the show, be sure to check out the "on-demand" material below.

Claudio Antonelli

Sebastian Göehs

Jason Farrow

Brett Richards

Giles Cheetham

Flame is turning 20! Join us Saturday, September 8, 2012 for a special after-hours celebration at IBC 2012 in Amsterdam. We'll celebrate 20 years of ground-breaking visual effects and peek into the future of Autodesk® Flame® software in post-production.
Saturday, September 8, 2012
6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. CEST
Autodesk Booth # 7-D25
RAI Expo Center
Europaplein 22
Amsterdam, NL 1078 GZ

The presentations will be followed by a cocktail reception.


If you can't join us in person, make sure to tune in here to view the live streaming of the event (September 8 @ 6 p.m. CEST / 9 a.m. PST), or watch the recorded event on-demand after IBC.

Also check out the Flame 20th Anniversary site to revisit some of the most memorable product developments, celebrate visual effects projects for film and television that Flame has helped bring to life, and share your memories of a visual effects software that's been setting the standard for the last twenty years - and counting!
Autodesk University 2012 - User Conference and Exhibition
Attend classes covering everything from the basics of concept design to advanced visual effects, keynotes, product demonstrations, exhibits, and networking events. AU is the ideal place for artists and enthusiasts to push their boundaries, learn from industry veterans, and hear about Autodesk digital entertainment solutions.
Join your peers from around the world, November 27-29, 2012 in Las Vegas
Welcome to Autodesk's Virtual IBC Press Room preshow page. During IBC, you will be able access all of the resources available to journalists attending the conference.
We're excited to welcome the Socialcam team to Autodesk, bringing the #1 mobile video app to our creative customers. Check out what some of our booth staff members did with Socialcam, when they used it for the first time. Click on the socialcam icon for the list of videos to start playing
Kevin Baillie , co-founder and VFX supervisor at Atomic Fiction, talks about what it takes to succeed as a small studio, rendering in the cloud, and using Autodesk® Entertainment Creation Suites® in production for high-profile, feature films. For more information about the Entertainment Creation Suites go to Entertainment Creation Suites and download the free trial .

Autodesk Smoke in Daily Business

Claudio will show a spot that was produced from scratch at Sinneszellen and break down 2 of the scenes and show how they can be composited in Smoke 2013.

'Superstar' Trailer for ITV

I will be taking the audience through the techniques and Autodesk Flame Premium tools I used to create the Visual Effects for the 'Superstar' spot for ITV. This will show the audience the powerful toolset of Flame Premium in creative finishing of high quality Broadcast spots.

Claudio Antonelli 3D & Compositing Artist at Sinneszellen

Claudio is a 3D & compositing artist at Sinneszellen. You'll find Claudio in the Compositing/Finishing Suite doing daily work as well supervised sessions with the client or creating some fancy 3d work. Sometimes you'll find him somewhere on a movie set operating any Digital Motion Picture Camera. Also he prefers to be on the set to check what he has to fix in the post.

Jason Farrow Senior VFX Artist/Supervisor at ENVY Post production

Jason has been working in TV Post Production for over 20 years. He specializes in Creative Visual Effects for Commercials and Broadcast On Air Trailers. He has worked for Envy Post Production for 6 years and is a founding investor in the business too.

Sebastian Göhs Colorist at CinePostproduction Berlin

I'm a senior colorist with CinePostproduction GmbH Geyer Berlin, one of the largest and longest established film laboratories in Europe. I was one of the first at Geyer, who had the opportunity to work on Autodesk Lustre. I'm now training other colorists on the platform. I've started out in 2002 in film and video editing, with experience on platforms like Autodesk Smoke, Flame and Combustion. To date, I'm working on several film and TV features, music videos, short films, video installations and commercials.

Brett Richards from Brokendoll

Brett grew up in the countryside outside of Adelaide in Australia. Much later he graduated from Flinders University with a combined degree in Film and Philosophy and most of a Law degree. From there it was a hop skip and a jump into the exciting world of Visual FX for Features and commercials. Fast forward to 2011 and Brett has been in Sweden for almost 12 years. His days are now spent finding new and exciting ways to tell stories with a seamless mix of high-end post and in camera realism. A nautral born control freak Brett often finishes his own spots but never over cooks them. Brett has directed the animated TV series Myggan on Kanal 5, commercials for agencies such as DDB, Draft FCB, Grey Worldwide, and Channel Packages for TV stations including TV 4 Fakta, Kanal 5, SVT, TV3 Viasat and TV1000. He has won multiple international awards for his work.

Giles CheethamFlame Artist at Electric Theatre Collective

Giles has been a senior Flame artist and VFX supervisor for 11 years, the last 8 of these were at the The Mill and during this time he has worked on numerous high profile commercials such as:

  • Activision 'Wolverine' with Rupert Sanders;
  • Lexus 'Hello Someday' directed by Pleix;
  • PS3 'Murals' directed by Filip Engstrom; and the 2011 campaign for Old Spice entitled 'Jungle' directed by Tim Godsell.
  • Danny Kleinman on VW "Moonlighting" & "Dreamteam"
  • Guy Ritchie on Nike 'The Next Level' (Cannes Gold Lion winner)
  • Fredrik Bond on Axe 'Billions' (produced by MJZ)
  • Walter Stern who worked with Giles on Johnnie Walker 'Crossroads' Giles also worked with Lynn Fox as Lead Flame Artist on:
  • Guinness 'Best Mates',
  • Dutch Bank 'Butterfly';
  • The BTAA award winner for Audi entitled 'Lines'.