Aug 04, 2021 at 03:13 pm by Press Release

AWS at SIGGRAPH 2021 featured speakers

With AWS, artists can spend more time creating from almost anywhere, reduce rendering time, and experience nearly limitless scale. Join AWS at (virtual) SIGGRAPH 2021 to hear from experts in entertainment technology on how they’re adapting workflows to tackle today’s challenges and meet increased demand for high-fidelity content.

Register here for a free code from AWS and enjoy complimentary access to SIGGRAPH 2021 content, plus discounts on pass upgrades.

AWS sessions at SIGGRAPH 2021 will be held Wednesday, August 11, 2021, and kick off at 8am PST with Featured Speaker Session “Through the looking glass: the next reality for content production.” Hosted by AWS CTO of Media & Entertainment Eric Iverson, the presentation includes:
— Prem Akkaraju, CEO, Weta Digital
— Rahul Dani, Director of Engineering, Netflix
— Rex Grignon, Director of Nimble Studio GTM, AWS
— Haley Kannall, CG Supervisor, AWS
— Robert Keske, SVP Technology, Company 3
— David Morin, Industry Manager, Epic Games
— Ken Nakada, Virtual Production Supervisor for Prime Video, Amazon Studios
— Laura Teclemariam, Director of Product, Animation, Netflix

AWS breakout sessions on Wednesday, August 11, 2021 include:

The future of visual effects with Powerhouse VFX
9:30AM PST

Pushing innovation and accessibility with real-time and the cloud, real-time production panel featuring Amazon Studios, Epic Games, and Preymaker
10:00AM PST

The camera always lies: Our change from a physical to virtual studio with Lexhag
10:30AM PST

The making of the animated short ‘Spanner’ featuring AWS in-house creative team
1:00PM PST

Content creation under a new creative paradigm: From on premises to cloud with Taylor James
1:30PM PST

Deep dive: Introducing Amazon Nimble Studio
2:00PM PST

Tune into AWS at SIGGRAPH 2021 to learn how to accelerate migration to the cloud, and get started with virtual workstations, rendering, and storage workloads on AWS.

For free registration, complete session details, information on AWS Partner demos, and more, visit

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