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London Official RenderMan User Group

November 27
The May Fair Hotel | Free | 6.30pm - 10.00pm

London Official RenderMan User Group



Event Details:

Date: Tuesday, 27th November

Doors: 6:30 PM

Event: 7:00 – 10:00 PM

Location: The May Fair Hotel


Speakers –

Philippe Leprince – Senior Field Engineer @Pixar

Jordan Thistlewood – Group Product Manager @Foundry

Eugene Riecansky – Partner & Creative Director at Rockstar Films


Pixar’s RenderMan are thrilled to invite you to the Launch of our Official London User Group.

An evening of technical talks, networking and surprises.


Pixar’s own Philippe Leprince, who will be demoing updates and new features of RenderMan 22, highlighting the substantial overall speed increase, decreased memory overhead and redesigned architecture.

Philippe will also showcase some hugely anticipated features on the horizon for upcoming releases.


The Foundry’s Jordan Thistlewood will present recent Katana development for version 3.1., with updates on the performance and UX.  

For the first time in London you will see the new Network Material shading nodes and get a glimpse of exciting future developments.


Rockstar is a multi award winning film, visual effects and animation studio, delivering the very best in moving image and post production, whether it be for tour visuals, commercials, music videos, TVC’s or online.


There will be Pixar give-aways, including 2017 Walking Teapots, Original Walking Teapots, Hats, Badges and Art books … more on this on the night. …More on this on the night.


Special thanks to the Foundry as our Networking/ Refreshment sponsors, we will be adjourning to a bar after our talks, for some networking, details provided at the event.


Hope to see you there,



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