Nick Fox-Gieg: Public Lecture


Lightning in a Bottle: Hand-drawn Animation in VR:  a public lecture by Nick Fox-Gieg, shortlisted candidate for the position of Assistant Professor, Digital Painting and Expanded Animation and the Digital Futures Program.

 
DateMonday, May 1, 2017 - 10:30am to 11:30am

Email

lastonhurst@ocadu.ca

Location

OCAD University 205 Richmond Street, Room 420 Toronto, ON

Nick Fox-Gieg

Monday May 1

10:30 AM –11:30 AM    

205 Richmond Street, room 420

Title: Lightning in a Bottle: Hand-drawn Animation in VR 

Nick Fox-Gieg is an animator and creative technologist based in Toronto. His film "The Orange" won the jury prize for Best Animated Short at SXSW 2010; his films have also screened at the Ottawa, Rotterdam, and TIFF film festivals, at the Centre Pompidou, and on CBC TV. Fox-Gieg was awarded an Eyebeam Fellowship in 2012, a Fulbright Fellowship in 2006, and has received media arts grants from Bravo!FACT, the Canada Council for the Arts, and the arts councils of Ontario, Pennsylvania, Toronto, and West Virginia. He holds an MFA from the California Institute of the Arts and a BFA from Carnegie Mellon University. Most recently, he’s been working on virtual reality projects at Framestore and Google Creative Lab.

 

DateMonday, May 1, 2017 - 10:30am to 11:30am

Email

lastonhurst@ocadu.ca

Website Location

OCAD University 205 Richmond Street, Room 420 Toronto, ON

Monday, May 1, 2017 - 10:30am to 11:30am

Nick Fox-Gieg

Monday May 1

10:30 AM –11:30 AM    

205 Richmond Street, room 420

Title: Lightning in a Bottle: Hand-drawn Animation in VR 

Nick Fox-Gieg is an animator and creative technologist based in Toronto. His film "The Orange" won the jury prize for Best Animated Short at SXSW 2010; his films have also screened at the Ottawa, Rotterdam, and TIFF film festivals, at the Centre Pompidou, and on CBC TV. Fox-Gieg was awarded an Eyebeam Fellowship in 2012, a Fulbright Fellowship in 2006, and has received media arts grants from Bravo!FACT, the Canada Council for the Arts, and the arts councils of Ontario, Pennsylvania, Toronto, and West Virginia. He holds an MFA from the California Institute of the Arts and a BFA from Carnegie Mellon University. Most recently, he’s been working on virtual reality projects at Framestore and Google Creative Lab.

 

Venue & Address: 
OCAD University 205 Richmond Street, Room 420 Toronto, ON
Email: 
lastonhurst@ocadu.ca
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