Mograph. Is. Dead.
What?? NFT’s, virtual production, and social media have transformed the scope of our industry over the past couple years in unpredictable ways. This year, Half Rez is mixing things up and hosting a panel discussion from all corners of the industry to see exactly why Mograph might in fact be…dead. Come meet new friends, talk shop, learn something new, and finally get to reconnect with your industry peers again. Half Rez 9 is almost here and… it’s on a FRIDAY this year!
Gavin Shapiro is a digital artist whose ultimate goal is to produce work that makes you smile. He focuses primarily on playful conceptual artworks that explore how we can use digital tools to confront our expectations of what’s possible in a traditionally physical art world.
Clinton Jones is a director and 3D/VFX artist who began his career in 2006 with a simple thought: “If I can think it, I can create it.” Recently he’s made 3D art fun for his audience through in-depth tutorials, livestreams, and massive 3D challenges.
Collin Leix is an animator at Gunner in Detroit. She makes colorful, airy animations featuring subtly surreal landscapes and characters, using virtual reality, Cinema 4D and hand-painted techniques.
Jonathan’s an award-winning motionartist with over 15 years of industry experience working in tv, movies, to virtual & augmented reality. Winbush creates tutorials weekly through Youtube as well as speaks at conferences around the world for shows such as Adobe Max, Siggraph, and NAB. Winbush is currently a part of the Youtube Black Voice Fund and was also recently awarded the MegaGrant by Epic games to further support his educational efforts.
Joey’s the founder of School of Motion, He’s a raging metalhead who lives in Florida and has been in the world of Motion Design since 2003 when my first boss discovered that I knew After Effects and gave me a job. I've been on staff, freelanced, run a studio in Boston, and taught artists on almost every continent the ways of the graph editor. I once wrote a book about freelancing, and I'm a big Tim Ferriss fan. It's an honor to speak at Half-Rez, and I can't wait to meet everyone!