Thursday 30 August | AFTRS Theatre, Sydney
Presented by the APDG with Autodesk, this event will showcase experts from stage and screen demonstrating their skills and discussing their experience with the full Autodesk suite of products. You'll be taken behind the scenes for a close-up look at the design process of various productions.
All welcome. Admission FREE.
6.00pm Refreshments and registration
7.10pm Presentation by:
Jacinta Leong | Art director
David Zwierzchaczewski | Autodesk engineer
Andrew Kattie | Production drafter
8.50pm Panel Q&A
Jacinta Leong | Art Director
Jacinta Leong enjoys the process of designing sets and environments for the narrative. In the last 19 years her feature film credits include The Great Gatsby Fury Road (aka Mad Max4), Narnia - The Voyage of the Dawn Treader, The Matrix Trilogy, Moulin Rouge!, Star Wars Episodes II and III, Anna & The King and Dark City.
Andrew Kattie | Production Drafter
After working backstage in a variety of jobs, Andrew moved on to Drafting 23 years ago. Since then he has worked on countless theatre productions including Love Never Dies, A Streetcar Named Desire & 3 versions of The Ring Cycle. He has drawn plans for many major venues as well as being involved in the design of new theatres. Working with designers, workshops & production managers he has wide ranging experience in all stages of production.
David Zwierzchaczewski | Autodesk Engineer
David will give a software demonstration presenting the power of what's available in the Autodesk Entertainment Creation Suites.
When & Where
Australian Production Design Guild
Representing creative artists in stage and screen.
The Australian Production Design Guild was established in 2009 as a non profit organisation committed to:
> raising the profile of stage and screen design.
> highlighting the creative contribution made by the mise en scène.
> drawing attention to professional standards.
> encouraging young designers and associated professionals in the industry.
> recognising excellence and outstanding achievements through annual awards.
> granting APDG accreditation to outstanding Australian designers.