Ralph Eggleston to be awarded VIEW 2019 Visionary Award

Ralph Eggleston to be awarded VIEW 2019 Visionary Award

around the web | September 27, 2019

The VIEW Conference has announced that their second Visionary Award will be presented to Pixar’s Ralph Eggleston. Eggleston received an Oscar in 2002 for directing his short film “For the Birds.” As a production designer, he has won three Annie Awards (Inside Out, Finding Nemo, and Toy Story)and three Art Directors Guild nominations (Incredibles 2, Wall-E, and The Incredibles), among many other honors. In 2018, he received Annie Awards’ Winsor McCay Award.

VIEW Conference, which takes place from October 21st to the 25th in Turin, Italy, also revealed that Walt Disney Animation Studios Visual Effects Supervisor Steve Goldberg will preview that studio’s work on Frozen 2, which is scheduled for release November 22. Goldberg was the veteran VFX Supervisor on Tangled, the Oscar®-winning  Frozen. Goldberg received a BAFTA nomination for visual effects on Disney’s 1992 Aladdin.

Also recently added to the roster are Alex Schwartz, producer for The Addams Family; Patrick Hackett co-creator and Drew Skillman, creative director for Tilt Brush; and Frances Adair McKenzie, who will present in the VIEW Conference VR space.

Representatives from 16 feature films plus Game of Thrones will present talks and give workshops at VIEW 2019. This includes presentations from Brad Bird, Rob Legato, Peter Ramsey, Dean DeBlois, Eric Darnell, Rob Bredow, and many others.

The beautiful city of Turin, Italy.

In addition, multiple award-winning composer Michael Giacchino will conduct a concert on Tuesday evening, October 22. Giacchino received an Oscar and a Golden Globe for Up and an Oscar nomination for Ratatouille. He has multiple Annie awards, multiple IFMCA Film Composer of the Year awards, and multiple ASCAP awards. He received Grammys for Ratatouille and Up and Grammy nominations for Star Trek, The Incredibles, and Coco.

Some of the topics covered this year at VIEW 2019 that range from “The Art of the Movie Opening” (Director Brad Bird) to “The Future of Work” (Tom Wujec, Tech Pioneer); from “Welcome to Light Fields” (Paul Debevec, senior engineer at Google VR), to “Parr Home Renovations” (Ralph Eggleston, Pixar production designer); from “How XR (AR/MR/VR) Will Impact How We Create and What We Create” (Eloi, Champagne), to “Costume Matters” (Deborah Landis, costume designer), and from “The Timelessness of Dreams” (Kareem Ettouney, Media Molecule) to “Four Decades of Storytelling with Innovation” (Rob Bredow, SVP and Head of ILM).

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