Gnomon School of Visual Effects and The Visual Effects Society (VES) are offering a behind-the-scenes look at WALL’E, the latest animated hit from the Disney/Pixar pipeline. Sets supervisor David Munier will be on hand to discuss his involvement with the film and reveal other details about the production process. Set for Thursday, Aug. 28 at Gnomon’s Hollywood campus, the program will begin at 7 p.m., following a networking hour beginning at 6 p.m.
Munier joined Pixar Animation Studios in 2000 as a shading artist on Monsters, Inc,. and has since worked on a number of Pixar feature films including the Academy Award-winning Finding Nemo, The Incredibles and Cars. He began his career at traditional animation shop Artimation of Arizona, where he inked and in-betweened many TV commercials. When Fox Animation opened an Arizona studio in 1995, he was there creating 3D effects for Anastasia, Bartok the Magnificent and Titan A.E.
‘The Making of WALL’E‘ program will be held on Stage 15 at the Gnomon School of Visual Effects, located at 1015 N. Cahuenga Blvd. in Hollywood. Admission is free. RSVP at www.gnomonschool.com/?p=79.