“Paul Debevec: A Pioneer in Virtual Cinematography”

October 1, 2011 | Palo Alto, CA

Speaker: Paul Debevec
Host: Palo Alto International Film Festival

Paul Debevec (Spider-Man 2, Avatar) is a Research Professor at the University of Southern California’s Institute for Creative Technologies in Playa Vista, CA. A pioneer in Virtual Cinematography, he invented High Dynamic Range Image-Based Lighting and received a Scientific Academy Award for the Light Stage facial capture systems used in films such as Superman Returns, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, and TRON: Legacy. He is a member of AMPAS, VES, and serves as Vice-President of ACM SIGGRAPH. He will speak about his research and professional work.