Belfast Photo Festival: Capture Conference

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A full day celebrating the 'Power of Photography' and traditional art forms across the creative industries. Bringing to the fore the opportunities for photographers and artists to flourish in these industries and their future creative careers.

Torbin Bullock, a California-based Film Editor at Pixar Animation Studios who has worked on films including Toy Story, Monsters Inc and Finding Dory will be its keynote speaker.

The inaugural Capture Conference, launched by Belfast Photo Festival to coincide with the 2018 Belfast Photo Festival Compact, will take place at Queen’s Film Theatre on Friday, June 8.

The day-long conference will include speakers from industries right across the creative spectrum exploring the use of photography in visual effects (VFX), virtual reality (VR), film, animation, gaming and more.

Keynote speaker, Torbin Bullock will take part in a panel discussion on the use of photography in animation alongside Colin Williams, Creative Director at Sixteen South, and Ruth Ducker, Brown Bag Films. He will also deliver a keynote talk about his experiences working in the golden age of 3D animation on countless classic and record-breaking box office hits.

Having worked in animation since the early 1990s, Torbin is known for his work on films such as Toy Story, A Bug’s Life, Monsters, Inc, Cars, Brave and Finding Dory where he also voiced hapless sea lion, Gerald.

Other conference speakers include Kris Kelly, Managing Director at Enter Yes, Phil Morrow, CEO at Retinize and James Busby, Director at Ten24 who will participate in panel discussion covering the use of photography in gaming and VR.

Stills photographers, David James and Joanne Mullin will also be joined by Andrew Reid, Head of Production at NI Screen to explore how photography is used in film and TV. As one of the world’s leading stills photographers, David has photographed from the set of major motion pictures including Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Mission Impossible, Batman Begins and Saving Private Ryan to name but a few.

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Belfast Photo Festival: Toy Story + Q&A

The Belfast Photo Festival is delighted to welcome Pixar Editor, Torbin Bullock to the 2018 edition, and to celebrate we are hosting a special screening of the studio’s classic, Toy Story.

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