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Team on tour: SIGGRAPH, Dreamworks, Google, Pixar

19 August, 2015 |  9 Comments | Gallery | by Ton Roosendaal

pixar-presto-theaterLast week we’ve had a great time on SIGGRAPH in Los Angeles – after the crowded screening of the film on the Blender “Birds of a Feather”, we hosted a booth at the tradeshow for 3 days. Hundreds of people came by to share their compliments. With Cosmos Laundromat we’ve definitely left a great impression – people in the industry really appreciate the sophisticated storytelling, the superior character animation and the awesome visuals.

During the show we were invited by Dreamworks animators to visit them on friday for lunch and a campus tour, and to screen the film in one of their viewing rooms.

Six of the team took an extra week in the USA to visit San Francisco with invitations to visit Google and the Pixar Studios. They already had a 2 hourPixar  tour yesterday.

Today at noon the crew will attend Pixar again and present Cosmos Laundromat in the prestigious Presto Theater for the employees!

 

(* Team members in LA: Beorn, Campbell, Francesco, Hjalti, Pablo, Sarah, Sergey, Ton)


9 Responses

  1. JUNLACIBAL says:

    Wow!!,,

  2. BernAr says:

    Great news! waiting for more impressions on the team tour :-)

  3. Io says:

    Congratulations! Your soul is our soul and your effort is our force. This is a great render pass for the world!!!:-) Hopefully news for upcomig versions of Blender. Happy Blender Day!!!

  4. Andy says:

    Congratulations on the success at SIGGRAPH. Great film told all my friends and they love it.

  5. JerryMac says:

    It’s gratifying to see Blender standing side by side with giants in the industry. That, in my mind, makes Blender one of the giants.

  6. Nicolas Longchamps says:

    Congratulations Gooseberry Team! First cycle is a beautiful piece and i’m constantly pressing pause to admire the stills. Have fun on a well-deserved tour of the big studios.

  7. Clemens says:

    Very happy for you!
    Maybe pixar can fund some additional scenes. ;-)

  8. Ononynous says:

    Screening the film for Dreamworks staff: “yeah ok cool.”
    Screening the film for Pixar staff: “WOW AMAZING!”

  9. Matt says:

    Congrats to Ton and the rest of the team.

    The pilot deserves all the attention it is getting, and I hope that it gets all the attention it needs to become a full-length feature film.

    It is really satisfying to watch little old blender stand up and have the $$$ industry take notice.

    You all deserve it! Keep up the good work.

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