Fireside Chat with Robert Zemeckis and Kevin Baillie

We’re excited to welcome visionary Academy Award-winning director Robert Zemeckis and his longtime VFX supervisor Kevin Baillie for a fireside chat. This wide-ranging discussion will cover Zemeckis’ pioneering work in visual effects and virtual production, the duo’s collaboration and achievements over the past decade, and where they see virtual production taking the industry in the future.

This dynamic duo have worked on some of the most iconic projects in Hollywood, from the Back to the Future trilogy to the Academy Award-winning Forrest Gump, and have consistently pushed the boundaries of what’s possible with VFX. Zemeckis and Baillie have been at the forefront of innovations in virtual production, which has allowed for deeper exploration of storytelling and more cost-effective production. They have also been strong advocates for the use of motion capture and virtual production to create unique and complex visuals. During the fireside chat, the two will discuss their vision for the future of virtual production and how it can be used to tell cinematic stories in new and innovative ways. This is a must-see event for anyone interested in the intersection of film and technology.