Darin Grant joined Animal Logic in 2018 as the Group Chief Technology Officer. He is responsible for the company’s technology strategy, with a focus on content management, production pipelines, and workflows across Animal Logic’s multiple locations. Darin has over 20 years experience in the industry, holding a variety of senior positions as a technologist across both visual effects and animation. Prior to Animal Logic, Darin was the Global CTO at Method Studios and Digital Domain, where he drove innovation and operational excellence across engineering and operations. He has also spent considerable time consulting both in and outside of industry for companies such as Autodesk, Foundry, Solid Angle, Chaos Group, Google, and TouchCast. Additionally, Darin worked for six years as DreamWorks Animation’s Head of Production Technology. During this time, Darin was responsible for providing guidance to key departments to maintain and enhance the unified pipeline across multiple projects across the various stages of production. Darin is a member of the VES and has been a frequent contributor and organizer of SIGGRAPH, through which his next volunteer role will be as the SIGGRAPH 2022 Computer Animation Festival Electronic Theater Director. He is currently serving as co-chair of the Digital Imaging Technology subcommittee of the Scientific and Technical Awards Committee for the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences. Darin’s film credits include “Kung Fu Panda”, “How To Train Your Dragon”, “What Dreams May Come”, and “Fight Club”.
Computer Animation Festival - Electronic Theater
This session WILL NOT be recorded.
Film and TV