TouchDesigner
Summit 2019
Montréal

45 Workshops | 21 Talks
Labs | Performances
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17 - 19 Aug

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Schedule

Workshops (Saturday)

Lucas Morgan

Lucas is the creator of GeoPix, an LED/DMX Pixel Mapping software built in TouchDesigner.


His background is in 3D animation and rendering. He has spent many years building, texturing, and rendering 3D environments in software that includes Maya, Blender, 3ds Max, as well as composting software like Nuke and Composite. In the last five years Morgan shifted his focus to TouchDesigner, building pixel and video mapping projects both large and small for a variety of festivals including Electric Forest and Euphoria, and clients including Imaginex, BRDG, and MOD/OP Films.


His primary focus over the last three years has been around building large scale system architectures in TouchDesigner. His recent large scale projects include GeoPix 0.9, and Crescent Sun with Imaginex (on-going) and for the last year and a half, GeoPix 1.0 which was built from the ground up around a true 3D real-time workflow.

Mathieu Le Sourd

The digital artist Mathieu Le Sourd (aka ‘Maotik’) is from Montreal and creates immersive multimedia environments and visual systems generated in real time. His works have been presented in various festivals around the world, including the Mutek Festival (Montreal, Mexico City, Barcelona, and Tokyo), Live Cinema in Rio de Janeiro, the Plums Festival in Moscow, the Signal Festival in Prague, the British London Film Institute and, Ars Electronica in Linz.


As the head of the Moment Factory interactive team he realized major projects such as the multimedia experience of the new Los Angeles airport terminal and the visual effects of Nine Inch Nails’ world tour. Le Sourd also produced DROMOS, an immersive multimedia performance that was acclaimed by critics and presented at the Satosphère in Montreal as part of the Mutek Festival.


Mathieu Le Sourd designs his own visual tools, which allows him to generate visuals in real time from algorithms and 3D universes that transform the perception of space. He collaborates with musicians, sound artists, and scientists in pursuit of his quest to find links between art, science, and technology.

Yan Breuleux

Yan Breuleux is a professor at NAD-UQAC (École des arts numériques, de l'animation et du design à Montréal). He’s also a researcher and practitioner in the field of visual music for immersive display. For 20 years, he has collaborated with musicians and composers to create multi-screen, panoramic, architectural projections and fulldome pieces.

Presenters

350 TouchDesigneurs coming from all the corners of the world.

Venue

The Summit takes place on the beautiful and spacious Couer des Sciences / UQAM campus in  Montreal centre-ville very close to Place des Arts. We will be occupying several spaces in the campus, but the main entrance and registration will be in the “Chaufferie” building which will also act as the ‘lab’ or community space.  Please see attached map for access routes.