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Saturday, October 27 • 3:45pm - 4:30pm
Visual vs. Practical Effects

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When it comes to special effects, usually one is split between the flash and scale of visual effects and the realism and workmanship of practical ones.  So, is one better?  What situations can you never get away with using CGI?  When is a practical effect next to impossible?

Come out and listen to these two effects artists as they talk their individual crafts and how they often work together to make your movie experience.

Psssssst ... for even more awesome, be sure to drop by the guest tables located on the vendor floor, level 5.

Guests
avatar for Marc Deveault

Marc Deveault

Makeup Artist
Owner, SPFX makeup artist, and pyrotechnician at Devo FX. Marc is a retired Military Medic with 20 years of experience including tours of duty in Bosnia, Haiti and Afghanistan. He began his career doing casualty simulation for the military which ignited his passion and childhood dream... Read More →
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Jennifer Maillet

Artist
With over 8 years experience in visual effects, Jennifer Maillet has worked on many shows including Star Trek Discovery, Vikings, The Runaways, Orphan Black, The Gifted, and The Walking Dead, and feature films such as Harry Potter, Elysium, Into the Woods and Flatliners. She was also... Read More →

Presenters
avatar for Rhys Bevan-John

Rhys Bevan-John

Moderator
Rhys is an award winning actor and writer who spent over 25 years working in the Theatre. He has created a number of theatre shows for children, and performed in many more – having toured elementary school gymnasiums throughout Nova Scotia many times with the Neptune Young Company... Read More →


Saturday October 27, 2018 3:45pm - 4:30pm
Room 506 Ballroom Level 5