Where the visual effects community comes together.
Welcome to the New York VFX Group! We have many exciting events in store, featuring the best in visual effects. Our goal for the user group is to showcase the latest compositing and visual effects products, review new features and give you some great tips and tricks. We’ll be happy to answer any questions you may have at the end of each session.
CEO & Partner, The Molecule
After finishing his film degree, having built a 16mm projector out of Legos and written a 3D graphics library for DOS, Chris Healer transitioned from web design to motion capture and 3D animation. He founded The Molecule in 2005. At The Molecule, he is CEO, CTO, VFX Supervisor, VFX Consultant, Creative Designer, Software Developer and Producer.
Chris has developed many of the tools used at The Molecule, including its Render Farm, Workflow Automation Tools, Linking and Preview Tools, and Cloud-based Compositing Pipeline. Chris is a regular speaker at Nuke, ACM SIGGRAPH, and VES Events and an active member of the New York VFX community.
Product Specialist, Isotropix
Working for leading studios like Duran-Duboi, Cube Creative and La Maison for 10 years, Yann Couderc gained great experience in high-end VFX production as CG Artist, Director and CG Supervisor. He has worked on several feature films such as Upside Down, Immortal and The Nest.
An active tester and technical consultant early in Clarisse development, Yann officially joined Isotropix in 2011. He has since been in charge of tutorial and technical support while actively participating in Clarisse product design. Yann acts as the link between Isotropix R&D and the Clarisse users community. He makes sure that the Clarisse tools answer actual production needs.
Software Designer & CMO, Boris FX
In 2013, Ross was recognized by the Academy of Motion Pictures with a Science and Engineering Academy Award for his work on the development and design of mocha planar motion tracking software.
With 20 years of creative and technical experience in post-production, visual effects and the software industry, Shain has held responsibilities ranging from Colorist and Effects Supervisor to Product and User Interface Designer. Prior to his role at Imagineer Systems, Ross held positions with Avid Technology, On2 Technologies, Northern Lights Post and New York University’s CADA Program.