EuroPython 2016 Keynote: Paul Hildebrandt

Omar Abou Mrad omar.aboumrad at gmail.com
Thu Jun 2 08:25:43 EDT 2016


Quick note: blog and conference schedule links in the
europython.eu site's custom 404 page are incorrect.

https://ep2016.europython.eu/en/foobarbaz/

On Tue, May 31, 2016 at 4:22 PM, M.-A. Lemburg <mal at europython.eu> wrote:

> We are pleased to announce our next keynote speaker for EuroPython
> 2016:
>
>
>                        *** Paul Hildebrandt ***
>
>
>
> About Paul Hildebrandt
> ----------------------
>
> Paul Hildebrandt has been a Senior Engineer with Walt Disney Animation
> Studios (WDAS) since 1996, and has worked in both Systems and Software
> engineering. His current title is Senior Software Engineer and Product
> Owner for the Playback tools among his primary duties is spending time
> working with the artists, understanding their needs, and designing
> tools to assist them. If he is lucky, he gets to write code.
>
> Hildebrandt was born and raised in Anaheim, California. He received
> his BSEE with a focus on Computing from California Polytechnic
> University Pomona. He resides outside of Los Angeles with his wife and
> three boys.
>
> The Keynote: Inside the Hat: Python @ Walt Disney Animation Studios
> -------------------------------------------------------------------
>
> The Walt Disney Animation Studios has a long history of creating
> acclaimed animated films and continues to be an industry leader with
> regards to artistic achievements, storytelling excellence, and
> cutting-edge innovations. Since the 1923 release of “Snow White”
> they’ve been pushing forward technology in the art of movie
> making. This push continues in the modern day with classics such as
> Oscar winning box office hits “Big Hero 6” and “Frozen” and Oscar
> nominated hits “Wreck-It Ralph”, “Tangled”, “Bolt”, “Treasure Planet”,
> and “Dinosaur”.
>
>     One of the most common questions I get when attending Python
>     conferences is “Why are you here?”  People seem confused that
>     technology, especially Python is used in the making of animated
>     films.
>
> Paul will give you some background on the Walt Disney Animation
> Studios and talk about where specifically Python comes into play.
>
>
> With gravitational regards,
> --
> EuroPython 2016 Team
> http://ep2016.europython.eu/
> http://www.europython-society.org/
>
>
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