CAMP Festival 2017

2017-09-11 00:00:00 2017-09-12 00:00:00 America/Toronto CAMP Festival 2017 Are you an industry professional, independent artist, a student or an educator looking for a creative spark? Have you always wanted to know more and stay relevant in an industry that’s in constant flux? Do you want to be inspired? CAMP Festival is two solidly packed days of cutting-edge creative technology, art and design, with hand-picked speakers from around the world coming together in Calgary. Calgary FITC Calgary

Bringing Your Work Home With You
Emily Oberman
Pentagram
Calling Voyager: Interface Design for NASA’s Deep Space Network
NASA’s Deep Space Network (DSN) is one of its oldest and longest running projects. Without the DSN, we can’t talk to the legendary Voyager Spacecraft, or even Curiosity on Mars.… Read more…
Failure Process UX/UI
Krys Blackwood
NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Creative Leadership and the Mental Fitness Center
Elvira is a creative director at Local Projects, the experience design studio behind the 9/11 Memorial Museum, the Immersion Room at Cooper Hewitt, and many more. She also leads the… Read more…
Collaboration Design Process
Elvira Barriga
Local Projects
Entertaining Design
It’s Nice to be Nice to the Nice Design for the entertainment industry should be, well, entertaining – both when you are making it and when you are experiencing it.… Read more…
Design Inspire Work Better
Emily Oberman
Pentagram
Helping Causes To Create A Better World
It’s more important than ever to support non-profits and NGO’s who are making our world a better place. As a designer, we often feel like we want to do something… Read more…
Business Design Social Innovation
Daniel Schutzsmith
Natural Resources Defense Council
Leg Godt: Inspiring Builders of Tomorrow
For 85 years LEGO® has had a mission to, “Inspire and develop the builders of tomorrow.” While principles of art, engineering and creativity are timeless, what one creates and how… Read more…
Agile Design Innovation
Bryan Williams
The LEGO Group
Play By Your Own Rules
Jessica believes in the value of play and creative constraints. Play was crucial to her own development, and she will share how it influenced her career path. She will discuss how play is… Read more…
Design Inspire Work Better
Jessica Walsh
Sagmeister & Walsh
Procedural Evolution
All Marpi’s projects are generally the same thing, over and over again, building and expanding on top of each other.. Making planets, generating plants, creating creatures. Procedural, generative worlds.  He’s really… Read more…
Experiential Processing VR
Marpi
Marpi Studio
Remote: Hacking the World’s Genius
You’re the average of the people you spend the most time with, so why not spend time with the brightest people from – not only your city, but – the… Read more…
Business Collaboration Work Better
Robyn Larsen
International Growth @ Shopify
State of (the) Art – Panel Discussion
Join director Chris Dowsett, artist Mandy Stobo and visual effects supervisor Olaf Blomerus for an open conversation on the process of making the CAMP 2017 titles and documentary State of (the)… Read more…
Art Film Panel
Staying Hands-On Your Whole Career
For most senior agency and brand leaders, the more senior you get in your career, the less hands-on you are. Work & Co designer/partner Casey Sheehan proves that it’s possible… Read more…
Business Collaboration Design
Casey Sheehan
Work & Co
Stop Looking for Inspiration: Be Your Own Muse!
In early 2016, Lauren packed up her studio in New York City in pursuit of the ultimate form of inspiration: travel. After exploring the world for a year, she was surprised to discover… Read more…
Art Inspire Storytelling
Lauren Hom
Hom Sweet Hom
The Art of the Short
Oscar-nominated animation master PES will take you on a chronological tour of his career weaving in personal stories, behind-the-scenes footage, and insights on the art of creating. Objective To give… Read more…
Animation Art Film
PES
PES Films
The Evolution of Our Relationship with Technology
We are on the verge of a technology awakening that will change what it means to be human. We are tool makers. As humans we have hacked the world around… Read more…
Design Innovation Science
Riccardo Giraldi
Microsoft
The Making of Melody Jams
In late 2015, Jamie received an email from a friend of a friend with an idea for a kid’s game. They were thousands of miles apart, had never met, and… Read more…
Design Inspire Mobile
Jamie Kosoy
Arbitrary
Total Eclipse of the Art
“Every now and then I fall apart” – Bonnie Tyler may not have been singing about love after all. Explore the parallels between her epic love anthem and the creative… Read more…
Experiential Inspire Storytelling
Stephen Martell
Current Studios
Two-Dimensional Man
Why be a designer? Is it even a choice? Having just finished writing a design memoir (Two-Dimensional Man, published by Abrams Press, September, 2017) Paul is ready to share what… Read more…
Design Inspire Storytelling
Paul Sahre
Office of Paul Sahre (O.O.P.S)
Workshop: Building Generative VR Worlds on the Web
We live in a world where imagination is limitless and digital tools enable us to bring these visions to life. Let us generate creatures to grow and crawl through the… Read more…
Creative Code VR Web Dev
Marpi
Marpi Studio
Workshop: One Infinite Loop
In this day-long workshop, develop and create a short animated sequence with Oscar-nominated — and master of the short format film — PES. All media welcome. Bring your camera, your… Read more…
Animation Film Storytelling
PES
PES Films
Workshop: Play By Your Own Rules
When there are no rules or limitations on a project it’s easy to be overwhelmed by endless possibilities and harder to focus on coming up with great ideas and visual… Read more…
Design Inspire Work Better
Jessica Walsh
Sagmeister & Walsh
Workshop: Sketchbook Lettering for Social Media
Ever wanted to know how to craft the perfect sketchbook shot for Instagram? Your sketchbook is one of the most powerful yet accessible tools in your social media toolbox. In… Read more…
Art Marketing Process
Lauren Hom
Hom Sweet Hom