Featured Speaker: Gary Davis
Gary M. Davis began his career after receiving a BFA in Computer Graphics from Bowling Green State University in 1992. Since that time, he has been heavily involved in visual effects and motion graphics for numerous clients in television, film, video games and architectural visualization projects. After spending nearly six-years developing ride films and digital photography systems for themed entertainment venues, at the turn of the Millennium he formed visualZ, LLC. From 2004-2007, Davis served as the only independent, worldwide certified training specialist for 3ds Max, Combustion and Toxik. During this time he also authored The Focal Easy Guide to Combustion. At the Siggraph 2007 Conference, Davis was awarded the title of Autodesk 3ds Max Master. Shortly thereafter, he joined the Media and Entertainment Division of Autodesk as a Solutions Engineer specializing in 3D animation and compositing software solutions.