Production Design Week

Joseph Hodges: Visual Designer’s Masterclass

Szolnok, Hungary
October 21
14:00 – 15:30 CET
Templom út 4., 5000 Szolnok
Joseph Hodges in his lecture will discuss the rise of the CGI in film and television and compare it with traditional methods which - in many cases - are faster and cheaper but filmmakers consider is less and less.

Perhaps Dr Ian Malcolm should have said in Jurassic Park, "Your VFX supervisors were so preoccupied with whether they could, they didn’t stop to think if they should."

Accompanying film: 'What Happened to Monday' - English-French-Belgian-American science fiction, 123 minutes, 2017. Director: Tommy Wirkola 21 October 2023, Saturday, 10:00 a.m.

Participation in the master classes is free only for filmmakers competing at the festival, accredited festival guests it costs 5,000 HUF per person for the master class lecture (Joseph Hodges, Barnabás Tóth, Francisco Gózon) and the accompanying film screening. The pass for the 3 master classes and the accompanying film screenings is 12,000 HUF altogether. The pass can only be purchased by advance payment or on the spot.

About the Organizer:

Alexandre Trauner Art/Film Festival has been named by the Oscar- winner, Hungarian born production designer, Alexandre Trauner and became the film festival of production designers.

The program of the film festival has been supplemented with a European Feature Film category in which the jury remunerates the production design and designers of the films. Besides the film screenings the organizers broaden the program of the event year by year. In the partner programs of the festival there are fine art exhibitions, book presentations, concerts, roundtable discussions, masterclasses held by international film professionals, events of universities and many cultural and gastronomic events.

Our festival's aim is to be one of the forums of the art and scientific life and an international film event where the students and teachers of the Central-European universities can meet, exchange ideas and supplement their knowledge.