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Industry Spotlight 2017

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Our Fifteenth Annual Industry Spotlight will feature animation and post-production facilities from the NYC-metropolitan area. Our presenters will share a bit about their company, show some of their recent work, and discuss future projects. It's one of our most popular events each year - make sure you don't miss it!

  • Presentation
When Apr 17, 2017
from 07:00 pm to 09:00 pm
Where NYIT's Auditorium On Broadway (AOB), 1871 Broadway (between 61st and 62nd Streets, NY, NY 10023
Contact Name Scott Lang
Contact Email
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Join us on Monday, April 17, 2017 at 7:00PM. The following companies are confirmed to be presenting as of March 25, 2017:



Company Bios (As of April 10, 2017)

Aardman Nathan Love


Aardman Nathan Love is one of the leading animation studios in the world, with an emphasis on developing compelling characters and telling authentic, lasting stories with universal themes.
Founded 10 years ago in NYC, Nathan Love joined forces with Aardman Animations in 2015, who are best known for their films Wallace & Gromit, Creature Comforts, Chicken Run, and more.  
With this new partnership the studio has become bigger, more experienced, and more inspired than ever before.  The magic and excitement being cultivated in this new venture is sure to create new fans and delight audiences across the globe for years to come.



Buck is a design-driven production company. We are an integrated collective of designers, artists and storytellers, who believe in the power of collaboration—the special alchemy that only happens when working together toward a common purpose. 
From offices in Los Angeles, New York, and Sydney, Buck works with a broad range of clients in the advertising, broadcast, film and entertainment industries. We take our work seriously, but not ourselves. This attitude is reflected in our workplace, where we strive daily to create an environment that breeds a culture of excellence, while remaining fun, collaborative, and ego-free.



Framestore is an Oscar-winning creative studio, home to a collective of artists and visionaries who use innovative talent and technology to create high-end images for every platform. 

Framestore partners with clients ranging from Hollywood studios to advertisers, ad agencies and production companies to video game developers. In addition to being recognised for its globally celebrated visual effects, 

Framestore has more recently made its name as an innovator in the digital space, focusing on the immersive engagement potential of interactive visual effects.

Mechanism Digital


Established in 1996 by Lucien Harriot, Mechanism Digital, an award winning visual effects production company.  New York City’s biggest little secret, specializing in VFX, CGI, and compositing for films, animation and design for advertising and episodic television. 

The studio’s team of, artists and technologists are excited about collaborating with film makers and agencies on linear, interactive and 360-degree storytelling for entertainment and marketing. We are a smart & friendly group of passionate creatives who stay up late to help entertainment and marketing professionals tell their stories in memorable ways.

The Molecule


Founded in 2005 as a small VFX shop, The Molecule is a premiere creative facility specializing in Visual Effects, Motion Graphics, Virtual Reality, Experiential Design, and Production Services.

Over 80 artists, producers, technical and administrative support collaborate at our New York City headquarters and Los Angeles studio.

The Molecule has a proven track record across multiple industries for our dedication to storytelling through new technology. We craft bespoke imagery for our clients worldwide.



New York Institute of Technology's Auditorium On Broadway (AOB)
1871 Broadway (between 61st and 62nd Streets)
New York, NY 10023

For directions to NYIT's AOB, visit this link:

NYC ACM SIGGRAPH would like to thank NYIT for its generous support of this event.


Event Organizers

Scott Lang, NYC ACM SIGGRAPH Board of Directors & Bergen County Academies
Mark Reynolds, NYC ACM SIGGRAPH Board of Directors


NYC ACM SIGGRAPH Members (including student members) - Free 
Faculty, Students, and Staff of NYIT - Free

ADVANCE Online Tickets:
Eventbrite - Industry Spotlight 2017

Non-Members - $11.00 (before Eventbrite fees)
Non-Member Students - $7.00 with current Student ID (before Eventbrite fees)

DOOR Tickets
Non-Members - $15.00
Non-Member Students - $10.00 with current Student ID