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Robert Legato to deliver NAB keynote

Legato will present 'Jungle Book, Photorealism and The Bright Future of Filmmaking'

Award-winning visual effects supervisor Robert Legato will deliver one of the NAB Show’s keynote sessions, produced in partnership with SMPTE.

Legato will present ‘Jungle Book, Photorealism and The Bright Future of Filmmaking’ as part of NAB’s ‘The Future of Cinema Conference: The Intersection of Technology, Art, & Commerce in Cinema’ which takes place 22nd-23rd April.

“Rob’s surprising and creative visual illusions help movies to resonate powerfully with audiences, and his work has enriched and enhanced some of the industry’s most beloved films,” said Cynthia Slavens of Pixar Animation Studios, who serves as programme chair for the conference.

“In addition to being a master of his craft, Rob is an engaging speaker who draws on his wealth of experience to provide insights into the creative process, offering a valuable perspective as we look to the future of cinema.”

The Future of Cinema Conference will discuss the changing nature of storytelling, as well as the industry’s role in ensuring that creative work is preserved in its highest form for generations to come. The conference will feature sessions on forward-looking techniques and challenges related to making content for theatrical release and beyond.