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Learn from seasoned professionals in the industry

Artur Fast

/Wunderkind #1/

Bao Vu

/3D Character Artist @ Ninja Theory/

Chris Goodall

/Senior Animator @ Ninja Theory/

Daniel Lieske

/The Wormword Saga/

Johannes Figlhuber

/Airborn Studios, Ori and The Blind Forest/

Kemane Ba

/Wunderkind #2/

Lorenz Ruwwe

/Hideyoshi/

Marcel Schaika

/Lead Artist - Crytek/

Michel Kooper

/Lead Environment Artist - Foundry 42/

Miguel Iglesias

/Senior Concept Artist - Massive/

Pierre Benjamin

/3D Artist - Digital sculptor/

Simon Kopp

/Airborn Studios, Ori and The Blind Forest/

Simon Trumpler

/3D/VFX Artist - Rime, Sacred 2, x: Rebirth/

The mantissa

/Midge Sinnaeve - 3D/VFX Artist/

Verx

/Developer/designer/

program

* There is always a slight chance the program might have to be altered but you will always find the most up to date version here.

We have an art contest running during the event. The theme will be revealed on Friday during the opening ceremony. All entries will be judged on Sunday and the top 3 entries will win prizes!
Friday Saturday Sunday
Cinema room Room #2 Cinema room Room #2 Cinema room Room #2
07:00
Preparing the goodness Breakfast Breakfast
Check-out room (for people with DJH accommodation)
(you can keep luggage in the Cinema room)
09:00
10:00
Check-in conference open (all-day) Lecture 2D
Simon Kopp & Johannes Figlhuber
Preproduction - from briefing to sketch
Lecture VFX
Simon Trumpler
Thinking outside the box using textures
Portfolio review 3D
Marcel Schaika,
Michel Kooper
The Mantissa
Free Drawing space
11:00

Lecture 2D Miguel Iglesias
Creative challenges of the Division

Lecture 3D Chris Goodall
Combat Animation in Hellblade
Portfolio review 3D
Bao Vu,
Pierre Benjamin
Chris Goodall
12:00
Opening Ceremony + general info
12:30
Lunch
Check-in room from 13:00 (for people with DJH accommodation)
Lunch Lunch
Art Contest entry hand-in by 14:00
14:00
Lecture 3D
Marcel Schaika
Art production of a Crysis 3 level
Live demo 2D
Kemane Ba
Language of the Subconscious
Live demo 2D
Daniel Lieske
Abstract Art
Live demo 3D
Bao Vu
Character creation for Unreal Engine 4
Portfolio review 2D Daniel Lieske, Miguel Iglesias
Kemane Ba, Artur fast
Portfolio review 2D
Simon kopp
Johannes Figlhuber
Lorenz ruwwe
15:00
Lecture 3D
Michel Kooper
Embracing the unknown.
Lessons learned from working on star citizen.
Live Demo 2d
Artur Fast
Wizzualization
15:30
Art contest Judging & winners
Goodbye ceremonie
16:00
Lecture VFX
The Mantissa
Getting weird with The Mantissa
Live Demo 3D
Pierre Benjamin
Caricature and stylized character creation
Clean-up time
16:30
Live demo 2D
Lorenz Ruwwe
360 Painting
Lecture 2D
VERX
Getting into Shape
17:00
17:30
18:00
DINNER DINNER DINNER @ Proletariat
Dreieichstrasse 45, Frankfurt
19:30
Opening Party Saturday Party Dinner @ Proletariat
Dreieichstrasse 45, Frnakfurt
Cinema room Room #2 Cinema room Room #2
20:00
20:30
Fireside talk Building your own IP
Fireside talk The hustle
21:00
VR Painting
hosted by MRM-Mccann
Open end...
21:30
22:00
Live demo 3D
Marcel Schaika
Getting Marvelous With Marcel
Live Demo 2D
Lorenz Ruwwe
Speedpainting
Live model drawing/painting
with speakers
23:00
Live Demo 3D
Michel Kooper
substance painter
Tournament
00:00
Good night and see you tomorrow! Good night and see you tomorrow!
Location

Venue + Accommodation

DJH Jugendherberge
Deutschherrnufer 12
Frankfurt am Main
Germany

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How to get there?

The cheapest way is by using
flix-bus or blablacar to
frankfurt HBF (main station)

From there it is only a
short walk to the venue
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FAQ
What is the refund/cancellation policy?
  • If canceling your ticket 90 days or more prior to the event, we will refund 80% of the ticket value
  • If canceling your ticket 61 days or more prior to the event, we will refund 50% of the ticket value
  • If canceling your ticket 60 days or less prior to the event, we will not refund you.
I'm too late for a refund. Can I re-sell my ticket?

If unexpected circumstance arise and you have to cancel your participation after the refund deadline you are allowed to resell your ticket for the original price or lower and transfer it to another person.

We reserve the right to cancel any ticket purchase made by any person or body whom we reasonably believe to be associated with any ticket broker or is re-selling tickets for commercial gain.

You can find out how to transfer a ticket to another participant once it is sold further in this faq.

Can I transfer my ticket to another person?

Tickets are personal but we know life happens so you can request a ticket transferral 1 time.

  • up to 15 days before the start of the event free of charge.
  • Less than 15 days before the start of the event we will charge 10% of the ticket value

You can request a ticket transfer by contacting us at info[at]dac-fra.com. The request must originate from the original buyers email and contain the new participants full name, age, address, zipcode, city and email.

What should I bring to the conference?

Some events will require, or give you the opportunity to actively participate in the activity so you will need something with which you can draw. We know this is a 'digital' art conference but there will also be events where the use of laptop might not be possible so be sure to bring some traditional gear with you.

Generally if you bring the following things you should be fine

  • A laptop that can run on battery for a few hours + drawing tablet
  • Sketchbook + pens/pencils/inks/...
  • An up to date portfolio (if you want your portfolio reviewed)
Will there be wi-fi during the conference?

At the moment No. The hostel does provide wi-fi for guests but it is not equipped to handle such large groups or our purposes. We are looking into other solutions but so far have found none that are realistic with our budget.

In what language will events be given?
Unless otherwise stated all events at the conference will be spoken in English.
Any special tips for during the conference?
The hostel said there's this little girl with long black hair walking around at night. Pretty creepy, best if you just avoid her.
Tickets
Tickets are now sold out!

We have reserved rooms at the hostel where the workshops take place in order to offer participants an affordable accommodation*.

SOLD OUT :(

8 person room - Shared bathroom (DJH)

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Fri:
Lunch - Dinner - stay

Sat:
Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner - stay

Sun:
Breakfast - Lunch

80 euro
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4 person room - private bathroom (DJH)

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Fri:
Lunch - Dinner - stay

Sat:
Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner - stay

Sun:
Breakfast - Lunch

95 euro
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Meals Only (DJH)

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Fri:
Lunch - Dinner

Sat:
Lunch - Dinner

Sun:
Lunch

32 euro
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No thank you, I will be camping

Well in that case don't forget
the anti-bear spray! <3!

* Most speakers will also be staying at the hostel!

* The hostel offers a choice between Regular, Vegetarian or Vegan meals

Ticket type

Students/alumni must submit proof of enrollment/graduation at an official educational institution in 2016 or 2017 upon arrival at the event.

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