Conference Programme

Tuesday 17th December
09:00 Registration opens with Coffee
09:30 Chair’s Welcome
Will Smith (Conference Chair), University of York
09:40 Paper session 1: Art meets science
  • Augmenting Hand-Drawn Art with Global Illumination Effects through Surface Inflation
    Matis Hudon (Trinity College Dublin), Sebastian Lutz (Trinity College Dublin), Rafael Pagés (Volograms), Aljosa Smolic (Trinity College Dublin)
  • PaintsTorch: a User-Guided Anime Line Art Colorization Tool with Double Generator Conditional Adversarial Network
    Yliess Hati (Pole Universitaire Leonard de Vinci), Gregor Jouet (Adaltas), Clement Duhart (MIT Media Lab), Francis Rousseaux (URCA CReSTIC)
  • Reproduction of Perspective in Cel Animation 2D Composition for Real-Time 3D Rendering
    Takeshi Okuya (Waseda University)
10:40 Industry Talk 1
IDS Suggestion Engine
Matthew Carse (Image Data Systems)
11:00 Coffee Break
Poster presenters put up posters
11:25Keynote: Computational Imaging for Realistic Appearance Modelling
Abhijeet Ghosh, Imperial College London
12:25 Spotlight Session 1
12:40 Lunch
13:10 Poster session 1/Demos (lunch continues)
13:55 Paper Session 2: Lights, camera, action!
  • Grammar of VR Storytelling: Analysis of Perceptual Cues in VR Cinema
    Jayesh S. Pillai (IIT Bombay), Manvi Verma (UPES)
  • A Collaborative Previsualization Tool for Filmmaking in Virtual Reality
    Dui Ardal (KTH Royal Institute of Technology), Simon Alexanderson (KTH Royal Institute of Technology), Mirko Lempert (Stockholm Academy of Dramatic Arts), Andre Pereira (KTH Royal Institute of Technology)
  • Automated Composition of Picture-Synched Music Soundtracks for Movies
    Vansh Dassani (University of Bristol), Jon Bird (University of Bristol), Dave Cliff (University of Bristol)
14:55 Poster session 1/Demos continues (coffee served)
15:20 Special Session on Games
  • Crossing the streams with video and games
    Oscar Clark (Fundamentally Games)
  • Depth from single image for augmented reality
    Daniyar Turmukhambetov (Niantic Labs)
16:00Keynote: A Year of Playing the World
Johanna Pirker, Graz University of Technology
17:00 Networking Reception
18:30 Conference Dinner
At BFI Bar & Kitchen (Benugo)
Wednesday 18th December
09:00 Registration opens with Coffee
09:30 Paper Session 3: Making a mesh of things
  • Guided Deformation Transfer
    Prashant M Domadiya (DAIICT), Dr.Pratik Shah (IIIT Vadodara), Suman Mitra (DAIICT)
  • Towards Globally Optimal full 3D reconstruction of scenes with complex reflectance using Helmholtz Stereopsis
    Gianmarco Addari (University of Surrey), Jean-Yves Guillemaut (University of Surrey)
  • Progressive Non-rigid Registration of Temporal Mesh Sequences
    Wieland Morgenstern (Fraunhofer HHI), Anna Hilsmann (Fraunhofer HHI), Peter Eisert (Fraunhofer Heinrich Hertz Institute)
10:30 Industry Talk 2
Academy Software Foundation: Advancing Open Source Software
Graham Jack (DNEG), Emily Olin (The Linux Foundation)
10:50 Coffee Break
Poster presenters put up posters
11:15Keynote: Behind the VFX of HBO's Emmy Award winning 'Chernobyl'
Max Dennison, DNEG
12:15 Spotlight Session 2
12:30 Lunch
13:10 Poster session 2/Demos (lunch continues)
13:45 Paper session 4: Thinking deeply about content creation
  • Respecting low-level components of content with skip connections and semantic information in image style transfer
    Minh-Man Ho (Hosei University), Jinjia Zhou (Hosei University), Yibo Fan (Fudan University)
  • Depth estimation meets inverse rendering for single image novel view synthesis
    Ye Yu (University of York), William Smith (University of York)
  • Realistic and Textured Terrain Generation using GANs
    Ryan Spick (University of York), James Walker (University of York)
14:45 Poster session 2/Demos continues (coffee served)
15:10 Industry talks 3 & 4
  • Light-field Post-production for Virtual Reality Applications
    Matthias Ziegler (Fraunhofer IIS), Joachim Keinert (Fraunhofer IIS)
  • Picture Lock? Hence with it! - Workflow Optimization for Layout Stage in Animation Production
    Martin Minsel (RnDeep GmbH)
15:50 Keynote: The Artist’s Perspective: Storytelling in Spatial Computing
Bruna Berford, Penrose Studios
16:50 Prizes, Announcements and Close
17:00 CVMP Closing Drinks Reception
hosted by the CDE in the Blue Room