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The last five to 10 years have seen considerable change in the visual effects industry. Ever increasing demands for high quality visuals: VFX and animated movies, in addition to high quality visual video games topping box offices and sales charts worldwide.The current golden age of television with the likes of HBO. However, probably the single largest impact on the market is in the rise of streaming media. An explosion of new platforms from Amazon Prime Video, Hulu, Netflix and now Disney & Appleā€™s new platforms. The need for content has exploded and, with it, the need for visual effects of all kinds. Furthermore, these platforms are all demanding feature-film quality and an increasingly sophisticated viewer expects it.

Hybride CG Supervisor Mathieu Boucher will be joining the panel to discuss and explore the impact of on-demand entertainment on the VFX industry, both creatively and as a business model.