Conference Tools of Tomorrow Tech Talks
ON SITE Bertha-Benz-Saal Thursday, April 25, 17:00

The Challenge of Developing Software for VFX

Video on demand

Bridging the gap between legacy workflows/systems and new technologies like machine learning can be a challenge. This tech talk will focus on real-life experiences in developing cutting-edge software for the VFX community.

Jonas Kluger, Founder, das element

Starting out as an artist, Jonas has moved to work as an VFX Editor and - becoming more technical - ended in the position of Pipeline TD. He has worked on feature films such as Marvel’s The Avengers, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story and Transformers: The Last Knight.

On his journey, he discovered the need for a VFX library software. With the focus on the technical side but the passion for the creative, he has always been a fan of smart and easy workflows supported by useful tools. Sadly, he couldn’t find a suitable solution that checked all his boxes. That’s when Jonas decided to roll up his sleeves and build it himself!

It took him several years, a brief career change into software development and countless hours of perfecting the software with the support by studios around the world to finally present the asset library software: Das Element