Open ICON 2008 at Busan BEXCO Starting from September 4 to 5



    BUSAN, South Korea, Sept. 1 /CNW/ - The second installment of 2008
International Content Creator's Conference (ICON2008) continuing from last
year will be held at Busan BEXCO.

    (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080901/HKM001LOGO-a )

    'ICON2008' will be in session for two days starting from September 4 -
September 5. It is scheduled to have five tracks and fifty sessions. The five
tracks include main keynote lecture entitled 'Keynote', hearing successful
production cases from successful international and domestic game development
teams, 'Game Track'. Comparing and analyzing between Korean and Japanese
animation, 'Animation Track', technical specialty same as Hollywood
CGI-Concept Art-VR Technology, 'Visual Track' and 'Special Track' which global
enterprises including AMD, MS and others participate in.
    This year newly established professional session entitled, 'Lecture
focused on networking with speakers' will be presented with invited guests
including Amano Yoshitaka, Murata Range, Kim Hyeong Duk and others showing a
meaningful speech.
    In addition, 'ICON2008' expands and implicates new contents like games,
animations and images that offer a professional digital entertainment
conference giving all the more synthetic information for contents developers.
    Keynote Speakers are executive producer Harter Ryan of Microsoft Ensemble
Studio famous for Age of Empires, Halo series, general manager Lynne Wilson of
3DVIA at international 3D experts, Dassault Systemes and producer Carl
Rosendahl of Dreamworks animation creating Antz, Shrek as the keynote
lecturers. The team of special project 'Blue Submarine No.6' which upgraded
production technology of Japanese animation even more through the elaborate
composition of 2D character and 3D background along with DTS Digital Theater
System and the developing team of 'WFFM' at MGame that resurrected Korea
MMORPG will participate to present the entire procedure starting from planning
to developing at a glance.
    In company with those, 'Event Session' joining with 'Kim Seong Ik' at
Ntreev Soft and famous game developer 'Kim Hyeon Woo' will be opened and
inviting director of ILM 'Hong Jae Chul' who represents Hollywood as a CGI
expert and 'Choi Gyu Don' at Sony Image Works will be invited to offer an
opportunity of upgrading technical skill for the relevant field of workers
attaining the latest tendency and technical acquirement.
    Various subsidiary events including 'Production technical seminar of
Digital Contents', 'Klatch with the invited developer of XBOX Halo Wars' and
others are scheduled to be held.





For further information:

For further information: Jung Won Yun, Tel: +82-51-749-9432, Email:
gardeny@busanit.or.kr

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