for anyone interested
- The Amazing Art of Animation
Presentation by Chris Slaughter of CafeFX
Monday, August 20 at 2 pm
The Grange, Alamo Pintado Ave., Los Olivos
CafeFX is an award-winning feature film visual effects facility offering visual effects
production and supervision, CG character creation, and 3D animation. Founded in 1993 by
Jeff Barnes and David Ebner, CafeFX is located in a 36,000-square-foot studio on an
eight-acre campus in Santa Maria, California.
The company has created award-wining computer-generated film and video effects for
television commercials and over 60 movies. Its credits include the Oscar winning Pan¹s
Labyrinth as well as Evan Almighty, Spider-man? 3, Ghost Rider, The Departed, Sin City,
King Kong, Memoirs of a Geisha, The Aviator, The Master Commander, and others.
Chris Slaughter will show a DVD of CafeFX¹s best work to date and make a Power Point
presentation of its high-tech facility. Chris is the Public Relations Director for CafeFX and
came to Santa Maria in 1995 with a background in television production, advertising and
entertainment marketing. Chris and her husband, Dr. Joe Slaughter, have two young
daughters and are very active in the Santa Maria Valley with youth charities such as the
Orcutt Children¹s Arts Foundation and the Santa Maria Valley Discovery Museum.
To learn more about CafeFX, visit www.cafefx.com