The 35th edition of the Bogotá International Book Fair (FILBO) was a resounding success, attracting over 600,000 visitors who flocked to the event to celebrate the world of books and literature. Lasting for a span of two weeks, FILBO provided a platform for authors, exhibitors, and enthusiasts to come together and engage in a wide range of cultural activities, including talks, workshops, training sessions, and book presentations. Among the participants was Reallusion, a leading provider of real-time creation and animation technology, in partnership with Libel Academy.
Reallusion’s presence at FILBO emphasized its commitment to the Latin American market and its dedication to fostering growth and innovation in the region’s digital art and animation sector.
Libel Academy, known for its comprehensive courses in digital art and animation, showcased its various Master Course packages during the event. These packages offered training on popular software such as Character Creator, iClone, ZBrush, Blender, and more. Attendees had the opportunity to explore the latest advancements in these technologies and gain valuable insights from experts in the field.
One of the highlights of the event was the presence of Certified Trainer – Luis Duarte from CGARTIFEX Studios, who presented the latest developments in Libel Academy’s ZBrush-Character Creator Reposing master course. Duarte provided live demonstrations, showcasing the power and versatility of these tools in creating lifelike and dynamic characters. His presentation drew considerable attention and enthusiasm from the audience.
Reallusion’s Director of Marketing, Enoc Burgos, was also actively involved in the event where he engaged in live, one-on-one interactions with attendees, including university students, educators, and even representatives from Colombia’s Police Authority. Reallusion’s Character Creator technology, integrated with Unreal Engine, has been employed by the police for virtual reality (VR) training. Cadets can now practice simulated encounters with the populace on virtual Colombian streets, enhancing their preparedness and decision-making skills in real-life scenarios.
Beyond the professional engagements, Reallusion’s participation in the event was also an occasion to connect with Hispanic fans. By being present at FILBO, Reallusion provided a unique opportunity to engage with the region’s enthusiasts and professionals in their own setting. This direct interaction fostered connections and opened doors for collaborations, enabling the company to better understand the needs and aspirations of its Latin American audience.
Moreover, Reallusion’s presence at FILBO underscored its commitment to the growth and development of the South American region. By showcasing their cutting-edge technologies and providing training opportunities, Reallusion and Libel Academy aimed to contribute to the advancement of digital art and animation in the continent. This dedication to fostering talent and nurturing creativity bodes well for the future of the industry in Latin America.
The 2023 FILBO proved to be an excellent opportunity for universities and educational institutes from all over Colombia. They were able to explore and experience the latest offerings from Libel Academy, including courses and software. This exposure allowed students and educators to stay at the forefront of digital art and animation, equipping them with the skills needed to excel in their respective fields.
In conclusion, Reallusion and Libel Academy’s participation in the 2023 International Book Fair in Bogota, provided a vibrant platform for professionals, students, and enthusiasts to explore the latest advancements in real-time creation and animation technology. Through live demonstrations, training sessions, and personal interactions, attendees had the opportunity to expand their knowledge, enhance their skills, and establish valuable connections thanks to the tremendous dedication and effort from the entire team at Libel Academy! Here is to the next show! 🥂