3DSymposium | Barcelona 2017 - Edition V
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The 3DSymposium is characterized by its educational approach. It features top speakers with a great ability to convey knowledge to their audience.


You’ll have the chance to get to know the participants and speakers. The incredible network created makes it an unmissable event.


What everybody loves about the 3DSymposium is its fully instructive approach. There are no lessons to promote products — just to share education and experience.


All participants will receive an official participation certificate for the 12 hours’ training planned over the two days.

Simultaneous translation

All participants will have access to simultaneous translation
with earphones, in Spanish and English

Each Hispanic speaker will be simultaneously translated into English, while all English speakers will be translated into Spanish – You won’t miss a word


This year, the 3DSymposium will last a day and a half
Register now to take advantage of the ‘September‘ special price

SATURDAY 7 – (morning, 10h – 14h)

9:15 – Reception
9:45 – Event introduction
10:00 – Aldo García & Ciro Sannino – Certified Trainers
11:00 – Coffee time
11:15 – Nuno Silva – NUMA
12:15 – Jaime Jasso – Industrial Light & Magic

SATURDAY 7 – (Afternoon, 15h – 17h)

15:30 – Pedro Fernandez – Arqui9
16:45 – Break
17:00 – Victor Bonafonte – Beauty & The Bit
20:00 – Saturday Beer / Networking Time
Chat & Beer

SUNDAY 8 – (morning, 10h – 14h)

10:00 – Berga & González
11:00 – Activity with the speakers
12:00 – Break
12:15 – Matthew Bannister – Dbox
13:30 – Questions & Answers
14:00 – End of the Day 2



Official 5SRW and V-Ray Certified instructors


Founder/Creative Director at Arqui9 Visualisation


Senior Digital Matte Artist/Generalist at ILM, San Francisco


Founder/Creative Director at DBOX - NY, Miami, London


Founder and Art Director at Beauty & the Bit


Founder and Art Director
at Nu.Ma
Aveiro - Portugal


Founders at Berga & González Architects, Barcelona



We are celebrating the V edition of the 3DSymposium, always adhering to our main concept: Education + Networking

Matthew Bannister

Matthew Bannister founded DBOX immediately upon completing his graduate studies in architecture in 1996. His vision was, and remains, a unique multi-disciplinary design and communications agency that produces intelligent creative solutions across multiple platforms and mediums for clients in property development, architecture, and the arts. Matthew has consistently focused on building a team whose talents include creative direction, branding, design, photography, film, and digital experiences. In addition to his operational responsibilities, which entail frequent travel between DBOX’s studios in London, New York, and Miami, Matthew is a hands-on creative director. He leads internal design reviews, directs films, and shoots many of DBOX’s lifestyle campaigns

Matthew studied fine art at the Parsons School of Design, he earned a Bachelors of Architecture from Cornell University, and earned a Masters of Architecture from Princeton University. He has taught visual communications at the School of Visual Arts, Parsons School of Design.

Class Contents

  • Creative process of one of the top projects of DBOX – Park Avenue 432, New York
  • Inserting 2D elements with ease
  • Creative direction of Park Avenue 432, NY
  • Let’s talk about art direction
  • Developing Virtual Reality in Dbox
  • Brief talk about business

Pedro Fernandes

Pedro Fernandes studied Architecture, but he falls quickly in love with Architectural visualization, he has been working on this field for around 10 years, one day he dicided to create his own studio to create also his own style, now he is the Founder and Creative Director of Arqui9 Visualisation, a studio based South of London in Surrey. Inspired by concept art and a detachment from the photoreal take on visualisation, Arqui9 has developed it’s unique style and approach inspired by concept art and matte painting

Pedro also loves to teach to others his knowledge, currently he has tutorials on youtube and his website and also he loves to share his philosophy about the balance between work and life

Class Contents

  • Matte painting techniques for archviz
  • Inserting 2D elements with ease
  • Using photographs to compliment your works
  • Quick sketches and mood drafts
  • Colour grading
  • Final touches & style

Jaime Jasso

Jaime Jasso has been working in the VFX industry for about 20 years. Thanks to his talent he has worked for some of the world’s most important VFX studios such as Blur Studio, Axis Animation and currently in the world’s most prestigious VFX Studio ILM (Industrial Light & Magic) better known as Lucas Film

Jaime is a specialist of Matte Painting in the film industry and he will show us the level so complex that Matte Painting can be taken, beyond Archviz

Class Contents

  • Environments for VFX
  • The Concept Art and the importance of visual language
  • Creation of assets
  • Techniques used for productions like Star Wars-Rouge One
  • Atmospheric and optical considerations
  • The final composition of cinematographic scenes

Victor Bonafonte

He began his career as a full‐time architect but soon he got inevitably attracted by the beauty of images and their ability to narrate a project and to tell a story. He has a spirit of permanent improvement and he´s always striving to mix the architectural illustration with his main artistic influences such as cinema, painting and photography

Victor is the Co‐Founder of Beauty and The Bit a young creative collective based in Madrid who has achieved international recognition through architectural imagery and managed to collaborate with the main studios in architecture worldwide.  Beauty and The Bit is always trying to find new ways of expression for architectural illustration to avoid making something sterile and clichés

Class Contents

  • Creating icon images
  • Making a relevant and iconic illustration is about art direction
  • The process at ‘Beauty & the Bit’
  • How to take the right choices in terms of design,  following the less common ways
  • Problems and Solutions
  • How is our artistic approach, how we face and solve problems, which are our foundations and the way we use our brains

Matthew Bannister, Ciro Sannino, Aldo Garcia, Berga & Gonzales, Nuno Silva

We will soon reveal details of another speaker


Gallery Hotel is located in the heart of the city of Barcelona, just a few meters from Paseo de Gracia and very close to the main modern monuments. A few steps from the hotel there’s La Pedrera (Casa Milà), Casa Batlló and Casa Ametller – [ VER LA WEB ]

The ‘Diagonal’ metro station is 50 meters from the hotel and is two stops from the Sagrada Familia, this same metro line also has direct access to the port of Barcelona. Also in the station of Paseo de Gracia (L3) there is direct connection with the train connects the center with the airport – [ VER EN GMAPS ]

Sign Up – ‘September Offer’

This offer has a discount of 80 Euros
Each week the discount is reduced

LAST PLACES available:  150    [ 18 ]


(*) ‘September Offer’ = €314,60 (VAT incl.)   |   Regular Ticket = €390 (VAT incl.)
Payments are managed by our partners ‘Berga & González Arquitectos SLP’


any questions?