Attend a free virtual making session about Disney's "Encanto" at the View conference

Italy's View Conference has finalized its program ahead of its 22nd edition, which starts on Sunday.

Disney's Encanto will be the subject of a virtual presentation on October 22, the last day of the conference. Director Byron Howard, production designer Ian Gooding, and assistant production designer Lorelay Bové will talk about the Colombia-set musical, which is due to come out in theaters on November 24.

This year sees the long-running animation, vfx, and computer graphics conference hold its first hybrid edition, following last year's all-virtual event. The bulk of the talks and presentations will be online, but some will be held onsite in Turin. Access is free for registrants - but for livestreams only (on-demand access costs extra).

View has built a reputation over two decades for drawing big names from a wide range of disciplines: animation and vfx, but also vr, video games, music, and academia. This year is no exception. Here are some of the speakers on the animation and vfx sides:

The list goes on: some 280 speakers will take part in more than 160 talks. To explore the full program and find out how to register, head to View Conference's website.