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Animex Talk!   29/30 January 2004

The main event – a two-day fest of presentations, views and insights from some of the greatest animators in the world today. Animex Lounge, part of Animex Talk!, gives you the chance to talk to some of our speakers in the relaxed atmosphere of one of Middlesbrough's premier venues.

29th January 2004 | 30th January 2004

Thursday 29th January 2004
University Cinema, Europa Building
Time Event Speaker(s)
8.45am Registration
[Foyer of Europa Building]
9.15am Welcome and Opening Address Chris Williams and Paul Wells
9.30am Panel Discussion: Gizza Job
Recruitment experts, animation professionals and studio bosses give their views on what it takes to get that all important break into the business and beginning life as a fully paid up member of the animation industry.
Shelley Page [DreamWorks]
Rachelle Lewis [Toonranch Consulting]
Ed Harriss [Animator and Author]
University Cinema, Europa Building
11.00am Break
11.30am Making the Break Through
Curtis Jobling [designer of Bob the Builder] and Rob Martin describe the process of getting a their own work from the page to the screen.
Curtis Jobling [Illustrator and Writer]
Rob Martin [Illustrator and Writer]
University Cinema, Europa Building
12.30pm Lunch
1.30pm Animex Student Animation Awards Screenings
A selection of finalists from the inaugural Animex Student Animation Awards will be screened. Audience members can vote for their favourite animation. The Audience Award will be announced on Saturday at BALTIC.
2.30pm Being Bob the Builder
Neil Morrissey comes to Animex to talk about his work voicing Bob The Builder and on an animation project with the charity ‘No Strings’.
Neil Morrissey [Actor and Voice Artist]
University Cinema, Europa Building
3.30pm Break
4.00pm Leaving the Ivory Tower: Using Anatomical Science to Enhance Animation Art
Professor Stuart Sumida and Rachelle Lewis talk us through the science of anatomy and demonstrate how it can be used to enhance your animation to give you the best opportunity of becoming one of the best in the business.
Stuart Sumida [California State University]
Rachelle Lewis [Toonranch Consulting]
University Cinema, Europa Building
5.30pm Close
7.00pm Animex After Hours - The Big Howard Little Howard Show
Howard Read brings his amazing, new comedy show to Animex.
Howard Read
The Theatre, Arc, Stockton-on-Tees
9.00pm Animex Festival Party
The Point, Arc, Stockton-on-Tees
The Animation Festival party to topple all others. Swing in a Northern style ‘til the early hours. Buses will be provided to take people from Middlesbrough to Arc and will return in time for a kebab or pizza!

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