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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

Friday 30th January 2004
University Cinema, Europa Building
Time Event Speaker(s)
8.45 Registration
[Foyer of Europa Building]
9.30am Dad’s Dead
Slinky Pictures, based in London, produces some of the most innovative animation in the UK. Chris Shepherd, Director and one of the founders of the company describes what went in to making some of their films.
Chris Shepherd [Director, Slinky Pictures]
University Cinema, Europa Building
10.30am Break
10.45am The Medallion
Lars Johannson talks about his role as CG Supervisor on the movie The Medallion, a Hong Kong based action movie starring Jackie Chan and Lee Evans.
Lars Johannson [CG Supervisor, Moving Picture Company]
University Cinema, Europa Building
11.45am Lunch
1.00pm Announcement of the Animex Awards winners
Guest speaker and judging panelist Shelley Page will announce the award winners in the nine main competition categories of the Animex Student Animation Awards 2004. A selection of winners will be screened at this session including the Best Short Animation winners. The complete Animex Winners Reel will be screened on Saturday at BALTIC.
2.00pm Bringing CG Characters to Life
An insight into how ILM bring characters to life through a combination of key frame animation, motion capture and matchimation. There will also be the chance to see how shots from Hulk and Pirates of the Caribbean were constructed.
Tom Matinek [Computer Graphics Supervisor, Industrial Light + Magic]
University Cinema, Europa Building
3.30pm Break
4.00pm From the Toy Box to the Fish Bowl
The first visit of Pixar Animation Studios to Animex. In this session we will get the chance to see how some of the most memorable computer generated animated imagery was brought to the big screen.
Mark Walsh [Directing Animator, Pixar Animation Studios]
University Cinema, Europa Building
5.30pm Close

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