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Animex Talk!

Schedule

Date: Thursday 3 February
Location: OL1, Europa Building, University of Teesside
Speakers:  View Animex Talk! speakers

Please note: the following schedule of events and speakers at Animex Talk! is a provisional programme and is subject to change.

Thursday 3 February | Friday 4 February

Time Event
8.45am Registration
Foyer of Europa Building
9.15am Welcome and Opening Address
Professor Paul Wells, Loughborough University
9.30am From concept to delivery
Curtis Jobling [designer of Bob the Builder] and Barbara Slade describe the process of getting a project from the page to the screen.
10.20am Break
10.40am Getting that Gig
Getting a break into the animation industry is, for some, a full time job in itself. Rachelle Lewis and Ed Harriss, people who know what it takes, give sound advice on how to open the door and slam it behind you.
11.30am Special Effects for Television
Pete Draper, Writer and Effects Director, debuts as a speaker at this year’s Animex Talk! presentations with a look at his work on a brand new show being made for tv.
12.30pm Lunch
1.30pm The Production Pipeline
Stuart Sumida will introduce the strategy for using classical anatomical study as a critical component of his interaction with Rhythm & Hues Studios (Marina del Rey, California). This will provide an introduction to a presentation by Bill Westenhofer of Rhythm & Hues Studios.
2.45pm Shrek and Sharks
Dreamworks have had a busy year releasing two animated features. Markus Manninen, VFX Supervisor at DreamWorks, comes to Animex to talk about the studio's two blockbusters.
3.50pm Break
4.00pm From Star Wars to Star Wars: A Brief History of ILM
Tom Martinek, Industrial Light + Magic, returns to Animex to give us a unique insight into some of the key moments in the company’s history. This presentation is being especially prepared for its first viewing at Animex.
5.30pm Close
8.00pm Animex Festival Party
Venue: The award winning Terrace Bar in the Students' Union at the University of Teesside
The Animation Festival party to topple all others. Swing in a Northern style ‘til the early hours. The party includes a special guest appearance by Frank Sidebottom and his diminutive sidekick Little Frank.


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