Speaking at Animex AVFX
Mark Shapiro’s diverse marketing and communications career has taken him across the United States, working in brand development, advertising, public relations, film production and writing for companies including Nike, Town & Country Magazine and Upper Deck.
In 2007, he joined LAIKA, where he manages brand strategies, including the marketing efforts for LAIKA's corporate identity as well as the company's feature films.
A native of Seattle, Mark attended Emerson College in Boston and received his Bachelor of Arts in English from The Colorado College in Colorado Springs. He also completed education studies at Lewis & Clark College in Portland.
Talk: Making of The Boxtrolls
LAIKA is a renowned animation studio that has inspired audiences with an unprecedented visual artistry. This unparalleled fusion of stop-motion and computer graphics has garnered the studio two Oscar nominations and worldwide acclaim. Mark will discuss the recently released feature The Boxtrolls, using rarely seen images and time-lapses. Production puppets will also be on display.
- Tuesday 10 February: 3:00pm
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