20.10.17 | SCHEDULE: VFX & Animation Symposium 2017

The schedule for the VFX & Animation Symposium 2017 has now been announced as follows:

Animation & VFX Symposium
The Morrison Hotel, Ormond Quay Lower, Dublin

Friday 20th of October
9.15am – Welcome
9.30am – Rob Andrews (CG Supervisor at Cinesite) – Finding Your Feet in Visual Effects
10.30am – Brian Coldrick (Concept Artist/Illustrator) – Character Design – Limitation and Innovation
11.30am – Break
11.45am – Richard Smitheman (Director – London School of Figure Drawing) – Gesture, Figure Drawing & Design Language for Animation
13.15pm – Lunch
14.15pm – Scott Pritchard (Compositing Supervisor at ILM) – Case Study: Rogue One – A Star Wars Story
15.15pm – Sanna Myllykangas (Story Artist at Aardman Animation) – The Art of Storyboarding
16.15pm – Break
16.30pm – Damien O’Connor (Director at Brown Bag Films) and Fred Burdy (CG Supervisor at Brown Bag Films) – Making A Scene – How Creative and Tech Can Work Together
17.30pm – Ends

Saturday 21st of October
9.15am – Welcome
9.30am – Elaina Scott (Lead Animator at Encore) – Previs Fundamentals for Film and Television
11.30am – Break
11.45am – Eran Dinur (VFX Supervisor) – The Life of a VFX Supervisor: tackling challenges on set and in the studio
13.15pm – Lunch
14.15pm – Sydney Padua (Lead Character Animator at MPC) – Animal Anatomy and Mechanics from the Animator’s Perspective
15.15pm – Break
16.30pm – Barbara Slade (Writer/Producer) – It’s All about Story
17.30pm – Ends​

If you are interested in attending this event, please register here.  Tickets range from €80 (waged)/€40 (unwaged) for two days to €50 (waged)/€25 (unwaged) for one day.

The VFX and Animation Symposium is supported by Screen Training Ireland, Animation Skillnet, the Irish Film Board, the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland, and the Industrial Development Authority.

Image Credit: Brown Bag Films – Angela’s Christmas

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