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CTN Animation Expo 2017

November 17-19, 2017 • Burbank, CA

Connect with us at our booth, at Raising the Bar, or at our various panels!

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Booth B57-60

12:00PM - 7:00PM

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Character Development

12:15PM - 1:00PM

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Bill Schwab (art director, characters), Zack Petroc (modeling supervisor), Walt Yoder (character technical director), and Adam Green (animation supervisor) will break down the character development process from visual development through animation.

Road to Story

6:30PM - 7:15PM

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Story Supervisors Fawn Veerasunthorn, Jason Hand, Lissa Treiman, and Normand Lemay will share their journeys to storyboarding at Walt Disney Animation Studios.

Booth B57-60

10:00AM - 7:00PM

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Animation that Sings

11:30AM - 12:15PM

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Animators Andrew Feliciano, Malcon Pierce, and Michael Woodside discuss their approach to animating characters who sing.

Screen to Page

12:45PM - 1:30PM

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The creative legacies of Mary Blair & Bill Peet extend far beyond the time that these two spent at the Mouse House mostly because they also worked on children’s books. The way that current Walt Disney Animation Studios Artist Showcase works is once every year, full-time regular employees of the Disney Animation Studios (which includes WDAS as well as Disneytoon Studios) are invited to submit a proposal for a new children’s book. Which are then collected by Julius and evaluated by a couple of Disney Publishing reps as well as several artistic peers.

An Art Directors Conversation

2:15PM - 3:00PM

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Art directors typically oversee the work of other designers and artists . They determine the overall style or tone, desired for each project and articulate their vision to artists. But how?

Costume Creation for “Olaf’s Frozen Adventure”

5:15PM - 6:00PM

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From visual development to modeling and look, developing the costumes for the all-new featurette, “Olaf’s Frozen Adventure” was no small feat. Join production designer Mike Giaimo, character design lead Griselda Sastrawinata-Lemay, visual development artist Antonello Stornelli, character modeling supervisor Eric Provan, and look development artist Jay Jackson as they discuss their collaborative process.

Paul and Paul

7:45PM - 8:30PM

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Walt Disney Animation Studios’ Paul Briggs (head of story/director) sits down with Paul Felix (production designer) to discuss his career in Animation. You don’t want to miss this conversation between two Pauls.

Booth B57-60

10:00AM - 6:00PM

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