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CTN Animation Expo 2019

November 21-24, 2019 • Burbank, California

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Career Camp - Character Animation

10:30AM - 12:00PM

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Are you crazy about character and looking to break into the industry animating the characters that audiences fall in love with onscreen? Come join Disney Animation in CTN's Career Camp this Friday as we provide a workshop on the art of character animation and creating performance reels. We'll be available to answer your questions and chat craft. Please note, we will be unable to provide personal reel feedback at this time.

Talent Development Program

12:30PM - 1:30PM

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Join Walt Disney Animation Studios Talent Development Representative, Tyler McKim as he leads a discussion with former trainees and mentors to give a behind the scenes look at the program that has launched the careers of some the industries top talent.

Everything You Want to Know About Production Management But Were Too Afraid to Spreadsheet!

12:30PM - 1:30PM

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Join Ruth Strother, Nathan Curtis and David Kohut as they highlight what it takes to manage the animated features, Shorts and Creative Legacy projects of Walt Disney Animation Studios.

Short Circuit CTN Premiere and Panel

1:30PM - 3:00PM

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Join Walt Disney Animation Studios for Short Circuit, an experimental short film program that will debut to audiences in early 2020 on Disney+. Join six talented filmmakers as they share their films – some of which make their world debut at CTN Expo - and give behind-the-scenes insights.

Career Camp - The Art of CG Textures, Materials, & Matte Painting

6:30PM - 8:00PM

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Are you enthusiastic about textures, materials, and shading and are looking to land in the industry creating believable look development that grounds and accentuates the CG characters and worlds that audiences fall in love with? Come join Disney Animation in CTN's Career Camp this Friday as we provide a workshop on the art of character and environment look development and creating reels. We'll be available to answer your questions and chat craft. Please note, we will be unable to provide personal reel feedback at this time.

The Art of Matte Painting and Set Extension

10:00AM - 11:00AM

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Join Walt Disney Animation Studios artists, Suki Lee and Eric Bouffard as they take you on a visual journey exploring the world of art in Matte Painting.

Career Camp - Visual Development

10:30AM - 12:00PM

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Do you dig design and are pretty proper at painting and looking for guidance in getting into the industry as a visual development artist? Come join Disney Animation in CTN's Career Camp this Saturday as we provide a workshop on the art of character and environment design and creating inspirational, narrative-driven portfolios. We'll be available to answer your questions and chat craft. Please note, we will be unable to provide personal portfolio feedback at this time.

Career Camp - The Art of Story

6:30PM - 8:00PM

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Are you a raconteur on the rise looking for guidance in getting into the industry? Come join Disney Animation in CTN's Career Camp this Saturday as we provide a workshop on the craft of storyboarding and creating storyboarding portfolios. We'll be available to answer your questions and chat craft. Please note, we will be unable to provide personal portfolio feedback at this time.

Career Camp - The Art of Modeling & Character TDs

9:00AM - 10:30AM

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Are you savvy with CG design and looking to break into the industry creating the character and environment assets that populate animated films? Come join Disney Animation in CTN's Career Camp this Sunday as we provide a workshop on the crafts of character/environment modeling, rigging, hair/cloth simulation, and technical animation as well as creating reels. We'll be available to answer your questions and chat craft. Please note, we will be unable to provide personal reel feedback at this time.

How to Interpret Your Reference for Animation

2:30PM - 3:30PM

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Join Disney Animator Jackie Koehler as she and panelists Steve Vanseth (Sr. Animator, Blue Sky Studios) and JP Sans (Head of Animation, Dreamworks Animation) discuss how they break down their reference to find sifferent movements, nuances and acting beats to enhance their shots. Moderated by Jackie Tarascio (Sr. Animator, Blue Sky Studios). Audience Q&A to follow.

Career Camp - Production Management

3:30PM - 5:00PM

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Are you looking to land in the industry in production management? Come join Disney Animation in CTN's Career Camp this Sunday as we provide a workshop on what it takes to keep a film’s production organized and on schedule as well as creating resumes. We'll be available to answer your questions and chat craft.