Higher Education and Industry in Harmony
Every major studio around the world makes use of Toon Boom Harmony. Today’s graduating students need to have knowledge of the entire animation production pipeline. Studios are looking for people who understand more than just how to ink and paint, many employers use a skilled worker to work on multiple stages in the pipeline. Making Toon Boom products the core technology in colleges and universities gives students the competitive edge they need when embarking in their career in the animation industry. This panel brings together industry experts and higher-ed representatives who will share on their production pipelines and team qualifications as well as their animation programs respectively.
Lilly Vogelesang Moderator
Alex Teslik, Director, Digital Production, Disney Television Animation
Joel Kuhawara: Co-Founder/Executive Producer of Animation for “FOX’s Bob’s Burgers, Allen Gregory” and Supervising Producer for Comedy Central’s “Brickleberry”
Richard Vertolli, Chair of the Animation department, Associate Professor, California College of the Arts.
Mike E. Libonati, Department Chair, Media Arts and Animation and Visual Effects, Art Institute of Los Angeles