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Eric Goldberg Supervising Animator

Eric Goldberg Supervising Animator

Eric Goldberg, a veteran Director, Designer and Animator, has worked extensively in New York, London and Hollywood creating feature films, commercials, title sequences and television specials. He is equally at home with traditional hand-drawn animation and the most up-to-date computer animation, and has pioneered ground-breaking techniques in both worlds. Eric’s animation knowledge started early, creating [...]

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The Upside of Uploads – YouTube Animation Success

The Upside of Uploads – YouTube Animation Success

Description: Aaron Simpson, VP of Animation Development at Mondo Media, will host a discussion with online animation maestros Arin ‘Egoraptor’ Hanson, Dick Figures’ Ed Skudder and Zack Keller and Rob DenBleyker and Dave McElfatrick from Cyanide & Happiness. Collectively, their online animations have been viewed over 200 million times, and we’ll add 3 or 4 [...]

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Animals & Creatures Animation Breakdown

Title: Animals & Creatures Animation Breakdown Length 55min Sponsored by Animation Mentor In this panel, animators will provide an inspiring overview of what makes visual effects and creatures animation awesome and unique. Panelists will breakdown a shot and discuss their process for breathing life into their characters. You’ll see video reference and behind-the-scenes footage (woot!). [...]

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July Films with Animator and Filmmaker Mike Nguyen

Title: July Films: Behind the Scenes with an independent 2D Filmmaker Hosted by The Creative Talent Network Length 45min Mike Nguyen primary interest is the hand-drawn animation film making medium and aims to reflect beautiful thoughts toward this life on Earth. Mike received his BFA in Character Animation at the California Institute of the Arts [...]

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Catherine Maske

Catherine Maske

Having trained as an animator at the Academy of Art University in San Francisco, she’s also skilled in illustration, character design and toy prototyping. In addition to the work Catherine has done for Piximix LLC, she also runs her own successful venture, A Green Cat Productions, where her unique designs have been published in magazines [...]

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Pablo Navarro Directing Animator

Pablo Navarro Directing Animator

Pablo Navarro is an Animation Director, Director and Senior Character Animator. He started his career at a very young age, as an autodidact. Professionally speaking his first job into animation was final line inker, after that he jumped little by little by all the positions within a production, until he became a lead animator and [...]

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The Broad Appeal of Animation

Title: The Broad Appeal of Animation Sponsored by The Creative Talent Network CTNX09: Filmed Nov 2009; Posted May 2010 Length 45 min [hdplay id=11 ] The number of females working in the animation industry has dramatically increased in the past quarter century. What began mostly as a male-dominated profession has evolved into an arena full [...]

Videos

The Pioneer Series: Those Who Paved The Way

Title: The Pioneer Series: Those Who Paved the Way Sponsored by The Creative Talent Network CTNX09: Filmed Nov 2009; Posted April 2010 Length 45 min [hdplay id=4 ] Moderated by Animation Historian Jerry Beck this round table discussion with Don Bluth and Gary Goldman centers on the pioneering spirit.   Hear first hand about the passion [...]

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VFX in Animation @R+H

Title: VFX in Animation @R+H Sponsored by The Animation Educator’s Forum Length 45 min Discussion on the Animation process from development to final Animation at Rhythm & Hues Studios. Including:  What studios look for in an artist, how to create a good reel, how to become part of the process, and how the industry has [...]

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Independent Feature Filmmakers

Independent Feature Filmmakers

Title: The Independant Feature Filmmakers Sponsored by The Creative Talent Network Length 45 min Outside of the big box studio system there are independent filmmakers  fueled with  passion, ideas and creative drive that embark on the amazing journey of creating a feature length animated film as an independent.  This round table discussion takes us on [...]

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Across the Great “D” – Vide

Title: Across the Great “D” – Vide Sponsored by Dreamworks Animation Length 45 min Listen to those animators who made it across from 2D to 3D in this candid round table discussion. Find out what makes it across and what doesn’t as you listen to the key ingredients from those who made it “Across the [...]

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Animating from the Heart – Logic vs Inspiration Animator and Filmmaker Ryan Woodward

Animating from the Heart – Logic vs Inspiration Animator and Filmmaker Ryan Woodward

Join Ryan in this passionate and inspiration session where he discusses his creative process. Animating from the heart and Logic vs Inspiration. Ryan Woodward began his career as an animator/designer and storyboard artist in 1995.   He has worked for Warner Brothers Feature Animation, Sony Pictures, Cartoon Network, Walt Disney Studios and Marvel Entertainment and Dreamworks [...]

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Dave Burgess Head of Character Animation Dreamworks

Dave Burgess Head of Character Animation Dreamworks

David Burgess does not have any time to get into trouble – he has been busy enough animating! Dave was most recently Head of Character Animation on DreamWorks Animation’s March 2009 release, “Monsters vs. Aliens.”  Prior to Monsters vs Aliens, he was Head of Character Animation on  the mini-movie “Hammy’s Boomerang Adventure,”  and has been [...]

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Kathy Zielinski Dreamworks Animator

Kathy Zielinski Dreamworks Animator

KATHY ZIELINSKI with over 21 animated feature screen credits behind her is one of a very elite group of award winning women animators in the animation industry.  Currently at Dreamworks Animation Studios for the past 10 years she graduated from California Institute of the Arts and began her career at Walt Disney Animation Studios in [...]

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Jason Ryan Dreamworks Supervising Animator

Jason Ryan Dreamworks Supervising Animator

JASON RYAN was Supervising Animator at Walt Disney Animation Studios for almost twelve years and is now Supervising Animator at DreamWorks Animation Studios. After graduating from the European School of Animation (aka Senior College, Ballyfermot), Ireland in 1993, with a student of the year award from Don Bluth (creator of An American Tail and Land [...]

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