The class will focus on the acting of characters and the use of live action footage by animators, illustrated by sequences of films in production at DreamWorks: Guardians, Croods and Turbo. Kristof Serrand will also present a mix of 2D/3D techniques in anticipation of the Me and My Shadow project. There will be time left for a Q/A session at the end of the class.
This Master Class gives a rare opportunity to listen to Aardman Animations Ltd. Co-Owner Peter Lord as he goes back over his years of co-habitation and work with David Sproxton up to the studios' latest release The Pirates! Band of Misfits.
Jean-François Laguionie presents how he goes about developing a feature film from the script: the creation of characters, various studies, 1st animatics, etc. His story draws from his own films Le Tableau and Louise en hiver (currently in preparation).
Follow the journeys of 2 major talents in animation: Regina Pessoa and Franck Dion.
Both previous winners of Creative Focus (Regina for Tragic Story With Happy Ending and Franck with The Phantom Inventory and Mister Cok), have films Kali the Little Vampire and Edmond Was A Donkey in competition this year in Annecy.
Regina and Franck were both welcomed by the National Film Board of Canada for the post-production of their films. The producer of the NFB, Julie Roy will host this meeting between two directors she knows well.
John Kahrs presents a revolutionary hand drawn and computer generated animation technique, using Paperman as illustration.
A single young man in mid-century New York chances upon a beautiful young woman. Will he see her again?
Be the first to learn the tips and hints for the latest versions of Adobe After Effects CS6, Photoshop CS6, Premiere Pro CS6, and Speedgrade CS6 for successful animation effects.
Presentation in English only
Take a look behind the scenes of producing a TV series using CBeebies' animated 2D series Sarah & Duck as a case study. The presentation will show how an efficient production pipeline allows the team to have a common vision which in turn enriches the creative process, from script to screen.
Meeting co-organised with the AGrAF
How does one adapt graphics when producing animation? What are the right questions to ask and how does one solve them?
What are the differences between adapting for 2D and 3D? What are the constraints? What are the right steps to follow? What rights does the original author have?
This meeting, co-organised with the AGrAF, uses case studies from animation series.
Illustrated by different examples of composition for animation, this discussion will address the relationship between music and images and the different stages of composition for a film but equally the relationship between composer and director.
Meet established composers along with students of composition for film. The opportunity to start some collaborations?
Discussion organised and led in collaboration with SACEM.
Presentation in French only
Are you a screenwriter looking for a graphic artist to visualise your ideas? Or a graphic artist looking for a screenwriter to collaborate with on a project or develop a whole new world using your creations?
Meet up at "Speed Dating" for animation creative artists organised by AGrAF.
Take part in this meeting, divided into the following three topics: