• AR (Augmented Reality): When Animation Integrates the "Real World" XR

    Immersive experiences present new opportunities for animation and visual effects studios.

    Wednesday 12 June 16:00 → 17:15 - Impérial Palace Salle du lac

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  • Drawing Audiences into Movie Theaters: Innovative Strategies from European Animation Film Distributors Business

    As children and teenagers are progressively turning away from traditional media, and animated films are becoming increasingly competitive on the big screen, what strategies can be adopted to encourage both young and old to discover a film at the movie theater?

    Wednesday 12 June 14:00 → 15:15 - Impérial Palace Salle du lac

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  • How Do You Create a Credible Villain in an Animation Film Creation

    From the evil queen in Snow White, through Jafar in the Lion King, to Gru from Despicable Me, the "bad guys" of animated films make us shiver and gloat.

    Thursday 13 June 09:00 → 10:15 - Impérial Palace Salle de l'Europe

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  • Creating an Animated VR Experience: How Writers and Directors Have to Face Storytelling Challenges? XR

    Storytelling a VR experience involves thinking about writing in a 360-degree environment, with varying levels of interaction.

    Tuesday 11 June 09:00 → 10:15 - Impérial Palace Salle de l'Europe

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  • How Do You Finance an XR Work and Make the Right Distribution Choices? XR

    Driven by new practices and an emerging market, immersive experiences explore all channels to reach their audience: online content platforms, gaming rooms and cinemas, museums, festivals, etc.

    Thursday 13 June 09:00 → 10:15 - Impérial Palace Rotonde de l'Europe

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  • From Animation to Live-Action: When VFX Bridge the Gap Production Organisation

    The boundaries between live-action, 2D animation, 3D and stop-motion are being discretely dissolved by animation film productions. What is their common point? The VFX that are progressively integrating into the pipeline.

    Thursday 13 June 11:00 → 12:15 - Impérial Palace Salle de l'Europe

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  • Draw Me a Voice… Creation

    In the original language version, actors cast in animated films play an increasingly essential role in the incarnation of their characters: their personal physique becomes a source of inspiration, it modifies the personality, even the dialogue and not forgetting their role in promoting the film, which subsequently becomes even more visible.

    Tuesday 11 June 16:00 → 17:15 - Impérial Palace Salle du lac

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  • Edutainment: How Do You Create a Cartoon for Educational Purposes? Creation

    Depending on the intended target, animation can be used as a learning objective, to give a wider outlook on the world and for educational purposes.

    Friday 14 June 11:00 → 12:15 - Impérial Palace Salle du lac

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  • Financing an Animation Documentary: How Do You Make the Right Choices? Business

    From Waltz with Bachir in 2008 to Chris the Swiss or The Wall in 2018, the animated documentary has made its mark in cinemas in the last decade.

    Thursday 13 June 16:00 → 17:15 - Impérial Palace Salle du lac

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  • Free vs. Pay: What Digital Strategies are Available for Animation Producers? Business

    Between free digital platforms (AVOD) and OTT services, animation producers and distributors are increasingly using digital networks as new sources of growth for their revenues. But is this a guaranteed strategy?

    Tuesday 11 June 11:00 → 12:15 - Impérial Palace Salle de l'Europe

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  • Japanese Animation on the International Stage: On the Eve of a New Boom? Creation

    Japanese animation is admired worldwide, enjoying a golden age over the last 30 years thanks to iconic directors such as Miyazaki and Takahata.

    Wednesday 12 June 09:00 → 10:15 - Impérial Palace Salle de l'Europe

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  • Open Source: (Creative) Fantasy or (Economical) Reality? Production Organisation

    Many studios have announced that they are integrating Open Source software like Blender, or even developing their own tools in their pipeline.

    Tuesday 11 June 14:00 → 15:15 - Impérial Palace Salle du lac

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  • Emerging Tools and Innovative Process: Automation or Creativity? Production Organisation

    Innovation is the focus for animation studios’ productivity challenges.

    Thursday 13 June 14:00 → 15:15 - Impérial Palace Salle du lac

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  • Virtual Production and Real-time: Is it (Finally) Time to Get Excited? Production Organisation

    Real time, previz on set... Real-time engines are on the up and up.

    Wednesday 12 June 11:00 → 12:15 - Impérial Palace Salle de l'Europe

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  • When Brands/Publishers Become the Producers of their Own Contents Business

    An increasing number of brand owners or publishers no longer license their properties to third-party producers, but become producers of their own contents or even operators of distribution channels directly.

    Friday 14 June 09:00 → 10:15 - Impérial Palace Salle du lac

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  • Immersive Realities: Prepare New Talents and Businesses for Tomorrow’s Challenges XR

    For several years, AR/VR and MR immersive technologies keep improving, encouraging territories, schools and specialized companies to join the venture.

    Wednesday 12 June 09:00 → 10:15 - Impérial Palace Rotonde de l'Europe

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