Asterix – The Secret of the Magic Potion: Anatomy of a Gallic village

Tuesday, June 4th

À Room A Categories: Animation , Expo Session By: Clément Deltour, Mikros Animation

Immerse yourself in the heart of a Gallic village and explore the trade secrets of the feature film “Asterix – The Secret of the Magic Potion”, made at Mikros Animation Paris. Through the analysis of a sequence, the presentation will cover the following themes: – how to produce a 3D road movie – a new […]

Creating an animated avatar and app for deaf children to learn to read

Tuesday, June 4th

À Room 1 Categories: Animation , Premium session By: Neil Pymer, Aardman Animations Interactive

A breakdown of StorySign, an app created at Aardman with FCB Inferno that aims to teach deaf children to learn how to read. This talk will delve into the challenges around the design, animation and technology that we overcame to make this project a reality     All sessions

Endgame: Evolution of Thanos

Wednesday, June 5th

À Room 2 Categories: Animation , Premium session By: Scott Edelstein, Digital Domain

Come along for a behind-the-scenes look at Digital Domain’s groundbreaking work from “Avengers: Infinity War” to “Avengers: Endgame” as well as an examination of the creation and evolution of the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s most powerful supervillain Thanos. All sessions

Previz Lighting for VFX/Animation as a way to make production efficient

Tuesday, June 4th

À Room 2 Categories: Animation , Premium session By: Gabriel Portnof, Dreamworks Animation

The sooner lighting is in production the better. What tends to happen is the creatives make cheats in Rough Layout and Previz, Final Layout and then Animation and by the time Lighting steps in the lighting rigs need to be cheated per shot, since the cheats weren’t done with lighting in consideration, which is a […]

Swing Behind-the-Scenes of Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

Wednesday, June 5th

À Room 1 Categories: Animation , Premium session By: Joshua Beveridge, Sony Pictures Imageworks

Imageworks was tasked with breaking the rules in order to create a stylized universe and bring the Academy Award®-winning Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse to the big screen. From animation to technology, artists were challenged with developing new tools and techniques to create a groundbreaking visual style for this fresh and highly original take on a […]

Underlying Form–The Application of Classical Art Concepts to Animation

Tuesday, June 4th

À Room A Categories: Animation , Expo Session By: Chris Kirshbaum, Cinesite

This lecture will be about connecting the past with the future. Citing examples of classical art innovations (2 point and 3 point perspective, architectural structure, and greater understanding of anatomy, among others), I will do a demonstration on how the application of such concepts can help posing and performance in 3D character animation. I will […]

Walt Disney Animation Studios: Knowing More About Knowsmore

Wednesday, June 5th

À Room A Categories: Animation , Expo Session By: Jason Figliozzi, Walt Disney Animation Studios

Jason Figliozzi (Animation Supervisor) will share insights behind the character development of Knowsmore from Ralph Breaks the Internet. Take a look behind the scenes to see how he and the animation team combined hand drawn and CG elements to create this character’s unique animation style. All sessions