Ed Hooks – “Let’s Talk About Your Animation Career”

Ed Hooks – “Let’s Talk About Your Animation Career”

Speaker: Ed Hooks Bio: Ed Hooks, author of Acting for Animators, 4th revised edition, pioneered acting training especially for animators instead of stage actors.   After a thirty-year career as a professional actor and acting teacher in the U.S., Ed began teaching...
Keyframes for Success with Animated Women UK

Keyframes for Success with Animated Women UK

Title: Keyframes for Success with Animated Women UK Date and Time: Wednesday 3rd October at 15.45pm – 16.45pm Venue: Bay View suite 2 at BIC Price: £5 Not to be missed, Animated Women UK brings you Keyframes for Success, a panel celebrating the women who have...
Ari Rubenstein – The Blues Crab

Ari Rubenstein – The Blues Crab

Speaker: Ari Rubenstein Bio: Ari Rubenstein is a visual effects craftsman and independent producer with 25 years of industry experience. Ari has worked on a variety of live-action vfx and feature animated films, from Matrix, Constantine, and Charlottes Web, to Blue...
Blue Zoo

Blue Zoo

Studio: Blue Zoo Speakers: Dane Winn & Tom Box Dane Winn, Animation Director Having been at Blue Zoo for over 8 years, Dane works in the commercials team as an Animation Director. Having created many successful animated shorts outside of work, Dane won the...
Moving Picture Company (MPC) – James Hood

Moving Picture Company (MPC) – James Hood

Studio: MPC Speaker: James Hood Bio: James has been a Rigging Technical Director at MPC for five years, since graduating from Portsmouth University in 2013. He has worked on projects such as Game of Thrones, The Dark Tower, Pirates of the Caribbean and the Oscar...
Industrial Light & Magic

Industrial Light & Magic

Studio: ILM Speaker: Julian Foddy Bio: Julian Foddy, Visual Effects Supervisor Before entering the world of digital visual effects in 2004, Julian spent 15 years in the music industry, achieving great success as a renowned international DJ and record producer. In...
Henning Sanden & Morten Jager – Flipped Normals

Henning Sanden & Morten Jager – Flipped Normals

Designing a Creature – With a Focus on Design Principles Date/Times: Thursday 4th October 14.00pm – 17.15 Place: Bay View Suite 2, BIC, Bournemouth Capacity: 70 Ticketing: Student £20  Professional £30 Age Restriction: 18+ Description of event: Henning Sanden...
Mikael Pettersén – MPC

Mikael Pettersén – MPC

Production tips for Crowds in Houdini Date/Times: Wednesday 3rd October 14.00pm – 17.15pm Place: Bay View Suite 1, BIC, Bournemouth Capacity: 60 Ticketing: Student £20 Professional £30 Age Restriction: 18+ Description of event: Mikael started out as a generalist...
Lois Van Baarle (Loish)

Lois Van Baarle (Loish)

Intuitive Digital workflow with Loish Date/Times:  Sunday 7th October 09.30am – 13.45pm Place: Bay View Suite 1, BIC, Bournemouth Capacity: 60 Ticketing: Student £40 Professional £50 Age Restriction: 18+ Description of event: Lois van Baarle, otherwise known by her...
Ed Hooks – “Let’s Talk About Your Animation Career”

Ed Hooks – Acting for Animators

Acting for Animators, Part I and Part II Date/Times:  Saturday 6th October – Sunday 7th October (2 day workshop) 10.00 – 16.00 both days Place: Bay View Suite 2, BIC, Bournemouth Capacity: 70 Ticketing: Student £50 (2 day ticket)  Professional £80 (2 day ticket)...
Dave Cook – Joint Head of 3D Animation at Jellyfish Pictures

Dave Cook – Joint Head of 3D Animation at Jellyfish Pictures

Dave Cook Joint Head of 3D Animation at Jellyfish Pictures Dave Cook studied at the Slade School of Fine Art in London where he first developed an interest in drawn animation. Beginning his career in 2D traditional drawn animation in the 1990s, Dave’s early...
AnimDojo with Bader Badruddin

AnimDojo with Bader Badruddin

Date/Times:  Thursday 4th October 14.00pm – 16.45pm Place: Bay View Suite 1, BIC, Bournemouth Capacity: 60 Ticketing: Student £25 / Professional £30 plus one month’s free subscription to AnimDojo Age Restriction: 18+ Description: Bader is a series animation director...
Tessa Mapp – Freelance CG Artist

Tessa Mapp – Freelance CG Artist

Tessa Mapp Freelance CG Artist Tessa Mapp is a freelance CG artist, specialising in Lighting and Look development in full CG animation. Graduating with a first class degree from the NCCA in 2003, Tessa went on to work at Animal Logic, Weta Digital and Aardman...
Jerry Hibbert – Founder of Hibbert Ralph Animation Ltd

Jerry Hibbert – Founder of Hibbert Ralph Animation Ltd

Jerry Hibbert Founder of Hibbert Ralph Animation Ltd Jerry Hibbert started his professional career as an animator in 1970 when he joined ‘Yellow Submarine’ director George Dunning as his assistant at TV Cartoons Ltd. In 1974 he began directing animated titles and...
Tom Box – Co-Founder of Blue Zoo Animation

Tom Box – Co-Founder of Blue Zoo Animation

Tom Box Co-Founder of Blue Zoo Animation Tom started Blue Zoo Animation with three classmates whilst at studying at Bournemouth University 17 years ago, the company is now one of the biggest CG animation studios in the UK; picking up a few BAFTAs along the way. Tom...
Ben Steer – Senior Animation Director at Blue-Zoo

Ben Steer – Senior Animation Director at Blue-Zoo

Ben Steer Senior Animation Director at Blue-Zoo Productions Ltd Ben is a London-based BAFTA nominated short film director specialising in animation. Since joining Blue-Zoo Productions Ltd nine years ago, he’s worked in numerous roles, from writing and visual...
Oliver McCluskey – Visual FX

Oliver McCluskey – Visual FX

Oliver McCluskey Visual FX After studying computer science at the University of Manchester, Oliver began his time in visual effects as a runner at Framestore before moving into render support and on into the lighting department to begin his career as a Lighting TD....
Boyan Baynov – Lighting & Lookdev TD at ILM

Boyan Baynov – Lighting & Lookdev TD at ILM

Boyan Baynov Lighting & Lookdev TD at ILM Boyan Baynov is a Lighting and Lookdev TD currently working at ILM. Boyan started his journey into film and moving image at the University for the Creative Arts in Farnham and only discovered VFX after graduating. Boyan...