Epic Games – Ben Lumsden

Epic Games – Ben Lumsden

Company bio: Founded in 1991, Epic Games is the creator of Fortnite, Unreal, Gears of War, Shadow Complex, and the Infinity Blade series of games. Epic’s Unreal Engine technology brings high-fidelity, interactive experiences to PC, console, mobile, AR, VR and...
Walt Disney Animation Studios

Walt Disney Animation Studios

Studio: Walt Disney Animation Studios Title: The Art of Layout Description: Telling compelling stories is at the heart of Disney Animation’s creative process. Join Juan Hernandez, Layout Artist, who will share how choices in scene staging and camera animation enhance...
Tim Ledbury – Isle of Dogs Fox Searchlight

Tim Ledbury – Isle of Dogs Fox Searchlight

Studio: Isle of Dogs Fox Searchlight Speakers: Tim Ledbury Speaker bio: Tim has been working in the film industry for almost two decades with 10 years as a visual effects supervisor contributing to high profile film projects such as the ‘Harry Potter’ series, ‘The Da...
Malcolm Neailey – DNEG

Malcolm Neailey – DNEG

Speaker: Malcolm Neailey Bio: Malcolm Neailey is Lighting Supervisor at DNEG London. Since 2010 he has worked on 14 films at DNEG, including ‘John Carter’, ‘Godzilla’, ‘Paddington’, ‘Assassin’s Creed’, ‘Life’. Most recently Malcolm was Lighting Supervisor on...
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...
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...