SUNDAY PROGRAMMING

September 8, 2019

2:00PM - 5:00PM

Last updated 08/02/19. More updates as we approach the event!

 
 

 
 

2:00 PM

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Netflix Original Animated Films: Spotlight on Klaus, The Willoughbys, Over the Moon

Join us to hear production designers and other lead artists share the creative approaches behind Sergio Pablos' passion project Klaus, Kris Pearn's quirky comedy The Willoughbys, and Glen Keane's feature directorial debut Over the Moon. Netflix’s director of character animation James Baxter will present a lineup of speakers who will share early insights into their overall approach to designing the worlds for these upcoming Netflix original animated features. Highlighted speakers include Klaus production designers Marcin Jakubowski & Szymon Biernacki (in a video presentation), The Willoughbys production designer Kyle McQueen joined by lead artists Aniket Natekar and Helen Ahlberg, and Over the Moon production designer Celine Desrumaux.

ROOM: Main Ballroom, Exhibition Center

TIME: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

 
 

 
 
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Picking up the iPad with Nicholas Kole

Follow Nicholas Kole on a walkthrough of his character design work, with a focus on how he adapted his illustrative process from Photoshop to Procreate. He discusses taking the leap, shares the unique strengths of Procreate, and answers audience questions with live demonstrations.

ROOM: 106, Conference Center

TIME: 2:00 PM - 2:50 PM

 
 

 
 

TBA

TBA

ROOM: 215, Conference Center

TIME: 2:00 PM -3:00 PM

 
 

 
 
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Jesse Winchester Schmidt

Join Jesse Winchester Schmidt for a live 60 minute demo.

LOCATION: Demo Station 2, Exhibition Center

TIME: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

 
 

 
 

LOCATION: Demo Station 5, Exhibition Center

TIME: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Serge Birault

Join Serge Birault for a live 60 minute demo.

 
 

 
 

2:30 PM

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Griz n Norm

TBA

ROOM: 212, Conference Center

TIME: 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

 
 

 
 

3:00 PM

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New Problems Require New Solutions with Cody Gramstad

In this presentation, Cody Gramstad will talk about the trials and errors of coming up with creative solutions in the new medium of VR. He will do this by exploring the lighting design for the Emmy Award winning VR short Asteroids! and demoing the production design approach of four time Emmy Award winning VR short Crow: The Legend by Baobab Studios.

Recording during this talk is prohibited.

ROOM: 101, Conference Center

TIME: 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

 
 

 
 
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Wheel of Death with Crash McCreery

The 'Wheel of Death' is a fun demo/exercise. Watch the legend, Crash McCreery spin a wheel of random descriptions and create concepts from whatever the wheel lands on!

ROOM: 102, Conference Center

TIME: 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

 
 

 
 
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Closing Panel

TBA

ROOM: 106, Conference Center

TIME: 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

 
 

 
 
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Illustrating for Children’s Books

Steph Laberis, Anoosha Syed and Elsa Chang discuss their experience working on children’s books for a variety of publishers. Hosted by Lily Williams.

ROOM: 204, Conference Center

TIME: 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

 
 

 
 
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Concept Art for Films with Jama Jurabaev

Join Jama Jurabaev (Starwars, Ready Player One, Jurassic World 2) as he shares his workflow and experience working as a concept artist for films.

ROOM: 208, Conference Center

TIME: 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

 
 

 
 
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Costumed Figure Painting with Karla Ortiz

Join in on this costumed figure painting session with Karla Ortiz (Dr.Strange, Avengers Endgame, MTG). This class is uninstructed but Karla's painting will be put on screen so we encourage everyone to come paint along with her or just come and watch a top level professional at work.

ROOM: 103, Conference Center

TIME: 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

 
 

 
 
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TBA

ROOM: 104/105, Conference Center

TIME: 3:00 PM - 4: 30 PM

 
 

 
 
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Animation Visual Development Panel

Join Brittney Lee, Brittany Myers, Lorelay Bove, as they share their experiences working as an animation visual development artist. Hosted by Tuna Bora.

ROOM: 207, Conference Center

TIME: 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

 
 

 
 
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Making Splash Art (for League of Legends) with Alvin Lee

League of Legends has some of the best splash art in the industry. Interested in learning how these artist create the art that everyone loves? Join Riot Games Senior Illustrator, Alvin Lee, as he takes you through his thoughts and process.

ROOM: 209/210, Conference Center

TIME: 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

 
 

 
 
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Marco Nelor

Join Marco Nelor for a live 90 minute demo

LOCATION: Demo Station 1, Exhibition Center

TIME: 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

 
 

 
 
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Impact of character design & World in mobile games with Peak

How do you make your mobile game stand out from thousands of other alternatives? Mobile has become the largest platform for gaming with billions of users which have thousands of games to choose from. In such a crowded and competitive market, character design, building a story, and creating a world for users has become one of the primary differentiators of quality for players. Join Başar Muluk, Art Director at Peak on how the characters and the world in one of the most popular mobile games was conceived and created

ROOM: 104/105, Conference Center

TIME: 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

 
 

 
 
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Alex Konstad

Join Alex Konstad for a live 90 minute demo.

LOCATION: Demo Station 4, Exhibition Center

TIME: 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

 
 

 
 
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Acrylic Fantasy Painting with Jesper Ejsing

Join award winning (Magic the Gathering) illustrator Jesper Ejsing for a talk and demo about how he approaches traditional fantasy illustration with acrylic paint!

ROOM: 214, Conference Center

TIME : 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

 
 

 
 

3:15 PM

Animation Superstars!

Brooke Keesling (Animation Guild & ASIFA Hollywood VP and longtime Animation Talent Development for Cartoon Network & Disney) will lead a lively discussion with animation giants, Jorge Gutiérrez (Director & Executive Producer: Book of Life, Maya and the Three, Son of Jaguar, El Tigre), Jeanette Moreno King (Storyboard Artist & Director: Alien News Desk, Disenchantment, Futurama), Alonso Ramirez Ramos (Co-Executive Producer: Steven Universe: The Movie. Storyboard Artist & Director: Gravity Falls, Disney Mickey Mouse), Charlotte Jackson (Storyboard Artist: Star vs. the Forces of Evil, Looney Tunes Cartoons, Billy Dilly), Matt Price (Writer, Story Editor: Regular Show, Apple & Onion, Final Space).

ROOM: Main Ballroom, Exhibition Center

TIME : 3:15 PM - 4:15 PM

 
 

 
 

3:30 PM

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Creating Animal characters in Fresco with Lynn Chen

In this demo, Lynn Chen will show her process of designing cute animal characters from sketching to colors. She will draw inspirations from reference photos and exaggerate the shapes and gestures. The process will be focused on volumetric drawing, lighting and exaggeration, while also showcasing how Fresco helps to make drawings fun and easy.

ROOM: 107, Conference Center

TIME: 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

 
 

 
 
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Zac Retz

TBA

ROOM: 106, Conference Center

TIME: 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

 
 

 
 

Jason Seiler

Join Jason Seiler for a live 60 minute demo.

LOCATION: Demo Station 2, Exhibition Center

TIME: 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

 
 

 
 
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Character design demo with Aaron Blaise

TBA

ROOM: 211, Conference Center

TIME: 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

 
 

 
 
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Environmental Painting Demonstration with Jason Scheier

Join Jason Scheier for a live 60 minute demo

LOCATION: Demo Station 3, Exhibition Center

TIME: 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

 
 

 
 
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Wouter Tulp

Join Wouter Tulp for a live 60 minute demo

LOCATION: Demo Station 5, Exhibition Center

TIME: 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM