The third Annual SCAD AnimationFest Coming September 26-28



The Savannah Faculty of Artwork and Design (SCAD) has introduced SCADFILM’s third annual SCAD AnimationFest is ready for September 26-28. The pageant, which brings collectively progressive expertise and consultants from the animation trade, might be held on the college’s SCADshow theatre within the coronary heart of Midtown Atlanta. This 12 months, the occasion is providing a “screenings-only” go offering entry to all particular screenings all through the pageant together with international shorts and scholar work.

On Thursday, September 26th, the pageant will current a distinguished award to actor, singer, dancer, and songwriter Lucas Grabeel honoring his prolific profession voicing animated characters for collection together with Spirit Driving Free, The Household Man and Pinky Malinky. Two episodes of the Netflix unique collection Pinky Malinky will display instantly following.

There might be a particular preview displaying of the extremely anticipated DreamWorks Animation and Pearl Studio co-production Abominable (in theaters Sept. 27) starring Chloe Bennet, Tenzing Norgay Trainor, Albert Tsai, Eddie Izzard, Sarah Paulson, Tsai Chin and Michelle Wong. The animated function, written and directed by Jill Culton, takes audiences on an epic 2,000-mile journey from the streets of a Chinese language metropolis to the breathtaking Himalayan snowscapes.

Taking part friends from FoxTV, Grownup Swim, Dreamscape Immersive, Bunnygraph Studios and lots of different corporations might be highlighted all through the pageant.

“From particular screenings to in-depth panels with trade professionals, this 12 months’s SCAD AnimationFest programming is certain to please followers of this celebrated medium,” commented SCAD president and founder, Paula Wallace. “And AnimationFest is far more than an excellent time. High corporations reminiscent of Disney, Pixar, and Dreamworks go to SCAD looking for high expertise. Consider this as a three-day job interview – with motion pictures and popcorn.” 

The pageant will function shows, discussions and screenings on many sides of the animation trade, together with:

Storytelling Via Superior Content material: Exploring Transmedia
Behind the Scenes: Toy Story four
Springfield Confidential: Secrets and techniques of The Simpsons
Cinematic VR: The fantastic thing about animated storytelling in a digital setting
Digital Theme Parks

Company scheduled to seem on the 2019 AnimationFest embody:

John Heinsen, producer; Bunnygraph Leisure
Jennifer Prepare dinner, head of manufacturing; Dreamscape Immersive
Mark McCray, senior director of programming; Grownup Swim
JR Schmidt, movement lead; Google Artistic Lab
Mike Reiss, author/producer; The Simpsons
Laura Inexperienced Berry, producer; Primal Display screen
Jeremy Seymour, artistic director, Primal Display screen
Shannon Ryan, improvement producer; Baobab Studios
Ken Fountain, animator; Baobab Studios
Jay Li, animator/venture supervisor; Secret Sauce Studio (MA Promoting Design, 2009)
Jules Premus, character designer; Floyd County Productions (MA Sequential Artwork, 2018)
Becki Tower, directing animator; Pixar Animation Studios (MFA Animation, 2008)
Jalysa Leva, lead animator; Primal Display screen (BFA Animation, 2015)

Animation is the most important of SCAD’s diploma applications and is taken into account a high program for preparation of a rising discipline that encompasses movie, tv, interactive media and video video games.

With the one university-run casting workplace within the nation, SCAD helps drive the multibillion-dollar movie and tv trade in Georgia. Of the almost 15,000 SCAD alumni from leisure and digital media disciplines, greater than three,000 work within the Georgia movie trade. SCAD college students, alumni and school have received Oscars, Grammys, Emmys, Golden Reels, Tonys, and Annies.

Extra info is offered on the pageant web site.

Supply: SCAD

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