Vice President of Kids and Family, Netflix
Courtesy of Livingpopups LLC
& JAMIE DIXON
“Augmenting Life With VR!”
Cheryl Bayer: Co-founder/CEO of LivingPopUps
Jamie Dixon: Co-founder/CTO of LivingPopUps
DEBRA BLANCHARD KNIGHT
“Your Vital Partner…The Independant Animation Recruiter”
President, Fringe Talent
Spongebob Subpants, Courtesy of Nickelodeon and Moody Gardens.
“Making Magic With Immersive Media!”
Creative Director at Super 78
©2017 Universal Animation Studios LLC and Universal City Studios LLC
“Making Music: Painting with Sound in a Global Language”
Composer for The Angry Birds Movie, Despicable Me, Minions, Curious George, The Smurfs, and Smallfoot among other projects.
Sony Pictures Animation – © 2019 CTMG, Inc. All Rights Reserved
“If It’s Not Broke, Break It!” and Other Daring Thoughts Caught in a Spiderweb
VFX Supervisor: Spider-Man: Into The Spiderverse and previously also VFX Supervisor: The Angry Birds Movie, CG Supervisor: Hotel Transylvania and Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs.
Angry Birds™ & ©2019 Rovio Entertainment Corporation and Rovio Animation Ltd. All Rights Reserved. With Severe Space Limitations: ™ & ©2019 Rovio.
“Creating Timeless Characters in Animation”
Producer, The Angry Birds Movie, The Angry Birds Movie 2, Despicable Me
“Seder-Masochism,” Courtesy of Nina Paley.
“Self-Producing: Be Your Own Boss!”
© 2017 Breadwinner Canada Inc./Cartoon Saloon (Breadwinner) Limited/Melusine Productions S.A.Ê
Director, My Father Father’s Dragon and
VP Original Content, NBC Universal Kids/Sprout
Executive Producer, The Jim Henson Company
© 2019 Universal Kids’ Network LLC
“PROCESS STUDY: Stop Motion”
Executive Producer: Norman Picklestripes, Clangers, and Scream Street
Wilbert Plijnaar, Storyboard Artist: Minions, The Princess and The Frog, Ice Age and others
Blizzard, SVP of Story & Franchise Development; Previously Sony Pictures Imageworks SVP, Feature Production and Artist Management
© 2007 Gonzo
“The History, Effeciency, and Freedom of Working In Anime”
Founder and President of Gonzo Animation, Japan, Producer of Afro Samurai, Samurai7, Brave Story, Romeo x Juliet
Courtesy of Cartoon Saloon and Louise Bagnall.
Case Study: Late Afternoon
“From Sketchbook To The Red Carpet”
Director of the Oscar ® nominated short, Late Afternoon and several other shorts including Cúl An Tí, Loose Ends and Donkey; worked as character designer on the series Puffin Rock and on the feature film The Breadwinner; served as storyboard artist on The Wolfwalkers and assistant director on the upcoming feature My Father’s Dragon
“Essential Legal Considerations for the Development, Financing, Production and Exploitation of Animated Productions.”
STRETCH ARMSTRONG AND THE FLEX FIGHTERS ® & © 2019 Hasbro, Inc. Used with permission.
Com2uS 2018. With permission.
WILSON J TANG
Case Study: Summoners War
“Adapting Game IP into Linear Content for a Global Audience”
Frachise Art Director, Summoners War; Production Designer, Invincible; Creative Director, Wind Sun Sky Entertainment; Co-Founder/Creative Director Kabam (mobile games); Visual Effects, Art Director, Need For Speed, Electronic Arts; Art Director ILM, Star Wars: Episode II – Attack of The Clones; and Ang Lee’s Hulk; among many other past roles.
“Voice-Casting and Directing: Inside and Outside the Recording Booth”
Voice-Casting & Direction for TV Series, Feature Productions, & Video Games
“Something Old, Something New…Producing For VR”
“Film and Television Music Licensing 101”
“The Global Journey of Distribution – Reaching Your Audience”
Executive Vice President & Managing Director, Canada – Lionsgate Entertainment
Attorney, The Law Offices of Jann Moorhead