DNEG Animation at Annecy 2022

The world’s largest event dedicated to animation is back!

We’re delighted to announce that DNEG Animation will be at Annecy Festival 2022!

The Annecy International Animation Film Festival is the world’s largest event dedicated to animation, and the premiere destination for those looking to celebrate the diversity of animation styles and techniques! Set in the beautiful town of Annecy, France, this year’s week-long event is jam-packed with an exciting array of presentations, exhibitions and live events.

Fresh off the success of our animated feature debut, Ron’s Gone Wrong, our DNEG Animation team will be participating in the event through several panels and presentations. If you’ve been looking for an opportunity to learn more about our exciting work and incredible team, now’s the perfect opportunity!

Plus, don’t forget to drop by our DNEG Animation’s Recruitment Booth, running Tuesday through Thursday!

WHERE: Annecy, France
WHEN: June 13 – 18

Scroll down for our DNEG Animation line-up, then, click here for more about how to register & attend the event.



Thursday, June 16th

Real-time/AI: Restoring Freedom and Power to Creation

François Narboux (Director, Miam Animation – “Edmond & Lucy”), Taylor Moll (VFX Supervisor, DNEG Animation), Jean-Baptiste Spieser (CTO, TeamTO)
WHEN: Thursday, June 16th // 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM CEST
WHERE: On-site at Salle de l’Europe

New solutions such as real-time or AI are emerging and now providing animation directors and artists with great creative freedom and new opportunities to tell stories. What are the impacts, opportunities and risks that these new technologies raise regarding the industry’s future?



Pathways to DNEG Animation

Bridget Dash (Senior Talent Acquisition Partner), Johan Prytz (Talent Acquisition Partner) and Dara McGarry (Director of Outreach, DNEG Animation)
WHEN: Thursday, June 16th // 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM CEST
WHERE: On-site at Impérial Palace – Rotonde de l’Europe

Come learn more about DNEG Animation and the wonderful work we are doing! Join Director of Outreach Dara McGarry and Talent Acquisition Partners Bridget Dash and Johan Prytz as they take you on a tour of the roles, locations, and projects available at DNEG Animation, as well as the pathways you can take to join us!




Erika Burton (President, Global VFX Production), David Prescott (SVP, Creative Production), Markus Kurtz (VP, Animation Technology), Kara Oropallo (VP, Training, Outreach and Artistic Development), Crosby Clyse (Head of Production), and Ted Ty (Global Head of Character Animation).
WHEN: Thursday, June 16th // 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM CEST
WHERE: On-site at Impérial Palace – Salle de l’Europe

Join the leadership team of DNEG Animation as they share how they built a startup animation studio within an established award winning visual effects company. DNEG Animation will share their focus on being true to the history, art and craft of animation while paying attention to where it’s going and how they are leveraging technology to help them get there.



We can’t wait to see you there. Click here to register!




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