DNEG Animation at Annecy 2023!

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

Meet us at Annecy Festival 2023!

We’re delighted to share that our DNEG Animation team will be attending Annecy Festival again this year! After a fun-filled festival experience last year, our wonderful team is back again for the world’s largest event dedicated to animation.

Running from June 11th to June 17th, this year’s Annecy Festival promises an outstanding assortment of inspiring talks, hotly anticipated screenings, networking opportunities, masterclasses and more!

What will our DNEG Animation team be up to this year? Scroll on to find out:


Nimona Screening

WHERE: Bonlieu Grande salle
WHEN: 18:00 – 19:30 CEST

Based on ND Stevenson’s popular graphic novel, Nimona follows the titular character, a shape-shifting girl, who teams up with villain Lord Ballister Blackheart to challenge the Institution of Law Enforcement and Heroics. Discover an epic adventure set in a futuristic medieval world — this screening marks the worldwide premiere of Nimona!


Bonjour, Is It Me You’re Looking For?

Claudia Roy (Lead Talent Acquisition) & Bridget Dash (Senior Recruiter). Moderated by Dara McGarry (Director of Talent Outreach)
WHERE: Le Campus Room 2
WHEN: 16:00 – 17:15 CEST

Come and meet DNEG Animation’s London and Montreal recruitment teams as we share industry insights into the best practices to prepare for a career in animation. Designed to demystify the corporate-meets-creative world of film, this talk will cover a variety of career development topics. From navigating the global industry to making the perfect reel, discover tips on marketing yourself, online interviews, CVs, LinkedIn and more! Plus, we’ll share plenty of examples from our current artists at DNEG Animation. Come ready with questions!

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The Making of Nimona

WHERE: Bonlieu Grande salle
WHEN: 11:30 – 13:00 CEST

Experience the ultimate behind-the-scenes adventure as you join the filmmakers of Nimona, the highly anticipated film event. Directors Nick Bruno and Troy Quane, creator ND Stevenson, production designer Aidan Sugano, and producers Karen Ryan and Julie Zackary invite you to embark on a captivating journey into the unique creative process behind this eagerly awaited feature film. Gain exclusive access to the film’s crew as they unveil the secrets and intricacies of its production, from awe-inspiring scenes to tantalizing anecdotes.


WHERE: Booth A88, 1st floor of the Exhibition Area
WHEN: Tuesday June 12th – Friday June 17th

Running from Tuesday June 12th to Friday June 17th, our DNEG Animation booth offers a peek behind the curtain of our studio. Don’t miss your chance to meet the teams behind Entergalactic and Nimona and talk all things animation! It’s time to ignite your passion and unleash your creativity — it all starts with a conversation with our friendly recruitment team! Swing by, say hi and learn everything there is to know about our exciting upcoming projects and opportunities! Including…


Entergalactic: Painting A Universe

WHEN: Tuesday June 13th | 14:00 – 15:00 CEST

Join Archie Donato, VFX Supervisor of Entergalactic, as he talks about the creation of the highly stylized world of Entergalactic.


Meet the Filmmakers of Nimona

WHEN: Thursday, June 15th | 15:00 – 16:00 CEST

Come to the DNEG Animation booth for a special meet-and-greet with the Directors of Nimona and the DNEG Animation crew!


Ted Talk: The Animation of Nimona!

WHEN: Friday, June 16th | 10:00 – 11:00 CEST

Join Animation Director Ted Ty for an exclusive discussion on what it took to create the nuanced performances of Nimona.


We can’t wait to see you there! 




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