Introducing DNEG Animpalooza!

A day for celebrating all things animation, in partnership with Warner Bros. Pictures Animation

DNEG Animation’s DNEG Animpalooza is almost here!

We can’t wait to welcome animation professionals for a day of celebrating all things animation and creativity, complete with inspiring masterclasses, insightful presentations from DNEG Animation and our partners at Warner Bros. Pictures Animation, networking opportunities and exclusive sneak peeks!

WHEN: Saturday, March 23rd | 9AM – 6PM
WHERE: La Cinémathèque Québécoise, Montreal (335 De Maisonneuve Blvd. East Montreal, Quebec, H2X 1K1)


Explore our exciting line-up for the day here.

First Principles of Production Design
David James (Creative Director, Warner Bros. Pictures Animation)

The class will introduce three foundational principles of film design. We will explore how and why we experience a film the way we do, and how we can apply these principles to craft visual structure to support great cinematic storytelling.

Designing for Story & Animation
Shane Prigmore (Director, Warner Bros. Pictures Animation)

In this class we will explore how core design principles and philosophies can be effectively applied to multiple aspects of the animation and visual storytelling process. From character design to story board to character animation, Shane will share valuable lessons he’s learned over the course of his career.

Building Appealing Character Performances
Jennifer Harlow (Animation Supervisor, DNEG Animation)
Making of the Stylized FX for Nimona
Bamboo Wang (FX Lead, DNEG Animation)

Storytelling through Camera: The Role of Layout in Animation | French language session
Charlotte Arnoult (Final Layout Supervisor, DNEG Animation)
Animating Nimona
Ted Ty (Global Head of Character Animation, DNEG Animation)
Warner Bros Pictures Animation Showcase
Bill Damaschke (President, Warner Bros. Pictures Animation), Shane Prigmore (Director, Warner Bros. Pictures Animation), Carolyn Soper (Producer, Warner Bros. Pictures Animation), Alessandro Carloni (Director, Warner Bros. Pictures Animation)

Women in Animation Panel
Jennifer Harlow (Animation Supervisor, DNEG Animation), Shabnam Abbarin (Pipeline Supervisor, DNEG Animation), Rikke Asbjoern (Head of Story, Warner Bros. Pictures Animation) & Carolyn Soper (Producer, Warner Bros. Pictures Animation)

Careers at DNEG Animation
Crosby Clyse (Managing Director, DNEG Animation), Philippe Denis (Creative Director, DNEG Animation), Ted Ty (Global Head of Character Animation, DNEG Animation), David Park (Head of Production, DNEG Animation) & Kara Oropallo (VP Crew Development, DNEG Animation)


Throughout the day, we will also have a recruitment area open for portfolio reviews, 1:1 meetings & networking opportunities! 

Learn more about DNEG Animpalooza & score tickets here.

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