Producing animated films from script to screen.
Ever wonder what goes on behind the scenes on an animated feature?
How does an animated film make it from a small idea to a big release at a theater near you?
Why does it take so “long” for anything animated to be completed?
What are the differences between producing animation and live action projects?
You can find the answers to these questions and more, and discover some of the best animated productions in the world happening right here in DFW!
Moderated by Joey Cade and featuring panelists from Funimation and Reel FX Studios. We’ll talk with some of the hottest players in the game about pipeline, the development process, and what it takes to get an animated film from script to screen.
April Bennett Rogers: Producer of live action and animated films such as Dragon Age: Dawn of the Seeker and Mass Effect Paragon Lost. April is currently producing for EchoLight Studios.
Brad Booker: Development executive at Reel FX and producer of The Book of Life, coming to a theater near you on October 17.
Greg Gunter: Creative executive and writer in animation, theater and live action. Former development executive at Disney, contributing on films such as Bug's Life, Toy Story 2, Monster's Inc.
Moderator, Joey Cade: Veteran live action, animation, visual effects, video game and post production producer and studio executive with credits including Enchanted, Halo 2 and many others.
When: Thursday, August 28th
Mix and Mingle: 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Program - 7:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Where: IdeaMan Studios, 166 Express Street, Dallas, TX 75207
What: Animated features in Dallas
Non-WIFD Members: $15 with pre-registration/ $20 at door
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