1. Conversations With Creators at CTNX - Ryan Woodward

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    Ryan Woodward began his career as an animator/designer and storyboard artist in 1995. He has worked for Warner Brothers Feature Animation, Sony Pictures, Cartoon Network, Walt Disney Studios and Marvel Entertainment, Universal Pictures and DreamWorks Pictures on films such as Space Jam, The Iron Giant, Osmosis Jones, Spider-man 2, Spider-man 3, Where the Wild Things Are, Ironman 2, Cowboys and Aliens, The Avengers and Snow White and The Huntsman and The Avengers. Independently, Ryan produces a variety of art projects that range from gallery exhibitions (Conteanimated), Web (Google.com) and independent Art and Animation projects (Thought of You, Bottom of the Ninth) Ryan is an associate professor of animation at Brigham Young University. He is married to Tiffany and together they have 3 daughters. When not doing the art thing, Ryan’s on his bike or behind a boat. Thank you Ryan for sharing your talent with us.

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    • Pilar Alessandra Crafting the Pitch

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      She is the director of the popular writing program “On The Page.” A sought after teacher and lecturer, she’s traveled the world teaching screenwriting and is in high demand at major writing conferences and film festivals.

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      • Building Your Career from Getting In to Getting It All - Steve Hickner

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        A job might last two to three years where as a career in the animation business is “a life”. Steve presents an engaging opportunity to build a point of view and help you get in this industry and continue to grow. ~Steve Hickner, Director DreamWorks Animation Studio

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        • They’ve Got the Look! Art Directors Discuss What it Takes

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          They’ve Got the Look!” sponsred by Nucleus Gallery – Top painters and illustrators talk about how their skills translate into being an Art Director on a 2D, 3D or any feature film. Those skills and traits that come together to “create the look” that supports the story that is being told.

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          • The Studio Has No Walls: The Virtual Production Model

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            A moderated round table overview of where animation production is headed for both studio owners and artists. Along with the internet came a direct connection with talent outside studio walls and around the world. For more information: http://www.ctnanimationexpo.com/virtual-production-model/

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            • Getting Noticed: Social Networking for the Freelance Artists

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              Bobby Chiu of Imaginism Studios and concept character designer for Sony Pictures Animation recent release "Alice" discusses the techniques of "getting noticed" as an artist and making a name for yourself. Listen how he shares how he used social media and other essentials to attract top character designing jobs as a freelance artist while living in Canada. Filmed on location at the CTN animation eXpo 2010. For more information about Bobby Chiu and this presentation please visit:http://www.ctnanimationexpo.com/getting-noticed-social-networking-and-other-essentials-for-freelancing-artists/

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              • Marketing from the Right Side of the Brain

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                Lee Silber is known as “The Wild Idea Guy” for focusing on innovative and imaginative solutions to workplace and business problems. Silber concentrates on the Big Idea and as a result there are always a lot of “Aha!” moments when he speaks, and even more “Wows!” when he’s done. For more info: http://www.ctnanimationexpo.com/lee-silber/

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                • One on One with Bobby Beck and Carlos Baena

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                  Meet the founders of one of, if not the most successful animation schools in the world. Listen to Bobby Beck and Carlos Baena as they share their philosophy, dedication and passion for education and training for the future animation artists and our international community. Filmed on location at the CTN animation eXpo 2010. For more information about Bobby Beck, Carlos Baena and this presentation please visit:http://www.ctnanimationexpo.com/one-on-one-with-bobby-beck-and-carlos-baena/

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                  • CreatureBox Talks CTN and Being an Artist in this Community

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                    At its core, CreatureBox is for anyone who enjoys bizarre monster design, comics of spacemen, and illustrations of everything in between. For the past several years, Dave Guertin and Greg Baldwin have spent most of their time digging deep into what makes characters tick while trying to tell a few stories along the way. They’ve had influential childhoods filled with cartoons, robots, aliens, and creatures of all shapes and sizes. Yet through it all they’ve found collaboration to be the most critical ingredient. Together this has allowed them to expand their sensibilities while challenging each other to become better designers. Through Creaturebox.com, visitors are invited along for the ride as Dave and Greg dive into the deep end.

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                    • Character Designers: Creating identities

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                      Join feature film creators Chen Yi-Chang, Joe Moshier and Jean Gillmore together in this rare appearance outside the large studio walls while they share their passion for "creating identities". There are reasons why Feature Film character design is different then that for games or for TV animation, reasons why "The Illusion of Life" design model exists and reasons why the journey is what is is for "a creator" to develop never before seen characters that go on to become "classic" and timeless. Moderated by Tenny Chonin and Filmed on location at the CTN animation eXpo 2010. For more information about Chen-Yi Chang, Jean Gillmore, Joe Mosier and this presentation please visit: http://www.ctnanimationexpo.com/creating-identities/ Copyrights held by their respective owners.

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