1. A Live Stage Interview with Ty Carter


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    Tyler Carter is a visual development artist at Blue Sky Studios. He graduated from Brigham Young University. While in school, he interned at Walt Disney Feature Animation in 2008 and Pixar in 2009. In 2011, he finished his short film, DreamGiver, which played at Cannes, Anima Mundi, Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, and many more. He has worked on Ice Age 4, Epic, and currently Peanuts (2015).

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    • AM CTNx eCrit of "Tim Sormin Narrative Animation Reel (2010)"


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      A free example of an eCritique for my demo reel by Animation Mentor Jean-Denis Haas that I won from a random drawing at CTNx 2010. Now sharing the good advice with the rest of you.

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      • Anatomy of a Hit Animated Series


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        Swampy Marsh and Dan Povenmire, creators of Phineas and Ferb, and Jamie Mitchell and Ford Riley, creators of the toon Agent Osso are sharing their experiences and offer helpful tips on how to take a show from the first stages of development to the final steps of delivery. For more information: http://www.ctnanimationexpo.com/anatomy-of-a-hit-animated-series/

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        • Animals & Creatures Animation Breakdown


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          In this panel, animators will provide an inspiring overview of what makes visual effects and creatures animation awesome and unique. Panelists will breakdown a shot and discuss their process for breathing life into their characters. You’ll see video reference and behind-the-scenes footage (woot!). Panelists will discuss animation of animals and creatures in several films, including The Twilight Saga: New Moon, Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen and Terminator Salvation. For more please visit: http://www.ctnanimationexpo.com/creature-animation/

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          • Animating your Career - Steve Hickner


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            CTN is proud to welcome back to the CTN the powerful words of Steve Hickner. A Director from Dreamworks animation and veteran of our profession this inspirational speaker shares his insights on film making, artist careers and how to succeed in this wonderful profession we all share. Steve will again be providing one of his famous lectures and will also be available all weekend for conversations. You don’t want to miss this opportunity to connect with this extremely generous and articulate thinker. His previous lectures at CTN have clicked over 10,000 views in just a short 2 years. Steve Hickner IS making an impact at CTN. Check out his latest book "Animating Your Career" now available on Amazon.com.

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            • Animation and Comic Book Cross-Polenization


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              It all applies when you start looking at animation. One of if not the most collaborative and inclusive mediums let’s listen to these comic and graphic novel artists talk about and show us what applies and crosses over from the huge world of comics into the animation industry.

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              • Armand Serrano - The Power of Thumbnails


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                Join Visual Development Artist from Sony Pictures Animation, Armand Serrano share why he uses thumbnails and why they are so powerful in the creative process. Filmed at the CTN animation eXpo November 19, 2010. Filmed on location at the CTN animation eXpo 2010. For more information about Armand Serrano and this presentation please visit:http://www.ctnanimationexpo.com/armand-serrano-art-director/

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                • A Spotlight Career Interview with Peter de Sève


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                  PETER de SÈVE’S illustration and character designs are known throughout the world. His work spans three decades and various media, including magazines, books, print and television advertising, animated feature films and magazines. For more about Peter and this video please visist: http://www.ctnanimationexpo.com/peter-deseve/

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                  • Be the Artist - Cultivating Your Artistic Personality with Louie del Carmen


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                    An incredible in depth philosophical and practical guide, "BE THE ARTIST" puts forth the notion as presented by veteran feature animation story artist and independent talent Louie del Carmen, that by making a commitment to actively put your art first and remain focused on what is inherent in each of us, we then become more artistically independent, and ultimately someone truly unique in a world of artists. For more information: http://www.ctnanimationexpo.com/cultivating-your-artistic-personality-with-louie-del-carmen/ Session Crib Notes from Timbuktoons: http://timbuktoons.com/2012/04/7-things-about-being-an-artist/

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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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