*SCAPEmedia SKILL: Animation Nation Masterclass by Adam Elliot & Talk by Nick Collins
PLEASE NOTE: All tickets sold are NOT refundable. Refreshments will be provided during the event.
These events are organised as part of Animation Nation 2016. More information of other events can be found on www.sfs.org.sg/animation.
MASTER CLASS BY ADAM ELLIOT
Based in Melbourne Australia, Adam is the son of an acrobatic prawn farmer. He describes his pictures and animated films as Clayographies; bittersweet adult clay biographies based on his family, friends and acquaintances. He uses only traditional stopmotion and photographic techniques to create his work, and every prop, set and character is hand crafted using clay, cardboard, wire and paint. He has created six animated films including, MARY AND MAX, HARVIE KRUMPET, UNCLE, COUSIN, BROTHER, and ERNIE BISCUIT. His films have been voiced by some of the world's leading actors including Philip Seymour Hoffman, Geoffrey Rush, Barry Humphries, Eric Bana and Toni Collette. His films have participated in over 8oo film festivals and accumulated over 100 awards including the 2003 Short Animation Academy Award™ for HARVIE KRUMPET.
TALK BY NICK COLLINS FROM IMAGINARIUM STUDIOS
“HOW NEW TECHNOLOGY IN PERFORMANCE CAPTURE IS ENHANCING ANIMATION AND GAMES DEVELOPMENT”
Nick Collins is leading the establishment and business development of the Asia Pacific operations of one the world's leading Performance Capture Studios. Founded by Andy Serkis and Jonathan Cavendish - The Imaginarium has become a world leader and innovator in Performance Capture. As well as collaborating with other world class Producers, The Imaginarium develops its own IP in both technology and content. Nick has had a long career in many aspects of the multimedia business from EMI Records in UK to Astro in Malaysia and has worked in government sector establishing policies covering the content industry.
PANEL DISCUSSION WITH ADAM ELLIOT & NICK COLLINS (MODERATED BY JOHN MCKENNA FROM ONE ANIMATION
A wrap up discussion with both speakers together, and will be moderated by One Animation Studio Head John McKenna. John McKenna is the Studio Head at One Animation, a leading producer of CG animated content based in Singapore. Prior to joining the One Animation team, John managed animation studios for Disney, Warner Bros and 20th Century Fox as well as several independent companies. He has also worked in, or closely with, production studios in LA, Vancouver, Toronto, London, Dublin, Copenhagen, Berlin, Cologne, Paris, Beijing, Ho Chi Minh, Mumbai and Sydney. John's background includes working on several TV Series as well as feature films including Space Jam, Iron Giant, Titan A.E., Igor, Planes 1 and 2, to name a few. John's wealth of experience adds to that of the One Animation senior management team who have over 50 years’ experience working on a vast array of industry leading projects from TV to feature film including: Harry Potter, Happy Feet, Tomb Raider, Mulan, Powerpuff Girls and Ben 10.