In this US Exclusive Appearance Reno will present the highlights of what is normally a week long workshop held at the Annecy Film Festival, in this full one-day intensive experimental and full Animation Master Class and Filmmakers Conversation. He will discuss, demonstrate, answer questions, critique films, look at portfolios and show examples of other films that reveal the passion, creativity and inspiration behind developing successful independent animated films. Bring your portfolios, your films and join the “Filmmakers Conversation” with Reno Armanet.
Reno has lectured at multiple conferences and animation schools in France, notably the famous Gobelins and EMCA schools but this is his first time in the US teaching this session. This workshop is designed for 2D or 3D animators, independent filmmakers, designers, directors, writers, production designers, and cinematographers and those aspiring to be independent creators.
The French Interpreter/Moderator, Christophe Vacher, is a French artist who has provided background art, visual development and art direction for Walt Disney Feature Animation and the animation industry since 1989. He has worked in a variety of animation studios before joining Disney’s Paris-based animation unit for three years, where he painted backgrounds for such animated films as The Hunchback of Notre Dame, Runaway Brain and served as head of background for the 1995 feature, A Goofy Movie.
Relocating to California in 1996, he continued his association with Disney, where his credits have included painting backgrounds and concept artwork for Dinosaur, Hercules, Tarzan, the Stravinsky Firebird finale for Fantasia 2000 and Treasure Planet. He also has contributed concept Artwork and paintings for Dreamworks’ Shark Tale.
He shares his time between personal artwork for galleries, covers for books, cds and video games, and movie studios work. In 2004, he entered into the arena of Art Direction, first on a CG animated short movie for Studio Arts in Los Angeles, then for the animated segment of Disney’s live action movie Enchanted, and eventually the CG feature film 9, produced by Tim Burton and directed by Shane Acker. He most recently has been contributing his talent to Transformers by Hasbro.
Two 3-day CTN animation eXpo passes will be raffled at break time.
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