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The Future of Character Animation


The Visual Effects Society is holding a panel on Saturday January 19th on The Future of Character Animation. Frank Gladstone (formerly of Disney/Starz/Dreamworks and Warner Bros) will discuss “what new technologies mean to artists” with animators Ken Duncan and Steve Chiodo, producers Don Hahn (Disney) and Michelle Papandrew (Fosters Home), visual effects supervisor Ken McDonald (Sony Imageworks) and puppeteer Dave Barclay (Perform FX).

The panel will commence from 11am to 1pm at Sony Pictures Imageworks (Ince Theatre), 9050 W. Washington Blvd. in Culver City, California. Admission is $20. VES members admitted free, and there are discount prices for members of various unions (TAG) and organizations (ASIFA). Contact VES at (818) 981-7861 to RSVP.