Studying animation? Graduated and looking for a job in animation or digital arts? Get together with some of the animation industry’s finest to learn more about how the industry works and where to carve your place in it.
Venue: Edinburgh College of Art – Lecture Theatre
Date: Friday, October 19th
Time: 10:30 – 17:00
10.30 - Brothers McLeod
The Brothers McLeod are Illustrator-animator Greg and screenwriter Myles. They have developed series ideas for the BBC, Hit Entertainment, Entertainment One, Fabrique D’Images and Disney. Greg is an Association of Illustrators Gold Award winning illustrator whose credits include designs for the Webby Award winning Art Sparks for Tate Kids. Myles has written over seventy scripts for a range of productions, including short film and children’s TV. They have directed TV commercial campaigns for Skittles, Stena Line, and Guinness amongst others. In early 2009, they were nominated for a BAFTA Film Award in the Short Animation category for their film Codswallop. Late 2009, they were nominated for two BAFTA Children’s Awards for their work with the Tate. In 2011 they won a BAFTA at the Children’s Awards for their work with BBC Learning.
12.30 – Break
13.30 - Jess Cope
14.30 - Break
15.00 - Garry Marshall from Red Kite and Super Umami
16.00 - Panel Discussion with all participants