Animag Event Offers Career Tips in the Multi-platform Arena

JibJab Entertainment co-founder and president Evan Spiridellis will deliver the keynote speech at this month’s Animag Event, ‘Creating Animation for the Multiplatform Era.’ Scheduled for Tuesday, January 26, this morning breakfast, panel and mixer will also feature industry heavyweights Michael Bellavia (President of Animax Entertainment), Brendan Burch (Partner & President of Six Point Harness Studio), Lauren Lloyd, JibJab Entertainment’s Director of Production) and Marge Dean (General Manager, Wildbrain Animation Studios).

Following the panel, Amy Winfrey, creator of the acclaimed animated web series and Nickelodeon’s Making Fiends, will also make a special presentation.

This unique Animag event will allow participants to get a clear understanding of what it takes to make it in the new competitive world of animation. Among the topics addressed by the panelists are how to present your animated projects to the execs and decision-makers in the business, which applications and technologies are more effective in 2010, what are some of the major animation studios in town looking for, how can you stay competitive in the business, what are some of the biggest successful examples in the new toon world and what were their recipes for success?

In addition to meeting some of the major key animation players in town face to face, event panelists will take home lots of practical knowledge (as well as special Animag giveaways and prizes) to help with their career.

‘ToonTown 2.0: Creating Animation for the Multi-Platform Era’ will take place Thursday, January 26 the Beverly Garland Hotel in North Hollywood, CA. Early bird discounts are available, so book soon! For more information and to reserve a space, visit