Annecy Unveils Full List of Professional Conferences

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Christian Jacquemart and René Broca, who have organized the wonderful professional conferences at the Annecy Animation Festival in the past few years, unveiled the full list of this year’s program to Animag today. Here is a full rundown of the 2012 panels, which promises to be quite informative and inspiring.

1. Hybridisation issues

Tuesday 5th June, 9:30am-12:30pm, Chambre de métiers

Speakers: Emmanuel Linot and Isaac Partouche (SolidAnim, France) ; Raúl de la Fuente (Kanaki Films, Spain), Jaroslaw Sawko and Ole Wendorff-Ostergaard (Platige Image, Poland) ; Nicolas Schmerkin (Autour de Minuit Productions, France) ; Jean-Michel Spiner (2 Minutes, France). Moderator: Thierry Barbier (AmaK Studio, France).

2. Production and asset management

Tuesday 5th June, 2:30-5:30pm, Chambre de métiers

Speakers: Cédric Biscay (Shibuya International, France), Rémy Lalanne (PrimCode, France) and Nicolas Romain (Forge Animation, France) ; Francisco Del Cueto (Toon Boom Animation, Canada) ; Guillaume Hellouin (TeamTO, France) ; Peter Shin and Shannon Smith (Fox TV Animation, USA). Moderator: Marie-Pierre Journet (MoonScoop, France).

3. Feature films: four case studies

Wednesday 6th June, 9:30am-12:30pm, Chambre de métiers

Speakers: Jean-Christophe Dessaint and Patrice Suau (Finalement Production, France), for The Day of the Crows ; Jean-Louis Rizet (Toon Alliance, France) and Florian Thouret (Caribara Animation, France), for The Suicide Shop ; Ivan Rouveure (Les Armateurs, France), for Ernest & Celestine ; Mark Shapiro (Laika, USA), for ParaNorman. Moderator: Stéphane Malagnac (Prop’ose, France).

4. Round table. Financing animation feature films

Wednesday 6th June, 2:15-4:15pm, Impérial, salon Verdi A et B

Speakers: Olivier Cottet-Puinel (Pathé, France), Guillaume Galliot (Label-Anim, France), Valérie Lépine-Karnik (CNC, France), Stéphan Roelants (Studio 352, Luxemburg), Gabriele Röthemeyer (Medien- und Filmgesellschaft Baden-Württemberg Filmförderung, Germany), Valérie Schermann (Prima Linea Productions, France), Sara Wikler (Canal+, France). Moderator: Géraldine Segond (Ifcic, France).

5. VFX and animation

Thursday 7th June, 9:30am-12:30pm, Chambre de métiers

Speakers: Eamonn Butler (Double Negative, UK) ; Olivier Cauwet and Bastien Laurent (Buf Compagnie, France) ; Dale Newton (Framestore, UK). Moderator: Gilbert Kiner (ArtFx, France).

6. The making-of Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax

Thursday 7th June, 2:00-4:00pm, Bonlieu, Petite Salle

Speakers: Jacques Bled and Bruno Chauffard (Mac Guff, France), Janet Healy and Chris Renaud (Illumination Entertainment, USA). Moderator: Patrick Caradec (Le Film français, France).

7. Clothes, hair and face: a technical makeover

Friday 8th June, 9:30am-12:30pm, Chambre de métiers

Speakers: Gérard Banel (Syflex, USA), Bruno Gaumétou (Néomis Animation, France), Cédric Guiard (ADN, France). Moderator: Stéphane Singier (Cap Digital, France).

8. A very hand-made adventure

The making-of The Pirates! Art, craft and sea-monsters in Aardman’s new stop-motion feature film

Friday 8th June, 2:00-4:00pm, Bonlieu, Petite Salle

Speaker: Peter Lord (Aardman Animations, UK). Moderator: Baptiste Heynemann (CNC, France)

For more details, visit

www.annecy.org/edition-2012/conferences/presentation-conferences

Director Peter Lord will discuss the making of The Pirates! Band of Misfits at Annecy this year

Director Peter Lord will discuss the making of The Pirates! Band of Misfits
at Annecy this year