VIEW Conference has announced that award-winning animation guru Genndy Tartakovsky of Dexter’s Laboratory fame will present exclusive footage from his feature film debut, Sony’s 3-D Hotel Transylvania, and discuss the project during the conference taking place in Turin, Italy Oct. 16-19.
VIEW has previously announced participation by director/sound-designer Gary Rydstrom (Skywalker Sound), writer/director Eric Darnell (DreamWorks’s Madagascar), director Dan Attias, Halo videogame series creative director Josh Holmes, writer/director Chris Perry, Academy Award-winning CG pioneer Glenn Entis, Academy Award-winning author and Autodesk Fellow Tom Wujec, ILM vfx assoc. supervisor Jason Smith (The Avengers), and others. Visit www.viewconference.it for more information.
Hotel Transylvania takes place in a five-star monster resort run by Dracula (Adam Sandler), who is planning a big bash for his daughter Mavis’ (Selena Gomez) 118th birthday. All the top fiends will be there, but things get chaotic when a regular human (Andy Samberg) stumbles on the place and takes a shine to Mavis. You can learn more about the film by reading our feature story in the October issue of Animation Magazine.