Off-Ramp animation expert Charles Solomon writes us about a cool animation event coming to Burbank NEXT weekend.
(Solomon, relaxing at home. Credit: John Rabe)
Artists, designers, directors, illustrators and animators from Blue Sky, Disney, Dreamworks. Laika, Pixar, Sony and Universal will gather at the Burbank Marriott Convention Center on Nov 19-21 for the annual Creative Talent Network animation eXpo.
Highlights of the three-day event include a pre-release screening The Illusionist, the new feature by Sylvain Chomet (Triplets of Belleville) and an evening with comic book aritst/designer Jean "Moebius" Giraud, making a rare US appearance.
(Jean Henri Gaston Giraud. Credit: Wikipedia Commons.)
I'll be moderating three panels, including one with directors Chris Sander and Dean DeBlois of
How to Train Your Dragon and one with Dice Tsutsumi about the color script for Toy Story 3.