Talk With The Pros

Careers in Animation
Sunday, April 1, 1pm -4pm

ASIFA-SF & the Animation Society of San Francisco State University present this annual event for animation students. Come learn from people with experience in stop-motion, 2D and 3D animation, games and other related fields.  These experts have worked as writers, animators, directors and more—and will answer as many questions as possible.

The Panel Discussion will include:

Animation Director, Transformers: Dark of the Moon

Christopher Bannister, ILM
Visual Effects Coordinator, Super-8, Rango, Battleship 

Lauren Freeman, KABAM
Production Services Manager

Coraline, Nightmare before Christmas, etc. and Fonco

Special Effects Design Associate

Seth Podowitz (formerly of AVO TALENT)
Voice over director and agent

Plus additional guests, not yet confirmed.

Careers in Animation is for people who want to know how to find employment in the local animation industry. Representatives from the industry will discuss their careers, background, the kinds of work they do, who gets hired, what training you need to get a job, portfolio tips, what will impress people who are in a position to hire you and other basics. This is your chance to ask and get your questions answered about careers in animation. NOTE: Please leave your portfolios at home, as this is not a portfolio review!

Sunday, April 1, 1 PM
At San Francisco State University, August Coppola Theater
(Fine Arts 101, between Creative Arts and the Student Union), FREE, public invited
Presented by the Animation Society of SFSU and ASIFA-SF


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