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Careers in Animation -- Learn from a Panel of Experts!

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Careers in Animation -- Learn from a Panel of Experts!

Hi all,
I wanted to let you know about this great event in Los Angeles on Wednesday, October 27, 2004 from 6:45 pm to 9:30 pm. It's going to be a great evening:

*Your Idea Could Become the Next Shrek, Lion King, or Powerpuff Girls*

Artists, writers, directors and producers: Want to see your words, drawings and ideas spring to colorful life in animated movies, TV series and videos? See if you've got what it takes to make it in the fun and exciting world of animation.

Come hear a candid discussion about: * The state of the animation industry today * Where the jobs are - in movies, TV, direct-to-video * Hand-drawn animation vs. CGI * Development: how to go from concept to cartoon * Plus: Q&A!

Confirmed panelists to date include:

Jeff Howard (moderator): Director of creative affairs, DisneyToon Studios. Credits: Mickey's Twice Upon a Christmas, Bambi and the Great Prince of the Forest and The Three Musketeers.

Saul Blinkoff and Elliot Bour: Directors, DisneyToon Studios. Credits: The Emperor's New Groove II, Winnie the Pooh: Springtime with Roo and Spy Groove.

Karen Foster: Development executive, Dreamworks Animation. Credits: Shrek 2 and the soon to-be-released Shark Tale. Previous Disney credits: Treasure Planet and Home on the Range.

Heather Kenyon: Director of development for original animation, Cartoon Network. Former editor-in-chief, Animation World Network (for animation news, information and resources).

Tom Sito: Animator and storyboard artist. Credits: The Little Mermaid, Shrek, Beauty and the Beast, The Lion King and Looney Tunes: Back in Action. President, Hollywood animators union. Animation instructor, USC and UCLA.

Robert Souza: Story artist. Credits: Shrek, Spiderman, Pocahontas II: Journey to a New World and Disney's TaleSpin series.

Roger S.H. Schulman: Screenwriter/producer. Credits: Shrek, Balto (executive produced by Steven Spielberg), Mulan II and The Jungle Book II.

Bayard Maybank - Literary agent, Hohman Maybank Lieb

Just visit or call (310) 478-6677 to sign up!