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Animation Masters Summit Returns May 3 – 4 Focusing on ‘The Art of Animation’

Focusing on ‘The Art of Animation,’ the 2019 conference edition in Trivandrum will play host to a series of events in celebration of Toonz Media Group’s 20 years of entertaining the world.

TRIVANDRUM, INDIA -- Toonz Media Group has announced the 2019 edition of its Animation Masters Summit (AMS), being held May 3 – 4 at the TechnoPark Campus in the city of Trivandrum, Kerala in Southern India. Since 1999, Toonz has celebrated annually the 'Art of Animation’ by bringing together experts and leading figures from the global animation industry.

The theme at this year’s AMS is Connecting Content: Seeing the Big Picture. 

Industry experts gathering in Trivandrum at  the AMS include Christian Schneider, the creator of the YouTube global success song,  I’m a Gummy Bear;  Debbie Sterling, founder and CEO of the interactive kids’ games company, Goldieblox; Pete Dodd, writer, animation artist and director who has worked on  Watership Down, Frankenweenie, Fantastic Mister Fox and Tim Burton’s Corpse Bride; Uttam Pal Singh the head of Discovery Kids India; CEO of Brand Monk, and VFX Supervisor, Srinivas Mohan; and  modelling and visual effects expert Vivek Ram.

Toonz Media Group CEO, Mr. P. Jayakumar, commented, “Designed to facilitate interaction between veterans and future generations of artists, the Animation Masters Summit is an important part of Toonz’s legacy to inspire young animation and special effects artists and inform them of how animation is being crafted and created around the world.”

Coinciding with this year’s AMS, Toonz is launching the Cocoon Concept Lab, a program to support authentic story-telling and ideas by providing individualized concept development for emerging concept creators and writers with a TV/Digital series idea or screenplay. The selected projects will be taken to the international market for further development under the Toonz banner.

Recognized and respected industry talents and experts from around the world will share their experiences, reflections and knowledge at the Animation Masters Summit. This year’s event will include activities to celebrate Toonz’s two decades of “entertaining the world” of animation.

More information about the Animation Masters Summit is available at their website.

Source: Toonz Media Group

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