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Digital Gravy Announces Salt Lake Animation Expo

The in-person/virtual hybrid event features presenters, panels, and Q&A sessions with a focus on the future of animation; confirmed guests include Toon Boom wizard Matt Watts and VFX artist Ron Friedman – the event runs May 20-21.

Utah-based studio Digital Gravy has announced its first ever Salt Lake Animation Expo, an in-person/virtual hybrid event with a focus on the future of animation, featuring presentations, panels, and Q&A sessions on innovative techniques and technologies. The in-person expo will take place at the Slopes Expo Center in Draper, Utah on May 20-21 with remote live streaming events, virtual booths, and live Discord chats for those not able to attend.

Presenters include:

  • Toon Boom wizard Matt Watts (Tangled: The Series, Kid Cosmic, The Proud Family: Louder and Prouder)
  • Visual effects artist Ron Friedman (The Book of Boba Fett, Pan’s Labyrinth, Shang Chi, The Suicide Squad, Loki)
  • Animation director Scott Wiser (Spacestation Animation)
  • Producer Kelly Loosli (BYU Center for Animation).

Additional guests, sponsors and presenters will be announced in the upcoming weeks. The in-person event will also feature booths from local and visiting artists. Those interested can also take part in portfolio reviews, sponsor giveaways, and screenings of demo reels and other content.

More information is available here and tickets are currently available here.

Source: Digital Gravy

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Debbie Diamond Sarto is assistant news editor at Animation World Network.