Director Simone Giampaolo discusses how 12-year-old Severn Cullis-Suzuki’s 1992 UN Summit speech, almost 3 decades later, led to the creation of a compelling animated short film involving more than 20 artists employing a dozen techniques, which has been shortlisted for an Oscar.
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Go behind-the-scenes of the Oscar shortlisted animated short with director Simone Giampaolo and producer Gabriella de Gara, moderated by ‘The Willoughbys’ director Kris Pearn, with special guest Severn Cullis-Suzuki, on Friday, January 28 at 11 am PST.
The Grand Prize goes to ‘Les Chaussures de Louis,’ with Special Achievement Awards going to Simone Giampaolo’s ‘Only a Child,’ and India Barnardo’s ‘Cat and Moth;’ the conference’s 2021 online edition is now available on demand.
Sharing new stories with old friends, while sharing old stories with new friends, makes this annual celebration of the best in animation, VFX and visual storytelling one of my year’s most enjoyable events.
October 22-26 conference additions also include WETA technology and Glenn Entis game financing talks.
The veteran animation director, along with DFX supervisor Aharon Bourland, will detail DNEG’s work on Marvel and Sony’s upcoming superhero-adventure film at next month’s Turin event.
Dennis Muren, Hans Zimmer, Mireille Soria and other top creative innovators from animation, VFX and games to present at 5-day event.
‘Lynx & Birds’ was produced by the U.K. animation studio’s popular shorts program, now in its sixth year.