Wacom Announces Presentation Schedule for SIGGRAPH
Artists from the Creative Talent Network to showcase how they create for
feature films and independent personal projects with the Wacom Cintiq
VANCOUVER, Wash., July 11, 2013
VANCOUVER, Wash., July 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Wacom^®'s in-booth theatre
(Booth #119) at the upcoming SIGGRAPH show in Anaheim, California, July 23 -
25, will be "the place" for attendees to gather and learn about digital
content creation from leading animation artists provided by the Creative
Talent Network. The select group of artists will demonstrate their drawing
and story-telling skills using a Wacom Cintiq^® interactive pen display and
accompanying creative software applications.
Wacom's SIGGRAPH presentation schedule is as follows:
Tuesday, July 23
o10AM - Craig Elliott - After receiving his training at the Art Center
College of Design, Craig began his career in the entertainment industry as
a layout and visual development artist. Today, Craig's work can be found
at virtually all of the major studios and his personal work has developed
quite the international fan base.
o1PM - Erik Martin - A talented and enthusiastic artist, Erik includes Walt
Disney Imagineering, Walt Disney Interactive, Jim Henson and Nickelodeon
among his clients. When not working digitally, he enjoys painting
landscapes with traditional media.
o3PM - Craig Elliott - Encore performance. See above.
Wednesday, July 24
o10AM - Brian Kesinger - An Annie award winning artist for Walt Disney
Studios and the creator of the popular characters, Otto and Victoria,
Brian's 16 years at Disney has spanned both hand drawn and CG animated
films from Tarzan to Wreck-it Ralph. His debut book, "Walking Your
Octopus," showcases his style, wit and ability to tell engaging stories.
o1PM - Armand Baltazar - A senior designer with Pixar Animation Studios,
Aramand's credits include work on Cars 2, Brave and other films. He
exhibits his fine art in and around Los Angeles and San Francisco and
enjoys speaking and teaching at universities around the country.
o3PM - Armand Baltazar - Encore performance. See above.
Thursday, July 25
o10AM - Brett Bean - As a freelance character designer for clients that
include Disney TV, Nerd Corps, Wizards of the Coast and Disney
Interactive, Brett brings 10 years of design experience to the table.
Brett's recently funded graphic novel, "Spaced Out – The Story of Fil and
the Mantis," will be coming out later this year.
o1PM - Armand Serrano - Celebrating more than two decades in the animation
industry, Armand currently hangs his hat at Walt Disney Animation
Studios. His film credits include Hotel Transylvania, Lilo and Stitch,
Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs, Mulan and many more.
o2:30PM - Jason Scheier - A visual development artist for DreamWorks
Animation SKG, Jason has had the opportunity to use his artistic talents
in the creation of several films including Kung Fu Panda, Megamind, Turbo,
the Croods and Rise of the Guardians.
About the Creative Talent Network
The Creative Talent Network (CTN) is an online community of leading animation
professionals whose contributions to the industry can be seen in some of the
highest grossing films in the history of animation. Each year, CTN hosts the
"Animation eXpo" where members thrill audiences by sharing their amazing
artistic talents. Consult www.ctnanimationexpo.com to discover more about the
event, held at the Burbank Convention Center, November 15 – 17, 2013.
Founded in 1983, Wacom's vision to bring people and technology closer together
through natural interface technologies has made it the world's leading
manufacturer of pen tablets, interactive pen displays and digital interface
solutions. The advanced technology of Wacom's intuitive input devices,
particularly its Cintiq family of pen displays, provide professional
animators, designers and artists with the ability to explore digital content
creation in a comfortable and natural way.
For more information, please contact:
Douglas A. Little
Sr. Public Relations Manager
Wacom Technology Services, Corp.
SOURCE Wacom Technology Services, Corp.
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