Animation and Performance – Acting Styles in Animation

Date: Wednesday 2nd May 2007
Time: 7:00pm to approx 8:00pm

What’s it all about?
Our guest speaker, David J. Smith will analyze clips (both live action and animated) and talk about films like Ice Age, and how different acting styles are applied to films, situations and characters.

David is a character animator who has worked extensively in Australia and overseas with Moving Picture Co., Lost in Space, Rhythm and Hues, Click3x, Blue Sky Studios, Animal Logic, and Fuel. His feature film credits include: Ice Age, Babe, The Nutty Professor, Rogue, Pinata, Kazaam, Speed2, and Happy Feet.

Venue: Elwynn Lynn Conference Centre, College of Fine Arts (CoFA), Selwyn St, Paddington

Cost: Free for Siggraph members. $5 cover charge for refreshments for guests and non-members.
(Attendees can sign up as a new member on the night. Annual Membership fees are $40 for professionals and $20 for students)

Probably best known for the annual SIGGRAPH International conference on computer graphics for film, televisions and new media industries, ACM SIGGRAPH also puts on a variety of programs year-round and worldwide to benefit the SIGGRAPH community. The event listed above is hosted by our local chapter and is free for all chapter members.

About sydgraph

Sydney ACM SIGGRAPH is dedicated to the generation and dissemination of information on computer graphics and interactive techniques. We are a membership organisation that values passion, integrity, excellence, volunteerism, and cross-disciplinary interaction in all of our activities.

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