From Art Direction to Production Design : Preview IAMAG Master Classes 2020 Day Two

Welcome to IAMAG Master Classes 2020

Second Day at IAMAG Master Classes is always like crossing a bridge between art and inspiration, a second vision of how how you can turn your art into a successful project

Let’s get ready to discover how the vision of artists as Doug Chiang, Mark Osborne have lead them to the road of the academy awards nomination, The Oscars. get insights from Pixar, Dreamworks and how you end up directing a Short or animated series with Rosana Sullivan and Andrew Schmidt.

And such wouldn’t be the perfect one for an artist, at IAMAG Master Classes without the vision of lead concept artists in the game and movie industry as Kekai Kotaki and Jonathan Berube.

 

Kekai Kotaki

The first meaningful step was getting a job at ArenaNet, the makers of the Guild Wars franchise as a texture artist. After 5 years as Lead Concept Artist on Guild Wars 2 and 8+ years total at ArenaNet, Kekai has left to go look for new endeavors. Over the years, Kekai has made stops at places such as Bungie and Monolith, working on titles like Destiny and Mordor Shadow of War. Kekai enjoys traveling the world and doing workshops demonstrating his process and thoughts about art.


 

Jonathan Berube

Jonathan Berube is a Canadian Director and Creative Director based in Los Angeles, California. Born in the early 80s, Jonathan grew up with the computer graphics revolution

Over the last 20 years, Jonathan had the chance to collaborate alongside incredible teams such as Lightstorm Entertainment, Nike, Apple, Intuitive Surgical, NURO, 20Century Fox, Disney and Blizzard Entertainment to name a few…


 

MArk Osborne

Mark Osborne is a a two-time Academy Award-nominated filmmaker, a Guggenheim Fellow, and has been awarded the Chevalier of l’Order des Arts et Letters for his cultural work on behalf of the country of France. He most recently directed and Executive Produced the first-ever animated feature film adaptation of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry’s beloved classic, “The Little Prince.”

Osborne’s breakout was DreamWorks’ critically acclaimed animated blockbuster, “Kung Fu Panda,” which received an Academy Award nomination for Best Animated Feature.


 

Rosana Sullivan

Rosana Sullivan joined Pixar Animation Studios in April 2011. She worked as a story artist on “The Good Dinosaur,” and the Academy Award®-winning feature film “Coco.” Sullivan also directed the SparkShorts film “Kitbull” that debuted in February 2019.
As a story artist, Sullivan provides visual storytelling to a project’s script pages, utilizing compositional staging, environment, and character blocking. Each story board aims to maximize drama and entertainment, while making the story point clear as possible. Story artists have to draw characters acting, camera moves, and very limited effects animation to sell an idea or emotion.


 

Andrew Schmidt

Andrew L Schmidt is an Emmy and Annie nominated director with over 25 years experience in the animation industry. Throughout his career he has had the pleasure of working at many of the major animation studios such as Fox Television Animation, Disney TV, Dreamworks Feature Animation, Warner Bros., and Pixar Animation Studios and has amassed a long list of film and television credits including The Prince of Egypt, The Iron Giant and the Academy Award winning films Wall-E, Ratatouille, Up and Toy Story 3

Schmidt is currently a director at Dreamworks TV Animation on Guillermo Del Toro’s Emmy and Annie award winning Netflix trilogy Tales of Arcadia: Trollhunters, 3Below and Wizards.


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