IAMAG Master Classes 2020 : A Journey into Art for Artists Working in the Video Games and Movie Industry

Learn, Share and Connect with the Best Artists

Ready for a unique journey into Art with some of the best Artists?

Join IAMAG Master Classes 2020 for 3-Day of exclusive Master Classes, Workshops, Portfolios Reviews, Recruitment and Evening Artists with Artists from all Over the world, in the heart of one of the most creative City inEurope ; Paris.

 

Dylan Cole

Dylan Cole is a production designer working in the entertainment industry. Since graduating from UCLA in 2001, he has contributed art to over 60 films. Notable credits include Senior Matte Painter on Return of the King, Concept Art Director on Avatar, and Production Designer for Maleficent.
Currently, Dylan is co-production designer on the four Avatar sequels.


 

Eytan Zana

Eytan Zana is a concept artist at Naughty Dog. Specializing in environment design, Eytan has contributed on The Last of Us and the Uncharted series for nearly a decade. When not working, Eytan enjoys digital plein-air painting and traveling abroad..


 

Feng Zhu

For more than 20 years, Feng Zhu has contributed to some of the highest profiled projects in the entertainment industry. His broad design skills allowed him to reach across into many fields from hit movies, to triple-A games, memorable TV commercials and toy designs.
Founding his own design company, Feng Zhu Design, his clients included Microsoft, Electronic Arts, Sony, Activision, Industrial Light+Magic, NCSoft, Warner Brothers, Lucasfilm, Bay Films, Epic Games, and many other top studios.


 

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.


 

Nicolas Sparth Bouvier

Art Director and Concept Artist veteran in the Video Game industry since 1996, author of the Structura book series, Halo 5 Art Director.


 

Emmanuel Shiu

Emmanuel Shiu specializes in concept design, illustration and visual development for the film and videogame industries, working on movies including Godzilla: King of the Monsters, Pokémon Detective Pikachu, Blade Runner 2049 , Ready Player one; Love, Death & Robots, The Amazing Spider-Man 2, Cloud Atlas, Star Trek Into Darkness, Looper, Superman Returns and Hellboy, and on videogames including Lost Planet 3, Star Citizen and Destiny 2.


 

Armand Serrano

Armand Serrano is a Filipino-American Visual Development Artist and Production Designer for animated feature films. He is known for his works at Walt Disney Animation Studios and Sony Pictures Animation. He has been in in the animation industry for almost 3 decades. He is also known as a lecturer in the field of animation and design. He conducts workshops and demos internationally.


 

Mateusz Urbanowicz

Mateusz Urbanowicz was born (1986) and raised in Silesia, Poland. Studied electronic engineering until he found out that making art can be more than a weird hobby while working with the makers of graphics tablets: WACOM. He finished Computer Graphics at Polish Japanese Institute of Information Technology, and thanks to a Japanese government scholarship, moved to Kobe, Japan to study animation and comics. Graduated with honors from Kobe Design University with a short animated movie called « Right Places ».
From 2013 he has been working as a full-time background artist in the Comix Wave Films animation studio in Tokyo. Taking part in making of TV commercials, animated TV series (for example « Space Dandy ») and feature-length animated movies (like « Your Name. »).


 

Mike Hill

Mike Hill has been working in the film and games industry for over ten years as a concept artist, level designer, creative director and IP consultant. Co-founder and ex Managing Director of the Emmy Award Winning « Karakter Design Studio », Mike’s career has taken him through some of the world’s biggest titles from Call of Duty Infinite Warfare and Horizon Zero Dawn to films such as « Blade Runner 2049 », HBO’s « Game of Thrones », Netflix « Love, Death and Robots » aswell as Denis Vileneuve’s upcoming « Dune » feature film.


 

Mike Azevedo

Mike Azevedo is an illustrator and concept artist, has worked with clients such as Riot Games, Blizzard, Valve, Guerrilla Games and others, is the founder of Mar Studio, an outsourcing studio based in São Paulo, Brazil


 

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…


 

Ruairi Robinson

Ruairi Robinson is an Irish filmmaker and CG artist based in Los Angeles. His first short film, Fifty Percent Grey was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Animated Short Film

His follow-up, The Silent City transition into directing live action, and gained him representation in the US, and a development deal with Warner Brothers. In 2012 he won Best Narrative film at the Vimeo Awards for his science fiction short film “BLINKY”.

His debut feature film “THE LAST DAYS ON MARS” (starring Liev Schreiber and Olivia Williams) was featured at directors Fortnight in the Cannes Film Festival in 2013.


 

Kristen Anderson

Kristen has over 15 years experience in Film and TV. She has worked as a set designer and art director for live action TV and film, and more recently, as digital set designer and art director on animated features.
Kristen first joined Animal Logic’s Sydney Studio in 2012 as a Concept Artist and Designer on The LEGO Movie. She was Set Designer on The LEGO Batman Movie and Digital Set Designer on The LEGO Ninjago Movie. In 2016, Kristen moved to Vancouver to take on the role of Art Director on The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part where she worked closely with the Director and Production Designer to develop and execute the look of the film.


 

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.


 

Jericca Cleland

Jericca Cleland is a writer-director of original content for film and television. She developed her filmmaking skills as a cinematographer in the story-centric environment of Pixar Animation Studios where she designed filming and staging for the popular and award-winning feature films Finding Nemo and Toy Story 2.
Since then, she has worked in various capacities both independently and for other major studios, including Sony Pictures Animation, Aardman Animations, and Walt Disney Animation


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