Annecy Programme Announced

Posted on: Sunday 15 May 2011 12:48pm

Our good friends René Broca and Christian Jacqemart who organise the professional conference at the Annecy Animation Festival have announced the programme for this year:
Pre-production and post-animation: making the most of the production chainTuesday 7th June, 9:30am-12:30pm, Chambre de métiersSpeakers: Andy Blazdell (Celaction, UK), Thomas Dorval et Florent Heitz (HLC Production, France), Bruno Gaumétou (Néomis Animation, France), Jean-Pierre Quenet (Gaumont-Alphanim, France), Arnaud Réguillet (ETS/Toon Alliance, France). Moderator: Marie-Pierre Journet (MoonScoop, France). Studios strategiesTuesday 7th June, 2:30-5:30pm, Chambre de métiers

Speakers: Petter Lindblad (Copenhagen Bombay Productions, Denmark), AK Madhavan (Crest Animation Studios, India), Anthony Roux (Ankama Animation, France), Jean-Michel Spiner (2 Minutes, France).

Moderator: René Broca (consultant, France). Feature films: four case studiesWednesday 8th June, 9:30am-12:30pm, Chambre de métiersSpeakers: Enzo D’Alò (director, Italy) for Pinocchio ; Tono Errando (director, Estudio Mariscal, Spain) for Chico & Rita ; Guillaume Ivernel (director, Blacklight Movies, France) for Soul Man ; Christophe Jankovic and Valérie Schermann (Prima Linea Productions, France) for Zarafa. Moderator: Stéphane Malagnac (journaliste and consultant, France). Round table. The emergence of digital broadcasting platformsWednesday 8th June, 2:30-4:00pm, Impérial, salon Verdi A et BSpeakers: Julien Borde (France Télévisions, France), Eleanor Coleman (TF1, France), Michael Hirsh (Cookie Jar Entertainment, Canada).To be confirmed: Netflix, Disney, Xilam.Moderator: Christian Davin (Christian Davin Productions, France). 

 VFX and animationThursday 9th June, 9:30am-12:30pm, Chambre de métiersSpeakers: Anthony Bloor and Stefano Salvini (MPC, UK), Patrick Giusiano (Double Negative, UK), Michaël Nauzin (Mikros Image, France), Nicolas Scapel (Framestore, UK). Moderator: Gilbert Kiner (ArtFx, France). Making of RangoThursday 9th June, 2:00-4:00pm, Bonlieu, petite salleSpeaker: Hal Hickel (animation director, ILM, USA). Moderator: Patrick Caradec (Le Film français, France).  Innovating tools and practicesFriday 10th June, 9:30am-12:30pm, Chambre de métiersSpeakers: Laurent Alt (HD3D, France), Zoé Carrera (Mac Guff, France), Stéphane Donikian (Golaem, France), Chris Edwards (The Third Floor Inc., USA), Frank Vitz (Electronic Arts, Canada). Moderator: Cédric Guiard (ADN, France). Making of RioFriday 10th June, 2:00-4:00pm, Bonlieu, petite salleSpeaker: Carlos Saldanha (director, Blue Sky Studios, USA). Moderator: Dimitri Granovsky (Ecole Georges Méliès, France).
More information on these sessions and the whole event on