Sunday, November 22, 2009
CTN Expo Wrap Up
Artwork by Micah Lewis
Artwork by Ryan Benjamin
Artwork by John Mahoney
The CTN Expo was held this weekend in Burbank. It was a great event. Panels and Expo and tons of giveaways but most importantly plenty of diamonds in the rough with raw talent.
We were happy to partner with the CTN EXPO and offer a 10% discount for our members using the BAVFX09 code.
During the Expo ASIFA hosted an Animation Educators Forum. More information can be found at www.animationeducatorsforum.org There is also another great organization called Girls Drawin Girls. They have a holiday mixer coming up on December 5th 2009. Information can be found at www.girlsdrawingirls.com
Sponsors included Animation Magazine, Toon Boom, Woodbury, Cal Arts and many other educational institutions and animation companies.
Educator and Artist Amarpal Khanna from the ICEF charter schools took a group of 30 students to the expo on Saturday. http://www.icefla.org
Companies such as Warner Bros and Walt Disney were on site recruiting and reviewing portfolios and the top off each evening was an industry mixer with the who's who of animation.
Artists locally and from across the country came out to the event such as
Micah Lewis http://www.artofmicahlewis.com
John Mahoney http://mahoneyconceptartist.blogspot.com
Ryan Benjamin http://www.ryanbenjamin.com
There were also representatives from Percy Miller Studios (Master P) in attendance.
If you attended the expo feel free to post on the wall and add your experience.
See you there next year. http://www.ctnanimationexpo.com
For a complete list of vendors click here
Chair, Blacks in Animation & Visual FX