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Animation director in stop motion world.

Kim Keukeleire’s masterclass

Kim Keukeleire is an animation director and lead animator specialed in stop motion animation. She has been working locally and abroad for several companies such as Passion Pictures, BBC Animations, Aardman, Cosgrove Hall and Will Vinton Studios, Shadow Machine, Foliascope. Amongst others, she animated on the first “Chicken Run”, “Fantastic Mister Fox”, “Frankenweenie”. She was lead animator for “Isle of Dogs” and Senior animator on “Pinocchio”. Recently, she animated the Alien sequence for the live action feature film, “Asteroid City”.

in cooperation with StopMoLab

“Porcelain Birds” - personal story in mixed media.

Ru Kuwahata’s masterclass

Ru Kuwahata is an Oscar-nominated animation filmmaker born in Tokyo, Japan, living in Providence, USA.  Since 2007 she has been collaborating with Max Porter as the directors duo Tiny Inventions. Known for their unique mixed-media animation, they have directed and produced TV commercials, music videos, PSAs, comics, interactive games, and four independent films. Their films have screened in more than 1000 festivals around the world, including Sundance Film Festival, Clermont-Ferrand and Annecy International Animated Film Festival. Their most recent short, “Negative Space” (2017), was nominated for the 90th Academy Awards and has garnered 135 prizes. They are currently working on their first feature-length animated film, “Porcelain Birds”, with Miyu Productions in France.

Panel discussions

Job market in animation

Panelists:

Becky Perryman

Eva Calland-Waller

Paulina Zacharek

Sonia Iglesias Rey 

Susanna Jerger

Moderator:

Dariusz Kuźma

 

Being parent in animation world

Panelists:

Rita Domonoyi

Joanna Kożuch

Susanna Jerger

Moderator:

Christophe Erbes

Green filming in stop motion animation.

Panelists:

Birgit Heidsiek

Sonia Iglesias Rey

Miel-Margarita Paredes

Debora Mendes

Francesca Maxwell

Kike Ortega

Arturo Tornero

Moderator:

Denis Walgenwitz

 

Animation is not a genre.

Panelists:

Anca Damian

Ru Kuwahata

Martin Vandas

Moderator:

Dariusz Kuźma

Co-production of the feature films with CEE countries

 

Panelists:

Agata Jelenkova

Jakub Karwowski

Peter Badac

Moderator:

Dariusz Kuźma