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Talks & Performances

VFX Jam and ACMI present

In Conversation with Andrew Gordon and Chris Sasaki from Pixar Animation Studios

16 Feb

Join character animator Andrew Gordon and character designer Chris Sasaki, both from Pixar Animation Studios as they discuss their approach to crafting animation.

  • Andrew has been a character animator at Pixar since 1997 where he worked on features such as A Bug’s Life, Toy Story 2 and 3, Ratatouille and many others.  He was directing animator for the Oscar winning short Presto and was awarded for his work on Finding Nemo. Andrew’s latest work was on the recently released The Good Dinosaur.

    Chris Sasaki began working at Pixar in 2009 and most recently was the character designer for Inside Out and the new short Sanjay’s Super Team. Prior to working for Pixar, Chris Sasaki has worked as character designer at a number of studios including Disney, Laika and Jim Henson.

    Join our guests as they share their vast knowledge and experience about designing and animating characters in animation.