Creators: Before and after the Show
Friday 10/14 2:10PM - 3:10PM Room 104-105
Jorge Gutiérrez, Jeremiah Cortez, Jim Bryson, Andy Cung, Everett Downing, Adam Jeffcoat
Join us in this Creator’s panel with Showrunners & Creators: Jeremiah Cortez (Dogs in Space), Jorge R. Gutiérrez (Maya and the Three), Everett Downing (My Dad the Bounty Hunter), Jim Bryson & Adam Jeffcoat (Niko and the Sword of Light). We’ll discuss what it takes to create an idea, pitch, sell, develop and produce your show for an audience. We’ll also tackle the big question after the show is said and done of “What’s next?”
Career Change: From Engineering to Story Artist
Saturday 10/15 5:00PM - 6:00PM Room 214
Andy Cung will share his journey on how he made the switch from being an Electrical Engineer of 7 years to being a Story Artist in the industry for animation and live action. Andy will have discuss his educational path and how he developed his foundations to make the jump while navigating his day job and family. Andy Cung is currently a Writer/ Director based in LA. He has worked at studios such as: Netflix, Titmouse, Glen Keane Productions, Cartoon Network, Disney, and Collective Pictures. He has experience in a range of projects from board driven to script driven as well as live action & animation. Past credits: Powerpuff Girls, CODE 8, Trash Truck, Arlo: The Alligator Boy, Arlo Series, CODE 8: PART II, AZNBBGRL, SISTERS
Brick x Brick- Problem solving, art, and career
Sunday 10/16 1:30PM - 2:30PM Room 209-210
Mike Uwandi, Andy Cung, Anthony Francisco, Drew Hartel
An informative panel discussing the art of mixing intuition with logic to elevate problem solving skills and navigate the industry as a whole.
Storyboarding with Intent
Sunday 10/16 3:30PM - 4:30PM Room 214
Andy Cung will talk about the importance of storyboarding with intent and how a lot of time is spent thumbnailing, planning, researching, writing to understand the character point of view and story before even drawing a single storyboard. It is important to have a clear understanding of your intentions before storyboarding to help give you a sense of direction. Andy will break down his own storyboards and scripts to help demonstrate how he does it. Andy Cung is currently a Writer/ Director based in LA. He has worked at studios such as: Netflix, Titmouse, Glen Keane Productions, Cartoon Network, Disney, and Collective Pictures.