The Art of Balance: Kids and Career
Friday 10/14 12:40PM - 1:40PM Room 104-105
Concept Art Association, Pernille Ørum, Lynn Chen, Nicole Hendrix, Eliza Ivanova, Rachel Meinerding
Moderated by Rachel and Nicole of Concept Art Association, join industry artists Pernille Orum, Lynn Chen and more to be announced as they discuss the balance of kids and career. This will be a casual and open conversation about the challenges, the joys and pressures of maintaining a career that you love while still being a present parent and successfully raising a family. In partnership with Women in Animation.
From Star Wars to Harry Potter: UK Film Industry
Sunday 10/16 1:40PM - 2:40PM Room 211
Dermot Power, Rob Bliss, Nicole Hendrix, Concept Art Association, Jack Dudman, Rachel Meinerding, Darrell Warner, Brooke Dibble
Join Concept Art Association in a discussion with UK-based concept artist’s Dermot Power, Rob Bliss, Darrell Warner, Jack Dudman and Brooke Dibble. With an impressive combined resume the panelists have worked on everything from Star Wars, Pirates of the Caribbean, Dr Strange, Harry Potter, Wonder Woman and Lara Croft: Tomb Raider to name but a few. This is sure to be an insightful conversation touching on subjects such as what it looks like to be one of the first on a project during pre-production, collaboration with directors, costume designers and production designers and the ups and downs of the freelance lifestyle of a concept artist. Followed by a Q&A.