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IU School of Informatics

Last modified: Wednesday, August 15, 2007

Major animation festival at IUPUI this week

Aug. 15, 2007

EDITORS: Four of Hollywood's brightest lights in film animation will make presentations at VisionFest 2007, a juried computer animation contest for high school and college students. Conrad Montgomery of Walt Disney Television Animation, Rich McKain of Blue Sky Studios, and Dave Dorman, an independent artist, will join keynote speaker Rick O'Connor of Industrial Light and Magic-Lucasfilms, at VisionFest 2007, Aug. 16-18, at IUPUI's Informatics and Communication Technology Complex, 535 W. Michigan St, Room IT 152. All speaker sessions are free and open to the public. Photographers are welcome.

Schedule of Events

Thursday, August 16
7:30 p.m. Keynote Address -- Rick O'Connor, Industrial Light & Magic

Friday, August 17
Displays of Sequential Work / Links to Interactive Work on Display in Lobby All Day

Noon Competition Screening

4:00 p.m. Sequential Art, Dave Dorman

7:00 p.m. Competition Screening

9:00 p.m. 2-D Animation, Conrad Montgomery, Walt Disney Television Animation

Saturday, August 18

Noon Competition Screening

2:00 p.m. Interactive Media, Rich McKain, Blue Sky Studios

5:00 p.m. Awards Ceremony

9:00 p.m. Presenter Panel & Student Slammer

Submissions of digital art are received from around the world, each of which receives a written critique from a panel of animation experts who serve as judges. Students in IU's New Media Program have received top awards for their animated entries at VisionFest in 2D & 3D Animation, Sequential Art and Integrated Media.