Art Directors Guild

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Participant Schedule

Friday 10/27 5:00PM - 6:00PM

Storyboarding: Animation vs. Art Directors Guild

Ballroom F | Heiko von Drengenberg, Art Directors Guild, Tim Burgard, Benton Jew, Eric Ramsey

Ever wondered about the distinctions and common grounds between storyboard artists in the Animation Guild Local 839 and the Art Directors Guild Local 800? In this enlightening panel, seasoned storyboarders from both guilds will demystify the differences, share their diverse experiences, and explore the unique challenges and rewards of their respective fields. Gain valuable insights into the varied roles and responsibilities of storyboard artists across the animation and art direction spectrum, and join the conversation on the collaborative essence of crafting compelling visual narratives. This is a must-attend for anyone keen to deepen their understanding of the dynamic world of storyboarding!
Sunday 10/29 1:30PM - 2:30PM

AI and the working TV and Film Artist

Ballroom F | Tim Wilcox, Art Directors Guild, Chuck Parker, Nelson Coates, Stephen Platt, Fae Corrigan

As the wave of artificial intelligence reshapes the television and film industry, artists find themselves at a pivotal juncture. Join esteemed panelists Tim Wilcox, Chuck Parker, Nelson Coates, Stephen Platt, and Fae Corrigan in a discussion, presented by the Art Directors Guild, that delves into the challenges and opportunities presented by AI. While this technological shift holds immense potential, it also brings about uncertainties for many in the creative fields. This panel seeks to shed light on how artists can adapt, thrive, and continue to be indispensable in this evolving landscape. The vast experience of our panelists, spanning numerous iconic films and shows, ensures a well-rounded and informed perspective on this pressing topic.
Friday 10/27 1:00PM - 2:00PM

The Tools You Gotta Know to Work in TV and Film

Ballroom G | Art Directors Guild, Tim Burgard, Monty Granito, Warren Drummond, Josh Sheppard

Illustrators in the Film industry describe the hardware and software they use on the job and what artists trying to break into the field will need to work in the film business.