Bobby Chiu

Exhibiting | Presenting

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Bobby got his big break by designing characters for Tim Burton's Alice in Wonderland. Bobby has since won a number of awards for his creative work, including an Emmy for co-creating the animated tv show "Niko and the Sword of Light". He co-founded Imaginism Studios, LightBox Expo and Schoolism.com. Clients include: Sony Pictures Animation, Sony Imageworks, Netflix, Universal Studios, Disney, Dreamworks, Pixar, Illumination, Amazon Studios, EA, Maxis, Riot Games, Blizzard and more

Participant Schedule

Saturday 10/28 10:30AM - 11:30AM

Navigating Mental Health in the Arts

Room 104-105 | Bobby Chiu, Michael Blackbear Uwandi, iris muddy, Drew Hartel

In a world where creativity and mental well-being are closely intertwined, understanding and addressing mental health is crucial. Join our Artist's Mental Health Panel featuring Mike Uwandi, Iris Muddy, Bobby Chiu and moderator Drew Hartel, as they delve into the challenges and solutions associated with maintaining mental balance in the arts. This discussion is a beacon for artists seeking guidance, offering a platform for conversation, support, and shared experiences in navigating the complexities of mental health in the creative industry.
Sunday 10/29 10:30AM - 11:30AM

Crafting a Career in Series Animation

Ballroom F | Dustin d'Arnault, Kelsey Eng, Sandra Equihua, Yuhki Demers, Bobby Chiu, Jeffrey M Thompson

Ever wondered what it’s like to work on some of the most iconic animated series? Join a versatile group of creators, character designers, story artists, production designers, and art directors, as they pull back the curtain on the dynamic world of series animation. Our panel features industry talents Dustin d'Arnault, Kelsey Eng, Jeffery Thompson, Sandra Equihua, and Yuhki Demers, with Bobby Chiu steering the conversation. With experiences spanning shows like "Maya and the Three", "Samurai Jack", "SpongeBob SquarePants", "Gravity Falls", "She-Ra and the Princesses of Power", "My Dad the Bounty Hunter", "Rick and Morty", and "El Tigre: The Adventures of Manny Rivera", this panel is a treasure trove of insights. Whether you’re an aspiring animator or a devoted fan, don’t miss this opportunity to explore the creative realms and learn from the masterminds behind your favorite series!