Netflix Animation

Exhibiting | Presenting | Sponsors


Participant Schedule

Sunday 10/29 2:45PM - 3:45PM

VIS DEV for series: From Concept to Greenlight

Room 107 | Liz Artinian, Evan Palmer, Netflix Animation

Developing art in today’s animation climate requires patience on a superhuman level; innovating, iterating, pivoting quickly, rinse, and repeat. The road forward can feel murky, and the development cycle endless. In this talk, artists Liz Artinian and Evan Palmer discuss their approach to visual development for series; how they ideate with design, communicate with executives, target audiences, and steadily guide a difficult project from concept to greenlight. Q & A to follow.
Friday 10/27 3:30PM - 4:30PM

Hatching A Plan with Chicken Run: Dawn of The Nugget

Room 211 | Netflix Animation, Peter Lord, Sam Fell

Join Director Sam Fell and Aardman Animation Co-Founder Peter Lord, as they crack open a soufflé of scintillating secrets from behind the scenes of Aardman’s latest stop frame digital kitchen – Chicken Run: Dawn of the Nugget. Foxes strictly prohibited.
Friday 10/27 12:30PM - 1:30PM

NIMONA’S Fearless Journey: Guts, Glory, and HEART

Ballroom F

Join Directors Nick Bruno, Troy Quane, and The Creator of the NYT Best Selling Graphic Novel, ND Stevenson as they present a special “Making Of” session that illustrates the process of bringing Nimona’s fearless journey from Graphic Novel to Screen. Uncover the challenges faced and the artistic triumphs achieved while breaking barriers in feature animation storytelling.
Sunday 10/29 11:45AM - 12:45PM

LEO: A Lizard’s Tale

Room 107 | Netflix Animation, Robert Marianetti, David Wachtenheim

Dive into the world of LEO with Directors Robert Marianetti, and David Wachtenheimas they share a behind the scenes look on the creative process, animation techniques, and collaborative effort that brought this endearing and hilarious 74 year old lizard to life voiced by Adam Sandler.
Sunday 10/29 1:30PM - 2:30PM


Room 209-210 | Netflix Animation, Michael Green, Amber Noizumi, Jane Wu

Join Creators and Writers Michael Green, Amber Noizumi and Supervising Director and Producer Jane Wu for an exclusive dive into the creative process behind Netflix's adult animated series, Blue Eye Samurai. Discover the fusion of artistry and storytelling that brought this captivating series to life, offering an exclusive behind-the-scenes glimpse into its making.