Renée di Cherri


Participant Schedule

Sunday 10/29 2:30PM - 3:30PM

How to be amazing at Social Media

Room 101-102 | Vonnart, Feefal, Tasia M S, Renée di Cherri, Devin Elle Kurtz

Delve into the dynamic world of social media with a stellar lineup of renowned artists: Feefal, Timothy Von Rueden, Tasia, and Devin Elle Kurtz, moderated by Renee di Cherri. Each artist brings a unique perspective, having successfully navigated the digital realm and amassed followings of 300,000 or more, with some reaching over a million. Discover the strategies, challenges, and rewards of building and maintaining a substantial online presence. Gain valuable insights into content creation, audience engagement, and personal branding from artists who have mastered the art of digital influence. Whether you’re an aspiring artist looking to grow your digital footprint or simply interested in the intersection of art and social media, this panel offers a wealth of knowledge and experience. Join us for a conversation that explores the multifaceted relationship between artistry and the digital realm.
Sunday 10/29 10:00AM - 11:00AM

A Session with Character Design Legends

Civic Auditorium | Peter de Sève, Carlos Grangel, Renée di Cherri, Carter Goodrich

Step into the world of animation with character design legends Carter Goodrich, Peter de Seve, and Carlos Grangel, moderated by Renee diCherri. These master artists have collectively influenced iconic animated films such as "Ratatouille," "Finding Nemo," "Ice Age," "Despicable Me," "Corpse Bride," "Hotel Transylvania," "Shrek," "The Incredibles," "Madagascar," "The Prince of Egypt," and a multitude more. Dive deep into the minds of those who’ve shaped the faces of animation, exploring their creative process, unique insights, and the journey of character design evolution. Don’t miss this chance to gain invaluable knowledge from the individuals who have defined character artistry in the animated film industry.
Friday 10/27 3:30PM - 4:30PM

Crafting Legends: Live Action Character Designers Panel

Room 104-105 | Constantine Sekeris, Crash McCreery, Christian Alzmann, Rob Bliss, Renée di Cherri, Karla Ortiz, Iain McCaig

Join an illustrious panel featuring Karla Ortiz, Iain McCaig, Constantine Sekeris, Crash McCreery, Christian Alzmann, and Rob Bliss, moderated by Renee di Cherri. Collectively, their groundbreaking work has shaped iconic films such as "Doctor Strange," "Star Wars," "Thor: Ragnarok," "Jurassic Park," "Harry Potter," and many more. Dive deep into the artistry and challenges of live-action character design and gain insights from the creative minds that have defined iconic cinematic characters.
Saturday 10/28 12:00PM - 1:00PM

A conversation with Dermot Power and Rob Bliss

Room 211 | Rob Bliss, Dermot Power, Renée di Cherri

Join us for a riveting conversation with renowned artists Dermot Power and Rob Bliss, moderated by Renée di Cherri. Dermot and Rob have left indelible marks on the film industry, contributing their artistic prowess to iconic films and series. Their collective credits include masterpieces such as "Last of Us," "Wednesday," "Harry Potter," "Star Wars," and "Fantastic Beasts," among others. This is a golden opportunity to gain insights into their creative journeys, learn about the artistic processes behind some of the most celebrated cinematic visuals, and engage with the minds that have shaped the visual language of modern cinema.
Saturday 10/28 4:30PM - 5:30PM

Empowering Creations: Voices of Women in Animation

Room 211 | Emily Xu, Renée di Cherri, Gloria Felix, Chrystin Garland, Jill Culton

Step into a world of creative brilliance with our Women in Animation Panel, featuring a group of distinguished artists whose collective works have enriched the animated film industry. Join Jill Culton, Emily Xu, Chrystin Garland, and Gloria Felix as they discuss their experiences and insights. Their combined credits span acclaimed projects including "Abominable", "Open Season", "Big Hero 6", "Zootopia", "She-Ra and the Princesses of Power", "Niko and the Sword of Light", "Rio" and many more. Guided by moderator Renee de Cherri, this discussion will offer a unique perspective on the evolving roles of women in animation and the dynamic interplay of creativity and representation. Gain inspiration from their stories and explore the diverse tapestry of animated storytelling!