Yuhki Demers

Presenting
Yuhki Demers is an animation producer, production designer, and artist with over a decade of experience designing for films, television, and games. Yuhki learned firsthand what it takes to make cutting-edge animation while working as a visual development artist on both Spider-verse films. He was integral in creating the look and feel for the final films, along with creating original characters, sets, and hand-animating many of the film’s “burst cards”. He took that knowledge to Netflix where he production designed “My Dad the Bounty Hunter”, a premium animated series. Alongside show creator and EP, Patrick Harpin, Yuhki learned the ropes of animation production and how and where we should be spending our budget to maximize the final picture.Credits include:Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse, Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, My Dad the Bounty Hunter, Vivo, Big Hero 6: The Series.

Participant Schedule

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!