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Annecy 2024 is just 2 weeks away!

28 May 2024

📣 Our teams are back at the Annecy Festival this year 🎉 Meet our teams from June 9 to 15 at conferences, school recruitment sessions, picnics and on stand A.78 at MIFA!

Conferences :

When Motion Design Challenges the Limits of Animation
Wednesday June 12 at 10:45am – ImpĂ©rial Palace – Salle de l’Europe

At this conference, meet some motion design artists and discover how they use their art form in animation. Motion design is a technique that is increasingly used in advertising, communication, and contemporary art, but also in live-action film credits. It has its own distinctive aesthetics and graphic codes.But can we consider motion design as animation? What are its creative potential and limitations? Meet some motion design artists.

Paul-Etienne Bourde (2D Supervisor, Mikros Animation)
Mael Gourdenne (Motion Designer)
Ronnie Mitchell (Creative Director, Passion Pictures)
Alexandre Ozmoze Brakha (Director & Art director)
Hans-Christoph Schultheiss (Director & creative director, Psyop)

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Lighting for Stylized Animation
Wednesday, June 12 at 3:15pm – ImpĂ©rial Palace – Rotonde de l’Europe

Join Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles VFX Supervisor Matthieu Rouxel from Mikros Animation for a discussion about the stylized animated feature’s lighting and look development process. While breaking down some of the techniques used, Matthieu will share Mikros’ approach to producing stylized looks and how they bridged shading, surfacing, and lighting when using Katana, a powerful look development and lighting tool.

Stay tuned for a more detailed program, as well as the announcement of our theme for the year!

In the meantime, (re)watch the video recap of our Carnival-themed Annecy 2023:

So?… any predictions on our 2024 theme? 🙂