Opening Conversation: Animating Life: The Art, Science, and Wonder of LAIKA

When:
October 15, 2017 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
2017-10-15T14:00:00-07:00
2017-10-15T15:00:00-07:00
Where:
Whitsell Auditorium
Coraline (Behind The Scenes), Animator Chris Tootell guides Coraline through an orchard of popcorn blossoms. CORALINE ©2009, LAIKA, LLC
Coraline (Behind The Scenes)
Animator Chris Tootell guides Coraline through an orchard of popcorn blossoms. CORALINE ©2009, LAIKA, LLC

Moderated by Rose Bond, Media Artist, Animator, and Curatorial Advisor to Animating Life

Join us for a wide-ranging roundtable conversation with some of the creative minds and makers behind the stop-motion animation magic of LAIKA Studios. What does the LAIKA creative process look like? How do meticulous craft, storytelling, and technology come together to create the studio’s visionary films? Get a peek behind the scenes with key members of the LAIKA creative team.

Panelists will include:

  • Georgina Hayns (Puppet Fabrication Supervisor)
  • Brian McLean (Director of Rapid Prototyping/3D Printing)
  • Deborah Cook (Costume Designer)
  • Brad Schiff (Animation Supervisor)
  • Ollie Jones (Rigging Supervisor)

Presented in conjunction with Animating Life: The Art, Science, and Wonder of LAIKA, on view October 14, 2017 through May 20, 2018.

Reserve advance tickets
This exhibition contains a zoetrope that produces a strobing effect and may trigger visitors with photosensitivity or epilepsy. Staff are happy to direct you to another entrance or answer questions.