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.

Accessibility

The Portland Art Museum is pleased to offer accommodations to ensure that our programs are accessible and inclusive. All spaces for this program are accessible by wheelchair. Assistive listening devices are also available for the lecture.
Please email access@pam.org 2-3 weeks in advance, or call 503-226-2811.