Art Building West
University of Iowa,Iowa City,IA 52246
THE INDUSTRY IS HERE. APRIL 26th 6PM & 27th 1PM @ ABW
Student organization EPX Studios, is bringing some of the largest names in entertainment to UI Campus (Gazillion, Laika Studios, Marvel, Polytron and more TBA). These companies represent a variety of digital entertainment media: online social games, animated feature-length films, to award winning indie games. We want to give you an insiders look into the life of an animator, illustrator, game programmer, 3D character rigger, and 3D character artist. Join our event to see them talk on campus and tell you all about their jobs and how they got there, give technical demos, network, provide industry feedback on portfolios and more.
Here is what is happening over at the two-day animation & gaming conference at Art Building West: over 12 hours of talks & technical demos, 5 keynote speakers, 4 technical demonstrations, emerging arts student gallery,1-on-1 session with makers of ParaNorman & Coraline, delicious snacks, and countless fun.
This year’s lineup of speakers:
-Tyler Fermelis –3D character artist for Gazillion Entertainment, makers of Marvel Heroes MMO.
-Ty Johnson — modeler and illustrator for Laika Studio’s second film, “Paranorman”.
-Renaud Bedard — lead programmer for award winning indie game, FEZ.
–Farley Chery — 3D character rigger and professor at Northeastern University.
If you are interested to get involved, join EPX Studios on Fridays 4pm @ 250ABW, our weekly meeting.
See you there!