More Guests Added to SPARK Conference
The SPARK ANIMATION Conference, taking place 26 and 27 October, is a highlight for the animation community, providing an opportunity to learn and be inspired by both legends of the industry and up-and-coming new talent. 2019 is once again proving to be an unmissable event.If you missed the opportunity to purchase advanced tickets to this weekend’s masterclass with Sandro Cleuzo, you’re not out of luck just yet!
In addition to previously announced guests Sergio Pablos, director of Netflix’s upcoming Klaus, DreamWorks Animation producer Bonnie Arnold, Oscar winner Glen Keane, and director Kevin Lima, new additions to the line-up include Chris Buck, director of the cultural phenomenon Frozen and the much-anticipated Frozen 2, independent animation legend Bill Plympton and former Disney executive and Oscar winner Don Iwerks.
Also presenting at this year’s conference are animation historian Mindy Johnson, Matthew A. Cherry, writer and producer of the Kickstarter sensation Hair Love, National Film Board executive producer Shirley Vercruysse, and Emmy-nominated and Webby award-winning animation and documentary filmmaker Jeff Chiba Stearns among many others.
Full conference passes are only $225 (including fees and taxes). A pass is your ticket to all of the SPARK ANIMATION activities including full access to all conference presentations as well as stand-by access to the Festival film screenings.
Stay tuned for the full schedule and more guest announcements to come!
Jump to the Conference page to discover who else is coming to SPARK this year and get your pass before they're all gone!
Hotel Deal for SPARK Attendees
Are you attending SPARK and need a place to stay close to all of the action? We are pleased to welcome returning partner, the OPUS Hotel as the official hotel of SPARK ANIMATION 2019.
Centrally located in Yaletown, the OPUS is walking distance from the festival venue, the VIFF Vancity Theatre, SkyTrain which provides easy access to the conference venue, Emily Carr, as well as a variety of restaurants, pubs and the waterfront!
Register today to receive the SPARK preferred rate!
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