POP-UP SERIES 2023
FROM SPARK CG + VANCOUVER ACM SIGGRAPH
October 18, 2023
The Spark Pop-Up Series are special one-off events offering an intimate look into the world of digital entertainment. Whether it’s a panel discussion, a behind-the-scenes talk, or a fireside chat, this is your opportunity to connect with enthusiasts and creators in the world of computer graphics. See you there!
Are you working on an exciting project that you’d like to share with the Vancouver community? Contact us with your suggestions at [email protected].
Online reservations for Alan Barillaro's talk are now closed. Tickets will be available at the doors starting at 6:30 pm. Major credit cards, cash and debit cards will be accepted.
Candlewick Press is graciously donating a copy of Alan’s new book “Where the Water Takes Us” to all attendees. A signing session will begin right after the presentation.
BONUS OFFERCandlewick Press is graciously donating a copy of Alan’s new book “Where the Water Takes Us” to all attendees. A signing session will begin right after the presentation.
Wednesday - October 18, 7:00 PM
THE DESIGN OF NATURE & NATURE BY DESIGN
Presented by Passion Pictures
with Alan Barillaro
Academy Award-winning director Alan Barillaro reveals how nature's beauty fuels his animation. Explore his creative process as he merges colours, textures, and designs from the natural world into cinematic artistry.
Author, Film Director // Passion Pictures
(Piper, Brave, WALL•E, The Incredibles, Finding Nemo)
Alan Barillaro is the Academy Award–winning writer and director of the animated short film Piper and current Creative Director at Passion Picures. He’s been a supervising animator on many other popular theatrical releases, including The Incredibles, Incredibles 2, WALL-E, and Brave.
Where the Water Takes Us is his debut novel. He has been honoured with an ASIFA-Hollywood Award, an ICFF Award for Outstanding Career and was recognized by House Commons of Canada for his artistic and cultural contribution to the city of Niagara Falls, Ontario. Alan began his career in animation at sixteen years of age, graduated from Sheridan College in 1996, and spent twenty-five years at Pixar Animation Studios.
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