Animation Mentor Events
July 26, 2010

Animation Mentor Events, an online character animation school created by animators for animators, announces its planned activities for the 37th annual SIGGRAPH conference in Los Angeles, Calif. Today, Animation Mentor founders and animators take part in the panel “Top Animators Breakdown Shots from Animation Blockbusters” in Room 408 starting at 10:45 am. In the afternoon, Animation Mentor’s Bobby Beck, Shawn Kelly, and Carlos Baena breakdown demo reels, deliver important information that will aid artists in making their reel better, and give away prizes as part of Birds of a Feather in Room 301 A starting at 2:30 pm. For more Animation Mentor events, visit
Animation Mentor SIGGRAPH 2010 Scheduled Events

Tuesday, July 27, 2010

Panel: Top Animators Breakdown Shots from Animation Blockbusters
When: 10:45 AM - 12:15 PM
Where: Room 408, Los Angeles Convention Center
Who: Aaron Hartline, Carlos Baena, Eric Goldberg, Shawn Kelly, and Michal Makarewicz
Watch top animation professionals breakdown 8 complex shots from 2010 feature films you love!


Birds of a Feather: Demo Reel Reviews with the Founders of Animation Mentor! 
When: 2:30 - 4:00 PM 
Where: Room 301 A, Los Angeles Convention Center 
Watch Bobby Beck, Shawn Kelly & Carlos Baena breakdown demo reels and take away important information that will make your reel better. You will also hear a top secret Animation Mentor announcement and qualify to win prizes.  

Wednesday, July 28th

Animal and Creature Animation 
When: 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM 
Where: HALL K,   Los Angeles Convention Center
Who: Cassidy Curtis, Glen McIntosh , Jim Brown & Luci Napier 
Leading creature animators provide an overview of what makes animating animals and creatures unique.  Get insight on where to start conceptualizing movements for fantasy creatures with no real-world reference.