Toronto Animation Film Festival

Toronto Animation Industry Conference

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Where: Corus Quay, Toronto, Canada, 25 Dockside Dr.

When: Saturday to Sunday, November 2-3, 2019

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Dan Fill

Co-Founder and COO, Dark Slope Studios

Dan is a co-founder and head of development for Dark Slope Studios, a start up focused on innovative new forms of animation production for warehouse scale free roam virtual reality experiences, goggle-based augmented reality and game engine driven linear animation. 

Dan is an award winning creator/producer who has recently moved back to Canada from Australia where he oversaw a production company Chocolate Liberation Front. As former head of multiplatform for ABC, Dan has worked on projects with Weta, BBC and Cartoon Network Europe. As former VP interactive at Decode Entertainment, Dan collaborated on projects for The Jim Henson Company, Nickelodeon, Cartoon Network, MTV as well as games for Steam and tablet. 

2:30PM - 3:30PM

Corus 8th Floor Theatre

Immersive Storytelling

The art of storytelling has become a big focus with emerging technologies. Dan Fill (Dark Slope), Steve Miller (Secret Location) and Leslie Klassen (Flipside) discuss how virtual reality (VR) opens up a world of storytelling possibilities that turn viewers into active participants of an experience. Analyzing narratives - our panel discusses the challenges of immersive storytelling. 

With Ana Serrano Chief Digital Officer, Canadian Film Centre Dan Fill Co-Founder and COO, Dark Slope Studios Lesley Klassen CEO and Co-Founder, Flipside Steve Miller Senior Creative Technologist, Secret Location

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