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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Toronto Animation / VFX Job Fair


Ross Maudsley

Head of Nelvana Operations and Technology, Nelvana

Ross Maudsley is an engineering graduate from the University of Waterloo who found his way into video post and ultimately CG production inspired by some of the field’s earliest innovators. Ross started in the field of broadcast and commercial graphics for such high profile clients as ABC News and Sports. He made his move into the field of long format storytelling when he joined Nelvana to help launch the series Rolie Polie Olie, one of the earliest examples of a CG series for television. Ross’s specialty is as a facilitator of artists, providing them with the tools, environment and workflow design to bring out their best work. 

11:00AM - 12:00PM

Corus 8th Floor Theatre

BTS: The Most Magnificent Thing

This past year saw the debut of The Most Magnificent Thing, a family classic transformed into one of the most beautiful shorts by the team at Nelvana. Join the team from Nelvana as they talk about transforming this Kids Can Press book by Ashley Spires into an animated short and taking it on the road to various festivals around the world.

With Ashley Spires Author and Illustrator Ross Maudsley Head of Nelvana Operations and Technology, Nelvana Yaleh Paxton-Harding Art Director, Nelvana

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