Toronto Animation Film Festival

Toronto Animation Industry Conference

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Where: Online

When: November 11-13, 2021

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Toronto Animation / VFX Job Fair

Featured Studio: The SPA STUDIOS

Sat, Nov 13th

9:15AM - 10:15AM


Join the Martin Twins, Edgar and Sergio as they share some stories and secrets from The SPA Studios. You may know us from our work on films such as "Despicable Me", "Smallfoot", "Rio", or most recently "Klaus", Netflix's first original feature animated film, which was entirely conceived and produced at The SPA Studios, receiving 1 BAFTA and 7 Annie Awards, as well as being nominated by the 2020 Academy Awards for Best Animated Film, among many others.


Edgar Martins, Storyboard Artist, The SPA Studios

Edgar Martins is a storyboard artist who helps develop animated film projects. He has worked on innumerous productions for about 15 years, and was the head of story on KLAUS feature film of The SPA Studios.

He co-directed alongside his twin brother Sergio and Tom Delonge (artist behind Blink182 rock-band) the short film Poet Anderson: The Dreamwalker, winner of Best Animation prize at Toronto Short Film Fest.


Sergio Martins, Animation Supervisor, The SPA Studios

Sergio Martins is an animation supervisor at The SPA Studios, the studio behind KLAUS. Sergio has over 15 years of animation experience, launching his career as a freelance animator for commercials, TV shows and music videos. He also had the opportunity to co-direct the animated short, Poet Anderson: The Dreamwalker, alongside his twin brother, Edgar Martins, and Blink-182 frontman Tom Delonge.


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