Toronto Animation Film Festival

Toronto Animation Industry Conference

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Where: Toronto Reference Library & Online

When: November 2-4, 2023

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Toronto Animation / VFX Job Fair


Kapil Sharma

Animation Director, DNEG Animation

Kapil Sharma is an Animation Director at DNEG Animation with his most recent work being the highly anticipated Netflix television event, ‘Entergalactic’. He is also the Animation Director on the upcoming feature film, ‘That Christmas’. He served as Animation Supervisor on ‘Ron’s Gone Wrong’, helming the development of the show’s main character, Barney. Since joining DNEG in 2017 as an Animation Lead, Kapil has been involved in building the animation team, while helping to fine-tune the rigging and animation pipeline. Prior to joining DNEG, he worked with DreamWorks Animation’s India unit on movies such as ‘Trolls’, ‘Penguins of Madagascar’ and ‘Madagascar 3’. He has also lent his skills to the ‘Shrek’ and ‘Madagascar’ shorts and the ‘Kung Fu Panda’ ride.

11:45AM - 12:45PM

Online: Crowdcast

Painting a Universe: Exploring the Look of Entergalactic

Join DNEG Animation's creative team behind Entergalactic for a project overview and panel discussion on how they achieved this project's incredibly stylized look by bending the rules of the CG animation pipeline.

With Archie Donato VFX Supervisor, Entergalactic, DNEG Animation Chris Gooch Compositing Supervisor, Entergalactic, DNEG Animation Chrissy Metge Digital Producer, Entergalactic, DNEG Animation Kapil Sharma Animation Director, DNEG Animation

Moderator: Thalia Lemon Speaker Programming Director, TAAFI


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