Toronto Animation Film Festival

Toronto Animation Industry Conference

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Where: Toronto Reference Library & Online

When: November 10-12, 2022

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Ray Ocampo

Animation Director, Jam Filled Entertainment

Ray graduated from Ottawa's Algonquin College animation program in 1999. He began working as a traditional key animator on children's television series such as "Tales From The Cryptkeeper", and "Franklin The Turtle". In 2003, he started his career as a digital animator. He continued to work on kids shows such as "Carl Squared" and "The Cat In Ihe Hat". In the span of a decade, he had worked for half a dozen studios in Ottawa. producing work as a character designer, and traditional and digital animator. In 2011, he joined Jam Filled Entertainment as a character animator working on "Camp Lakebottom". He started work as an animation supervisor for Jam Filled in 2015 on "The Loud House", and continued to supervise until 2019. At this time, he became an animation director for Jam Filled. His has directed on "Final Space", "The Casagrandes", and is currently working on "Clone High".

Ray is a graduate from Ottawa's Algonquin College. He started work as a traditional key animator, then as a digital animator on children's television series. He is currently an animation director at Jam Filled Entertainment, having worked on "Final Space", "The Casagrandes" and "Clone High".

1:45PM - 2:45PM

Reference Library: Epic Hall

The Animation Directors Panel

Animation directors define the style of motion for a show or movie, guiding large teams of animators to focus an eclectic array of talents on creating a cohesive end product. Sounds easy enough, right?

We gather a roundtable of animation directors working on a variety of different projects at studios across Ontario to discuss their experience, swap stories and compare notes on the day-to-day duties of directing animation!

With Caitlin Menard Animation Director, Jam Filled Entertainment Mel Olm Animation Director, Brown Bag Films Patrick Paradis Animation Director, Atomic Cartoons Ray Ocampo Animation Director, Jam Filled Entertainment

Moderator: Spencer Moreland Director of Programming, TAAFI


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