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


Shane Plante

Director, Mercury Filmworks

Shane Plante is a Senior Animator, Director, Compositor, and Sound Engineer all in one - a jack of all trades; master of none! Currently floating around the Animation Department at Mercury Filmworks, he's been known to crawl out of his cave to push the limits of Harmony here and there... when the conditions are just right that is... this loud-mouthed maniac is way into Heavy Metal music, Dungeons and Dragons, and travelling into the future to save human-kind.

LONG live the LOUD!

2:30PM - 3:15PM

Online: Crowdcast

Toon Boom Presents: Behind-the-Scenes of Duke's Game

To mark the release of both Storyboard Pro 22 and Harmony 22, Toon Boom Animation commissioned the team at Mercury Filmworks to produce an original animated short film using the latest versions of our software. Mercury Filmworks is an animation studio which specializes in high-quality animation made using 2D rigs, and is widely known for their work on award-winning series such as Hilda and Kid Cosmic. For this new short, titled The Duke's Game, the team at Mercury Filmworks was given full creative freedom. Hear from directors Shane Plante and Collin Tsandilis, and Production Manager Tim Chapman on the process and making of the commercial Duke's Game.

With Collin Tsandilis Director, Mercury Filmworks Mike Schnier Social Media and Content Manager, ToonBoom Shane Plante Director, Mercury Filmworks Tim Chapman Production Manager, Mercury Filmworks

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