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


Trevor Deane-Freeman

Director, Daniel Spellbound, Industrial Brothers

Trevor Deane-Freeman is the director on Daniel Spellbound; he has been delighting audiences with his skillful animation work for over 25 years. Trevor is known for his animation work on many children’s films, series and commercials including Osmosis Jones (2001), Eight Crazy Nights (2002), Gnomeo & Juliet (2011), The Nut Job (2014), and more. Trevor acted as a Lead Animator on The Little Prince (2015) and worked as a Storyboard artist on Troll Hunters (2016), 3 Below (2018), and the Watership Down mini series (2018). He worked as Storyboard Supervisor before stepping in to co-direct 17 episodes of Remy & Boo (2020), then co-directed on season 1 of Daniel Spellbound and directed season 2. Trevor is currently co-directing the second season of the hit preschool series Dino Ranch.

3:00PM - 4:00PM

Reference Library: Epic Hall

Daniel Spellbound: The Magic Behind the Scenes

In modern day New York City, magic is real – it’s just hidden from the public. But Daniel Spellbound knows just where to find it. Making his living “tracking” hard to find magical objects, Daniel catches the attention of‌ the wrong people when ‌he discovers a ‌rare ‌artifact and suddenly the‌ ‌fate‌ ‌of‌ ‌magical world ‌hangs‌ ‌in‌ ‌the‌ ‌balance.

Join Genna du Plessis and the team from Industrial Brothers for a closer look at the magic behind their new show Daniel Spellbound, a new CG animated action-adventure series created by Industrial Brothers' Chief Creative Officer, Matt Fernandes.

With Genna du Plessis Supervising Producer, Industrial Brothers Matt Fernandes Chief Creative Officer, Industrial Brothers Trevor Deane-Freeman Director, Daniel Spellbound, Industrial Brothers

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