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Where: Toronto Reference Library & Online

When: November 2-4, 2023

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Toronto Animation / VFX Job Fair


Dani Devereux

Matte Painting Supervisor, Sony Pictures Imageworks

Dani Devereux is a Matte Painting Supervisor at Sony Pictures Imageworks, most recently completing work on the critically acclaimed SPIDER-MAN: ACROSS THE SPIDER-VERSE. 

Previously, she worked as a Matte Painting Supervisor on the Academy Award ®-winning GUILLERMO DEL TORO’S PINOCCHIO. 

She also worked at Mr. X as a Lead Matte Painter, Senior Matte Painter, Concept Artist, and Background Artist on projects including: SPACE JAM: A NEW LEGACY, VIKINGS, THE SHAPE OF WATER, and PENNY DREADFUL.

5:30PM - 6:30PM

Epic Hall

Spider-Man: Across The Spider-Verse Behind-the-scenes

Canada enters the Spider-Verse!

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse blew audiences away with its boundary pushing imagery and animation, blending an eclectic array of styles seamlessly with dazzling results. The sequel, Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse, pushes the boundaries even further, thanks to a team of talented artists, including home-grown talent from right here in Canada! Now, TAAFI enters the Spider-Verse with JP Welsh, (Senior Character Animator) Sheldon Lisoy, (Compositing Lead), and Dani Devereux (Matte Painting Supervisor) as they trace the threads they spun into the multi-dimensional web of this groundbreaking animated blockbuster.

With Dani Devereux Matte Painting Supervisor, Sony Pictures Imageworks Jane Harrison Vice President, Pipeline Studios Jean-Philippe (JP) Welsh Senior Character Animator, Sony Pictures Imageworks Sheldon Lisoy Lighting and Compositing Supervisor, Sony Pictures Imageworks

Moderator: Karen Jackson Chair, TAAFI


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