Jean-Philippe (JP) Welsh
Senior Character Animator, Sony Pictures Imageworks
JP Welsh is a Senior Character Animator at Sony Pictures Imageworks most recently completing work on the visually innovative SPIDER-MAN: ACROSS THE SPIDER-VERSE.
Previously, Welsh served as an animator on the award-winning feature THE MITCHELLS VS. THE MACHINES and HOTEL TRANSYLVANIA 3: SUMMER VACATION.
He has worked on two episodes of the Netflix anthology LOVE, DEATH & ROBOTS, STRANGER THINGS SEASON 3, and on numerous video games including: NEW TALES FROM THE BORDERLANDS, BORDERLANDS 3, SEA OF THIEVES, ASSASSIN’S CREED: SYNDICATE, ASSASSIN’S CREED: ROGUE, and ASSASSIN’S CREED: UNITY.
5:30PM - 6:30PM
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.
Moderator: Karen Jackson Chair, TAAFI