DISNEY ANIMATION CAREERS
As well as kicking off the celebrations, Sirocco and the Kingdom of Air Streams, directed by Benoît Chieux, is in the Official Selection!
Two sisters, 4-year-old Juliette and 8-year-old Carmen, discover a passage between their world and a book’s, The Kingdom of Air Streams. To come back they need to find Sirocco, a terrifying character who can control the wind.
But that’s not all! A brand-new short film from Walt Disney Animation Studios, directed by Trent Correy and Dan Abraham, will be screened during the Opening Ceremony.
Join Walt Disney Animation Studios Directors Dan Abraham and Trent Correy for a unique opportunity to hear about how their individual career journeys in Story and Animation have led to creative collaborations on animated short films.
Join Dan Abraham for an “Ask Me Anything” session designed for artists interested in learning more about developing a career in Story at Walt Disney Animation Studios. Hear about his career journey and creative process. Bring your questions!
Join Trent Correy for an “Ask Me Anything” session designed for artists interested in learning more about developing a career in Animation at Walt Disney Animation Studios. Hear about his career journey and creative process. Bring your questions!
Go behind the scenes of films like Disney Animation's Aladdin and Hercules to learn Eric Goldberg’s tips for creating memorable characters and animating to music.
Eric discusses tried-and-true methods honed from decades of working in hand-drawn animation and how the principles can be applied to today's animation techniques as well.
Walt Disney Animation Studios Chief Creative Officer Jennifer Lee returns to Annecy to share exclusive details about the all-new original feature film Wish on which she is both Executive Producer and Scriptwriter!
The musical-comedy introduces Asha, a sharp-witted idealist who sets out to prove that when the will of one courageous human connects with the magic of the stars, wondrous things can happen.
The presentation will also include the annual Disney Art Challenge, as well as never-before-seen animations in celebration of 100 years of Walt Disney Animation Studios.