Admission: Free & Open to the Public
Parking: Free & Ample
Full Schedule: http://
Details: Join My Animation Life for a host of panels and an awesome animation workshop!
Main FB Event: bit.ly/SciFiExpo2017
SATURDAY – March 11th, 2017
12:00PM – 12:50PM @ Challenges Concourse
“Fandom Sketch Battle”
Split into two teams, attendees will play a charades-styled game, where they are challenged to draw their favorite fandom characters at lightening speeds.
Panelist: Darius Washington, Allyssa Lewis, Dan Flores, Amanda Smith
1:00PM – 1:50PM @ Panel 2
“Getting Your Film into a Festival”
Successful film submitting takes more than what is outlined in the application requirements. Gain insight from veteran film judges on what it really takes to get your film accepted.
Panelist: Allyssa Lewis
4:00PM – 4:50PM @ Panel 3
“Copyrights and Trademarks for Fandom and Cosplay”
Who owns the copyright to my fan cosplay, the pictures I share online and the costumes I build from scratch? What is the difference between my original character art and.
Panelist: Deborah Gonzalez, Allyssa Lewis, Dan Flores, Tiffany Simmons
6:00PM – 6:50PM @ Panel 1
“Lip-Sync Animation Tutorial”
No matter what program or medium you choose, learning the fundamental techniques of lipsyncing can be applied.
Panelist: Allyssa Lewis, Kathy Jo Ryan, Tony Ross, Amanda Smith
7:00PM – 7:50PM @ TBA
“Portfolio Review and Career Path Planning”
Public review and consultation of artist portfolios with career guidance. Please bring your portfolios in either tangible or digital format on your laptop/phone/tablet. If you would like a public critique.
Panelist: Dan Flores, Allyssa Lewis, Wayman Humphrey, David Hixon, Kathy Jo Ryan, Amanda Smith, April Borchelt
SUNDAY – March 12th, 2017
1:00PM – 2:30PM @ Challenges
“Animation Job & Internship Hunt”
If you are looking for a job, or are able to help others look, please join our search efforts.
Panelist: Tony Ross, Allyssa Lewis
2:00PM – 6:00PM @ Challenges
“Let’s Make an Animation” (4 hour workshop)
Come knowing nothing, but leave having created an awesome animation! Go through the entire animation pipeline with industry professionals.
Panelist: Allyssa Lewis, David Hixon, Tony Ross, Tiffany Rishel, April Borchelt