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SCAD AnimationFest - Day Two

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Explore new frontiers of digital creativity at SCAD AnimationFest 2023
Friday September 29, 2023 11:30 AM EDT
Cost: $35-$60

From the venue:

SCAD AnimationFest returns this September with special screenings, lively panels, and insightful presentations with industry titans on the future of animation, digital media, game design, visual effects, and more. Join professionals from across these immersive mediums for three days of exclusive events at SCAD Atlanta’s new SCADshow theater.

SCAD Alumni Voices

11:30 a.m. at SCADshow, Main Stage

SCAD alumni working in gaming, visual effects, animation, film, and more share how their SCAD education and experiences influenced their career and their best practices for a lasting job in the industry.

SCAD Animation Studios Presents: The Making of ‘The Last Dungeon’

12:30 p.m. at SCADshow, Stage 2

SCAD Animation Studios offers students from different disciplines the opportunity to work together on an animated film. Join student filmmakers from the studio’s fifth film, The Last Dungeon, in a behind-the-scenes look at this Unreal Engine-driven film. The presentation will be followed by a screening of The Last Dungeon. In a world of magic and combat, three adventurers enter into a forsaken temple and discover a great evil sleeping within. The heroes clash with a powerful necromancer and are nearly defeated until one, a paladin, unleashes his divine power.

Constructing a Career in Transmedia

3:00 p.m. at SCADshow, Main Stage

As the vanguard of transmedia and intellectual property (IP) franchising, the gaming industry provides rapidly expanding opportunities for storytelling. SCAD alum and Gearbox narrative animator Aaron Deerfield illustrates how the expansion of gaming IP blew open a path to success for visual storytellers and performance directors to lead franchise development beyond game play.

Embrace the Rush: The Power of Emerging Tech

4:30 p.m. at SCADshow, Stage 2

Explore the limitless opportunities in digital media at this panel focused on staying ahead of trends, harnessing the power of artificial intelligence and other innovations, and finding success in the middle of a technological revolution.

Screening: ‘Adventure Time: Fionna and Cake’

7:30 p.m. at SCADshow, Main Stage\

Adventure Time: Fionna and Cake, based on characters from the beloved Adventure Time franchise, follows alternate universe versions of Finn and Jake on a multiverse-hopping journey towards self-discovery. This special screening will include exclusive content.

Executive producer Adam Muto will be presented with the SCAD AnimationFest Spotlight Award. A Q&A with Muto immediately follows the screening.

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