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Te Papa Talks Animation: Workshop Series


Sat 20 Feb 2016, 10:00am–4:00pm

Where: Te Papa, 55 Cable St, Wellington

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • General Admission per workshop: $20.00
  • Additional fees may apply


Listed by: tepapaevents

What’s it like to work in the animation industry? Hear insiders share their diverse experiences in these intimate workshops, and get inspired!

These Te Papa Talks Animation workshops continue from Friday night’s Exploring Digital Storytelling event, giving you the chance to talk to a range of industry professionals. As a general guide, the workshops are suitable for people aged 18 and over. For more information, contact

Motion Graphics, 10am–12 noon
John Strang and Leo Chida, Dusk
Join local animators John and Leo for a hands-on workshop where they discuss what it’s like to start up an agency specialising in motion graphics. See examples of their work, walk through their creative process, and gain unique industry insights.
Visit Dusk's website

DreamWorks Animation Production, 2–4pm
Kelly Cooney, DreamWorks Animation SKG Production Manager
Kelly Cooney gives an insight into her career and why it’s an essential part of the DreamWorks Animation creative process. She discusses her work on movies likeShrek and Puss in Boots, and how all the strands of these complex productions come together. Questions welcomed!

Freelance Illustration, 2pm–4pm
Tim Gibson, graphic artist and comic illustrator
Working for Steven Speilberg and Peter Jackson on Tintin is just one of an astonishing range of projects in Tim’s portfolio – he’s worked from everyone from Weta Workshop to the Garage Project brewery. Gain insights into Tim’s creative process, from raw works through to final execution, as he shares his journey as a freelance creative.
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