Industry Day at Kaboom Animation Festival, 12/11/19
As was tradition at HAFF and KLIK, we’ll organize a varied program that endeavors to feed the bellies of the engines powering the Dutch animation industry. At the first edition of Kaboom Animation Festival, it promises to lay the foundation for an Industry Day which will bring together professionals in a feast made of fruitful connections and exchanges of knowledge.
Collaborators include: ArtEZ, AKV St. Joost, WDKA, Dutch Filmacademy and University of the Arts Utrecht (HKU) as location partner.
PROGRAM INDUSTRY DAY
09:30 - WELCOME AND REGISTRATION
10.00 - CREATIVITY WITHIN A TEAM
HKU auditorium – A presentation by Illuster’s Michiel Snijders, in which he will talk about the creativity within an animation team. Founded in 1997, Illuster has become the biggest producer of animated short films in the Netherlands, winning many awards on international film festivals. This presentation will be about the creative process within a team: how do you build a strong creative team where the members work well together and nobody’s skull gets bashed in?
11.15 - FOCUS ON STOPMOTION ANIMATION
HKU auditorium – In this programme the festival is delving into stopmotion animation, specifically exploring interesting hybrid projects that combine stopmotion animation and other animation forms. Joining us are Agnieszka Kowalewska-Skowron and Paulina Zacharek from the Animarkt Stop Motion Forum, Europe’s prime international event devoted exclusively to stop motion, and award winning director Peter Vacz.
12.45 - POP-UP: ANIMATION MASTER PILOT PRESENTATION
This short presentation will give an impression of the Pop-up Animation Pilot: a project that currently runs at AKV St. Joost. This project is a pilot for a Minor programme that will be jointly developed by AKV St. Joost, HKU, Artez and Willem de Kooning. The initiative attempts to fill the need for more skilled newly graduated specialists that have experience working in a proper pipeline production, using industry standard software.
14.00 – OOH, WHAT DOES THIS PERSON DO?
HKU auditorium – Professionals from several specialisms within the animation industry tell us what their job actually entails. A nice chance for students and young professionals to be introduced to specific roles within the animation industry, and to be shown glimpses of possible career paths.
15.45 – DUTCH YEARBOOK
HKU auditorium – Having a chat about some of the biggest Dutch animated projects of the last year, and let the creators talk about the blood, sweat and tears they sacrificed to the animation gods to actually get all of these made.
17.30 – DEBUTANTE BALL
HKU auditorium – At this networking event, we present seasoned animation pros with the showreels of the freshest batch of Dutch animation graduates.
18.30 – INDUSTRY DRINKS
LUCE GROSJEAN INDUSTRY TALK
Thu 14 Nov 2019 | 14:15 | Ketelhuis 3, Amsterdam
An introduction to short film distribution by Luce Grosjean, head of Miyu Distribution. She distributed some of the biggest hits from the last couple of years, like Negative Space, Garden Party, Bloeistraat 11, Egg and I’m Going Out for Cigarettes. She is currently working for six animation schools in France and Denmark.
WHEN &WHERE: Date 12 November 2019
Address, HKU Hogeschool van de Kunsten Utrecht,Oudenoord 700, 3513 EX Utrecht
HOW TO JOIN
Industry Day Only
A ticket that gives you access to all parts of the Industry Day program.
€25,- (available here)
Whether you’re attending Kaboom for business or pleasure, our Industry Accreditation provides access to all screenings, workshops and talks in Amsterdam and Utrecht as well as our Industry Day programming.
€100,- (available here)
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