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LIAF 2015: UK Animator Focus Session 2 – Professional Storyboarding for Animation – How & Why with Luc Chamberland

December 12, 2015
2:00 pm

LIAF presents UK Animator Focus at the University of East London (UEL), an all-day event from 11:00 – 19:00, Saturday 12 December. Professional Storyboarding for Animation – How & Why with Luc Chamberland is the second of four sessions, in a very special day-long animation event at the UEL. We’ve gathered together some of the most passionate, honest and insightful experts from a wide range of different areas and backgrounds who are ready to cover all manner of vital topics to help you on your way towards working in the animation industry. Each animator is ready to impart their knowledge and answer your questions in three carefully chosen sessions. For anyone currently working in the film and animation industry, thinking of working in the industry or just plain curious, these three talks are indispensable.

Add to this a very special enhanced screening of our annual British Showcase, 90 minutes of the best short animated films made in the last 12 months with several filmmakers in attendance, and you’ll get an exceptional opportunity to see what British animators are doing, how they’re doing it and how the art form is travelling.

Other sessions include:

Session 1 – The Joy in Artifice with Barry Purves
Session 3 – Storytelling for Animation with Robert Bradbrook
Session 4 – British Showcase with Numerous UK Animators!

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Please note, there will be no tickets available on the day of the event. Advance booking only. One ticket gets you into all 4 events.

Event supported by Film Hub London, managed by Film London. Proud to be a partner of the BFI Film Audience Network, funded by the National Lottery.For more information please go to:

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Session 2 – Professional Storyboarding for Animation – How & Why with Luc Chamberland

Storyboarding is an essential filmmaking tool. This presentation will unlock why storyboarding is so indispensible to film and animation, how to go about crafting that vital tool and some of the ways Luc Chamberland has learned to make a storyboard “speak”.

Please do take a look at the trailer of Seth’s Dominion, one of Luc’s most recent masterpieces, in the clip below

Luc Chamberland Biography

Luc Chamberland is a Montreal-based animator and director. After graduating from Concordia University, Luc embarked on a nomadic career that eventually landed him in London, where he created animation for several feature films, including Steven Spielberg’s ‘We’re Back! A Dinosaur’s Story’. He was also director of animation on the Dreamworks feature ‘Joseph: King of Dreams’ and has 25 years experience as a professional storyboard artist at some of the largest studios in America and the UK including Industrial Light and Magic (ILM). ‘Seth’s Dominion’ is the first film that Luc has directed, animated and co-produced for the National Film Board of Canada and it is screening at this years LIAF.