For women interested in working in the field of animation
- This is a forward from Paulette Hodge, the chair of Shoujocon and
Pres. of Shoujo Arts Society, also my co-chair for our co-sponsored
event this autumn. SAS is a co-sponsor of this event.
If any of the women on this list are interested in actually working in
the field of animation, this would be a good group to contact:
>Women in Animation is a Los-Angeles based organization with chapters***
>in Chicago, LA, and NYC (plus a few other places). The following
>event takes place in New York. For more information about WIA, you
>can visit www.womeninanimation.org.
>>Animation: The New Frontier panel
>>A little over three years ago, feature film animation companies
>>in the New York area. Then, seemingly overnight, the field exploded
>>on the East
>>Coast with dynamic companies like Vanguard Animation, Fox
>>and newcomer IDT Entertainment taking the lead, producing some of
>>amazing animated films to be found anywhere.
>>NYWIFT will explore this phenomenon. We'll present a stellar
>>animation feature film development and production executives who
>>will discuss how New
>>York's young filmmakers, and seasoned veterans alike, are
>>turning their talents to animation. Moderated by Mike Fleming of
>>VARIETY, the panel
>>will cover such topics as the choice of animated versus live-action
>>productions; what factors contributed to the success of hits like
>>SHREK, SHREK 2 and
>>FINDING NEMO; and what you need to know to become part of this
>>Panelists include Eric M. Bennett, Vanguard Animation; Neil S.
>>Animation; Lisa Fragner, 20th Century Fox Feature Animation/Blue
>>and Ruth Pomerance, IDT Entertainment.
>>The Details and How to RSVP and PrePay
>>Tuesday, November 16th
>>Tribeca Screening Room
>>375 Greenwich Street (between Franklin & N. Moore Streets)
>>$10 to Women in Animation members
>>RSVP by prepayment or online:
>>Please mail/fax check or credit card payment to:
>>New York Women in Film & Television
>>6 East 39th Street, 12th floor
>>New York, New York 10016
>>*For credit card registration, please include name, telephone
>>signature of cardholder, account number and expiration date.