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for students and professionals

Animation & Storytelling Masterclass

ROME – April 18th, 2020

Animation & Storytelling Masterclass with Tim Crawfurd, former Pixar Animator and Marco Farace, Founder of Animators’ LAB

Intensive training day for students and professionals who want to learn and improve the art of animation and storytelling. Theoretical and pratical lessons, study of images, sequences from feature films, practical examples.

Animation Demo & Lecture Masterclass

EMERYVILLE – OCTOBER 4TH/5TH, 2019

The 5° edition of the Animation Masterclass in Emeryville with Michal Makarewicz, Directing Animator @ Pixar Animation Studios

The Masterclass gives students and professionals alike an in-depth look at the workflow of a Pixar Animator, the Layered approach, including LIVE demonstrations, lectures and examples from the movies.

Animation Masterclass & Demo Reel Reviews

EMERYVILLE – OCTOBER 5/6th, 2018

The 4° edition of the Animation Masterclass in Emeryville with Victor Navone, Directing Animator at Pixar

A rare opportunity for artistic growth, meeting one of the best animators in the industry. The Masterclass offers to students and professionals an in-depth look at Victor’s workflow, including LIVE demonstrations and lectures.

Animation Masterclass & Demo Reel Reviews

EMERYVILLE – OCTOBER 20/21/22nd, 2017

3° edition of the Animation Masterclass in Emeryville with Michal Makarewicz, Directing Animator at Pixar.

The Masterclass gives students and professionals an in-depth look at the workflow of the Layered Method used by Michal. The 3 days includes LIVE demonstrations, lectures, examples from the movies and guided tours.

Character Design & Animation Masterclass

ROME – MAY 5/6TH, 2017

Two days of intensive training with Daniel Holland, Art Director at Pixar, and Andrew Gordon, Animation Director at Pixar

Over the two days, are planned lectures, examples images and excerpts from live action and animated films.

Animation Talk with Tim Crawfurd

ONLINE – JANUARY 13th, 2017

A live meeting open to animators of any level, we will talk about this art with 2 of the Animators’ LAB instructors

We will meet Tim Crawfurd, animator at PIXAR for 12 years, who gives life to the characters of Toy Story, Ratatouille, The Incredibles, Finding Nemo etc

Masterclass California 2016

EMERYVILLE – OCTOBER 16/17/18th, 2016

Second edition of the acclaimed masterclass with Michal Makarewicz, Directing Animator at PIXAR, in San Francisco

The Masterclass gives students and professionals alike an in-depth look at the workflow of a Pixar Animator, including LIVE demonstrations and examples from the movies. Studios and Disney Museum tour included.

Animation Masterclass with Michal Makarewicz (Pixar)

ROME – MARCH 18/19/20th, 2016

Michal Makarewicz, Directing Animator at PIXAR, in these 3 days will teach us the animation techniques used in the most great animation studios in the world

A unique formative opportunity and never seen before in Europe for both professionals and students of each level.

Animation Masterclass California

EMERYVILLE – NOVEMBER 23/24th, 2015

First edition of the Animation Demo & Lecture Masterclass in California, with one of the top animators of Pixar Animation Studios, Michal Makarewicz

The Masterclass gives students and professionals alike an in-depth look at the workflow of a Pixar Animator, including LIVE demonstrations, examples from the movies, Demo Reel reviews and Studios tour.

Story Masterclass with Pixar Artists

ROME – MARCH 20/21/22th, 2015

Three exciting days of high-level training, designed and held by Matthew Luhn, Pixar Story Supervisor and Valerie LaPointe, Pixar Story Artist, with Attendance Certificate signed by them

With over 20 years experience in the entertainment industry, Matthew and Valerie has helped develop stories and characters on four Academy Award® and four Golden Globe-winning movies.

Animation Masterclass WITH Shawn Kelly

MILAN – JUNE 27/28th, 2014

Two exciting days of high-level training, designed and held by Shawn Kelly, Lead Animator at Industrial Light & Magic and co-founder of the famous Californian school Animation Mentor

The presence of these great artists from the big american studios is a rare event in Europe and you have the amazing chance to meet and learn from them. Definitely an opportunity not to be missed.

Pixar Artists Monsterclass – RomE

ROME – JULY 5/6th, 2013

The two famous Pixar artists, Andrew Gordon and Ricky Nierva, for the first time in Italy (!) Will give life to this extraordinary two days of training on July 5th and 6th in Rome

It will be a rare and exciting opportunity to learn directly from the best talents of American animation.