Animation Breakout programme


The day opens at 9:30 with registration and coffee/tea.

10:00 Welcoming words

10:10 CG Animation for Games: Making trailers and Cinematics
Stuart Aitken, Axis Animation (UK)

11:10  Pixstories
Saku Heinänen, Department of Media, Aalto University

11:30 Gigglebug – Combining games & TV to enter the pre-school market
Anttu Harlin, Gigglebug Entertainment

12:00 Lunch break
A compilation of Finnish shorts from the Animatricks Film Festival will be screened during the break

13:00 Information Design – clear thinking made visible
Tommi Kovala, Department of Media, Aalto University

13:20 Beyond Ragdolls: Interactive physically based animation and AI for simulated characters
Perttu Hämäläinen, Department of Mediatechnology, Aalto University

13:50 Digital distribution for Short Films, case study Dr. Professor and Aigin
Jukka Vidgren, Mutant Koala Ltd

14:20 Perfect is the enemy of good
Nelly Sääksjärvi, Department of Media, Aalto University

14:30 Break – Open Stage

14:50 Toys on the Tube – Ugly Stories in Animated Play
Katriina Heljakka, University of Turku

15:10 From live action productions into the animation productions with Pikkuli
Metsämarja Aittokoski, Valoaurinko

15:30 The seminar ends


CANCELLED: Case: Divine Consultants – Experimenting with new tecniques in order to create hand drawn looking animation
Juha Fiilin, Department of Film, TV, Scenography, Aalto University