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Animated Conversations


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Animated Conversations

Talks and Performances

17 Apr - 23 Oct

Complement your exhibition visit with a free program of talks inspired by DreamWorks Animation: The Exhibition.

  • Exploring all facets of the groundbreaking DreamWorks Animation: The Exhibition, this eclectic series of free talks takes you behind the scenes of the exhibition, introduces key aspects of the DreamWorks creative process, and explores the ever changing landscape of animation and animated art.

    Animated Conversations are held most Thursdays throughout the run of the exhibition from 6pm.

    Thursday 17 April - Thursday 23 October 2014, 6pm

    Free > Walk In 

    Featured in this program:

    31 Jul > Animation: 101 
    Exploring the combination of story, sound, movement, colour and design this talk examines the basics of animation as an art form.

    14 Aug > DreamWorks Animation: The Exhibition Curator Talk 
    Find out about the unique design of the DreamWorks exhibition as ACMI curators chart its journey from idea and concept development through to exhibition opening.

    21 Aug > DreamWorks Animation: Characters 
    DreamWorks Animation films are renowned for their distinctive, memorable characters. This talk introduces audiences to key DreamWorks characters and charts their journey from creation to screen.

    28 Aug > Artist Talk 
    Join a local animator and hear a firsthand account of exactly what goes into crafting unique and exciting animations.