ACMI presents

Meet the makers

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About the program

Discover the creative and technical practice of accomplished and talented professionals. Learn from their experience and get tips for your own creations. 

Fri May 19 2017: Performance in Video Game Animation with Tara Allen
Tara Allen is an animator who currently works for Firemonkeys (an EA studio) in Melbourne. She leads a team of animators who bring to life the outrageous Sims for The Sims Freeplay, a mobile free-to-play game. Tara has worked in animation for over 10 years, first starting in television and commercials, then eventually falling in love with animating for video games, bringing the two things together she loves most, animation and playing games. In this videoconference Tara shares her process of creating an animated character, focusing on how she uses performance in the real world as a model for bringing her characters to life.

Past Meet the Makers

Fri Apr 28 2017 : The Art of Animation with Kate Cawley
Kate Cawley is a Melbourne-based animator, writer and lecturer. Kate has worked as an animator, director and producer across cultural, commercial and educational projects, as well as illustrating and writing books for children and young adults. Kate is a lecturer in RMIT University’s Masters of Games, Animation and Interactivity (MAGI) program. Discover all the tips and tricks for creating your own animation as Kate shares her expert knowledge and takes us through the production process.

Program schedule

2.00pm Log into meeting room
2.15pm Videoconference begins
2.45pm Q&A
3.00pm Videoconference concludes
Please note: This videoconference and attendees will be recorded and possibly be made available online.



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